CAPTAIN CHAD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPTAIN CHAD
    • Operator : MURRAY AMERICAN RIVER TOWING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1080
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 69
  • Size
    • Register length : 50.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 615383

MURRAY AMERICAN RIVER TOWING

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, KANAWHA, MONONGAHELA, BIG SANDY AND OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, GASOLINE, PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, LIMESTONE, PETROCHEMICALS, COKE AND STEEL PRODUCTS

ALIQUIPPA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAILEY MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. DEANE ORR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLIN ROBERT MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EVAN MICHAEL MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRANT WESLEY MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HERB CARPENTER, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANET MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIA ROSE MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCIANA MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT DEAN MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEVE YOUNG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WES MCDONALD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ABC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AEP

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BCC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MRT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBR

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

CCS

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

ETT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

When James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, signed on to run the Staten Island Ferries in 2003, the organization was still in the aftermath of one of the most significant accidents in its history: the ferry Andrew J. Barberi allision of October 2003, an accident which included a number of fatalities and serious injuries.

Fishing for Trouble

Fishing for Trouble

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Search for Missing Bulgarian Sailors Ends

Search for Missing Bulgarian Sailors Ends

The Norwegian authorities on Thursday suspended wider search and rescue operations for two Bulgarian sailors who officials say fell overboard from a cargo ship in the Norwegian Sea, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said.The two-helicopter rescue operation began around 400 kilometers southwest of the town of Bodo in the early afternoon on Thursday

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

Pirates Kidnap 19 Crew from Tanker off Nigeria

Pirates Kidnap 19 Crew from Tanker off Nigeria

Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members from a crude oil tanker off Nigeria in an area where acts of piracy are on the rise, an official with the ship's operator said on Thursday.The loaded vessel, the Nave Constellation, was attacked 77 nautical miles off Bonny Island on Tuesday and 18 Indians and one Turk from the crew were seized, the official said.

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Diverse and conveniently located, St. Johns Ship Building has quickly developed into a reliable partner for its many repeat customers. Today, and as a direct result, a lot more people know exactly where Palatka, Florida is located.On the St Johns River, just 60 miles south of Jacksonville, lies the sleepy town of Palatka, Florida.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Women make up only an estimated two percent of the global maritime industry. In the U.S., the statistics are a little better, with less than eight percent of ship and boat captain operator roles held by women.Still, for a female to have the opportunity to train up to ship captain is considered “unique.

Iran Attempts UK Tanker Block, Fails

Iran Attempts UK Tanker Block, Fails

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tankerThree Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday.

Maritime Simulation & Training: a partnership that pays off

Maritime Simulation & Training: a partnership that pays off

It is truly no accident that Delgado Maritime & Industrial Training Center and Florida Marine Transport collaborate so closely.Zero incidents, zero injuries and eliminating critical barge and equipment failures doesn’t just happen by osmosis. It’s a result of continual safety training that breeds operational awareness and confidence to anticipate a difficult situation on an inland waterway

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.

Crew Forced to Abandon MSC Matilde

Crew Forced to Abandon MSC Matilde

The crew of the MSC Matilde containership “were disembarked from the vessel as a precaution” after it started listing heavily during the night at the Port of Liverpool, UK.The container vessel was listing outside Gladstone Dock in Liverpool at about 02:00 BST yesterday (May 24). It started tilting in the River Mersey, at the UK port’s Liverpool2 container terminal.

Alaska Ranger: “Shipwrecked in Alaska”

Alaska Ranger: “Shipwrecked in Alaska”

On the night of March 23, 2008, most of the crew sleeps while fishing vessel Alaska Ranger makes her way to the rich fishing grounds off the coast of Alaska. As the Engineer makes his nightly rounds, he discovers a serious flood in the rudder room. He raises the alarm and the captain issues a Mayday call.