BELLE OF CALHOUN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BELLE OF CALHOUN
    • Operator : ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT 8 BRUSSELS FERRY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 510
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 45
  • Size
    • Register length : 48 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 54 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.3 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1103213

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT 8 BRUSSELS FERRY

  • Area of Operation : CROSSES THE ILLINOIS RIVER BETWEEN ILLINOIS RTE. 100 IN JERSEY CO. ILLINOIS AND COUNTY ROAD #1 IN CALHOUN CO. ILLINOIS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLE CARRIER

CRAGLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DEER PLAIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY BELLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FERRY BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

U.S. shipyards are making improvements to building ships for the Navy and Coast Guard today and in the future.  In some cases, it means phasing out one class of ship and getting ready for the next.  Or, it can be a drastic make-over.The yards include mid-tier yards all the way up to very large facilities devoted exclusively to warships.

The Time to Reduce Port Emissions is Now

The Time to Reduce Port Emissions is Now

Port operations across the country are vital to America’s economy, often coming at a cost to health and welfare of neighboring communities—notably, by emitting harmful emissions and producing poor air quality.Incorporating propane can help ports support economic growth while safeguarding our environment.

Great Ships '22: With Ships, Great or Not, Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Great Ships '22: With Ships, Great or Not, Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

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Ingalls Christens USCG National Security Cutter Calhoun

Ingalls Christens USCG National Security Cutter Calhoun

HII christened Legend-class national security cutter Calhoun on Saturday at its Ingalls Shipbuilding division.Calhoun (WMSL 759) is named to honor Charles L. Calhoun, the first master chief petty officer of the U.S. Coast Guard. Calhoun served in the U.S. Navy for three years during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946 as a torpedoman second class.

Ingalls Launches USCG National Security Cutter Calhoun

Ingalls Launches USCG National Security Cutter Calhoun

HII launched the Legend-class national security cutter Calhoun (WMSL 759) on Saturday at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Miss.With the assistance of tugs, Calhoun came off the floating dry dock Saturday, after first being translated via Ingalls’ rail car system. The dock was moved away from the pier and then ballasted to float off the ship.

C&C Marine to Build Four Damen Multi Cat Workboats

C&C Marine to Build Four Damen Multi Cat Workboats

Belle Chasse, La. shipbuilder C&C Marine and Repair will build four new Damen Multi Cat 3013 workboats to be delivered over the course of 2023.The first two vessels will be delivered to Galveston, Texas based dredging contractor Callan Marine, and the second two vessels will be built on spec for sale or lease to the U.S. market.

National Waterways Foundation Elects Trustees and Officers

National Waterways Foundation Elects Trustees and Officers

At its meeting held November 6 in Paducah, Ky., the National Waterways Foundation (NWF) has re-elected the following Trustees:Cherrie Felder, Channel Shipyard CompaniesPeter H. Stephaich, Campbell Transportation CompanyH. Merritt Lane, Canal Barge CompanyClark Todd, Blessey MarineKristin Beck, LaFargeHolcimStephen SheridanThe NWF also elected the following new Trustees:Jennifer Carpenter, CEO

Hull for Callan Marine's General Arnold Launched

Hull for Callan Marine's General Arnold Launched

Galveston, Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine announced construction is progressing on its new 32” cutter suction dredge General Arnold, with the hull recently launched and house set.Under construction at the C & C Marine and Repair shipyard in Belle Chasse, La., the General Arnold is on schedule for launch in 2023 and will join Callan Marine’s other 32” CSD, General MacArthur.

New Sugar Barge Enters Service on US East Coast

New Sugar Barge Enters Service on US East Coast

A newly constructed barge has entered service for American Sugar Refining, Inc., a member of West Palm Beach-based ASR Group, and its parent companies – Florida Crystals Corporation and Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida. The 450-foot-long Knot Refined departed from the Port of Palm Beach on Friday to deliver Palm Beach County-grown and -milled raw sugar to ASR Group’s Domino Sugar

Maritime Infrastructure Opportunities Listed by USACE Jan 24-28

Maritime Infrastructure Opportunities Listed by USACE Jan 24-28

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