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

Drones, Navies, Attack Boats: Will They be Enough to Tackle the World's Latest Piracy Hotspot?

Drones, Navies, Attack Boats: Will They be Enough to Tackle the World's Latest Piracy Hotspot?

Helicopters hover above a patrol vessel in Nigeria's frenetic Apapa port as attack boats zoom past. On the dock, drones emblazoned with the Nigerian flag sit ready to deploy – all part of a $195 million U.S.-backed "Deep Blue" initiative to deter pirate attacks in the world's most dangerous area for seafarers.The more than 2.

Hundreds of Dead Turtles Wash Ashore After X-Press Pearl Fire

Hundreds of Dead Turtles Wash Ashore After X-Press Pearl Fire

Hundreds of turtles have washed ashore after a ship caught fire and sank off the west coast of Sri Lanka in June in the country's worst-ever marine disaster, a court in the capital Colombo heard this week.A fire erupted on the Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl on May 20, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics.

Iran Frees South Korean Ship, Captain After Promise to Help With Frozen Funds

Iran Frees South Korean Ship, Captain After Promise to Help With Frozen Funds

Iran released on Friday a South Korean ship and its captain detained since January after South Korea promised to try to secure the release of Iranian funds frozen in South Korean banks under U.S. sanctions, a South Korean official said.The Iranian foreign ministry said the chemical tanker, Hankuk Chemi, was released after an investigation into environmental pollution

Investigator Boards Ever Given in Suez Canal Blockage Probe

Investigator Boards Ever Given in Suez Canal Blockage Probe

Divers inspected the hull of the Ever Given on Wednesday as the man tasked with investigating how the giant container ship ran aground, choking off international trade through the Suez Canal for almost a week, boarded the vessel.Lead investigator Captain Sayed Sheasha, who boarded the Ever Given on Wednesday afternoon

Investigation Begins Into How Ever Given Got Stuck in Suez Canal

Investigation Begins Into How Ever Given Got Stuck in Suez Canal

Formal investigations into how the giant container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal, shutting down shipping in the major global waterway for almost a week, begin on Wednesday, a canal official told Reuters.The six-day blockage threw global supply chains into disarray after the 400-metre-long (430-yard) ship became jammed diagonally across a southern section of the canal

Tanker Captain Buried in Colombia, But His Widow Can't Prove His Death in Venezuela

Tanker Captain Buried in Colombia, But His Widow Can't Prove His Death in Venezuela

A year after a Colombian oil tanker captain was murdered by Venezuela’s military, his widow says she still cannot claim his pension to support their two sons as the Venezuelan government refuses to authenticate his death certificate.Jaime Herrera, 59, was shot dead on board the tanker in February 2020 by officers tasked with guarding his crew

Interpol Issues Red Notices for Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Blast

Interpol Issues Red Notices for Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Blast

Interpol has issued red notices for the captain and owner of the ship that carried the chemicals which devastated Beirut in an explosion in August, killing 200 people, Lebanon’s state media said.Five months since one of the biggest non-nuclear blasts on record, big questions remain about the ammonium nitrate that detonated after being stored at the port for years.

River Dance: Grounding Triggers Breakaway Barges

River Dance: Grounding Triggers Breakaway Barges

It was a beautiful mid-summer afternoon in the nation’s heartland. The skies were clear, the sun was shining and the variable southwest breeze barely caused a ripple on the muddy water of the winding river. Optimistic fishermen lined the riverbanks and a few recreational boaters were cruising close to the floating docks lining both shores.

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

The captain of a dive boat that caught fire last year near Santa Cruz Island, resulting in 34 deaths, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter.Jerry Nehl Boylan, of Santa Barbara, was named in the indictment by a federal grand jury that alleges Boylan, as the captain and master of the Santa Barbara-based Conception

Lebanon Asks Interpol to Arrest Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Port Blast

Lebanon Asks Interpol to Arrest Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Port Blast

Lebanon has asked Interpol to issue arrest warrants for the Russian captain and owner of the ship that brought the explosive material that detonated at Beirut port in August, killing nearly 200 people, state media reported on Thursday.About two months after the explosion that injured thousands and ravaged the Lebanese capital, questions remain about why and how the cargo was abandoned in Beirut.

A Killing at Sea Implicates the Armed Forces in Lawless Venezuela

A Killing at Sea Implicates the Armed Forces in Lawless Venezuela

Around midnight on February 23, Eulalio Bravo, a marine electrician, was dozing in his rack aboard the San Ramon, an oil tanker anchored off the coast of Venezuela.Suddenly, he heard footsteps pounding along the passageway outside. His captain, Jaime Herrera, cried for help."Be still!" an unfamiliar voice ordered.A gun fired.

AI- and Solar-powered Autonomous Ship Mayflower Launched

AI- and Solar-powered Autonomous Ship Mayflower Launched

A new Mayflower has been launched in Plymouth, 400 years after its historic namesake set sail from southwest England to America.The new vessel won't be carrying pilgrim settlers across the Atlantic. In fact, it won't hold any crew or passengers at all. The sleek AI- and solar-powered trimaran is autonomy level five, meaning it can operate independently with no human intervention.