DAVID L. GRIGGS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DAVID L. GRIGGS
    • Operator : GE CAPITAL
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6140
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 367
    • Full Load Capacity : 539 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 140 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 42 Feet
    • Overall Length : 140 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 42 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 48.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2001
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 558932
    • REBLT : *

GE CAPITAL

  • Operating Name : C/O MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION
  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN, COAL, SALT, FERTILIZER AND ROCK

C. MICHAEL REEVES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LINDSAY ANN ERICKSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARIE HENDERICK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MTC

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maersk Q4 Earnings Beat Expectations

Maersk Q4 Earnings Beat Expectations

Shipping group Maersk on Friday posted better than expected fourth-quarter revenue and earnings, fuelled by record freight rates for container shipping.A fall in ocean-going container volumes by 4% in the last three months of the year was more than offset by freight rates improving 80% compared with a year earlier.

Sweden: Fire on Cargo Ship Loaded with Timber Continues into Fourth Day

Sweden: Fire on Cargo Ship Loaded with Timber Continues into Fourth Day

A fire that started on a cargo ship carrying timber off Sweden's west coast on Saturday was still raging on Tuesday, authorities said, though it had not spread to the ship itself.Several organizations including the Swedish coast guard are fighting the cargo fire on the Almirante Storni, anchored off Gothenburg.

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Another eight current and former merchant mariners have been indicted in a a test score-fixing scheme at a U.S. Coast Guard exam center in Louisiana.The defendants are charged with obtaining, and intending to use, officer-level licenses that were procured through falsified exam scores.

Flow of Goods Through Panama Canal Hits Record

Flow of Goods Through Panama Canal Hits Record

The Panama Canal moved more than a half a billion tonnes of goods over the last year, the canal's top official said on Thursday, marking a record high for the key global waterway as international trade picked up.Ricaurte Vasquez, the Panama Canal Authority's administrator, told reporters during a webcast news conference that 516.

Weather Hampering Efforts to Board Fire-stricken Containership off Canada

Weather Hampering Efforts to Board Fire-stricken Containership off Canada

Bad weather off Canada's Pacific Coast on Monday prevented a salvage crew from boarding a cargo ship where several containers of chemicals burned over the weekend, the coast guard said.Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston on Saturday. Five remained onboard to fight the fire, which was largely under control by late Sunday.

Coast Guard Probing 350 Reports of Oil Spills in Wake of Hurricane Ida

Coast Guard Probing 350 Reports of Oil Spills in Wake of Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday said it was probing nearly 350 reports of oil spills in and along the U.S. Gulf Coast in the wake of Hurricane Ida.Hurricane Ida's 150 mile per hour (240 kph) winds wreaked havoc on offshore oil production platforms and onshore oil and gas processing plants.

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

When the first cruise ship since the start of the pandemic sailed through the Venice lagoon last month, hundreds of people rallied on land and small boats in protest.A few weeks later, the government seemed to listen, announcing that to defend Venice's ecosystem and heritage, cruise liners would be banned from the lagoon from Aug. 1.

Ever Given's Suez Canal Detention Order Lifted

Ever Given's Suez Canal Detention Order Lifted

An Egyptian court has lifted the detention order on the Ever Given container ship, allowing its expected release from the Suez Canal on Wednesday, a lawyer and judicial sources said.The Ever Given's owners and insurers announced on Sunday that they had reached a settlement with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) over compensation for the ship becoming grounded in March and blocking traffic in the

VIDEO: 'Eye of fire' Near Offshore Platform in Mexico Extinguished

VIDEO: 'Eye of fire' Near Offshore Platform in Mexico Extinguished

A fire on the ocean surface west of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula early on Friday has been extinguished, state oil company Pemex said, blaming a gas leak from an underwater pipeline for sparking the blaze captured in videos that went viral.Bright orange flames jumping out of water resembling molten lava was dubbed an "eye of fire" on social media due to the blaze's circular shape

Seismic Firm Polarcus Set for Business Wind-down, Delisting from Oslo Exchange

Seismic Firm Polarcus Set for Business Wind-down, Delisting from Oslo Exchange

Polarcus Limited, a seismic surveyor in liquidation, is set to be wound down and delisted from the Oslo Stock Exchange.As previously reported, in January this year, lenders took control of the company's vessels after a debt payment default, and decided to sell them and let go all the employees.

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic icebreakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will help decide an election considered likely this year.The ruling Liberals, citing the need to boost Canada's Arctic footprint as global warming opens up the region

Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is embarking on a new chapter in its ocean research with the construction of a state-of-the-art ship, a vessel named in honor of MBARI’s founder, David Packard. The R/V David Packard will be capable of accommodating diverse expeditions in Monterey Bay and beyond to further the institute’s mission to explore and understand our changing ocean.