BUCK JOHNSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BUCK JOHNSON
    • Operator : IMPERIAL TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 182
  • Size
    • Register length : 81 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29 Feet
    • Overall Length : 81 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 629341

IMPERIAL TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO, MONONGAHELA AND ALLEGHENY RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

AMBER BRITTANY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ROSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss Maritime’s newest vessel will be the first U.S.-flag harbor tug to integrate autonomous systems in real-world commercial operations.Launched on April 29 and scheduled for delivery in May 2021, the newly built 90-ton bollard pull Rachael Allen—the fourth in a series of ASD-90 Z-drive tractor tugs being built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, in Freeland, Wash.

Saga Sees Resilient Cruise Bookings Despite COVID Concerns

Saga Sees Resilient Cruise Bookings Despite COVID Concerns

Britain’s over-50s holidays group Saga said on Tuesday total cruise bookings stood at 140 million pounds ($191.3 million) as it prepares to restart sailing in May after a torrid year for the travel industry due to the global health crisis.Mass vaccination drives have offered hopes for a revival this year but the industry faces fresh uncertainty as new variants of the coronavirus force some

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.

Sweden Clearing Legal Path to Reexamine Estonia Wreck Site

Sweden Clearing Legal Path to Reexamine Estonia Wreck Site

A new examination of the wreck of the ferry Estonia, which sank in the Baltic in 1994 with the loss of 852 lives, will be possible from the summer when a change to Swedish law comes into force, news agency TT reported on Thursday.The official investigation concluded in 1997 that the roll-on, roll-off ferry’s bow shield had failed, damaging the bow ramp and flooding the car deck.

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire.The deal, agreed more than four years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the bloc

Sweden to Allow Underwater Probe of Estonia Wreck Site

Sweden to Allow Underwater Probe of Estonia Wreck Site

Sweden said on Friday it would allow an underwater examination of the ferry Estonia, which sank in the Baltic 26 years ago with the loss of 852 lives, after a documentary film showed previously unknown holes in the wreck's hull. The official investigation concluded in 1997 that the roll-on, roll-off ferry's bow shield had failed, damaging the bow ramp and flooding the car deck.

Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Autonomy

Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Autonomy

While work on maritime autonomy has proceeded at speed globally, a pair of U.S. companies – Metal Shark and Sea Machines – have jumped to the fore in delivering solutions that have evolved from the research & development department to work on the waterways.When talk turns to “autonomy” in the maritime sector there are more questions than answers.

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Estonia, Sweden and Finland will look into fresh evidence on the sinking of the ferry Estonia, which went down 26 years ago on Monday with the loss of 852 lives in Europe’s worst peacetime maritime disaster since World War Two.The roll-on roll-off ferry, carrying 803 passengers and 186 crew, sank on a stormy Baltic Sea shortly after midnight on Sept. 28, 1994.

Sea Machines Raises $15 Mln, Partners with Huntington Ingalls Industries

Sea Machines Raises $15 Mln, Partners with Huntington Ingalls Industries

Autonomous vessel technology developer Sea Machines Robotics announced Wednesday it has closed a new $15 million financing round with significant participation by America's largest military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII).The Boston-based tech company said it expects the investment and associated partnership with HII will accelerate the deployment of self-piloting technologies

Hydrographic Survey Vessel to be Converted for Unmanned Operations

Hydrographic Survey Vessel to be Converted for Unmanned Operations

A hydrographic survey vessel will operate in multiple areas of the Wadden Sea, commanded from shore by personnel in an office in Amersterdam.U.S.-based Sea Machines Robotics, a developer of autonomous command and advanced perception systems, said Thursday that Dutch company Deep BV will equip one of its vessels with a Sea Machines SM300 autonomous control system to enable remote command of the

Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Zumwalt

Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Zumwalt

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of its first Zumwalt-class destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) on April 24 following Combat Systems Activation.The ship will transition to the next phase of developmental and integrated at-sea testing. This event marks a major milestone of the dual delivery approach for USS Zumwalt