BILLY GENE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BILLY GENE
    • Operator : LUHR BROS., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 46
  • Size
    • Register length : 63 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 63 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 29 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1953
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 265225

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

BILL G

  • 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

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

Amazon seller Bernie Thompson shifted half of his production out of China to reduce his business risks and still found himself in the crosshairs of logistical chaos besetting the movement of goods around the globe.A surge in demand for furniture, exercise equipment and other goods for shoppers sheltering at home in a worsening COVID-19 pandemic has upended normal trade flows.

Ships Wait to Unload at Port of Los Angeles as Imports Boom

Ships Wait to Unload at Port of Los Angeles as Imports Boom

Incoming cargo to the Port of Los Angeles is surging as businesses restock depleted inventories and retailers prepare for an early holiday season, the executive director for the nation's busiest seaport said on Wednesday.Workers unloaded 471,795 20-foot equivalent units (TEU) of imports in September, 17% more than the year earlier, marking the second month of robust import gains at the No.

Video: New Container Moves World Record Set in Port of LA

Video: New Container Moves World Record Set in Port of LA

The 18,465 containers moved from the ultra-large container vessel (ULVC) MSC Isabella at APM Terminals’ Pier 400 in the Port of Los Angeles last week set a new world record for most boxes moved during a single port call.The Port of Los Angeles, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, APM Terminals Los Angeles and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Locals 13

MBARI Works at Unlocking Ocean Biology

MBARI Works at Unlocking Ocean Biology

Greater understanding of what goes on in the ocean is starting to become a reality – thanks to growing use of unmanned surface and underwater vehicles and developments in biological sensing.  Elaine Maslin takes a look at what a team at MBARI has been doing.Gathering biological data from the oceans remains a significant challenge for oceanographers.

Coronavirus Disrupts Global Container Shipping

Coronavirus Disrupts Global Container Shipping

China's fast-spreading coronavirus is throwing the global container shipping trade out of sync, with lines re-routing cargoes and reducing calls to Chinese ports, setting the scene for months of delivery delays ahead, industry sources said.The spread of the deadly virus has shut down cities and factories in China and disrupted global air travel.

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

From racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy to taking the helm of Glosten, Morgan Fanberg has led a ‘maritime life.’ We caught up with Fanberg in his Seattle office to discuss the path ahead for one of the U.S.’ most progressive and respected naval architecture and marine engineering firms.

Port of Los Angeles Imports Soar

Port of Los Angeles Imports Soar

Port of Los Angeles container volumes hit an all-time high in August, as importers restocked warehouses and retailers prepared for the upcoming holiday season, but officials warned that uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 remains an economic threat."The future of the economy really depends on the future of the pandemic, and the path of the virus right now continues to be the biggest uncertainty

BP Charters Supertanker to Store Oil Off Malaysia at "Lowest Rate Yet"

BP Charters Supertanker to Store Oil Off Malaysia at "Lowest Rate Yet"

Oil major BP has provisionally chartered a supertanker to store crude oil off Malaysia at this year's lowest rate yet, according to industry sources and data on Refinitiv Eikon.The charter is the latest in a flurry of ship bookings made by oil majors and trading houses after tanker rates plunged.

Port of LA Reports Rising Box Volumes

Port of LA Reports Rising Box Volumes

The U.S.' busiest seaport reported a rise in monthly cargo volumes following the steep drop caused by the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions.The Port of Los Angeles said it moved 856,389 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in July, its busiest month thus far of 2020. It was also the second-best July in the port’s history, trailing July 2019 by 6.1%.

COVID-19 to Weigh on US Seaport Peak Shipping Season

COVID-19 to Weigh on US Seaport Peak Shipping Season

Imports at major U.S. container seaports could hit their lowest level in four years as the novel coronavirus pandemic pummels a U.S. economy that was already grappling with negative effects of the U.S.-China trade war, experts said.Total container imports could fall 9.4% in 2020, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates' Global Port Tracker report.

Los Angeles Cargo Volumes Down 30.9%

Los Angeles Cargo Volumes Down 30.9%

America's busiest cargo port moved 49,568 20-foot equivalent units (TEU) in March, down 30.9% from last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of Los Angeles said on Wednesday. It was the lowest amount of monthly cargo moving through the Port of Los Angeles since February 2009.March imports decreased 25.9% to 220,255 TEUs compared to the previous year. Exports decreased 23.8% to 121,146 TEUs.

US Retailers Face $700 Mln Hit as Virus Disrupts Shipping

US Retailers Face $700 Mln Hit as Virus Disrupts Shipping

U.S. retailers face an estimated $700 million sales hit from the coronavirus and some shipping lines are sending vessels to retrieve empty cargo containers from Los Angeles to prevent further supply disruptions.The extended shutdown of factories in China caused by the virus, travel restrictions on workers and canceled sailings by shipping lines have thrown off the movement of containers