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

UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency Detains P&O Ferry Unready to Sail

UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency Detains P&O Ferry Unready to Sail

Britain's Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) on Friday detained a ferry operated by P&O in Northern Ireland because it was not ready to sail, the agency and P&O said.The British government has already said it will take legal action over P&O Ferries' decision to fire 800 staff earlier this month with immediate effect.

UK PM Johnson Says It Looks Like P&O Broke the Law

UK PM Johnson Says It Looks Like P&O Broke the Law

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he believed that P&O Ferries had broken the law by sacking 800 staff with immediate effect via video message and that the government would take legal action.P&O, which is owned by Dubai ports firm DP World, said last week it had lost 100 million pounds ($131 million) in the last year and that without changes its business was not sustainable.

UK to Invest $5.26B in Shipbuilding Sector

UK to Invest $5.26B in Shipbuilding Sector

The UK plans to give a boost to the country's shipbuilding sector, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson announcing a £4 billion (around $5.26 billion) injection into regional shipbuilding "to support thousands of high-quality jobs."The PM's office said in an announcement Thursday that funding will support shipyards and suppliers across the UK

Danish Vessel Involved in Collision off Sweden is Starting to Sink

Danish Vessel Involved in Collision off Sweden is Starting to Sink

A Danish ship involved in a collision off the Swedish coast that left one crew member dead and another missing has started to take on water and may soon sink, the Swedish Coast Guard said on Wednesday.At least one person, a Danish crew member from the 55-metre barge Karin Hoj, died in the collision with the 90-metre Scot Carrier

Swedish Prosecutor to Free One Suspect Held over Boat Collision

Swedish Prosecutor to Free One Suspect Held over Boat Collision

A Swedish prosecutor said on Wednesday that one of two crew members of a British cargo vessel held after a collision capsized a Danish barge in the Baltic Sea would be released from custody. The second crew member remains in detention.At least one person, a Danish crew member from the 55-meter barge Karin Hoj, died in the collision with the 90-meter Scot Carrier

UK, France Trade Blame as 27 Migrants Die While Trying to Cross Channel to Britain

UK, France Trade Blame as 27 Migrants Die While Trying to Cross Channel to Britain

British and French officials traded blame on Wednesday after 27 migrants died when their dinghy deflated as they made a perilous crossing of the English Channel.The accident was the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the narrow seaway separating the two countries.The Channel is one of the world's busiest shipping lanes and currents are strong.

Fishing Row: UK Tells France to Back Down in 48 Hours or 'We Get Tough'

Fishing Row: UK Tells France to Back Down in 48 Hours or 'We Get Tough'

Britain gave France 48 hours on Monday to back down in a fishing row that threatens to spiral into a wider trade dispute between two of Europe's biggest economies or face tortuous legal action under the Brexit trade deal.Post-Brexit bickering over fish culminated last Wednesday in the French seizure of a British scallop dredger, the Cornelis Gert Jan, in French waters near Le Havre.

'Machine Odyssey' Complete as Autonomous Tug Reaches Hamburg after 1000+nm Journey

'Machine Odyssey' Complete as Autonomous Tug Reaches Hamburg after 1000+nm Journey

The autonomous tug Nellie Bly has completed what is claimed to be the world’s first 1,000+ nautical miles autonomous and remotely commanded journey of a commercial vessel at sea.The journey around Denmark, aptly named the Machine Odyssey, officially started September 30, when the Nellie Bly departed Cuxhaven, Germany, (near Hamburg) for Denmark.

Choked Port Won't Cancel Christmas, Britain Says

Choked Port Won't Cancel Christmas, Britain Says

Britain said on Wednesday that people should buy normally for Christmas and there would be no shortage of gifts after shipping containers carrying toys and electrical goods were diverted from the country’s biggest port because it was full.Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping company

Academia’s Climate Change Challenge is Far from Academic

Academia’s Climate Change Challenge is Far from Academic

Highlighted in Marine Technology Reporter's MTR100 is the work and technology ongoing in the halls of academia. The most recent report released by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change emphasized our warming planet, an expected announcement for many in the scientific community.

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Partner on Autonomous Ship Control Solutions

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Partner on Autonomous Ship Control Solutions

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Robotics announced they are working together to deliver remote command, autonomous control and intelligent crew support systems to the marine market.As part of this agreement, Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems and Sea Machines, the developer of remote-vessel command and autonomous control systems

Iran Warns of Response if Security Threatened After Ship Attack

Iran Warns of Response if Security Threatened After Ship Attack

Iran will respond promptly to any threat against its security, the foreign ministry said on Monday, after the United States, Israel and Britain blamed Tehran for an attack on an Israeli-managed tanker off the coast of Oman.Tehran has denied any involvement in the attack on Thursday in which two crew members—a Briton and a Romanian—were killed.