CAPT. TOM ECHOLS SR.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPT. TOM ECHOLS SR.
    • Operator : ECHO TOWING SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 60
  • Size
    • Register length : 65.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2005
    • Year : 2005
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 293340
    • REBLT : *

ECHO TOWING SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTERCOASTAL; HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL; BUFFALO BAY; CEDAR BAYOU AND SAN JACINTO RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING DRY CARGO (STEEL AND GRAIN) AND CHEMICALS

NITA E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PHYLLIS E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RHONDA E.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOMMY E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ukraine Expects First Vessel to Arrive to Collect Grain

Ukraine Expects First Vessel to Arrive to Collect Grain

A Turkish bulk carrier is expected to arrive in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Chornomorsk on Friday and will be the first vessel to arrive at a Ukrainian port during Russia's invasion, a spokesperson for the regional administration of Odesa said."The Turkish bulk carrier Osprey S, flying the flag of Liberia, is heading from the Dardanelles Strait to the port of Chornomorsk," Serhiy Bratchuk

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Capt. Brian McAllister, a prominent member of the American maritime industry and a true New York area maritime industry icon, has passed away.The following was posted on the mcallistertowing.com website:"It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Captain.  Brian, who changed the future of McAllister Towing when he bought the company with his brothers and cousins

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

New federal money promises dramatic impacts throughout the United States’ inland waterways system in 2022 and beyond. This report focuses on America’s central rivers; the Western rivers will be covered in a future report. These central rivers reach 11,000 miles, from Pennsylvania to Florida and from Texas to South Dakota.Consider the money within the U.S.

Multiple Fireboats Fighting Fire on Barge in Delaware Bay

Multiple Fireboats Fighting Fire on Barge in Delaware Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday it was, together with local fire agencies, responding to a barge fire approximately 9 miles south of Port Mahon.Watchstanders at the Sector Delaware Bay Command Center received a call at approximately 1 a.m. reporting a barge on fire in the Delaware River.  The barge was reportedly carrying household appliances for scrap, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued nine people Thursday from a burning jack-up drilling rig near Sabine Pass, Texas.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 12:51 p.m. from the dredging vessel Ohio that the Pride Wisconsin offshore drilling rig was on fire in Sabine Pass with nine people aboard.

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia announced on Thursday its navy would stage a sweeping set of exercises involving all its fleets this month and next from the Pacific to the Atlantic, the latest show of strength in a surge of military activity during a standoff with the West.The drills will take place in the seas directly adjacent to Russia and also feature maneuvers in the Mediterranean, the North Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk

Crowley Commits to Net-zero GHG Emissions by 2050

Crowley Commits to Net-zero GHG Emissions by 2050

As the maritime industry collectively struggles to chart the course toward decarbonization, Crowley today committed to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across all scopes by 2050, pursuing a path aligned with the latest climate science to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.What this means is an overall reduction of 4.

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

A section of the Ohio River was closed to vessel traffic on Tuesday due to towboat fire near Belleview, Ky.The U.S. Coast Guard said it issued a waterway restriction between mile marker 499 and mile marker 501 on the Ohio River after a fire reportedly broke out in the engine room aboard the towing vessel Capt. Kirby Dupuis.

U.S. to Restart Oil Leasing with Offshore Auction This Year

U.S. to Restart Oil Leasing with Offshore Auction This Year

The Biden administration said on Tuesday it would take steps to restart the federal oil and gas leasing program in the next week and plans to hold a Gulf of Mexico auction as soon as October, court papers showed.The move comes two months after the U.S Interior Department first said it would comply with a June 15 federal judge's order blocking its months-long pause in oil and gas leasing on

Seacor Power Public Hearing Concludes

Seacor Power Public Hearing Concludes

The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board on Friday wrapped up the formal public hearing proceedings into the sinking of the liftboat Seacor Power and the death of 13 of its 19 crewmembers in the Gulf of Mexico.The Seacor Power capsized in heavy winds and seas on April 13, 2021, about seven miles south of Port Fourchon, La.

Black Sea Oil Spill Much Larger than Initially Reported

Black Sea Oil Spill Much Larger than Initially Reported

An oil spill off Russia's Black Sea coast over the weekend spread over an area of nearly 80 square kilometers and was much larger than initially thought, scientists at Russia's Academy of Sciences (RAN) said on Wednesday citing satellite imaging.A leak occurred as the Greek-flagged Minerva Symphony tanker took on oil at the Yuzhno-Ozereyevka sea terminal near Novorossiysk in southern Russia

Video: USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Shock Trials

Video: USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Shock Trials

The U.S. Navy's new aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) on Monday underwent its third explosive event off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla., rounding out the ship’s Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) and validating its shock hardness and ability to sustain operations in a simulated combat environment using live ordnance.