BIG ELMER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG ELMER
    • Operator : RIVER SALVAGE COMPANY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 541
    • Full Load Capacity : 250 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 120 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54 Feet
    • Overall Length : 120 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 55 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP2 : DERRICK
    • EQUIP1 : 200 TON DIESEL
    • Coast Guard Number : 511590

RIVER SALVAGE COMPANY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, MONONGAHELA & OHIO RIVERS (PITTSBURGH AREA). MISSISSIPPI RIVER & THE GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY (LOUISIANA).
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

BIG DADDY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CONGO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COREY JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DONNA LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES GARRETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE Z

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LISA JO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARILYN ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAX K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MYLA RAE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANIABA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAM D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHANNON HOLSTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TUSKEGEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

J

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RS

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Size Not the Main Goal, Shippers Say, as MSC Overtakes Maersk

Size Not the Main Goal, Shippers Say, as MSC Overtakes Maersk

Swiss-based container group MSC has overtaken Denmark's Maersk as the world's biggest shipper, the company said, confirming data from intelligence provider Alphaliner.After taking delivery of several ships last year, MSC or Mediterranean Shipping Company has capacity to move the equivalent of 4,284 million twenty-foot containers, Alphaliner said. That compares with Maersk's 4,282 million.

Maersk to Buy LF Logistics for $3.6B

Maersk to Buy LF Logistics for $3.6B

Container shipping giant Maersk on Wednesday agreed to buy Hong Kong-based LF Logistics for $3.6 billion in an all-cash deal, as it seeks to expand beyond its core ocean freight business.The deal is one of the group's largest takeovers to date and follows a series of acquisitions including e-commerce firms, a freight forwarder specializing in air freight and its smaller rival Hamburg Sud.

Japanese Shipping Companies Reap Big Profits Amid Supply Chain Chaos

Japanese Shipping Companies Reap Big Profits Amid Supply Chain Chaos

Nippon Yusen and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Japan's biggest and third-biggest shipping companies, reported record quarterly profits as they benefited from higher freight rates amid the chaos hitting global supply chains.The logjams and bottlenecks in the world's trade system, which threatens to derail a recovery from the worst health crisis in a century

Royal Caribbean Sees Entire Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

Royal Caribbean Sees Entire Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

Royal Caribbean International, which operates the biggest cruise ships in the world including "Symphony of the Seas", said on Tuesday its complete fleet of ships would resume sailing by spring 2022.The division of Royal Caribbean Group said its next group of returning ships would restart sailing in September.

Japan's Power Plan to Rattle Australian Coal, LNG exporters

Japan's Power Plan to Rattle Australian Coal, LNG exporters

Japan has been largely forgotten as a source of demand for energy commodities, overshadowed by the rapid rise of China, but the country's new electricity generation targets will shake the market up.For many years Japan has been viewed as a largely steady source of demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and thermal coal used in power generation

VIDEO: More Than 100 New Offshore Wind Vessels Needed by 2030 to Meet Demand

VIDEO: More Than 100 New Offshore Wind Vessels Needed by 2030 to Meet Demand

Over 100 new offshore wind turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will be required for offshore projects planned over the next decade, as the number of proposed projects grows, but also as the turbines and foundations get larger, meaning the currently available fleet won't be able to install them. What is more, most of the current fleet could become obsolete by 2025.

Traders Book Tankers in Europe to Ship Gasoline Across Atlantic After Colonial Shutdown

Traders Book Tankers in Europe to Ship Gasoline Across Atlantic After Colonial Shutdown

Traders provisionally booked at least six tankers to ship gasoline from Europe to U.S. destinations following a cyber attack that shut the United States' top fuel pipeline network, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday.The attack forced the Colonial Pipeline to shut down its entire system on Friday, stoking expectations of gasoline shortages along the U.S. East Coast.

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes See Biggest Drop in Decade, But Smaller Than Expected

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes See Biggest Drop in Decade, But Smaller Than Expected

Freight volumes in the Port of Rotterdam fell 6.9% in 2020 because of the coronavirus crisis, the biggest drop in about a decade but smaller than had been expected, Europe’s largest sea port said on Friday.The port's Chief Executive Allard Castelein told reporters he expected a recovery that began in the second half of 2020 to continue this year but said throughput was not expected to reach

Cold Snap Shuts Houston Ship Channel

Cold Snap Shuts Houston Ship Channel

A deep freeze that hit Texas over the weekend wrought more havoc on the U.S. energy sector on Tuesday, curbing output in the largest U.S. oil field, knocking out a fifth of the nation's refining capacity, and shutting a key shipping channel in Houston.Historic cold has knocked out roughly 4 million barrels per day of refining capacity, more than one-fifth of national capacity

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

Offshore Wind: Things are Getting Bigger

The global offshore wind industry has been picking up pace unabated by the global pandemic, with industry investments growing and offshore wind turbine makers competing on who'll build a larger turbine. With offshore wind turbines, bigger is better, Rystad said recently.Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa in May 2020 announced it was working on developing wind turbines with up to 15MW

Interpol Issues Red Notices for Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Blast

Interpol Issues Red Notices for Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Blast

Interpol has issued red notices for the captain and owner of the ship that carried the chemicals which devastated Beirut in an explosion in August, killing 200 people, Lebanon’s state media said.Five months since one of the biggest non-nuclear blasts on record, big questions remain about the ammonium nitrate that detonated after being stored at the port for years.

Training Tips for Ships - Tip #20: Training in the Age of Data

Training Tips for Ships - Tip #20: Training in the Age of Data

As we greet 2021, it seems fitting to address a “big” topic - a topic that is ultimately going to change everything, including (and perhaps especially) training. The topic is “big data”. The goal  of today’s Training Tip for Ships is to get us thinking about big data in training. If we understand it, we can lay the groundwork to take advantage of it.