BARGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BARGE
    • Operator : BURNHAM ASSOCIATES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : BOSTON
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 801
    • Full Load Capacity : 2403 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 140 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36 Feet
    • Overall Length : 140 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1950
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1187619

BURNHAM ASSOCIATES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NEW ENGLAND AREA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

MANTIS

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

STRIDER

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

AEGEAN SEA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NATICK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MUD CAT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

YFN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SAMSON

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

TRINITY

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

News

Kirby To Buy Higman Marine

Kirby To Buy Higman Marine

Kirby Corporation announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Higman Marine, Inc. and its affiliated companies (“Higman”), for approximately $419 million in cash, subject to certain closing adjustments.   The purchase will be financed through additional borrowings. Higman’s marine transportation fleet consists of 159 inland tank barges with 4.

Crowley Orders ATB at Bollinger

Crowley Orders ATB at Bollinger

Crowley Fuels LLC has signed a contract with Bollinger Shipyards for the construction of a new 100,000-barrel-capacity articulated tug-barge (ATB) to transport multiple clean petroleum products in the Alaska market.   The Alaska-class vessel will be built at Bollinger Marine Fabricators Shipyard, in Amelia, La., with an expected delivery in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Tech File: Bulk Barge Cargo Transfer Systems Solution

Tech File: Bulk Barge Cargo Transfer Systems Solution

Pontchartrain Materials Company finds innovative solution for barge unloading applications.   Located in New Orleans, La., Pontchartrain Materials Corporation, LLC provides aggregates to general contractors as well as asphalt and ready-mix companies. In addition to their chief product, limestone, the family-owned company sells recycled concrete and recycled asphalt.

Ohio River Towboat Captain Navigates a Changing America

Ohio River Towboat Captain Navigates a Changing America

In the 29 years that towboat captain Joe Gray has worked flotillas of barges up and down the Ohio River, he has witnessed the decline at the heart of industrial America in what is known as the country's Rust Belt.   Gray, 46, spends up to eight months a year doing 28-day stints on the barges carrying coal, corn and gravel between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Cairo, Illinois.

The ‘Ag Coast’ of America

The ‘Ag Coast’ of America

St. Louis Region’s Agriculture Freight Network Poised for Growth as Handling Capacity Increases along a 15-mile section of the Mississippi River.    Located in the heartland of America, one 15-mile section of the Mississippi River in the St. Louis, Missouri, region delivers the highest level of grain barge handling capacity anywhere along the Mississippi River.

Update: Texas Barge Explosion Kills One, Fire Extinguished

Update: Texas Barge Explosion Kills One, Fire Extinguished

At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire and exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, officials said.   The barge was carrying some 133,000 barrels of crude oil to a refinery in Corpus Christi when the explosion occurred at 4:30 a.m., they said.

St. Louis Region’s Agriculture Freight Network Poised for Growth

St. Louis Region’s Agriculture Freight Network Poised for Growth

As cargo handling capacity increases along the Mississippi River, this 15-mile section of the Mighty Mississippi is being called the Ag Coast.   Located in the heartland of America, one 15-mile section of the Mississippi River in the St. Louis, Missouri, region delivers the highest level of grain barge handling capacity anywhere along the Mighty Mississippi.

ATB Newbuild Delivered to Kirby Corporation

ATB Newbuild Delivered to Kirby Corporation

A second Articulated Tug Barge unit (ATB) Paul McLernan and the 155,000-barrel barge 155-02 for Houston-based tank barge operator Kirby Corporation has been delivered by Sturgeon Bay, Wisc. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS), a subsidiary of Fincantieri Marine Group.   Following the delivery of the first ATB in the fall of 2016

Campbell Acquires ACBL Assets

Marine services company Campbell Transportation Company, Inc. (CTC) said it has completed the acquisition of certain affreightment contracts along with 155 barges and four towboats from American Commercial Barge Line LLC that will operate on the Ohio River system.   The four towboats, all of which are 3,000 HP, include the M/V Roger W. Keeney, M/V James R. Morehead, M/V James R.

The Many Missions (and Capabilities) of Weeks Marine

The Many Missions (and Capabilities) of Weeks Marine

The almost 100-year old firm has many specialties, including the ability to construct innovative, complicated tonnage for its own purposes.   The slowdown in barge construction in some sectors hasn’t dampened the need for specialty barges in other areas. In many cases, these mission requirements can involve the repurposing of existing tonnage using sometimes innovative and unusual design

Rapp Marine Deck Equipment Rounds out New Harley Barges

Rapp Marine Deck Equipment Rounds out New Harley Barges

Rapp’s workboat market offerings span the full range of operator requirements. Their latest contract provides a turnkey package.   Long known for delivering innovative and custom deck machinery solutions to a wide range of marine stakeholders, Rapp Marine recently was tasked with providing not one, but two complete equipment package for West coast-based Harley Marine Services (HMS).

Barge Glut Chokes US Shipping Sector despite Record Harvest

Barge Glut Chokes US Shipping Sector despite Record Harvest

A glut of idled river barges is clogging Mississippi River shorelines from St. Louis to New Orleans, leaving U.S. barge companies that haul grain, coal and other bulk goods counting their losses.   Even with record-large exports of corn and soybeans, typically a boon for shippers that haul grain to Gulf Coast export terminals