BETTYE M. JENKINS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BETTYE M. JENKINS
    • Operator : VIDALIA DOCK & STORAGE CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1020
  • Location
    • City : VIDALIA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 55
  • Size
    • Register length : 58 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 58 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 279701

VIDALIA DOCK & STORAGE CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER - NATCHEZ, MS AREA; RED RIVER - BETWEEN LETTSWORTH, LA & SHREVEPORT, LA; ATCHAFALAYA RIVER - VICINITY OF KROTZ SPRINGS, LA; AND OUACHITA RIVER - VICINITY OF MONROE, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING CRUSHED LIMESTONE, COAL, FERTILIZER AND GRAIN

SONNY J.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIDALIA DOCK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Norway Suspends Cruises Carrying 100+ People After Outbreak

Norway Suspends Cruises Carrying 100+ People After Outbreak

Norway stopped all cruise ships with more than 100 people on board from disembarking at its ports from Monday, after an outbreak of COVID-19 was reported late last week on a ship that had already disembarked at the port of Tromsoe.At least 41 passengers and crew who were on board the cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen, operated by Norwegian company Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten Halts Cruises After Coronavirus Outbreak

Hurtigruten Halts Cruises After Coronavirus Outbreak

Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten is halting all its so-called expedition cruises until further notice following an outbreak of COVID-19 on one of its vessels last week, the company said on Monday.At least 41 passengers and crew from the MS Roald Amundsen have so far tested positive for the coronavirus, while hundreds more have been told to self-isolate for 10 days, public health officials said.

At Least 40 Infected with COVID-19 on Hurtigruten Cruise Ship

At Least 40 Infected with COVID-19 on Hurtigruten Cruise Ship

At least 40 passengers and crew from a luxury cruise liner have tested positive for COVID-19 and the authorities are still trying to trace a number of passengers from two recent Arctic voyages, public health officials in Norway said on Sunday.Four crew members on the MS Roald Amundsen were hospitalized on Friday when the ship arrived at the port of Tromsoe

Princess Cruises Extends Pause on Voyages

Princess Cruises Extends Pause on Voyages

Carnival Corp’s Princess Cruises said on Wednesday it would extend the suspension of select voyages through December 15 as it looks to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.Princess Cruises also said all cruises sailing in and out of Australia on select vessels have been suspended through October 31.

Baltic Index Sees Best Month on Record

Baltic Index Sees Best Month on Record

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index edged higher on Tuesday, helped by gains in supramax and panamax vessel rates, and marked its best month on record.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 5 points, or 0.3%, to 1,799.

Hurtigruten Aims to Resume Operations from Mid-June

Hurtigruten Aims to Resume Operations from Mid-June

Expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten extended an operational pause for its fleet of small, custom built ships until June 15, but hopes to gradually restart cruises from mid-June as restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease.Hurtigruten CEO Daniel Skjeldam, said, "There is still a lot of uncertainty in what the next weeks and months will bring.

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

Two Cruise Ships Dock in Florida After Coronavirus Ordeal

An ocean liner forced by a deadly onboard coronavirus outbreak to languish at sea since mid-March pulled into a South Florida port on Thursday, after authorities settled plans for the vessel and its sister ship to dock and most passengers to come ashore.The Holland America Line cruise ship MS Zaandam and its twin, the MS Rotterdam

Holland America Line Extends Pause on Operations

Holland America Line Extends Pause on Operations

Carnival-owned Holland America Line, owner and operator of the coronavirus-stricken MS Zaandam, announced it will extend its pause of global cruise operations for an additional 30 days, cancelling sailings scheduled to depart through May 14, amid continued port closures and travel restrictions surrounding global health concerns.

Coronavirus-hit Ship Approved to Pass Through Panama Canal

Coronavirus-hit Ship Approved to Pass Through Panama Canal

A cruise ship stuck off Panama’s Pacific coast after four passengers died and more than 130 others developed influenza-like symptoms, including at least two with the coronavirus, will be allowed to proceed through the Panama Canal, the government said on Saturday.Holland America Line’s 238-meter (781-foot) MS Zaandam vessel can now continue its trip to Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Coast Guard Pursues Enforcement Action against Bouchard

Coast Guard Pursues Enforcement Action against Bouchard

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is pursuing enforcement action against Bouchard Transportation Company after the shipping company failed to comply with a captain of the port order for one of its two vessels anchored in the Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur, Texas, area of responsibility.According to the Coast Guard, tugs Kim M. Bouchard and Danielle M.

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

The plight of the cruise ship off Japan with more than 200 coronavirus infections and the shunning of another by five ports despite no known cases has led to a sharp change in tack for an industry in shock: avoid Asia.To that end, many cruises in the region are being cancelled while others currently sailing are being re-routed, skipping originally scheduled stops in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Women make up only an estimated two percent of the global maritime industry. In the U.S., the statistics are a little better, with less than eight percent of ship and boat captain operator roles held by women.Still, for a female to have the opportunity to train up to ship captain is considered “unique.