CHESAPEAKE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHESAPEAKE
    • Operator : HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 115
  • Size
    • Register length : 72 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 72 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.9 Feet
    • Height : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1076324

HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : HOUSTON, GIWW, NEW ORLEANS AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : LUBE OIL AND PETRO CHEMICALS

HTCO

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

LOGICON

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

MMI

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

ABERDEEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALLIANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANNAPOLIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANTIETAM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARANSAS PASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARUNDEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAFFIN BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BALTIMORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BELLE CHASSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETHESDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOLIVAR POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CALCASIEU

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JACK HIGMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CECIL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLIFFORD L. CARRAWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLT CLARY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COVE POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUMBERLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DECATUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DRUM POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMPIRE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERIK SALEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEPORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE H. THOMAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GORDON A. KEENAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRETCHEN C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GUADALUPE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGH ISLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGMAN LEADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGMAN LEGACY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HORN ISLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

INGLESIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE B. GUNSTREAM, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN T MCMAHAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KARL G. ANDREN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KYLE A SHAW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAVACA BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK E. FLYNN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARRERO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MATAGORDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS CYNTHIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MARIANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS SARAH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ORANGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PALACIOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEDERNALES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PELICAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PIMLICO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT COMFORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT ISABEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT MALLARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PORT NECHES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POTOMAC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PRESTON N. SHUFORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED FISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED RIVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RIO GRANDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROCKFISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SABINE PASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAINT CHARLES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN ANTONIO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN BERNARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN MARCOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN SABA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDY POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEVERN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKIPJACK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPINDLETOP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST ROSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SWEENEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THREE RIVERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRINITY BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EBL

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

News

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines introduced its first new Coastal Cat, American Eagle, during a christening ceremony in at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus on Buzzards Bay last week.Carol Robertson, wife of American Cruise Lines’ founder the late Charles A. Robertson, served as godmother for the ship and christened the 100-passenger American Eagle with one of her handmade

2023 Shipbuilding Report: US Passenger Vessels

2023 Shipbuilding Report: US Passenger Vessels

With travel and tourism nearing pre-2020 levels, and transit systems benefiting from a return to work, passenger vessels have seen renewed activity. In its year-end review, John Groundwater, Executive Director of the Passenger Vessel Association (PVA), which advocates for the sector in Washington, D.C.

Commercial Fishing on the Great Lakes is a Family Affair

Commercial Fishing on the Great Lakes is a Family Affair

Although the number of fishermen who make a living on the waters of the Great Lakes is much diminished from a half century ago, the region's commercial whitefish fishery continues to be viable and profitable.Henriksen Fisheries is one of about a dozen commercial entities in the Wisconsin waters of Lake Michigan

USACE Awarded a Slew of Dredging Work in the First Half of 2023

USACE Awarded a Slew of Dredging Work in the First Half of 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is snapping back from the doldrums of COVID-19, wrapping up a strong first half of 2023 with a slew of awarded dredging work.“The federal government is no different from state and local governments, nor the private sector when it comes to COVID-19 work related recovery and USACE is not an exception,” said William P.

Fincantieri Awarded Contract to Build Fourth Constellation-class Frigate

Fincantieri Awarded Contract to Build Fourth Constellation-class Frigate

Marinette, Wis. shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) has been awarded a $526 million contract to build a fourth Constellation class frigate for the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. The contract for the lead frigate and nine option ships, signed in 2020, has a cumulative value of $5.5 billion, including post-delivery availability support and crew training.

American Cruise Lines Christens New Coastal Cat American Glory

American Cruise Lines Christens New Coastal Cat American Glory

American Glory, the second Coastal Cat in American Cruise Lines’ new series of 100-passenger ships, was christened in Key West, Fla. on Sunday. The ceremony took place at Mallory Square where the ship docks when visiting Key West along the company’s newest U.S. itinerary—Florida Gulf Coast & Keys cruises, operating roundtrip from St. Petersburg.Charles B.

Alabama Pilots Receive New Launch from Gladding-Hearn

Alabama Pilots Receive New Launch from Gladding-Hearn

The Alabama Pilot, Inc. in Mobile, Ala., has taken delivery of its second Chesapeake Class high-speed pilot boat, Mobile Pilot, from Somerset, Mass. shipbuilder Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Delivery of its first Chesapeake launch, Dixey, was in 2017.With a length overall of 53.6’, a beam of 17.8’, and a draft of 4.

American Glory Completes Sea Trials

American Glory Completes Sea Trials

American Cruise Lines’ newest Coastal Cat, American Glory, completed sea trials and has been delivered from Chesapeake Shipbuilding on-time as scheduled.The the 100-passenger small ship is the newest ship in American’s ongoing series of 12 new Coastal Cats for exploring U.S. waterways. Additional ships in the series are already under construction, with the next two scheduled for delivery in 2024.

Gladding-Hearn Delivers New Pilot Boat to Bermuda

Gladding-Hearn Delivers New Pilot Boat to Bermuda

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has delivered a Chesapeake Class pilot boat to the Bermuda Government, Department of Marine and Port Services. It follows delivery of a 61’ pilot/rescue vessel to the port services in 2011.The new all-aluminum launch is certified to Lloyd’s Register class and replaces a 10-knot steel pilot boat built by the Somerset, Mass. shipyard in 1980.

American Cruise Lines Christens Two New Riverboats

American Cruise Lines Christens Two New Riverboats

In a canyon at the Idaho border and alongside a bayou in Louisiana, two nearly identical cruise ships were just christened. American Cruise Lines announced the christening of sister ships American Jazz and American Serenade, two of the lines’ six new riverboats.“The two christenings, one in a desert canyon and one on the bayou, show the incredible breadth of river cruise options in the USA

New Mississippi Riverboat Passes Sea Trials

New Mississippi Riverboat Passes Sea Trials

The newest riverboat for the Mississippi River passed sea trials this week and is on its way to New Orleans for its inaugural season on the mighty river.American Cruise Lines announced today, that it has accepted delivery of the American Serenade from Chesapeake Shipbuilding as scheduled.

Gladding-Hearn Delivers Refitted Launch to Tampa Bay Pilots

Gladding-Hearn Delivers Refitted Launch to Tampa Bay Pilots

The Tampa Bay pilot association has taken delivery of Tampa, a newly refitted Chesapeake Class pilot boat built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding in 2003, when the Somerset, Mass. shipyard introduced the class of mid-size, high-speed launches. In 2015, the Tampa pilots also took delivery of the shipyard’s first Chesapeake Class MKII