CAPT. BILL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPT. BILL
    • Operator : WESTERN RIVERS BOAT MANAGEMENT, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3950
  • Location
    • City : ASH FLAT
    • STATE : AR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 306
  • Size
    • Register length : 131 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 131 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.3 Feet
    • Height : 38.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1974
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : 2 40 TON WINCHES
    • Coast Guard Number : 272085
    • REBLT : *

WESTERN RIVERS BOAT MANAGEMENT, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALL WESTERN RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING DRY GOODS

BRITNEY LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOHNNY COE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. WHITEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COWBOY CARL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANICE E. STRAIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENDELL BRIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUXORA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LYDIA MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ABBY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS DOROTHY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS JANICE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS NATALIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS NELDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. CHUCK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. JASON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. LEWIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RACHELLE MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM E. STRAIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OU

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Unified Command Prepares for Removal of Bridge Piece on Top of Dali

Unified Command Prepares for Removal of Bridge Piece on Top of Dali

Key Bridge Unified command salvors have begun preparing for the removal of bridge section four, which lies across the bow of the M/V Dali.The operation requires careful handling of roadbed material, crushed containers and bridge fragments currently resting on the M/V Dali’s bow.The salvage teams are preparing for the refloat of the Dali

Italy Thwarts Houthi Drone Attack in the Red Sea

Italy Thwarts Houthi Drone Attack in the Red Sea

An Italian navy ship shot down a drone fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels and targeting a European cargo, the Italian defense ministry said in a statement on Monday.The drone was intercepted "in the late morning" near the Bab-el-Mandeb strait at the southern end of the Red Sea, the ministry said.It was flying toward the cargo ship and taken down while it was 5 kilometers (3.11 miles) away.

First Ship Departs Baltimore Through Limited Access Channel

First Ship Departs Baltimore Through Limited Access Channel

The first commercial vessel transited through a newly opened channel in the Port of Baltimore following the deadly collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge.The Fort McHenry Limited Access Channel (LAC) was opened as a temporary solution to provide passage for a limited number of commercial vessels into the Port of Baltimore and a departure opportunity for some deep draft vessels currently unable

At Least Five People Drown Trying to Cross English Channel

At Least Five People Drown Trying to Cross English Channel

At least five people, including a child, died in an attempt to cross the English Channel from France, hours after Britain passed a bill to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda to try to deter the dangerous crossings.The deaths of one child, a woman and three men occurred on an overcrowded small boat carrying around 110 people attempting to cross one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.

Mercy Ships to Build Another Hospital Ship

Mercy Ships to Build Another Hospital Ship

The MSC Foundation, the MSC Group and Mercy Ships International have joined forces to build a new hospital ship.On 8 April, the chairman of MSC Group and MSC Foundation, Capt. Gianluigi Aponte, MSC Group President and Member of the MSC Foundation Board, Diego Aponte, and Mercy Ships Founder, Don Stephens

Third Temporary Channel Opened in Baltimore

Third Temporary Channel Opened in Baltimore

The Captain of the Port (COTP) has established the Fort Carroll Temporary Alternate Channel, which is on the northeast side of the main channel in the vicinity of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and will provide limited access for commercially essential vessels.The channel has a controlling depth of 20 feet, a 300-foot horizontal clearance, and a vertical clearance of 135 feet

Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

An accident with a shiploader at the sugar terminal in the Recife port in Northeastern Brazil suspended loading operations at the site, according to a note from shipping company Williams Brazil late on Thursday.The company said the shiploader collapsed and a part of the machine fell inside the cargo hold of a vessel that was docked at the port to load raw sugar.

First Containers Removed from Dali

First Containers Removed from Dali

The Unified Command began to remove containers onboard M/V Dali at the Key Bridge incident site, Sunday.  Salvors removed containers from the Dali as part of the effort to gain access to the portion of the Key Bridge that lies atop the ship. The transfer of containers from the Dali will continue in the coming days, as weather permits.

US Dredging: Plenty of Issues, New WRDA on the Way

US Dredging: Plenty of Issues, New WRDA on the Way

2024 marks another year for development of a biennial WRDA bill—Water Resources Development Act, critical legislation for the Nation’s waterways, ports and harbors. WRDA encompasses a range of issues, from environmental regs to energy use to agriculture and, of course, a focus on projects critical for economic growth.

Shipping Industry Calls for Release of Galaxy Leader Crew

Shipping Industry Calls for Release of Galaxy Leader Crew

The international maritime industry, led by the International Chamber of Shipping, has joined together to express their concern for the seafarers from the Galaxy Leader who have been held hostage and call on the Houthis to release them.Monday February 19, 2024 marks the three-month anniversary since the Houthis seized the Galaxy Leader and its 25 seafarers in the Red Sea.

US Senators Ready Bill to Fund Office Helping Iran Oil Seizures

US Senators Ready Bill to Fund Office Helping Iran Oil Seizures

U.S. senators from both parties are readying legislation to help the federal government enforce oil sanctions on Iran, the office of Senator Joni Ernst, a Republican, told Reuters on Thursday.Ernst is spear-heading the bill slated for release on Monday to create a $150 million Iranian sanctions enforcement fund for the Department of Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) office

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Contaminated marine fuels from several suppliers led to fouled engines on about a dozen vessels operating from the U.S. Gulf Coast this spring, according to Lloyd's Register and marine fuel testing service VPS.The tainted fuel was the first major occurrence along the U.S. Gulf Coast since 2018, when about 200 ships had engines fouled by fuel containing an epoxy, said Steve Bee