CSS ARKANSAS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CSS ARKANSAS
    • Operator : CARLINE'S GEISMAR FLEET, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 87
  • Size
    • Register length : 55.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2005
    • Year : 2005
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 632638
    • REBLT : *

CARLINE'S GEISMAR FLEET, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER - BATON ROUGE TO NEW ORLEANS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING - PETROLEUM/CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND DRY CARGO

CSS RICHMOND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CSS TEXAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LCP

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

News

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

A cargo ship was ordered to leave the U.S waters after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Port of New Orleans discovered invasive insects found in the wood used to secure its previous cargo offloaded earlier in Mexico. The ship, named Pan Jasmine, arrived at the anchorage of Davant, downriver from New Orleans at mile marker 54, on July 17

Autonomous Ships: IMO Completes Regulatory Scoping Exercise

Autonomous Ships: IMO Completes Regulatory Scoping Exercise

As the maritime industry continues to develop and test the technologies required for safe autonomous vessel operations, many regulatory questions have remained.Setting out to help answer some of these questions, the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has recently completed a regulatory scoping exercise to analyze relevant ship safety treaties

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

Fourteen US States Sue Biden Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

Fourteen US States Sue Biden Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

Fourteen U.S. states including Louisiana and Wyoming filed suits on Wednesday against President Joe Biden's administration to challenge his pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters.The legal actions, which seek to restore regular federal drilling auctions, come a day before the administration is set to launch a review of the oil and gas leasing program.

USACE Gets 'Strong Funding' for FY22 by House Committee

USACE Gets 'Strong Funding' for FY22 by House Committee

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) applauded approval by the House Appropriations Committee (by a vote of 33 to 24) of strong funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22).  The Committee provided overall funding for the Corps’ Civil Works Mission for FY22 at $8.66 billion, an increase of $863 million above FY21’s appropriated level, and $1.

U.S. Judge Orders Resumption in Federal Drilling Auctions

U.S. Judge Orders Resumption in Federal Drilling Auctions

A federal judge in Louisiana on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration's pause on oil and gas leasing on public lands and waters, dealing a setback to a key White House effort to address climate change.The order granted a preliminary injunction to Louisiana and 12 other states that sued Democratic President Joe Biden and the Interior Department over the freeze on new drilling auctions.

Dutch Combat Support Ship Takes Shape at Damen Galati

Dutch Combat Support Ship Takes Shape at Damen Galati

Damen Shipyards Galati performed the traditional keel-laying ceremony on June 2, 2021 for the Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helderf for the Royal Netherlands Navy.The yard carried out the steel cutting for this new vessel in December last year, and following the keel-laying, all the building blocks for the actual construction of the ship in Romania are now ready.

Blakeley BoatWorks Delivers Towboat to CMT

Blakeley BoatWorks Delivers Towboat to CMT

The U.S.’ first linehaul towing vessel powered by Tier 4 Caterpillar high-speed engines with selective catalytic reduction( SCR) was built by Blakeley BoatWorks (BBW) and is now operated by Cooper Marine and Timberlands (CMT).In March 2021, Blakeley BoatWorks completed construction of M/V Gretchen V. Cooper, a state-of-the-art, Tier-4 inland linehaul tow boat.

US Inland Waterways: Cheer the Year!

US Inland Waterways: Cheer the Year!

As we head toward the end of a very chaotic and COVID-filled 2020 and try to reflect on the positives, the inland waterways had a pretty good year overall. Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI), whose members depend on a modern, efficient inland waterways system, offers this look back, with hopes ahead for the passage of a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2020 with our construction cost-share

Scania USA Taps Laborde Products as Gulf Coast and Inland Distributor

Scania USA Taps Laborde Products as Gulf Coast and Inland Distributor

Engine manufacturer Scania USA said it has appointed Laborde Products as its new distributor for Scania Marine products for the Gulf Coast and inland waterways regions, effective November 1.The Covington, La. headquartered engine and power systems distributor will take on sales, service and dealer development for Scania marine engines, ranging from 220 to 1,150 horsepower, for Alabama, Arkansas

Port of Little Rock Reports Best Month Since April

Port of Little Rock Reports Best Month Since April

Grappling with slowed business levels caused by the ongoing pandemic, Arkansas' Port of Little Rock reports September was its best month since April of this year.Activity levels at the port's docks increased with 29 barges worked; 21 at the slackwater dock and eight at the river dock.