BOB JONES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BOB JONES
    • Operator : TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : MUSCLE SHOALS
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 51
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 29.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1991
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 969740

TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : TENNESSEE, CUMBERLAND, OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT AND HARBOR SERVICE OF COAL BARGES

BUCKEYE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BULLDOG TVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEDOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY LOU TVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAYOR BOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICIA H.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRIOT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY L. KANIPE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED WAGNER TVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TVA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TVA 3

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

News

Pasha Hawaii Takes Delivery of LNG-fueled Containership

Pasha Hawaii Takes Delivery of LNG-fueled Containership

Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii announced on Thursday it has taken delivery of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled containership from Brownsville, Texas shipbuilder Keppel AmFELS.The 774-foot George III is the first of two new ‘Ohana Class containerships to join Pasha Hawaii’s fleet, serving the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane.

New Crewing Mandate Could Be a 'Gut Punch' to U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

New Crewing Mandate Could Be a 'Gut Punch' to U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

The U.S. House has this week passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), in which it attached a provision that would change rules for manning offshore vessels in U.S. waters, with the goal of fostering American jobs in the U.S. offshore wind sector, however, the move could be counterproductive.According to American Clean Power (ACP), which has slammed the move, the U.S.

Maritime Communications: Easier, Faster, Cheaper

Maritime Communications: Easier, Faster, Cheaper

In November 2021, GTMaritime published a white paper: “Maritime Communications - A look over the horizon.” The report, available here, is built around three broad Sections – 1. “Basics of marine Communications;” 2. “The connected ship;” and 3. “Special services.”Then, each Section presents a closer look at various topics.

Three Die, Two Missing After Tugboat Sinks off Southern Italy

Three Die, Two Missing After Tugboat Sinks off Southern Italy

Three people died and two were still missing after a tugboat sank off the southern Italian coast while pulling a pontoon on a route between Italy and Albania, the coastguard said on Thursday.The Franco P tugboat sent an alarm signal on Wednesday evening, while sailing some 50 nautical miles (92.6 km) off the city of Bari, an Italian coastguard statement said.

Iran Said It Seized a Ship Smuggling Fuel

Iran Said It Seized a Ship Smuggling Fuel

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had seized a vessel in Gulf waters loaded with 250,000 liters of smuggled fuel, the Iranian state news agency IRNA reported.Iran, which has some of the world’s cheapest fuel prices due to heavy state subsidies and the fall of its currency, has been fighting rampant fuel smuggling by land to neighboring states and by sea to Gulf Arab states.

U.S. Offshore Wind Forecast: 45 Projects, $136B CapEx

U.S. Offshore Wind Forecast: 45 Projects, $136B CapEx

As of the end of January 2022, there were over 45 projects in development representing a $136 billion capital expenditure and $4.4 billion annual OPEX opportunity that are forecast to be brought on stream within this and early in the next decade.What a difference a year makes. This time last year there was still some uncertainty around the federal offshore wind permitting process

American Offshore Services Orders Four Jones Act CTVs

American Offshore Services Orders Four Jones Act CTVs

American Offshore Services (A-O-S) announced Tuesday it has ordered four hybrid-ready crew transfer vessels (CTV) from Blount Boats to service the United States' emerging offshore wind industry.In the years ahead, it's expected that potentially dozens of CTVs will be built as part of a new fleet of Jones Act compliant vessels required to support the construction and long-term service of a

Philly Shipyard Nets First Contract in U.S. Offshore Wind Market

Philly Shipyard Nets First Contract in U.S. Offshore Wind Market

U.S. shipbuilder Philly Shipyard has won a contract from the dredging giant Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to build a Jones Act-compliant subsea rock installation vessel that will serve the growing U.S. offshore wind market.The contract award, first in the U.S. offshore wind space for the shipyard, is worth around $197 million. Great Lakes, the U.S.

Maritime for the Win(d)

Maritime for the Win(d)

With the recent announcement by Secretary Deb Haaland that the Department of Interior will potentially hold up to seven new offshore lease sales by 2025, the Biden administration has taken a significant step toward its goal of bringing online 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030.

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

“30 by 30” is the rallying cry for all concerned with the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind business. In Spring 2021, the Secretaries of Energy, Interior and Commerce resolved to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of electricity generated from offshore turbines by 2030. Consultants McKinsey, in a recent article frame the value proposition for this clean fuel source

Havfram Set to Order Giant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel for U.S. Market

Havfram Set to Order Giant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel for U.S. Market

Norwegian firm Ocean Installer, best known for its subsea installation services in the oil and gas sector, in December 2020 changed its name to Havfram - Ocean Forward in Norwegian - saying the name change reflected the company's growing commitment to offshore wind. Now, less than a year after the name change

Baltic Dry Index Rises to Highest Peak Since 2010

Baltic Dry Index Rises to Highest Peak Since 2010

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index on Monday rose to a more than 11-year peak on rising demand for all vessel sizes, with capesize rates extending their winning run to an 11th straight session.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, rose 55 points, or about 1.3%, to its highest since mid-2010 at 4,147.