BRUSSELS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BRUSSELS
    • Operator : CALHOUN FERRY CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 200
  • Location
    • City : GOLDEN EAGLE
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 8
  • Size
    • Register length : 37.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 11.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 37.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 11.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.9 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 555989

CALHOUN FERRY CO.

  • Area of Operation : MILE 218.5 UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - GRAFTON FERRY ROUTE; MILE 228.5 UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - GOLDEN EAGLE FERRY ROUTE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

A-TEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EAGLE II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOLDEN EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. W. CANNON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL B.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THELMA JEAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

WINFIELD FERRY NO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

French, Italian Shipbuilders Forge Naval Alliance

French, Italian Shipbuilders Forge Naval Alliance

France and Italy forged a military shipbuilding alliance on Friday, as state-controlled Naval Group and Fincantieri signed off on a 50-50 joint venture that will bid for Franco-Italian warship projects and sell to the world market.The alliance reflects the two countries' desire to fend off competition in naval shipbuilding from the likes of China, the United States and Russia.

US LNG Opens Floodgates to Europe

US LNG Opens Floodgates to Europe

The United States has nearly tripled its natural-gas exports to the European Union (EU) since July and signed new licenses seeking to establish American energy as an EU mainstay. US exports of LNG surged following a meeting between Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker in July 2018.In their Joint Statement of 25 July 2018 in Washington D.C.

BREXIT: North P&I Gets OK for Dublin Brexit Hub

BREXIT: North P&I Gets OK for Dublin Brexit Hub

British ship insurer North has received regulatory approval from Ireland's central bank for a new subsidiary in Dublin to ensure continued access to trade in the European Union in case Britain loses single market access, the firm said on Friday.North, which has its headquarters in the northern England city of Newcastle

Brexit:: P&O Re-flags Two Ships for Tax Reasons

Brexit:: P&O Re-flags Two Ships for Tax Reasons

British ferry and shipping freight operator P&O is reviewing its UK-registered fleet and is already re-flagging two vessels to keep European Union tax arrangements ahead of Britain's departure from the bloc, the company said.A P&O spokesman said two of its UK ships operating on the English Channel route to France would be re-flagged to Cyprus.

New EU Secretary Director for Danish Shipping

New EU Secretary Director for Danish Shipping

On 1 January 2019, Jens Valdemar Krenchel will take up the position as Head of EU Representation for Danish Shipping at the  the EU office in Brussels, where Danish Shipping has been represented since 1989.At the same time, he will join the management team of Danish Shipping as Head of the organisation's EU Representation, which employs a team of four.

Wind to be EU's Largest Power Source in Ten Years

Wind to be EU's Largest Power Source in Ten Years

Wind power is set overtake coal, nuclear and gas to become the EU’s largest power source well before 2030. This is according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2018 World Energy Outlook.According to the IEA’s projections, wind energy will become the EU’s largest power source in 2027, overtaking coal, nuclear and then gas in the process.

Massive Benefits in Reducing Ship Speeds

Massive Benefits in Reducing Ship Speeds

Cutting the speed of ships has huge benefits for humans, nature and the climate, according to a new report, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment (T&E) has highlighted.A 20% reduction would cut greenhouse gases but also curb pollutants that damage human health such as black carbon and nitrogen oxides, according to the two Brussels-based environmental NGOs.

Rotterdam Port Joins Noah's Train

Rotterdam Port Joins Noah's Train

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced that it has participated in ‘Noah’s Train’ as part of the Rail Freight Forward (RFF) initiative, a collaborative effort to cut freight transport emissions by 30% by 2030.The longest mobile work of art and ambassador of the RFF initiative, Noah’s Train, is an initiative launched by several European railway companies to promote freight transport by rail.

Migrants on Ship Center of Political Fight

A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, was stranded off the coast of Italy on Friday as a political battle in Rome stopped it from docking and even the medical conditions of those on board were disputed.The migrants, picked up off Libya over the last two weeks, are waiting to disembark on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa

EU may Extend Med Mission for Air Patrols

EU may Extend Med Mission for Air Patrols

The European Union is considering a six-month extension to its Mediterranean mission, which is aimed at cracking down on smugglers and migration from Africa, but only for air patrols and training Libya's coast guard, according to a draft statement.The current mandate of the so-called Sophia mission expires this week and Italy wants to change it so that its ships are no longer patrolling and

EU Cuts Red Tape for Ships

EU Cuts Red Tape for Ships

The last Trilogue negotiation between the Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament on the “European Maritime Single Window environment”, (EMSWe) took place in Brussels.The EU is streamlining its ship reporting systems by creating a EMSWe, which will bring together all reporting formalities associated with a port call.

Bridge Collapse Blocks Belgian Canal Traffic

Shipping was blocked on the Brussels-Willebroek canal just north of the Belgian capital on Thursday after a ship struck a bridge near the town of Grimbergen, police said.The Humbeek bridge, which rises on cables to allow barges to pass beneath, was badly damaged, according to police cited by local media, although no one was injured.