BILL ARNOLD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BILL ARNOLD
    • Operator : AMERICAN RIVER TRANSPORTATION CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : LEMONT
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 102
  • Size
    • Register length : 66 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 66 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 614956

AMERICAN RIVER TRANSPORTATION CO.

  • Area of Operation : ST. LOUIS HARBOR; UMR MILE 164 TO UMR MILE 204 AND ENTIRE INLAND SYSTEM
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING GRAIN

REIDY

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ANDREA LEIGH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BEVERLY CUMMINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUSTER WHITE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

C. W. SWABY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DALE WHITE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DONNA JEAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GLADIATOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOLD CUP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HARVEST RUN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOE AVERY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIE WHITE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIEN DUBUQUE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIL CHARLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS SHEILA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAT WHITE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PIXIE ROSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROSE M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARATOGA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIDEWINDER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SULAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TROJAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WHITE ANGEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ART

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GMI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M/G

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ME

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

WRDA 2020 Winds its Way to Passage

WRDA 2020 Winds its Way to Passage

In early October, Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reported in its newsletter Capitol Currents that the future of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 hung in the balance, with many unknowns for its chances of being signed into law during the Lame Duck session of Congress that just concluded in late December.

US Defense Bill Affirms Jones Act Applies to Offshore Wind

US Defense Bill Affirms Jones Act Applies to Offshore Wind

The U.S. Senate on Friday passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021, a massive $741 billion defense bill setting policy for the Pentagon. Importantly for the U.S. offshore and maritime industries, the bill includes an amendment ensuring full enforcement of the Jones Act and other federal laws in offshore wind development.

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri handed over the 145,000-gross-ton Enchanted Princess to Carnival Corp. brand Princess Cruises on Wednesday, marking the Italian shipbuilder's 100th cruise ship delivery over the last 30 years, and the first since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.The milestone delivery was celebrated with a live video message from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during a ceremony virtually

Carnival's Q3 Losses to Reach Almost $3 Billion

Carnival's Q3 Losses to Reach Almost $3 Billion

Carnival Corp said on Tuesday it expects to post a loss of $2.9 billion in the third quarter, hurt by the suspension of cruises due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sending the cruise operator's shares down 3% in premarket trade.The cruise business is one of the worst affected from the health crisis and has forced operators, including Japan’s Luminous Cruise, to file for bankruptcy

Dredge Worker Sues for Injuries Suffered in Corpus Christi Explosion

Dredge Worker Sues for Injuries Suffered in Corpus Christi Explosion

A lawsuit has been filed in Nueces County, Texas on behalf of a worker who was injured and burned in an explosion and fire that occurred while he was working on the dredge Waymon L. Boyd in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel last month.The dredge worker, Jose Cantu, is among six crew members who were hospitalized after the dredge struck a gas pipeline, causing the vessel to catch fire and sink.

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

In response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Congressional Research Service released a report that stated global economic growth has declined by 3% to 6% in 2020 with a partial recovery predicted for 2021. Also, the GDP of the U.S. has fallen by 5% in the first quarter 2020.

Carnival to Resume Voyages in Phases

Carnival to Resume Voyages in Phases

Carnival Corp said on Friday it was planning to resume operations in a phased manner and would operate with a smaller fleet on its return, months after suspending trips due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The company’s shares, that have lost more than two-thirds of their value this year, rose as much as 11% to $16.12 in morning trading.

Waterways Council, Inc.’s 2020 Vision

Waterways Council, Inc.’s 2020 Vision

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) is the national public policy organization that advocates for a modern, efficient inland waterways system. Abiding by our mission has meant success over our 17-year history. In 2020, WCI’s top priority is to conform the cost-share for Inland Waterways Trust Fund (IWTF)-financed construction projects to require 25% of the project cost be derived from the IWTF and the

COVID-19 Impacts on Demurrage and Detention

COVID-19 Impacts on Demurrage and Detention

What might not be so obvious in this COVID-19 environment, which we have grown to associate with shortages, is that counterintuitively there are issues beginning to appear dealing with the opposite situation. The Journal of Commerce has reported that “[t]he container shipping industry is marshaling a response to signs of a building import backlog as some retailers and manufacturers fail to pick

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

The Congress worked hard and most importantly together at the end of the recently-concluded First Session in December to finalize and pass Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations that included the Energy & Water Development (E&WD) Appropriations bill that funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) work on the nations’ waterways.

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

It is often difficult to push through the federal government morass to focus on the issues that actually matter to the inland operator. While 2020 inevitably will be a contentious year in American politics, it is critical to stay focused on the items that will have direct impact on the U.S. maritime industry.

The Good, the Bad and the Undeniably Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Undeniably Ugly

The end of 2019 promises to be a busy, and potentially discordant, legislative and regulatory period for the United States maritime industry as both Congress and the Executive Branch look to take decisive action, with both positive and negative potential impacts depending on your perspective.