CONGO

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CONGO
    • Operator : RIVER SALVAGE COMPANY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 550
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 31
  • Size
    • Register length : 61 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 14.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1951
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 261060

RIVER SALVAGE COMPANY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, MONONGAHELA & OHIO RIVERS (PITTSBURGH AREA). MISSISSIPPI RIVER & THE GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY (LOUISIANA).
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

BIG DADDY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COREY JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DONNA LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES GARRETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE Z

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LISA JO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARILYN ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAX K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MYLA RAE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANIABA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAM D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHANNON HOLSTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TUSKEGEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BIG ELMER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

J

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RS

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Privinvest’s Deliveries to Mozambique: A Model for Africa

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Africa to Complete 6 High Impact Wells

Africa to Complete 6 High Impact Wells

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150 Missing After Eastern Congo Shipwreck

About 150 people are missing after a boat sunk on a lake in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Tuesday."I am very saddened by the shipwreck of a pirogue on (Monday) April 15 on Lake Kivu. The provisional toll is 150 people missing," Tshisekedi said on his office's Twitter account.

South African Ports Remain Open Despite Lockdown

South African Ports Remain Open Despite Lockdown

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DP World: Djibouti Dispute Hurts Firm's Borrowing Ability

DP World: Djibouti Dispute Hurts Firm's Borrowing Ability

Global ports operator DP World has struggled to borrow from banks to finance new investments since a port it partially owns in Djibouti was seized by the government there in 2018, its chairman said on Monday."We are investing but it is costing us more. That’s the damage," DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem told Reuters in Rwanda's capital Kigali

ICTSI Posts Strong H1

ICTSI Posts Strong H1

Philippines-based international container terminal operator ICTSI has reported a massive increase in profit and a substantial increase in revenues for the first half of 2019.First half throughput rose 7% to 5.04 million teu and came on good revenues, leading to a 42% jump in net profit to $128.5 million, said a press release from the global port management company.

Six Live Elephants Exported to DRC

Six Live Elephants Exported to DRC

A family of six elephants were loaded aboard the freighter El Nino in the port of Walvis Bay and is destined for an upmarket tourism Game Park in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)."This is the first time a consignment of such magnitude involving adult elephants is leaving the country and will definitely not be the last as this was a trial run to guarantee that future exportations are

13 dead, 142 Missing in East Congo Boat Casualty

Thirteen people are dead and 142 are missing after a passenger boat sank this week on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Thursday.Speaking to reporters near the site of the accident in South Kivu province, Tshisekedi said 37 passengers had been rescued.

Japan Ratifies to Ship Recycling

Japan Ratifies to Ship Recycling

International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling has received another boost.  Japan has become the 10th country to become a Party to the Hong Kong Convention.According to the UN body, the Convention covers the design, construction, operation and maintenance of ships

Port Operator ICTSI to Double Capacity at Congo Terminal

Port Operator ICTSI to Double Capacity at Congo Terminal

Philippines-based port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) will more than double the capacity of its container terminal in Congo as part of a $100 million expansion, the company said on Thursday.Located on the Congo River, the port city of Matadi, where ICTSI operates the Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT) under a joint venture with Congolese property management company

SAR Traning for African Women

SAR Traning for African Women

Training for African women working in search and rescue (SAR) operations underwent at the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Rabat, Morocco (13-15 November).Thirteen officials from developing countries and Small Island Developing States took part in the first regional training course of this kind.

46 Countries Support Torremolinos Declaration

46 Countries Support Torremolinos Declaration

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