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

Hundreds of Thousands of Seafarers Are Still Stranded at Sea

Hundreds of Thousands of Seafarers Are Still Stranded at Sea

Hundreds of thousands of seafarers around the world are stranded at sea due to coronavirus travel restrictions, unable to go home or get medical care, the International Labor Organization (ILO) said on Tuesday, calling on nations to address their plight.Many shipping and transport workers have been at sea as long as 17 months or longer

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

The captain of a dive boat that caught fire last year near Santa Cruz Island, resulting in 34 deaths, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter.Jerry Nehl Boylan, of Santa Barbara, was named in the indictment by a federal grand jury that alleges Boylan, as the captain and master of the Santa Barbara-based Conception

Fincantieri to Open Ship Repair Yard in Mexico

Fincantieri to Open Ship Repair Yard in Mexico

Fincantieri is teaming up with the Mexican government to open a new shipyard that will provide repair, conversions and maintenance cruise ships, large cargo vessels and oil and gas vessels.The Italian shipbuilding giant revealed Tuesday that it has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the Ministry of Economic Development and Labor of the Yucatán State (Mexico) to participate in the design and

Lebanon Hires German Firm to Remove Dangerous Material from Beirut Port

Lebanon Hires German Firm to Remove Dangerous Material from Beirut Port

Lebanon's authorities signed a contract this month with a German company to clear dangerous material stored for more than a decade at Beirut port, the site of a seismic blast in August that killed about 200 people and wrecked swathes of the capital.Combi Lift, which signed the contract three months after a huge quantity of poorly stored chemicals erupted in a mushroom cloud

Singapore Launches Its First 'Cruise to Nowhere'

Singapore Launches Its First 'Cruise to Nowhere'

Hit by cabin fever, hundreds of Singapore residents itching to get out of the tiny country boarded a “cruise to nowhere” on Friday, a rare chance to sail the seas after the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the cruise industry.Before starting their short “seacation” on the 335-meter World Dream, passengers underwent coronavirus swab tests before boarding the vessel

The Real Life of Seafarers Like Those on ‘Hijacked’ Tanker Nave Andromeda

The Real Life of Seafarers Like Those on ‘Hijacked’ Tanker Nave Andromeda

The suspected hijacking of the oil tanker Nave Andromeda off the coast of the Isle of Wight has captivated the press. While the heroic efforts of members of the Special Boat Service in resolving the situation have been highlighted, little public attention has been paid to the seafarers working onboard the tanker who were caught up in the incident.At around 10 a.m.

UK Special Forces Storm Oil Tanker, Detain Stowaways in English Channel

UK Special Forces Storm Oil Tanker, Detain Stowaways in English Channel

British special forces stormed a Greek-operated oil tanker in the English channel on Sunday to wrestle control of the vessel from seven stowaways who had threatened the crew in a suspected hijacking.Troops from the Special Boat Service, a navy special forces unit whose headquarters in just a few miles away from where the vessel began showing signs of distress

Iranian Fuel Seized by US to Reach Texas Within Days

Iranian Fuel Seized by US to Reach Texas Within Days

Iranian fuel that the United States seized last month while it was being transported to Venezuela is now being taken to Texas by two tankers due to arrive in coming days, part of Washington’s efforts to disrupt trade between Caracas and Tehran, according to sources and data.The first fuel cargo, on Liberia-flagged tanker Euroforce, was to arrive in Texas in the coming 24 hours, the sources said.

US Seizes $27 Mln Found on a Cargo Ship in the Caribbean

US Seizes $27 Mln Found on a Cargo Ship in the Caribbean

U.S. authorities in San Juan, Puerto Rico seized $27 million of undeclared currency found inside boxes aboard a cargo ship bound for St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized the vacuum-sealed cash packs on board the vessel Norma H II during a joint investigation between CBP, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

US Seized Four Iranian Fuel Cargoes Bound for Venezuela

US Seized Four Iranian Fuel Cargoes Bound for Venezuela

The United States said on Friday it had confiscated four Iranian fuel shipments that had been bound for Venezuela, disrupting a key supply line for both Tehran and Caracas as they defied U.S. sanctions.U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran should not be sending cargoes to Venezuela and added that the seized shipments were bound for Houston, Texas, a major U.S.

USMI’s Family Recipe

USMI’s Family Recipe

Barry Dreyfus Jr., CEO of United States Marine Inc. (USMI), doesn’t keep the recipe to his company’s success a secret. In fact, it’s displayed plainly for all to see on the homepage of USMI’s website: family, integrity and quality. These have been cornerstones of the 36-year-old firm, today regarded as one of the nation’s premier military small craft builders.Headquartered in Gulfport, Miss.

CSBC-DEME JV Makes FID for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

CSBC-DEME JV Makes FID for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

CDWE, a joint venture company between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME has taken the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the construction of ‘Green Jade’, which is the first DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan.The Green Jade, with its 4,000-tonne crane capacity and DP3 capability, will serve the offshore wind market, and according to the JV