BARGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BARGE
    • Operator : FRANZ, A. P., JR., TRUSTEE OF BUCHANAN TRUST FOR BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 647
  • Size
    • Register length : 146 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 44 Feet
    • Overall Length : 146 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 44 Feet
    • Load draft : 12 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2011
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1237422

FRANZ, A. P., JR., TRUSTEE OF BUCHANAN TRUST FOR BENEFIT OF BUCHANAN MARINE

  • Area of Operation : LONG ISLAND SOUND; HARLEM, BRONX, RARITAN AND EAST RIVERS; AND NORFOLK, VA CHESAPEAKE BAY
  • Principal Commodity : CRUSHED STONE

CHRISTINE J

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

MISTER T

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

B

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

B-STEFAN LEWANDOWSKI

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CARPEDIANA

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLOTTE D

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GMN

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RJJ

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT CAREY

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Seven Rescued from Disabled Tug off Maryland

Seven Rescued from Disabled Tug off Maryland

Seven people were rescued from a tug that went adrift off the U.S. East Coast.A crew member aboard the tug Legacy notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday that while towing a 290-foot barge from New Jersey, to Guyana, a 1

UK Navy Rescues Five from Sinking Tug

UK Navy Rescues Five from Sinking Tug

Five mariners were rescued by the crew of a U.K. Royal Navy patrol ship after their tug started to sink in rough seas last week in the Caribbean.The oceangoing tug began taking on water after suffering an engine failure some 20 miles west of Sint Maarten. The vessel's crew sent out a distress call around 1 p.m. on Friday and took refuge on the large sand barge their vessel had been towing.

How Climate Change is Altering River Shipping

How Climate Change is Altering River Shipping

Rivers are critical corridors that connect cities and ecosystems alike. When drought develops, water levels fall, making river navigation harder and more expensive.In 2022, water levels in some of the world’s largest rivers, including the Rhine in Europe and the Yangtze in China, fell to historically low levels.

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

As 2022 moves into its final months, low water levels and drought form the basis of the news impacting inland waterways operators and barge companies. In the first week of October, numerous barges were reported grounded in the Mississippi River, particularly south of Baton Rouge. This has consequences: barge rates jumped 218% in St. Louis, compared to 2021.

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

U.S. soybean exports are trailing their normal autumn pace despite rising supplies from an accelerating harvest, as low river levels have slowed the flow of grain barges to export terminals, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data issued on Monday.Corn exports are also lagging their typical harvest-time rate, weekly USDA export inspections data showed.

Mississippi River Reopens to Barge Traffic After Low Water Closures

Mississippi River Reopens to Barge Traffic After Low Water Closures

Two stretches of the southern Mississippi River were reopened to commercial traffic over the weekend after dredging operations deepened the shipping channel near Memphis, Tennessee, and near Stack Island, Mississippi, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.The major shipping waterway had been closed to vessel traffic at the two locations since at least last week after several barges and boats

US Barge Backlog Swells on Parched Mississippi River

US Barge Backlog Swells on Parched Mississippi River

Commercial barge traffic on southern stretches of the Mississippi River was at a standstill on Tuesday as low water levels halted shipments of grain, fertilizer and other commodities on the critical waterway, shipping sources said.The supply chain snarl comes just as harvesting of corn and soybeans, the largest U.S.

Harland & Wolff Returns to Action with First Newbuild Order

Harland & Wolff Returns to Action with First Newbuild Order

The historic Belfast shipyard Harland & Wolff announced it has secured its first newbuild order since being bought out of administration in 2019.The shipyard, best known for having built the Titanic, is returning to action after being purchased by London-based InfraStrata. The yard said on Wednesday that it was awarded an initial contract worth approximately £8.5 million to build 11 barges for U.

Multiple Fireboats Fighting Fire on Barge in Delaware Bay

Multiple Fireboats Fighting Fire on Barge in Delaware Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday it was, together with local fire agencies, responding to a barge fire approximately 9 miles south of Port Mahon.Watchstanders at the Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received a call at approximately 1 a.m. reporting a barge on fire in the Delaware River.  The barge was reportedly carrying household appliances for scrap, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Offshore Wind: Empire Wind Taps Maersk to Build Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (VIDEO)

Offshore Wind: Empire Wind Taps Maersk to Build Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (VIDEO)

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, awarded a contract to Maersk Supply Service for charter of its newbuild wind installation vessel (WIV). This vessel, together with US constructed barges and tugs built and operated by Kirby Offshore Wind, will be used for the installation of the project’s Vestas V236-15MW turbines.

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Waterway traffic is coming back. November 2021 saw 52.1 million tons moving on the U.S. inland waterway system, the highest monthly tonnage since October 2019, a few months before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the shutdowns and stoppages of early 2020. Flows estimated by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), part of the U.S.

Tug and Barge Transporting Munitions Run Aground on Florida Beach

Tug and Barge Transporting Munitions Run Aground on Florida Beach

A tug and barge ran aground Thursday night near Deerfield Beach, Fla., while transporting munitions from Port Canaveral to a U.S. Naval facility in the Bahamas.The U.S.-flagged tug Sea Eagle had four people on board when it began taking on water and went aground at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said.