ALBERT B

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALBERT B
    • Operator : BOGGS, MERDIE & SONS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 450
  • Location
    • City : CATLETTS- BURG
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33
  • Size
    • Register length : 50.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19 Feet
    • Overall Length : 52 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 19 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.8 Feet
    • Height : 23 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 299017

BOGGS, MERDIE & SONS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO, BIG SANDY AND KANAWHA RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

C. D. WILSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN MERDIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANKLIN B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRISTAN B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MBS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FLOAT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

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William P. Doyle, CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA).William P. Doyle is the CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA). Twice a U.S. Senate confirmed Presidential appointee to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Doyle has, over the course of a long and celebrated career, successfully worn many hats.

Autonomous Shipping – Cyber Hazards Ahead

Autonomous Shipping – Cyber Hazards Ahead

If autonomous vessels are the future of maritime shipping, then cyber threats may be its Achilles heel.  Congested shipping, restricted visibility, limited maneuverability, and intensive docking activities all contribute to port hazards – 42 percent of EU reported marine accidents (injury/death/damage to ships) took place in port areas and 44 percent of workboat fatalities occurred on Tugs.

EBDG Appoints King as President

EBDG Appoints King as President

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Sub M is here, now what?

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Captain Pat Folan outlines the way forward, especially for the smaller towboat firms. It’s not rocket science, but it does involve common sense. July 20, 2018 came and went, and we are all still here – mostly. The reality of Sub M has begun to sink in and for some it signals the end of a business and career. The AWO RCP members, oil movers and early adopters are going to make it.

Damen Collaborative Project on SAR

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Duterte Readies to Raise Ruling with China

Duterte Readies to Raise Ruling with China

When Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte visits China this week, he'll need to salvage something from a "pivot" to Beijing that has left him empty-handed, and exposed his neighbours to a new level of brinkmanship in the South China Sea.Despite his huge domestic popularity and great affection for China, Duterte is under growing pressure to push back at its growing maritime assertiveness.

EBDG Appoints Nani as Project Manager

EBDG Appoints Nani as Project Manager

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) hired Matt Nani to join its team of naval architects and engineers as a Project Manager.  He will be responsible for the initiation, management and execution of diverse projects and will be based in the Seattle, WA office.Nani brings with him 11 years of experience in the marine industry including work with an operator, class society and consulting firm.

MTS Appoints Dr. Josh Kohut as VP

MTS Appoints Dr. Josh Kohut as VP

The Marine Technology Society (MTS) announced that its membership has elected Dr. Josh Kohut, a professor at Rutgers University at the Center for Ocean Observing Leadership, to serve on its Board of Directors as the Vice President of Education, from January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2022.

MasterCraft Boat Appoints Frederick Brightbill as CEO

MasterCraft Boat Appoints Frederick Brightbill as CEO

MasterCraft Boat Holdings announced that its Board of Directors has appointed current Board Chair, Frederick A. Brightbill, as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.Brightbill’s appointment follows Terry McNew’s decision to step down as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company to pursue an opportunity outside of the boating industry.

NEXT GEN 2019: Burning Issues and Cutting Edge Marine Safety

NEXT GEN 2019: Burning Issues and Cutting Edge Marine Safety

3 One Day Workshops - Southampton UK April 2-4, 2019As the digital age rapidly arrives all around us, it (or IT) may have overlooked that safety at sea is still all about people. To meet the changing requirements of modern fleets, smart organizations and specialist equipment manufacturers now need to work together to blend traditional safety methods with innovation.

IMO Urges GHG Reduction

IMO Urges GHG Reduction

International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim has called for Member States and the entire maritime sector including shipping and ports, to come on board to achieve the ambitions set out in the historic IMO initial strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, adopted last year.