BROTHER WILSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BROTHER WILSON
    • Operator : JANTRAN, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5000
  • Location
    • City : ROSEDALE
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 390
  • Size
    • Register length : 127.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 44 Feet
    • Overall Length : 138 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 44 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.9 Feet
    • Height : 47 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1966
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 502018

JANTRAN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ARKANSAS AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING; COAL, GRAIN, FERTILIZER, STEEL, CEMENT AND ALUMINUM

ARKANSAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE OAKLEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITY OF CLEVELAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CONCORDIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID WORK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DOROTHY M JANOUSH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANCES ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LELAND SPEAKES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCY JANOUSH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ALEX

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. TOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAPOLEON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RIVERTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROCK BLUFF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICTORIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WAXHAW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAN

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ROSEDALE

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate….  in Ship Construction!

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate…. in Ship Construction!

My brother, who is the executive editor of my favorite boating magazine (Soundings), and I occasionally send strange tidbits to each other by email. For some reason he sent me an email about the 17th Century ship Vasa and focused on one of the causes of the vessel’s failure to float properly.

Saltchuk Makes Bid for Overseas Shipholding Group

Saltchuk Makes Bid for Overseas Shipholding Group

Seattle-headquartered Saltchuk Holdings informed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it has proposed to buy the Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) shares it doesn't already own for $3 each, lifting shares of the Tampa, Fla.-based marine transportation company on Friday.As of June 29, Saltchuk beneficially owned 15.2 million (17.

Indian Rescuers Searching for 26 Still Missing from Sunken Barge

Indian Rescuers Searching for 26 Still Missing from Sunken Barge

India's army and navy deployed ships and aircraft as they searched for 26 people still missing more than three days after a powerful cyclone sank a barge off the country's west coast, killing 49 people on board.Cyclone Tauktae, the most powerful storm to barrel into the west coast in two decades, has killed at least 46 others after wreaking havoc in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa

Subsea Discovery: SOI Releases Images from Study of NW Australian Deep Corals

Subsea Discovery: SOI Releases Images from Study of NW Australian Deep Corals

Scientists circumnavigate and map the seafloor of the entire mesophotic (deep water) zone in Ashmore Reef Marine Park.Scientists discovered a sea snake thought to be locally extinct and saw several species such as the great spotted cowrie (Perissersoa guttata) for the first time in the Ashmore Reef Marine Park, off Australia

Bouchard Pays $375,000 to Whistleblower

Bouchard Pays $375,000 to Whistleblower

Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. and three former and current management officials from the Long Island-based petroleum barge company have paid $375,000 in restitution to the brother of one of two seamen killed in a 2017 barge explosion off Port Aransas, Texas.The seaman alleged the company fired him for cooperating with investigators and reporting safety concerns to the U.S.

Windship Technology Unveils Emissions-free Ship Design

Windship Technology Unveils Emissions-free Ship Design

British company Windship Technology has unveiled a whole-ship solution to tackle CO2 emissions from ships, launching its emissions-free bulk carrier and tanker designs alongside an investment partnership with classification society DNV.Starting from a clean drawing board, Technical Director Simon Rogers and his design team developed and tested at the Wolfson Unit in Southampton the company’s

Nigeria: Pirates Kill One, Kidnap 15 Sailors from Turkish Cargo Ship

Nigeria: Pirates Kill One, Kidnap 15 Sailors from Turkish Cargo Ship

Pirates off Nigeria's coast kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish container ship in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday in a brazen and violent attack that was farther from shore than usual.One sailor was killed in the raid, an Azerbaijani citizen, while those kidnapped are from Turkey, according to the respective governments and a crew list seen by Reuters.

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

The company that bought the ammonium nitrate which exploded in Beirut last August had possible links to two Syrian businessmen under U.S. sanctions for ties to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a report by a Lebanese journalist and London company filings.Savaro Ltd, the trading firm which procured the chemicals in 2013

Shipbuilding: Wilson Sons Unveils Plan to Build Six Tugboats

Shipbuilding: Wilson Sons Unveils Plan to Build Six Tugboats

Wilson Sons will start in the first quarter of 2021 the construction of six tugboats, at its shipyards in Guarujá (SP), helping to grow the company's fleet, the largest in Brazil today with 80 tugboats.  Click here to read a related story on the depth, breadth and growth of the Wilson Sons fleet from the November 2020 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News.

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

Containership Rescues Man Clinging to Capsized Boat

A containership rescued a boater clinging to the hull of his capsized vessel approximately 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Fla., Sunday.Stuart Bee departed Cape Marina in Port Canaveral on Friday and was reported missing Saturday after he did not return from his day trip. A marina member contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville at 11:40 a.m.

Wilson Sons: Inside Brazil’s Workboat Goliath

Wilson Sons: Inside Brazil’s Workboat Goliath

Wilson Sons is the largest integrated port and maritime logistics operator in Brazil, operating more than 80 workboats. Marcio Castro, Executive Director Tugboat Division, discusses with Maritime Reporter the size, shape & technical direction of the fleet.Mr. Castro, to start, how did you come to a career in maritime?I graduated in System Engineering at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ)

US Shipyards See Big Business Shifts

US Shipyards See Big Business Shifts

The American shipbuilding scene, filled with participants constructing all manner of vessels, has been navigating through stormy times (lately, yards along the Gulf Coast have literally been dealing with storms). The orders for newbuild, repair and conversion projects continue to flow in—albeit at a reduced pace—and the boats and ships go down the ways into the water