CRYSTAL RIVER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CRYSTAL RIVER
    • Operator : DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Single Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 736
    • Full Load Capacity : 1965 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 210 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 210 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 29 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP2 : PUMP
    • EQUIP1 : 350 HP DIESEL
    • Coast Guard Number : 521173

DIVERSIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : TAMPA, FL (TAMPA BAY); GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS FROM FORT MYERS NORTH
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, LIGHTERING AND SLOP

CINDY E.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHERINE ANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY L

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DES

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

News

Madagascar Boat Accident: Death Toll Rises to 64

Madagascar Boat Accident: Death Toll Rises to 64

At least 64 people have died in a boat accident off the coast of northeastern Madagascar and searches were underway for 24 missing passengers, the maritime agency said on Wednesday.Fifty survivors were found, the Maritime and River Port Agency said.The vessel, a cargo ship that was not authorized to transport people, was overloaded and water flooded the engine, said Mamy Randrianavony

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

The $1 trillion infrastructure package headed to President Joe Biden to sign into law will provide a welcome funding injection for America’s inland waterway infrastructure.The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was approved by Congress on November 6 and is expected to be signed by President Biden next week.

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

A section of the Ohio River was closed to vessel traffic on Tuesday due to towboat fire near Belleview, Ky.The U.S. Coast Guard said it issued a waterway restriction between mile marker 499 and mile marker 501 on the Ohio River after a fire reportedly broke out in the engine room aboard the towing vessel Capt. Kirby Dupuis.

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

As 2022 appears on the not-so-distant horizon, we asked inland waterways executives to reflect on the major issues impacting their industry. Just how those issues evolve – and whether they present as challenges or opportunities – is, of course, unknown. Answers to some future questions will be relatively straightforward, confidently based on industry knowledge and experience.

Mighty River to Muddy Trickle: South America's Parana Rings Climate Alarm

Mighty River to Muddy Trickle: South America's Parana Rings Climate Alarm

Gustavo Alcides Diaz, an Argentine fisherman and hunter from a river island community, is at home on the water. The Parana River once lapped the banks near his wooden stilt home that he could reach by boat. Fish gave him food and income. He purified river water to drink.Now the 40-year-old looks out on a trickle of muddy water.

Ship Stuck then Refloated in Suez Canal, No Impact on Traffic

Ship Stuck then Refloated in Suez Canal, No Impact on Traffic

A bulk carrier briefly became stuck in the northern section of the Suez Canal on Thursday but was refloated and there was no impact on traffic, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said in a statement.The Panama-flagged Coral Crystal, with a cargo of 43,000 tonnes, suffered from a temporary problem on its way southwards through the canal, the SCA said

Parana River Level Drops to 77-year Low. Argentina Declares State of Emergency

Parana River Level Drops to 77-year Low. Argentina Declares State of Emergency

The government of Argentina on Monday declared a 180-day “water emergency” for the Parana River, which is suffering a historic bout of shallowness that has affected the amount of grains that can be shipped from the country’s key ports hub of Rosario.The country is a major international food supplier.

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

In the last week of April, with little fanfare, the U.S. Coast Guard released a much-anticipated opportunity to build up to 27 Waterways Commerce Cutters. After the detailed design and construction contract is awarded in Spring of 2022, a lucky shipbuilder will begin replacing the Coast Guard’s eclectic fleet of 18 venerable river buoy tenders (WLR) and 13 inland construction tenders (WLIC).

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday lifted its marine traffic restrictions on a section of the lower Mississippi River that has been closed since Tuesday, clearing towboats and barges to resume operations on one of America's busiest and most vital trade arteries.All river traffic came to a halt near Memphis, Tenn.

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More than 1,000 barges were backed up on the lower Mississippi River on Friday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, while traders anxiously awaited an update on the shutdown of a portion of the waterway that is critical to U.S. crop exports.The Coast Guard on Tuesday stopped all traffic on the river near Memphis, Tennessee, after a fracture was discovered in the Hernando DeSoto Bridge

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

More than 700 barges are delayed on the lower Mississippi River on Thursday after a structural crack in the Hernando de Soto Bridge prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic on a portion of the crucial trade artery.The Coast Guard restricted all vessel traffic between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Mississippi River near Memphis after the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Towing vessels and barges are lining up near Memphis, Tenn. after a significant structural crack discovered on the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge bridge led the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic in the area.At least 16 vessels with a total of 229 barges are waiting to transit in either direction after vessel traffic was restricted between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Lower Mississippi