CONSUMERS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CONSUMERS
    • Operator : RIVERSTONE GROUP, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : MOLINE
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 90
    • Full Load Capacity : 400 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 100 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 100 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1 Feet
    • Height : 8.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1954
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

RIVERSTONE GROUP, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER - MOLINE, IL TO CLINTON, IA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, SWITCHING BARGES, SAND AND GRAVEL

JAMES P. PEARSON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WANDA ISABELLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MOLINE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Port of Los Angeles Sets New Volume Record for June

Port of Los Angeles Sets New Volume Record for June

The Port of Los Angeles hit a new volume record in June as U.S. businesses race to replenish stocks and build inventories for the back-to-school, Christmas and other holiday shopping seasons.Total volume at the Port of Los Angeles hit 876,430 20-foot equivalent units (TEU) in June, up 27% versus the year earlier, port authorities said.

Biden to Take Aim at Shipping Competition

Biden to Take Aim at Shipping Competition

President Joe Biden will soon order U.S. transportation agencies to crack down on anti-competitive conduct and unjust fees in the rail and sea shipping industries to try to lower costs to consumers, the White House said on Thursday.It said his executive order is aimed at the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) and the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

US Trade Deficit Reaches Record High

US Trade Deficit Reaches Record High

The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a record high in March amid roaring domestic demand, which is drawing in imports, and the gap could widen further as the nation's economic activity rebounds faster than its global rivals.Manufacturers lack the capacity to satisfy the surge in demand because of resource constraints and bottlenecks in the supply chain. Inventories are very lean.

CMA CGM Orders 22 New Vessels from CSSC

CMA CGM Orders 22 New Vessels from CSSC

French container shipping company the CMA CGM Group announced on Friday it has ordered 22 vessels from Chinese shipyard CSSC Group expected to be delivered in 2023 and 2024. The value of the order was not disclosed.The shipbuilding contract, which comes amid strong market growth in the container shipping sector

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near week-long blockage in the Suez Canal, adding to ongoing disruptions to global trade, industry sources say.Dozens of container ships were stuck when the 400-metre-long (430-yard) Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23, with specialist rescue teams taking almost a week to free the vessel.

Ever Given Grounding Causes Vessel Logjam In and Near the Suez Canal

Ever Given Grounding Causes Vessel Logjam In and Near the Suez Canal

Dozens of ships carrying everything from oil to consumer goods have been delayed by the grounding of a vessel in the Suez Canal, and companies may have to reroute cargoes around Africa if the blockage extends beyond 24 hours, shipping sources said.Efforts were underway on Wednesday to refloat the 400-meter, 224,000-tonne Ever Given

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes See Biggest Drop in Decade, But Smaller Than Expected

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes See Biggest Drop in Decade, But Smaller Than Expected

Freight volumes in the Port of Rotterdam fell 6.9% in 2020 because of the coronavirus crisis, the biggest drop in about a decade but smaller than had been expected, Europe’s largest sea port said on Friday.The port's Chief Executive Allard Castelein told reporters he expected a recovery that began in the second half of 2020 to continue this year but said throughput was not expected to reach

Maersk Boosted by Trade Recovery, But Misses Forecasts

Maersk Boosted by Trade Recovery, But Misses Forecasts

A surge in demand for goods like furniture and exercise equipment from locked-down consumers has sparked a jump in shipping rates, boosting profits for Danish freight giant Maersk, the company said on Wednesday.Yet shares in the world’s largest container shipping line fell as much as 8% as it missed analysts’ lofty forecasts for the end of last year and gave more cautious guidance for 2021 than

Container Freight Rates Soar

Container Freight Rates Soar

Global container shipping rates have surged to records on a spike in restocking demand in the United States and Europe, container scarcity at export hubs, and changes in freight flows because of the coronavirus pandemic, shipping sources said.The Freightos Baltic Global Container Index (FBX), a weighted average of 12 major global container routes, rose to $2

Maersk Confident About Shipping Recovery Beyond 2020

Maersk Confident About Shipping Recovery Beyond 2020

Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it is confident about the outlook for shipping beyond 2020 as a second wave of coronavirus infections has only had a limited impact on global freight volumes.Maersk, the world’s biggest container shipping line, has recovered faster than expected after the pandemic halted trade around the world, benefiting from higher retail sales in the United States.

LNG to FSU Conversion Completed at Sembcorp

LNG to FSU Conversion Completed at Sembcorp

Ship managers Synergy Group converted a 1992-built, 126,000 cubic meters capacity Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier into a Floating Storage Unit (FSU). The conversion was performed at Sembcorp Marine’s Admiralty Yard in Singapore.Synergy will manage, maintain and operate the FSU, which has a projected lifespan of 15 years.

FMC: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

FMC: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Since early Spring 2020, American consumers have received a practical education in supply chain operations. One lesson is that it takes more than simply going online and clicking a “Buy Now” button for goods to show-up on our front porches. While the networks and systems that deliver commodities from around the globe might have been stretched as a result of COVID-19 related impacts