BTU SPECIAL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BTU SPECIAL
    • Operator : MCGINNIS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : CINCINNATI
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33
  • Size
    • Register length : 47.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 47.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 29.2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 572552

MCGINNIS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

ALAN ALBRIGHT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRANT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CANADIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOHN CHURCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHRIS ARDEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHUCK PIEPMEIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITY OF SOUTH POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

E. W. THOMPSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GARRY LACEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JIM LANCASTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JO ANN MCGINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN GREER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAC MCGINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MOUNTAIN GIRL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. KING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POCAHONTAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM BUSSLER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOMBIGBEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIVIAN MC GINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MGI

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WTT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AO

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

EBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Indian Navy Seizes Ship from Somali Pirates and Rescues 17 Crew

Indian Navy Seizes Ship from Somali Pirates and Rescues 17 Crew

Indian naval forces including special commandos seized a cargo vessel that had been hijacked by Somali pirates, rescuing 17 crew members, a spokesperson for the navy said on Saturday.The navy said in a post on social media platform X that all 35 pirates aboard the ship, the Maltese-flagged bulk cargo vessel Ruen, had surrendered, and the ship had been checked for the presence of illegal arms

Ukrainian Sea Drones Damage Russian Black Sea Fleet Patrol Ship Near Crimea

Ukrainian Sea Drones Damage Russian Black Sea Fleet Patrol Ship Near Crimea

Ukrainian sea drones damaged a Russian Black Sea Fleet patrol ship off occupied Crimea, Ukrainian military intelligence said on Tuesday.The intelligence agency said on Telegram messaging app that its special unit Group 13 attacked the Russian Black Sea Fleet patrol ship Sergey Kotov near the Kerch Strait.

Foremost Group CEO Angela Chao Killed in Car Accident

Foremost Group CEO Angela Chao Killed in Car Accident

Angela Chao, chair and CEO of the Foremost Group, has died in a car accident, the New York-headquartered dry bulk shipping company announced on Monday.Angela Chao was an experienced and well-respected shipping executive, having worked her way up through several leadership positions at the company founder by her father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, with her mother, the late Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, in 1964.

Diplomacy Underway to Allow Houthis a 'Climbdown' from Attacks

Diplomacy Underway to Allow Houthis a 'Climbdown' from Attacks

Diplomatic efforts are underway to try to find a "climbdown" for Yemen's Houthis, the special U.S. envoy to Yemen said in a video recording released on Tuesday, in an apparent reference to finding a face-saving solution to ending their attacks on ships in the Red Sea.U.S. Special Envoy Tim Lenderking recorded his comments on Friday for a think-tank conference before flying to Oman for talks on

Skandi Emerald AHTS Set for Petrofac’s Northern Endeavour FPSO Job

Skandi Emerald AHTS Set for Petrofac’s Northern Endeavour FPSO Job

Akastor's subsidiary DDW Offshore has secured a contract extension with Petrofac for its AHTS vessel that will be put on the Northern Endeavour FPSO disconnection job offshore Australia.The contract extension follows the original one-year contract Petrofac signed with DDW Offshore for the AHTS vessel Skandi Atlantic back in September 2022.

Two US Navy SEALs Died Raiding Vessel in Gulf of Aden

Two US Navy SEALs Died Raiding Vessel in Gulf of Aden

Two U.S. Navy SEALs who went missing in the Gulf of Aden earlier this month during a raid on a boat carrying Iranian weapons have not been located following an exhaustive search and their status has been changed to deceased, military officials said on Sunday.The SEALs were reported missing after boarding the vessel in a Jan. 11 operation near the coast of Somali, the U.S.

Canada's First Fully Electric Tug Arrives in Vancouver

Canada's First Fully Electric Tug Arrives in Vancouver

This week, Canada welcomed the arrival of the its first fully electric tugboat, HaiSea Wamis.Built by Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey, the vessel is the first in a series of three Robert Allan Ltd. designed ElectRA 2800 battery electric harbor tugs being constructed for HaiSea Marine, a joint venture partnership between the Haisla First Nation and Seaspan ULC.

Italian Forces Board Turkish Cargo Ship to 'Liberate' Crew

Italian special forces boarded a Turkish cargo vessel on Friday after the crew detected a group of unidentified people onboard, some of them armed, Rome's defence ministry said on Friday, adding the operation was still under way.Italian minister Guido Crosetto told an event that there were 15 "illegal migrants" on board

MarTID: 2023 Survey of Maritime Training Practices is Open

MarTID: 2023 Survey of Maritime Training Practices is Open

Vessel owners/operators, Maritime Education and Training Institutes and Seafarers are encouraged to participate in the 2023 MarTID survey of maritime training practices.The survey is designed to take only 20 to 30 minutes to complete, but the insights are invaluable in the quest to learn more granular detail on the current focus and future shifts in the way in which seafarer training is delivered

Canadian Coast Guard Plans to Order Up to 61 Small Vessels

Canadian Coast Guard Plans to Order Up to 61 Small Vessels

The Canadian Coast Guard has revealed big plans to invest in its fleet of small vessels.Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on Thursday announced $2.5 billion CAD (roughly $1.8 billion USD) for the construction of up to 61 new small vessels and the ongoing replacement of small craft, barges and workboats within the Canadian Coast guard fleet.

Russia Accuses Ukraine of Sabotaging Grain Deal with Bribery Scheme

Russia Accuses Ukraine of Sabotaging Grain Deal with Bribery Scheme

Russia on Wednesday accused Ukraine of sabotaging the Black Sea grain deal by demanding bribes from ship owners to register new vessels and carry out inspections under the cover of a deal the United Nations hopes could ease a global food crisis.There was no immediate comment on the allegation, levelled by Russia's Foreign Ministry

Berlin Reviewing Decision to Allow Chinese Investment in Hamburg Port Terminal

Berlin Reviewing Decision to Allow Chinese Investment in Hamburg Port Terminal

Berlin is reviewing its decision to allow China's Cosco to take a stake in one of logistics firm HHLA's three terminals at the Hamburg port, a spokesperson for the German economy ministry said on Wednesday.Responding to a question about the reported classification of Tollerort as critical infrastructure