BILL G

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BILL G
    • Operator : LUHR BROS., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 96
  • Size
    • Register length : 72.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 76 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 44 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1112485

LUHR BROS., INC.

  • Area of Operation : UPPER & LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND IT'S TRIBUTARIES, INCLUDING THE GIWW
  • Principal Commodity : CRUSHED LIMESTONE PRODUCTS, RIP-RAP AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

L

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALBOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALOIS LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETHANY DAWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILLY GENE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY R

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUDDY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JASON LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAY GENE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAY LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KACIE LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LENARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MEGAN DAWN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICIA B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT T

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHERYL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIOLA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SNATCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

THE ADMIRAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THE MULE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TWYLA LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TWYLA MARGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICKIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VOLUNTEER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Philippine Legislator Proposes Law to Keep Chinese Boats in Check

Philippine Legislator Proposes Law to Keep Chinese Boats in Check

A lawmaker in the Philippines has reintroduced legislation to prevent maritime and airspace encroachment by Chinese vessels, by restricting them to designated sea lanes and air routes and prescribing jail time for captains or vessel owners.The Philippines has complained repeatedly about Chinese activities in its 200 mile (322 km) exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

The inland waterways have enjoyed several positive developments toward modernization of the system, particularly over the last two years.Annual appropriations that fund the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works mission have been steadily on the rise for the last nine fiscal years, specifically the Construction and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) accounts have been funded at historic levels.

US Senate Bill Could be Death Blow for Biden Anti-drilling Pledge

US Senate Bill Could be Death Blow for Biden Anti-drilling Pledge

U.S. President Joe Biden vowed during his 2020 election campaign to end federal oil and gas drilling as a major step in his strategy to fight climate change.The U.S. Senate Democrats' $430 billion spending bill agreed this week could kill that pledge. If it passes, it would effectively guarantee continued drilling rights auctions on federal lands and waters for at least another decade.

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed legislation to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which lawmakers say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs.The bipartisan bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a 369-42 vote earlier this week. Biden said he had "promised to crack down on ocean carriers whose price hikes have hurt American families.

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Monday to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which supporters say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs. The bill was approved 369-42 and will head to the White House for President Joe Biden's signature. Biden said in a statement he looked forward to signing it into law.

US Senate Approves Bill to Ease Export Shipping Backlogs

US Senate Approves Bill to Ease Export Shipping Backlogs

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to improve oversight of ocean shipping, a step supporters say will help ease export backlogs.The Ocean Shipping Reform Act, led by Senators John Thune and Amy Klobuchar, would strengthen the investigatory authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), the U.S.

New Zealand Suspends Antarctic Patrol Ship Project

New Zealand Suspends Antarctic Patrol Ship Project

New Zealand’s Ministry of Defense said it has suspended plans to build an Antarctic and Southern Ocean patrol vessel because planned spending is being reassessed due to the impact on the government’s budget of costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Ministry of Defense in mid-2021 issued a request for information on the cost and potential design of a Southern Patrol Ocean Vessel

P&O Ferries Sacks 800 Staff, Threatening Union Standoff

P&O Ferries Sacks 800 Staff, Threatening Union Standoff

Britain's P&O Ferries made 800 staff redundant with immediate effect and suspended crossings for the next few days, sparking a backlash from politicians and unions over reports it would hire cheaper agency workers instead.The shock move caused delays around Britain's busiest port, Dover, and drew threats of a standoff as trade unions urged their members to defy any instructions to leave P&O ships.

Crystal Symphony Diverts to the Bahamas to Avoid Arrest

Crystal Symphony Diverts to the Bahamas to Avoid Arrest

A luxury cruise ship has skipped its call to Miami and diverted to the Bahamas after a U.S. judge ordered its seizure as part of a lawsuit over unpaid fuel bills.The Crystal Symphony, operated by Genting Hong Kong's Crystal Cruises, was scheduled to conclude a Caribbean voyage in Miami on Saturday

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to pass a bill to slap sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a day after Democrats unveiled their own legislation.The tally was 55 in favor and 44 against the bill that needed 60 votes to pass, a major hurdle in the 50-50 Senate.

USMMA Set to Resume at Sea Training

USMMA Set to Resume at Sea Training

Students from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) are set to resume at sea training with new safety measures in place following a temporary pause due to sexual assault and harassment concerns. The U.S. federal maritime academy’s Sea Year training program, which typically consists of a sailing period during a cadet’s sophomore year and a longer sailing period during a cadet’s junior year

South Fork Wind Project Gets Final BOEM Approval

South Fork Wind Project Gets Final BOEM Approval

The U.S. Interior Department said on Wednesday it approved the South Fork offshore wind power project off the coast of Rhode Island, making it the second commercial-scale wind project with federal approval.The decision comes as the administration of President Joe Biden seeks to rapidly expand the U.S.