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

Yang Ming Launches Final Two Mega-Ships

Yang Ming Launches Final Two Mega-Ships

Taiwanese liner Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation has announced the launch of two new ultra-large container vessels (UCLVs), which were officially named at Imabari shipyard on March 6, 2019.The two ships, YM Warranty and YM Wellspring, have a container capacity of 14,000 TEU and will join the total of 20 UCLVs added to Yang Ming’s fleet since 2015.Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.

Arlen "Benny" Cenac Jr.: Navigating a Different Course Line, Making a Difference

Arlen "Benny" Cenac Jr.: Navigating a Different Course Line, Making a Difference

Cenac Marine Services and its dynamic, third generation leader, Arlen “Benny” Cenac Jr., continue to flourish, in good times and bad. Through it all, leadership, philanthropy and investments that extend far beyond the company’s gates have made all the difference.As this year quickly churns to its inevitable close, Cenac Marine Services isn’t the nation’s biggest towboat operation

Paving the Way for 3D Printing in Naval Shipbuilding

Paving the Way for 3D Printing in Naval Shipbuilding

A U.S. shipbuilder’s piloting of new technologies is redefining the future of the naval engineering and shipbuilding industries.Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, in collaboration with the U.S. Navy, has led the adoption of additive manufacturing of metal components for nuclear-powered warships as part of HII’s digital transformation.

#SNAME125

#SNAME125

Significant moments in naval architecture & marine engineeringAfter being refitted an specialized icebreaker bow, tanker SS Manhattan became the first commercial ship to cross the Northwest Passage in 1969. Read more on the vessel and historic voyage here.The October 2018 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News

USS Doyle Sails to the Scrapyard

USS Doyle Sails to the Scrapyard

The decommissioned USS Doyle (FFG-39) has concluded her final voyage from Philadelphia to New Orleans, where she will now be disassembled and recycled after 28 years of service in the U.S. Navy.The retired 4,050-ton Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate will be dismantled by Southern Recycling, part of EMR.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 1993, Bouchard Transportation Co. christened the B. No. 230, which was the first double-hulled barge to enter service in the United States. Joined together for this milestone celebration was (pictured left to right): Mr. John Dane III, former President/CEO, Halter Marine Group Inc.; Mr.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 1990, Richie Bates (pictured) joined Bouchard Transportation as a mate on the Ellen S. Bouchard, and soon rose to Captain of the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. in 1994.  As one of BTC’s long-standing employees, Capt. Bates currently serves as Captain of the M/V Donna J. Bouchard, and leads his crew with a laser focus on always delivering petroleum products safely and efficiently.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

The third generation of the Bouchard family continues within the family business as Buster’s sons Morton S. Bouchard Jr. and Frederick E. Bouchard join the company as Dispatchers in 1955. It was also during this time that Bouchard Transportation Co. furthered the tugboat side of its business with the construction of the Evening Star.

Fundraising Cruise Raises $100,000 to Help Save SS United States

Fundraising Cruise Raises $100,000 to Help Save SS United States

A fundraising cruise dedicated to saving America’s Flagship has raised $100,000 for the cause.Once America’s fastest and most glamorous ocean liner, the SS United States has spent years away from her former glory in an escalating state of disrepair, at dock in Philadelphia, out of commission and relying on donations to stay afloat and out of the scrapyard.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

2016 brought about another milestone within Bouchard Transportation Co. with the appointment of Danielle Bouchard as Director of Communications. As the daughter of Morton S. Bouchard III, and the fifth generation to enter the family business, Danielle also holds the distinction of being the first female family member to hold an active role in the Company.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2015, Bouchard Transportation Co. appointed Brendan J. Bouchard (son of President & CEO, Morton S. Bouchard III) as the company’s VP of Sales & Operations, firmly establishing the fifth generation of the Bouchard family as being an integral part of the Company. Also that same year, BTC christened ATB unit M/V Kim M. Bouchard and B. No. 270 in New Orleans.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2014, Bouchard Transportation Co. announces plans to construct two 6,000-hp ATBs: Morton S. Bouchard, Jr. (pictured) and the M/V Frederick Bouchard, which would then enter service in 2016. That same year, the 4,000-hp tug Denise Bouchard enters service.    The July 2018 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News will feature a special “Bouchard Transportation Co.