BARGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BARGE
    • Operator : WESTAR MARINE SERVICES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SAN FRANCISO
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1050
    • Full Load Capacity : 2096 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45 Feet
    • Load draft : 13 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 16.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1966
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 504481

WESTAR MARINE SERVICES

  • Area of Operation : SAN FRANCISCO BAY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

FAT CAT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROCK BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTAR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTAR ROCK BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Slams Bridge in Galveston

Oil Spill Contained After Barge Slams Bridge in Galveston

An oil spill from a runaway barge that struck a bridge near Galveston has been contained, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.At approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday, Martin Marine's barge MMLP 321 broke loose due to a break in the coupling and allided with the Pelican Island Causeway bridge, which connects Galveston Island and Pelican Island in Texas.

Gulf Intercoastal Waterway Closed After Barge Strikes Bridge in Galveston

Gulf Intercoastal Waterway Closed After Barge Strikes Bridge in Galveston

A section of the busy Gulf Intercoastal Waterway has been closed to vessel traffic after a barge allided with a bridge that connects Galveston to Pelican Island, officials said on Wednesday.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston were notified of the allision at 9:50 a.m. and that the cause of the incident is under investigation.

Trapped Vessels Start to Move Out of Baltimore Following Bridge Disaster

Trapped Vessels Start to Move Out of Baltimore Following Bridge Disaster

The U.S. state of Maryland has opened a temporary channel on the northbound side of the collapsed Baltimore bridge, allowing limited tug and barge traffic around the container ship stuck at the disaster site, Governor Wes Moore said on Monday."It will help us to get more vessels in the water around the site of the collapse," Moore told a news conference.

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

The first towboat of 2024 passed through Lock and Dam 2, in Hastings, Minn. on Sunday, signaling the start of this year's navigation season on the Mississippi River.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' St. Paul District said it considers the first tow to arrive at Lock and Dam 2 as the unofficial start of the Mississippi River navigation season

Oil Leak from Capsized Barge Off Tobago Stopped After a Month

Oil Leak from Capsized Barge Off Tobago Stopped After a Month

An oil leak from a barge carrying up to 35,000 barrels of fuel oil that capsized in early February off the Caribbean island of Tobago has stopped, said the twin islands' government on Thursday.The spill, which was first spotted off the coast of Tobago's Atlantic coast on Feb. 7, damaged some of the island's mangrove and threatened its tourism and fishing sector.

Five Killed After Barge Hits Bridge Near China's Guangzhou

Five Killed After Barge Hits Bridge Near China's Guangzhou

Five people were killed after a barge collided with a bridge over a waterway in China's Pearl River Delta near Guangzhou city, causing part of the bridge to break off, plunging vehicles into the water, Chinese state media reported on Thursday.The barge was travelling from Foshan city to a southern district of Guangzhou when it crashed into the bridge at 5:30 a.m.

Trinidad Government Hires Salvors to Recover Sunken Oil Barge

Trinidad Government Hires Salvors to Recover Sunken Oil Barge

Trinidad and Tobago has hired two remediation and salvage firms to help clean up an ongoing oil spill off Tobago and salvage the leaking barge, the country's Ministry of Energy said on Tuesday.It has been almost two weeks since the oil spill was first discovered off Tobago's Atlantic coast after a barge ran aground on a reef.

SEACOR Sells Its Inland River Business to Ingram

SEACOR Sells Its Inland River Business to Ingram

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. based SEACOR Holdings Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its inland river transportation and logistics business to Ingram Barge Company LLC, a division of Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group.Part of the SEACOR family of businesses for over two decades, Inland River Transport Holdings LLC (SCF) includes more than 1,000 covered dry cargo hopper barges

Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

A barge carrying three trucks and 2,000 empty cooking gas cylinders lies stranded on the vast sand banks of a diminished Rio Negro river after running aground last month, highlighting the plight of river transport in the Amazon region hit by severe drought.Officials warned that low river levels risk disrupting grains exports from nearby farm states.

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

A key stretch of the lower Mississippi River dropped this week to within inches of its lowest-ever level and is expected to remain near historic lows just as the busiest U.S. grain export season gets underway, according to the National Weather Service.Low water has slowed hauling of export-bound corn and soybean barges over recent weeks as shippers lightened loads to prevent vessels from running

Health-risk Bacteria Forces UK to Remove Migrants from Barge

Britain has removed migrants from a residential barge less than a week after they moved in after Legionella bacteria was found in the water supply, the government said on Friday.Britain had begun moving some migrants on to the large Bibby Stockholm barge on its southern coast at the beginning of the week as part of its high-profile strategy to deter asylum seekers from arriving in the country.

First Barge Built at Methil Shipyard Since 1850s

First Barge Built at Methil Shipyard Since 1850s

Harland & Wolff announced the completion of the first barge at its shipyard in Methil, Fife, since 1856.The barge, which has been built for waste management and recycling business Cory, will launch from Methil and be taken by sea to Cory’s lighterage site on the banks of the River Thames.