BLANCHE V.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLANCHE V.
    • Operator : HANSON MATERIAL SERVICE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 960
  • Location
    • City : LOCKPORT
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 76
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 650718

HANSON MATERIAL SERVICE

  • Area of Operation : ILLINOIS WATERWAY - UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, SAND, GRAVEL AND STONE

KIOWA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIMEY II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MALLARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARIETTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MORRIS NO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTHLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STACY DIANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MSC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALFRED HAGERTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Electric Propulsion: The Dawn of a New Generation of Marine Power?

Electric Propulsion: The Dawn of a New Generation of Marine Power?

Technological advancement is opening new doors for hybrid and fully electric vessels.In mid-2020, the U.S. Navy accepted the delivery of the USS Zumwalt, the Navy’s first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant. The ship’s new electric propulsion plant provides favorable efficiency coupled with a reduced total cost of ownership.

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.

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

This year, despite innumerable challenges and setbacks, a great number of new U.S.-flagged vessels made their way into service. In addition to Maid of the Mist's new electric tour boats James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla featured Wednesday, the newbuilds highlighted below are some of the most noteworthy to come out of U.S. shipyards in 2020.DredgerU.S.

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020: James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020: James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla

Christopher Glynn had known for some time that he wanted to build all-electric vessels for his Niagara Falls tour boat company Maid of the Mist. In January 2018 he decided in earnest that he was going to make it happen.But where to begin? Fully electric ferries had never been built in North America, so Maid of the Mist would be plying uncharted waters.

Interview: Bob Merchent, CEO, Halter Marine

Interview: Bob Merchent, CEO, Halter Marine

Please describe your professional background and what attracted you to your current position.In June 2020, I was named president and chief executive officer of Halter Marine. I had been retired around six years. My wife and I bought a piece of property outside of Brookhaven, Miss., and we were enjoying retired life split between our country property and our home in Gautier, Miss.

New All-electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Enter Service

New All-electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Enter Service

A pair of first-of-their-kind passenger vessels installed with all-electric propulsion will bring Niagara Falls sightseers to experience one of the wonders of the natural world undisturbed by exhaust fumes, engine noise or vibrations.The zero-emissions ferries, named the James V. Glynn and the Nikola Tesla

Shipping Execs Call for Action to Resolve Maersk Etienne Standstill

Shipping Execs Call for Action to Resolve Maersk Etienne Standstill

Several shipping industry executives have voiced their support for Maersk Tankers and are demanding government action to debark nearly 30 migrants from one of its tankers stranded off Malta.Maersk Tankers said its operated tanker Maersk Etienne has been stuck at sea since August 4 when its crew rescued 27 migrants from a wooden dinghy that had been adrift for days.

MarTID 2020: Maritime Training Budgets Continue to Rise

MarTID 2020: Maritime Training Budgets Continue to Rise

Training budgets for seafarers continue to rise around the world, and seafarers themselves increasingly are paying the price, according to the MarTID 2020 Training Practices Report.Responses (278) to the 2020 MarTID report, the third in the series, rose 60% versus 2019, and again included insights from seafarers (accounting for 53% of the response), vessel operators (24%) and METIs (23%).

Indian Solar Ferry Flies Flag for Cleaner, Cheaper Water Transport

Indian Solar Ferry Flies Flag for Cleaner, Cheaper Water Transport

Over the past three years, P. Ravindran’s commute from his southern Indian village has been about more than getting to work - the SIM card seller sees his daily trip on India’s first solar-powered ferry as doing his bit for the green revolution.“I am proud to be a frequent traveler on the Aditya...

The Advantages of Variable Speed Gensets

The Advantages of Variable Speed Gensets

Due to economic necessity, commercial ship operators have become increasingly focused on finding cost-optimized solutions to operate their vessels. In turn, power solutions providers like Rolls-Royce have been dedicated to finding ways to deliver the right technologies that will meet an operator’s specific requirements.

Marine Scrubbers: Yara Marine Plots the Path Forward, Post-COVID-19

Marine Scrubbers: Yara Marine Plots the Path Forward, Post-COVID-19

Yara Marine Technologies COO Ina Reksten and Research and Development Manager Shyam Bahadur Thapa reflect on the effects of the coronavirus crisis and share their vision for a future beyond the pandemic.2020 will go down in history as the year that changed everything for many industries, not least the marine exhaust gas cleaning segment.

New Report Outlines Big Potential for Offshore Wind

New Report Outlines Big Potential for Offshore Wind

Offshore wind currently represents just a small piece of the world’s energy supply. But that’s changing faster than ever before as new and existing players look to tap the huge resource potential—and market opportunities—being unlocked by shrinking costs and technological advances, as outlined in a recent comprehensive market report.