CHARLESTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHARLESTON
    • Operator : AMHERST MADISON
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
    • City : CHARLESTON
    • STATE : WV
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 299
  • Size
    • Register length : 135.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28 Feet
    • Overall Length : 146 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 31.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1947
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 254269

AMHERST MADISON

  • Area of Operation : KANAWHA RIVER--ALLOY AND HAREWOOD, WV TO OHIO RIVER--PITTSBURGH, PA TO CAIRO, IL; TENNESSEE RIVER MILE 250; MORGANTOWN, WV TO PITTSBURGH, PA; MON RIVER MILE 101
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, SAND AND GRAVEL, COAL

MCS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AI

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

ALABAMA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALAN P. HALL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANDY MULLINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUS BROWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. ED HARRIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DR. EDWIN H. WELCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DREMA G. WOODS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EARL FRANKLIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELINOR D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLORENCE T

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRED WAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE W. JONES III

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IRON DUKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. S. LEWIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LADY LOIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAWSON W. HAMILTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCEDALE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAJOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ELLEN JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MILTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NELL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

O NELSON JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RELIANT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHIRLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TENNESSEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM COOK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WEST VIRGINIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM E. BARR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ABC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AMI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Charleston has Deepest Harbor on US East Coast

Charleston has Deepest Harbor on US East Coast

Charleston Harbor is now the deepest harbor on the East Coast at 52 feet.At 52 feet, the biggest ships calling the East Coast can access South Carolina Ports’ terminals any time, any tide. Ships filled with record imports and heavy exports can seamlessly sail through Charleston Harbor to SC Ports’ terminals.

US Container Freight is Shrinking

US Container Freight is Shrinking

Container freight volumes at the largest U.S. ports were down 3.8% in September compared with the same month a year earlier, confirming the slackening of merchandise trade and downturn in the business cycle.The ports of New York-New Jersey, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Savannah, Houston, Norfolk, Charleston

Roundtable: North American Naval Architects Weigh In

Roundtable: North American Naval Architects Weigh In

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General Average Declared for Fire-stricken Zim Charleston

General Average Declared for Fire-stricken Zim Charleston

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Maersk Containership Grounds in the Savannah River

Maersk Containership Grounds in the Savannah River

A Maersk containership has been refloated after running aground in the Savannah River near Fort Jackson on Tuesday.The U.S. Coast Guard said it was notified at 6:09 p.m. via the vessel agent of Maersk Surabaya that the vessel had run aground.The 1,091-foot box ship was repositioned to the center of the shipping channel with the help of seven tugs.

Ørsted-Eversource JV Taps Nexans for  Revolution Offshore Wind Farm Export Cable

Ørsted-Eversource JV Taps Nexans for Revolution Offshore Wind Farm Export Cable

Paris-based offshore cable making and installation company Nexans has won a contract with Ørsted and Eversource to install and protect the export cable link for the Revolution offshore wind farm in the U.S.The project will connect the wind farm to the onshore grid and help Connecticut and Rhode Island states achieve ongoing commitments to develop offshore wind.

USCG Cutter Commanding Officer Relieved Following Onboard Mishap

USCG Cutter Commanding Officer Relieved Following Onboard Mishap

The commanding officer of USCGC James (WMSL 754), has been temporarily relieved of duties following an onboard mishap, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday.Vice Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, effected the relief due to a loss of confidence in Capt. Marc Brandt’s ability to command the cutter in wake of the mishap, in which no personnel were injured.

MARAD Awards $19.6 Million in Small Shipyard Grants

MARAD Awards $19.6 Million in Small Shipyard Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grant awards to 24 small shipyards in 19 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program.The funds will help awardees—many of which being family-run businesses—modernize, increase productivity and expand local employment opportunities while competing in the global marketplace, MARAD said.

Great Lakes Announces $107 Million in New Dredging Contracts

Great Lakes Announces $107 Million in New Dredging Contracts

The United States' largest dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation on Wednesday announced the receipt of $107 million in new contract awards along the U.S. East Coast.The awarded dredging work includes: Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Project (Capital, Virginia, $56.8 million), Charleston Lower Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project (Maintenance, South Carolina, $15.

Ailing Mariner Medevaced from Car Carrier off Georgia

Ailing Mariner Medevaced from Car Carrier off Georgia

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US Navy Commissions USS Savannah (LCS 28)

US Navy Commissions USS Savannah (LCS 28)

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship USS Savannah (LCS 28) Feb. 5, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga.Built by Austal USA in Mobile, Ala., The 418-foot-long LCS 28 is the 14th Independence-variant LCS and 28th in its class. The LCS is a fast, agile, mission-focused platform designed to operate in near-shore environments while capable of open-ocean tasking.

Detyens Wins MSC Oiler Overhaul Contract

Detyens Wins MSC Oiler Overhaul Contract

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