CSS RICHMOND

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CSS RICHMOND
    • Operator : CARLINE'S GEISMAR FLEET, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 65
  • Size
    • Register length : 56 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 297321

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 ARKANSAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CSS TEXAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LCP

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

News

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter.

Port of Virginia Posts its Busiest May

Port of Virginia Posts its Busiest May

Record cargo volumes are moving across The Port of Virginia and doing so with efficiency as a result of expanded container handling capacity at its two primary container terminals.In May, the port processed nearly 261,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) making it the busiest May in the port’s history.

MARAD Awards Marine Highways Grants

MARAD Awards Marine Highways Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Monday announced more than $7.5 million in grants to nine Marine Highway projects. The funding, provided by MARAD’s America’s Marine Highway Program, will go toward enhancing existing services in Florida, South Carolina, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, and Washington“This $7.

Captain's MMC Suspended After Alcohol-related Grounding

Captain's MMC Suspended After Alcohol-related Grounding

A tugboat captain's Merchant Mariner Credential has been suspended after it was determined that he was operating his vessel under the influence of alcohol during a grounding incident in eastern Virginia.On November 14, 2019, the tugboat Niki Jo C drifted off course and ran aground outside the main channel of the Rappahannock River.

Fincantieri Cuts Steel on New Cunard Ship

Fincantieri Cuts Steel on New Cunard Ship

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has cut the first steel  for British–American cruise line Cunard’s newest ship to start construction on the 249th ship of the luxury cruise line, marking an exciting moment in the company’s 179-year history.  The yet unnamed ship will be the second largest ship to fly the Cunard flag

Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

July is Second Busiest Month in Port of Virginia’s History.The Port of Virginia in July processed 265,559 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in July, making it the second busiest month in the port’s history.The strong cargo performance was driven by an increase of more than 4 percent in loaded import containers, and a jump of nearly 18 percent in export empty containers

SHORTSEA CRANE OPERATIONS: Lifting a Port to Prosperity

SHORTSEA CRANE OPERATIONS: Lifting a Port to Prosperity

A Liebherr LHM 420 Crane is at the heart of a rapidly expanding shortsea shipping success story. Reliability is the key for a port that’s turned the corner, with nowhere to go but ‘up.’Way back in January of 1996, I moved to Richmond, Virginia from Houston, Texas. Still very much in the maritime business as a cargo surveyor and ship expeditor, the Port of Richmond intrigued me

OP/ED: Is Short Sea shipping on the horizon along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway?

OP/ED: Is Short Sea shipping on the horizon along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway?

Are paradigms shifting on the increased role of inland waterways with respect to short sea shipping and the Nation’s marine transportation system? Investigation and implementation of new commerce shipping avenues are becoming more common along the Eastern seaboard of the United States with each new announcement of a Port Authority supporting the development of shipping routes for container on

Dutch to Build Combat Support Ship

Dutch to Build Combat Support Ship

On 19 December the Cabinet of the Netherlands’ Government has submitted a so-called D-letter to the Parliament, to begin the construction of the Combat Support Ship Zr.Ms. Den Helder. The D-letter, part of the Defense Materiel Process (DMP), is the conclusive letter announcing the procurement decision for a large military project.

Northern Sea Wolf to Cover Central Coast route

Northern Sea Wolf to Cover Central Coast route

The new ferry between Bella Coola and Port Hardy will be starting up on Saturday, said the British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries)According to a news release , the Northern Sea Wolf will begin service on the Central Coast route on May 18, after finishing sea trials and dock fits during April and May.

Pyxis Joins Bay Area Ferries

Pyxis Joins Bay Area Ferries

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) has welcomed Pyxis, a new 445-passenger ferry, into the San Francisco Bay Ferry fleet.Pyxis is the first new vessel added to Vallejo ferry service in some 15 years, said a release from the public transit passenger ferry service in the San Francisco Bay.

IMO Course on Safe Handling of Cargoes

IMO Course on Safe Handling of Cargoes

The safety of ships carrying bulk cargoes depends on proper implementation of International Maritime Organization (IMO)  rules - and training is crucial.A new IMO Model Course on Safe Handling and Transport of Solid Bulk Cargoes is expected to be validated by IMO's Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers when it meets this week (CCC 6, 9-13 September).