BILL ATKINSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BILL ATKINSON
    • Operator : PINE BLUFF SAND & GRAVEL CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6000
  • Location
    • City : PINE BLUFF
    • STATE : AR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 617
  • Size
    • Register length : 157 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 48 Feet
    • Overall Length : 157 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 48 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 45.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2010
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1225191

PINE BLUFF SAND & GRAVEL CO.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI, WHITE, ARKANSAS, RED, BLACK, OUACHITA, CUMBERLAND, OHIO, ATCHAFALAYA AND TENNESSEE RIVERS; GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY AND TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS, SAND AND GRAVEL

PB

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PBO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

T

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FLECHAS II

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

MMLP

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

AGNES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL RODGERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DIANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DON BOLING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE ROWE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GERALD MAJORS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GINA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HARVEY MCGEORGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HOWARD CORSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAKE WEST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS NINA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OSCAR WALTERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PINE BLUFF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICHELLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBYN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RUFFIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDSTONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUPER STONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WECK DUNLAP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WHITE WING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NO. PB

  • 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.

Congress Passes Bill Supporting Jones Act Enforcement in Offshore Wind

Congress Passes Bill Supporting Jones Act Enforcement in Offshore Wind

The U.S House of Representatives passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act (H.R. 4447) aiming to reform U.S. energy policy and authorize significant investment in the transition to greater use of low-carbon energy.The legislation, which addresses a wide range of energy topics and initiatives, includes an amendment by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Calif.

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.

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 Economic Recovery Should Include Infrastructure Investment

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Should Include Infrastructure Investment

As the nation continues to be impacted by COVID-19, there are silver linings to the crisis: family time and togetherness, gratitude for what we had before it was taken away, and a chance to seek opportunities to be better and more productive.As funding bills related to the COVID-19 crisis move forward, there may be an opportunity for the nation to better itself by modernizing its infrastructure.

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

Fed Funds Could Aid Battered Cruise Lines

Fed Funds Could Aid Battered Cruise Lines

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday officials will have a better idea this week of the total cost of a coronavirus aid package, but predicted it will likely be "significant but not huge."Mnuchin told "Fox News Sunday" he also planned to talk to lawmakers about critical aid to airlines, as well as the hotel and cruise ship industries.

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.

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Tuesday morning after a seven-hour closure to raise a fishing vessel that sank in mid-January near the waterway's entrance in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Houston ship pilots association.The ship channel, a 53-mile waterway connecting the busiest U.S. petrochemical port with the Gulf of Mexico, reopened at 10:15 a.m.

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.