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

USS Theodore Roosevelt Returns to Sea Following COVID-19 Outbreak

USS Theodore Roosevelt Returns to Sea Following COVID-19 Outbreak

U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway for the first time since being sidelined by an onboard coronavirus outbreak that infected hundreds of sailors and led to the firing of the ship's commander.Theodore Roosevelt was in the Asia-Pacific region when a number of its sailors began falling ill with COVID-19

Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Departs Los Angeles

Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Departs Los Angeles

The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Los Angeles Friday after supporting local COVID-19 response efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.Mercy has been at the World Cruise Center Terminal in the Port of Los Angeles since March 27, serving state and local healthcare providers by treating non-COVID-19 patients in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s first-of-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Argus (WMSM-915) was held on April 28, 2020 at Eastern’s Nelson Street facility in Panama City, Fla. USCGC Argus is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

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

COVID-19 Impacts on Demurrage and Detention

COVID-19 Impacts on Demurrage and Detention

What might not be so obvious in this COVID-19 environment, which we have grown to associate with shortages, is that counterintuitively there are issues beginning to appear dealing with the opposite situation. The Journal of Commerce has reported that “[t]he container shipping industry is marshaling a response to signs of a building import backlog as some retailers and manufacturers fail to pick

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York Monday to support COVID-19 response efforts in the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak.The ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries

USNS Comfort Departs for New York

USNS Comfort Departs for New York

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Norfolk, Va. Saturday for New York City in support of the COVID-19 response efforts.The Military Sealift Command ship will serve as a referral hospital for patients not infected with COVID-19, providing a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries, critical care and ward care for adults

Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

A 334-meter containership ran aground near mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River, Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard watchstanders in New Orleans received a call at 3:20 a.m. that the Liberian-flagged Belita had run aground near 12-mile point, at mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River.

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

The Congress worked hard and most importantly together at the end of the recently-concluded First Session in December to finalize and pass Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations that included the Energy & Water Development (E&WD) Appropriations bill that funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) work on the nations’ waterways.

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

It is often difficult to push through the federal government morass to focus on the issues that actually matter to the inland operator. While 2020 inevitably will be a contentious year in American politics, it is critical to stay focused on the items that will have direct impact on the U.S. maritime industry.

The Good, the Bad and the Undeniably Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Undeniably Ugly

The end of 2019 promises to be a busy, and potentially discordant, legislative and regulatory period for the United States maritime industry as both Congress and the Executive Branch look to take decisive action, with both positive and negative potential impacts depending on your perspective.

Most NY Waterway Ferries Back in Service

Most NY Waterway Ferries Back in Service

The majority of NY Waterway ferries taken out of service for safety violations last month have returned to regular operations, the U.S. Coast Guard said.On November 24, the Coast Guard revealed that Sector New York marine inspectors determined that 23 of NY Waterway's 32 ferries had damage or discrepancies significant enough to warrant a suspension of service.