CHARLES SOUTHERN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHARLES SOUTHERN
    • Operator : SOUTHERN TOWING CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3200
  • Location
    • City : MEMPHIS
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 258
  • Size
    • Register length : 120 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 120 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 512141

SOUTHERN TOWING CO.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY; AND ARKANSAS, OHIO, ILLINOIS AND TENNESSEE RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING BULK LIQUID CHEMICALS AND AMMONIA

ARNE CHRISTIANSEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAXTER SOUTHERN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL STEGBAUER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT H R KIRTLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT TOMMY PARRISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. RICHARD SIDES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. SAM YOUNT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. TOMMY PARISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHERYL STEGBAUER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID STEGBAUER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DENNIS COLLINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANK B. TAMBLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANK HOLLOMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANK STEGBAUER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANK T. STEGBAUER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JO ANNE STEGBAUER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEVIN CONWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LARRY TILLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAURA ELIZABETH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAURA TAMBLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ELIZABETH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAULA FORTIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT INGLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOTT STEGBAUER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THERESA ECHOLS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

A

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

AF

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Sided Only)
  • Construction : Steel

AT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Sided Only)
  • Construction : Steel

CTCO

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

FMT

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

HINES

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

HMS

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

MMI

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

STC

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

TW

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Sided Only)
  • Construction : Steel

WTC

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

News

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19 cases, causing the biggest backlog since at least 2019.More than 150 coronavirus cases have been reported in Guangdong province, a key manufacturing and exporting hub in southern China, since the latest wave of cases struck in late May

Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial Outage

Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial Outage

The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a maritime shipping waiver allowing it to move fuel between U.S. ports on a foreign flagged vessel, two sources told Reuters on Friday, making it the second company to secure one this week.The waivers are intended to help ease distribution of fuel after a major pipeline serving the U.S.

Car Carrier Grounds Near Cape Charles

Car Carrier Grounds Near Cape Charles

A 760-foot car carrier vessel ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay, on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received a report that the Norwegian-flagged Tirranna ran aground near the Cape Charles Anchorage at approximately 3:30 a.m. The vessel was heading southbound on its way from Baltimore to Savannah, Ga.

Cargo Ship Grounding in Philippines: Four Crew Dead, 9 Missing

Cargo Ship Grounding in Philippines: Four Crew Dead, 9 Missing

Four crew members from a cargo ship that ran aground off the southern Philippines have died, while seven have been rescued and a search is continuing for nine others, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Wednesday.The crew of LCT Cebu Great Ocean abandoned the vessel, which was carrying nickel ore and 2,000 liters of diesel, before it ran aground in Surigao del Norte province on Monday

Suez Canal Traffic Not Affected by Tanker's Engine Failure

Suez Canal Traffic Not Affected by Tanker's Engine Failure

Traffic in the Suez canal was not affected by an oil tanker’s sudden engine failure on Tuesday, the canal authority said, adding that the vessel had been fixed and started up again.Shipping websites MarineTraffic and TankerTrackers said earlier that marine traffic had slowed in canal as oil tanker M/T Rumford appeared to face difficulties in the southern part.

Suez Canal May Expand Southern Channel, Chairman Says

Suez Canal May Expand Southern Channel, Chairman Says

The Suez Canal Authority is considering expanding the southern section of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given became stranded, its chairman said on Tuesday.It is also looking into procuring cranes that could potentially offload cargo at heights of up to 52 meters, Osama Rabie told Reuters in an interview.“Our procedures are sound, we are just aiming to improve the service,” he said.

Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

Southern Towing Company Acquires Devall Towing

Memphis, Tenn.-based Southern Towing Company (STC) said Tuesday it has acquired family-owned Devall Towing, in a deal that expands STC’s towing operations into specialty chemical products.Headquartered in Sulphur, La., Devall is a towboat and barge operator for specialty chemicals along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Lower Mississippi River, operating 36 towboats and 125 liquid tank barges.

SEACOR to Go Private in $1 Billion Deal

SEACOR to Go Private in $1 Billion Deal

Florida-based transportation and logistics firm SEACOR Holdings Inc announced Monday it has entered into a deal with private equity firm American Industrial Partners (AIP) to take the company private in an all-cash transaction valuing it at about $1 billion, including net debt.SEACOR said New York-based AIP will commence a tender offer to buy all its outstanding shares at $41.

Australia's New Icebreaker Starts Sea Trials

Australia's New Icebreaker Starts Sea Trials

Australia’s newly completed icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, has left the Netherlands port of Vlissingen to commence trials in the North Sea.The start of the month-long sea trials, which had been pushed back due to delays stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, will be followed by additional weeks of deepwater trials involving the Australian Antarctic Division, ship managers Serco and shipbuilder Damen.

Port of Houston Reopens as Hurricane Closure Lifted

Port of Houston Reopens as Hurricane Closure Lifted

The Port of Houston, the United States' largest energy export port, began reopening to commercial shipping on Thursday after a day-long closure due to Hurricane Laura, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Ports along the Texas and Louisiana coasts were closed as the Category 4 hurricane churned up the Gulf of Mexico and went ashore in Cameron, Louisiana, early Thursday.

US Warship Sails Near Venezuela After Iranian Cargo Ship Arrives

US Warship Sails Near Venezuela After Iranian Cargo Ship Arrives

A U.S. Navy ship navigated near the Venezuelan coast on Tuesday in what the U.S. military's Southern Command called a "freedom of navigation operation," a day after a cargo ship from U.S. foe Iran docked at a port of the South American country.In a post on its website, the Southern Command said the USS Nitze, a missile destroyer

US Warns of Pirates in Southern Gulf of Mexico

US Warns of Pirates in Southern Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. government on Wednesday issued a warning about the threat posed by pirates to boats and oil installations in the southern Gulf of Mexico, in the latest sign of concern about ongoing security challenges facing Mexico."Armed criminal groups have been known to target and rob commercial vessels, oil platforms