C. B. FORD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : C. B. FORD
    • Operator : CHOCTAW TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1400
  • Location
    • City : DYERSBURG
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 179
  • Size
    • Register length : 73 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 73 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 44.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1984
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 678450

CHOCTAW TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM, TENN-TOM WATERWAY, INLAND WATERWAYS AND GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : RIVER CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

GLADYS FORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. AMY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

MS. DEBBIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. LISA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. NANCY C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

A

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

IBL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Genco Scrubber Refits Completed

Genco Scrubber Refits Completed

Bulk carrier owner Genco Shipping & Trading said it has completed a refit program that saw scrubbers installed on board its 17 Capesize vessels as part of the New York-listed owner's plan to comply with new International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations that limit sulfur emissions from vessels to 0.5% down from 3.5%.John C.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was launched Monday at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Virginia.Following the launch, the Ford Class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), was guided with help from six tugboats down the James River about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock 12, where it has been under construction

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.

Maersk Tankers to Add 11 Vessels to Fleet

Maersk Tankers to Add 11 Vessels to Fleet

Danish tanker owner and operator Maersk Tankers is set to add 11 ships to its managed fleet in a deal with BP Shipping and ICBC Financial Leasing.Under the terms of the agreement, Maersk Tankers will take each vessel from the owner under a bare-boat charter arrangement, which it will then hire out to BP under a time charter deal for a period of three years.

GD NASSCO Wins $1.6 Billion Navy Contract

GD NASSCO Wins $1.6 Billion Navy Contract

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy worth up to $1.6 billion for the construction of the sixth and seventh ships of the Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program, as well as an option for ESB 8.The contract, announced by the Department of Defense today, provides $1.

USN to Commission Destroyer Paul Ignatius

USN to Commission Destroyer Paul Ignatius

The U.S. Navy will commission its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer -- arguably the most successful shipbuilding series in naval history -- the future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), during a ceremony July 27 at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, FL.The ship is named in honor of Paul Robert Ignatius, who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and later during the Lyndon B.

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.Ukraine this month received its first ever barrels from the United States, according to Refinitiv Eikon flows data

Video: HII Finishes CVN-79 Flight Deck

Video: HII Finishes CVN-79 Flight Deck

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division lifted the upper bow section onto one of the new aircraft carrier being built for the U.S. Navy, signalling the completion of the ship's flight deck.The addition of the upper bow section is one of the last steel structural units, known as a superlift, to be placed on the newbuiild, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).

Boat Sunk in Danube Ready to be Raised

Boat Sunk in Danube Ready to be Raised

Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew.The Mermaid sank after a large Swiss-owned cruise liner struck it from behind on May 29 as both vessels passed under a 19th century bridge in the Hungarian capital during heavy rain.

Maersk Orders Four Product Tankers

Maersk Orders Four Product Tankers

Danish ship owner Maersk confirmed it has exercised an option to order four additional product tankers from China's Dalian Shipyard.The order completes a a series of 10 newbuilds planned for delivery from 2020-2022 as part of Maersk's ongoing fleet renewal program in the LR2 segment. The first six vessels were ordered in May 2018.Søren C.

KHI Delivers LPG Carrier Maple Gas

KHI Delivers LPG Carrier Maple Gas

Kawasaki Heavy Industries delivered the Maple Gas, a 82,200 m3 capacity liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier, for Astomos Energy.The shipbuilder said that this is the 57th LPG carrier and the eighth LPG vessel of the same type to be built by the company.Maple Gas (length: 229.9 m, gross tonnage: 46,851) adopts Kawasaki's uniquely developed bow shape called SEA-Arrow

HII Delivers DDG 117 to U.S. Navy

HII Delivers DDG 117 to U.S. Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) to the U.S. Navy today with shipbuilders, ship’s force and representatives of Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast in attendance.The signing of the DD 250 document officially transfers custody of the ship from HII to the Navy.