AUSTIN STONE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AUSTIN STONE
    • Operator : KINDER MORGAN MARINE SERVICES LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1450
  • Location
    • City : ARMOREL
    • STATE : AR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 81
  • Size
    • Register length : 65 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1074455

KINDER MORGAN MARINE SERVICES LLC

  • Area of Operation : MILE 823 LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (HICKMAN PT.) AND MILE 810 LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (BARFIELD); PRIMARILY @ KINDER MORGAN TERMINALS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING SCRAP STEEL PRODUCTS, FINISHED STEEL PRODUCTS, GRAINS, BULK FERTILIZERS & LIMESTONE AGGREGATE

BO HUFFMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DORTHA STONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELMER STONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAULETTE K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICK ELLIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KMD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Profiles in Maritime Training: Martyn Thomas, Chief of Staff, Stream Marine Training Ltd. (SMT)

Profiles in Maritime Training: Martyn Thomas, Chief of Staff, Stream Marine Training Ltd. (SMT)

Martyn Thomas is the Chief of Staff at Stream Marine Training Ltd (SMT Ltd.) following many years working for both global training providers and cruise companies.  SMT is a maritime skills and technology business providing fire-fighting, sea survival, survival craft and HSE training to the global maritime, oil and gas, renewables and construction industries.

Conrad Delivers 6,000hp Towboat to Canal Barge

Conrad Delivers 6,000hp Towboat to Canal Barge

Conrad Shipyard said it delivered the 6,000-horsepower towboat, H. Merritt ‘Heavy’ Lane, Jr., to Canal Barge Company, Inc. (CBC). Built at Conrad Amelia, the Subchapter M-compliant vessel measures 166 feet by 49 by 12 and is powered by EPA Tier IV-compliant Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) engines.The H. Merritt ‘Heavy’ Lane, Jr.

Fast Water Imperils Tricky Night Move

Fast Water Imperils Tricky Night Move

In late Spring at about 0300 local time, an aging towboat (#1) was pushing two loaded barges upbound on a swollen and fast-moving northwestern U.S. river. It was a moonless night and, while certainly not unusual conditions for the veteran captain and his longtime deckhand, it didn’t diminish the added challenges of the short but tricky nocturnal run.

St. Lawrence Seaway/Great Lakes Shipping Season Commences

St. Lawrence Seaway/Great Lakes Shipping Season Commences

The St. Lawrence Seaway’s 62nd navigation season kicked off on Tuesday with the transit of the Canadian-flagged cement carrier NACC Argonaut through Lock 8 on the Welland Canal.Then, in the early hours on Wednesday morning, first U.S.-flag commercial vessel transited the locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., signaling the start of the U.S. fleet's 2020 sailing season.

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

It takes a thick skin to live in New York City, let alone to run its Staten Island Ferry service. James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, has been charged with running the ferry service for the last 16 years. We met with him for his insights on the challenges of keeping the iconic ferry running safely and efficiently.

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

Barry Parker, contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News and MarineNews magazines, is – like many people around the world – sequestered and working from home. He is our designated “ship spotter” for the day.In the maritime business, most of us have been adept at working from home (or from remote locations).

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Along the 1,600-mile, ice gray arch of the St Lawrence Seaway, the 2020 Great Lakes commercial shipping season will lurch back to life on March 25 when the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. reopen.The ceremonial opening signals a passage with passable ice and the 114th Great Lakes season for its fleet of 45 venerable lakers.

Amsterdam's Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

Amsterdam's Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

The century-old Amsterdam canal boat Gerarda Johanna looks like a classic with wood paneling, but beneath its floorboards lies a high-tech underbelly: rows of lithium ion batteries, 66 in all, with an electric drive train powering its propeller.The boat is part of a push by Amsterdam’s new Green Party mayor to ban diesel engines from the center’s ancient canals by 2025

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

When James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, signed on to run the Staten Island Ferries in 2003, the organization was still in the aftermath of one of the most significant accidents in its history: the ferry Andrew J. Barberi allision of October 2003, an accident which included a number of fatalities and serious injuries.

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

C-Job CEO Basjan Faber was Born to Design

C-Job CEO Basjan Faber was Born to Design

Born and raised on the water by entrepreneurial parents, Basjan Faber knew from a young age that his future and fate was in maritime, specifically ship design. Today the CEO leads a vibrant, diverse and fast-growing naval architecture firm that he co-founded with partners in 2007. Headquartered in Amsterdam, C-Job has a unique approach to its business and is expanding its international footprint

Interview: Davide Breviglieri, CEO of Azimut Yachts do Brasil

Interview: Davide Breviglieri, CEO of Azimut Yachts do Brasil

With 50 years of history, the Azimut | Benetti Group is recognized as the world’s largest motor yacht builder (global orderbook 2019). For nearly 10 years Azimut has been producing a wide range of luxury motor yachts in Brazil. Maritime Reporter´s correspondent in Brazil interviewed Italian executive Davide Breviglieri, CEO of Azimut Yachts do Brasil.