ARKANSAS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ARKANSAS
    • Operator : 3204270
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : HOUMA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 691
    • Full Load Capacity : 500 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 129.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 135 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 11 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 6.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1943
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 255770

B. E. LINDHOLM

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BLUE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU CHENE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU TECHE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN PETE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

KRISTY

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

R. N. WEEKS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

STEVE L.

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

VENTURE

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY L.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BURLINGTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BUSSEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JELLY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN TOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE W

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. C. LOVE JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANICE S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEANNE JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHNSON F.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHY PAWG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OLIVIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICHARD B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SABINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SALLY JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHAI JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIDNEY T

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRINITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. FRANK

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

G. D. MORGAN

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

R. S. WEEKS

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

WEEKS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

E. W. ELLEFSEN

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

WID

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

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Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

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Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

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Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

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Fourteen US States Sue Biden Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

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USACE Gets 'Strong Funding' for FY22 by House Committee

USACE Gets 'Strong Funding' for FY22 by House Committee

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U.S. Judge Orders Resumption in Federal Drilling Auctions

U.S. Judge Orders Resumption in Federal Drilling Auctions

A federal judge in Louisiana on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration's pause on oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters, dealing a setback to a key White House effort to address climate change.The order granted a preliminary injunction to Louisiana and 12 other states that sued Democratic President Joe Biden and the Interior Department over the freeze on new drilling auctions.

Blakeley BoatWorks Delivers Towboat to CMT

Blakeley BoatWorks Delivers Towboat to CMT

The U.S.’ first linehaul towing vessel powered by Tier 4 Caterpillar high-speed engines with selective catalytic reduction( SCR) was built by Blakeley BoatWorks (BBW) and is now operated by Cooper Marine and Timberlands (CMT).In March 2021, Blakeley BoatWorks completed construction of M/V Gretchen V. Cooper, a state-of-the-art, Tier-4 inland linehaul tow boat.

US Inland Waterways: Cheer the Year!

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USACE Vicksburg Welcomes Home the Dredge Jadwin

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Lake Assault Boats Adds New Sales & Service Dealer

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