BENNY S.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BENNY S.
    • Operator : FORT LOUDON BARGE COMPANY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 175
  • Location
    • City : LENOIR CITY
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 10
  • Size
    • Register length : 41 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 11 Feet
    • Overall Length : 41 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 11 Feet
    • Load draft : 3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.5 Feet
    • Height : 11 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1951
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 262147

FORT LOUDON BARGE COMPANY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MILE 600.3 TENNESSEE RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : SWITCHING BARGES

News

Video: US Warship Aids Iranian Mariners in Distress

Video: US Warship Aids Iranian Mariners in Distress

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) provided assistance to an Iranian-flagged dhow in distress in the Arabian Sea, October 15.While operating under Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), Churchill received signal from the motor vessel via flashing light that it was in distress.

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

Bulk Carrier Grounds After Losing Propulsion in the Columbia River

Bulk Carrier Grounds After Losing Propulsion in the Columbia River

A 608-foot bulk carrier that suffered an engine failure and ran aground in the Columbia River Thursday has been refloated without injury or pollution, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report at 12:50 a.m. that the Marshall Islands-flagged Genco Auvergne had run soft aground due to a loss of main engine propulsion while transiting down the

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11

Long Island-based barge operator Bouchard Transportation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after several years fraught with legal and financial difficulties.The family-owned oceangoing tug and petroleum barge firm filed alongside several of its subsidiaries Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

US Coast Guard Cutter Docks in Japan After Shipboard Fire

US Coast Guard Cutter Docks in Japan After Shipboard Fire

A fire-stricken U.S. Coast Guard cutter docked in Yokosuka, Japan Tuesday for inspection and possible repairs days after an onboard blaze left five crew members with minor injuries.Black smoke was reported on the cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) at 5:18 p.m. (local time) on Sunday while the ship was on deployed within the U.S. 7th Fleet's area of operations, the Coast Guard said.

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Two Canadian shipyards have joined forces in a bid for the contract to deliver the next polar icebreaker under Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).Seaspan Shipyards (Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd.) and Heddle Shipyards (Heddle Marine Service Inc.) announced Tuesday they will big as partners to build the Canadian Coast Guard’s future polar icebreaker to replace the decades old CCGS Louis S.

Maersk Supply Service Cuts Jobs

Maersk Supply Service Cuts Jobs

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service will let go 55 people in an effort to cut its onshore costs.The company said Wednesday that, in response to the negative development in the oil and gas industry, Maersk Supply Service today announced that it will reduce its onshore costs by 30 percent.

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

Bouchard Says All Back Pay Processed

Bouchard Says All Back Pay Processed

Bouchard Transportation Co. reports all back pay has been processed as the company continues to work to raise capital that would allow it to return its vessels to service, the company's president and CEO Morton S. Bouchard III said Tuesday in a letter to staff, customers and vendors.The full letter is below:To Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.

Developer Seeking New Home for SS United States

Developer Seeking New Home for SS United States

A real estate development company is looking for a U.S. city to become the new home for one of America's most historic ocean liners.Having reached a deal with the ship’s nonprofit owner last year, RXR Realty has been developing a plan to restore the famed SS United States and this week issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) seeking a permanent waterfront location where America’s

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

A World War II era submarine sunk during a Cold War training exercise off the shores of Hawaii more than six decades ago has been discovered by a team of ocean explorers utilizing pioneering robotics and methods at the forefront of today's underwater technology.USS Stickleback (SS 415), lost in nearly 11,000 feet of water 62 years ago

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) completed her necessary repairs and extensive, accelerated upgrades over the last two years, following a fatal 2017 collision.The ship and her crew, now underway to conduct comprehensive at sea testing, will perform a series of demonstrations to evaluate onboard systems to ensure they meet or exceed Navy performance