DEER PLAIN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DEER PLAIN
    • Operator : ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT 8 BRUSSELS FERRY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 200
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 15
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1987
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 914368

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT 8 BRUSSELS FERRY

  • Area of Operation : CROSSES THE ILLINOIS RIVER BETWEEN ILLINOIS RTE. 100 IN JERSEY CO. ILLINOIS AND COUNTY ROAD #1 IN CALHOUN CO. ILLINOIS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLE CARRIER

BELLE OF CALHOUN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CRAGLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY BELLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FERRY BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Corpus Christi Crude Exports Boom

Corpus Christi Crude Exports Boom

U.S. crude exports from Corpus Christi, Texas, have surged to a record in recent weeks, often surpassing hubs such as Houston and Beaumont, Texas, thanks to faster-than-expected infrastructure additions.The infrastructure boom at Corpus Christi helped push crude exports there to a weekly record of 1.

For Fireboats, The Heat is On

For Fireboats, The Heat is On

These days, cost-conscious municipalities across the fruited plain, from sea to shining sea, are ordering new waterborne assets to cover their many local responsibilities. When they do, they want ‘more bang for their buck,’ combining multiple missions – and the equipment that makes it all possible – onto one hull.

Moda Midstream Eyes Second TX VLCC Berth

Moda Midstream Eyes Second TX VLCC Berth

Moda Midstream LLC is considering building a second berth at its Ingleside, Texas, crude export terminal to accommodate booming shale oil production on the Gulf Coast, the company's chief executive said on Thursday.The expansion to the terminal that loads oil tankers will come as three major pipelines open in the second half of 2019, CEO Bo McCall said in an interview.

U.S. Army Corps Selects 10 Beneficial Use Pilot Projects

U.S. Army Corps Selects 10 Beneficial Use Pilot Projects

At the end of December, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) announced its selection of ten dredging projects that will form the core of a pilot program to advance the beneficial use of dredged material.The recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement culminated a program required by Congress, established within the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, specifically Section 1122.

Barclays Rejects Arctic Drilling

Barclays Rejects Arctic Drilling

U.K.-based international bank Barclays  announced a new energy policy that significantly restricts the bank’s financing for the exploration or extraction of oil and gas in the Arctic.The policy  rules out funding for companies seeking to drill in the Arctic Refuge as well as other climate change threats.

CSB: Chemical Leak Caused Fire at ITC Houston Terminal

CSB: Chemical Leak Caused Fire at ITC Houston Terminal

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said on Wednesday that a fuel leak, possibly due to open valves and a running pump, set off a massive blaze at a Mitsui & Co Ltd petrochemical storage operation along the Houston Ship Channel in March.The fire that began on March 17 at Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) spread black smoke across Houston, shut the nearby ship channel

Tanker Bottleneck Eases for Port of Houston

Tanker Bottleneck Eases for Port of Houston

Four tankers on Thursday were preparing to offload or pick up cargoes in the busiest U.S. oil port, the first signs of an easing of the bottleneck that cut 1 million barrels per day of shipments, according to vessel tracking data.The Houston Ship Channel reopened this week with operating restrictions following a fire at Mitsui & Co Inc's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) in Deer Park, Texas.

USCG: Limited Opening of San Jac River Announced

USCG: Limited Opening of San Jac River Announced

The USCG Captain of the Port has updated vessel traffic coordination directives. Facility cargo operations as of March 25, 2019 include Limited Opening of the San Jacinto River during Daylight Hours and Resumption of Cargo Operations.This MSIB is issued in regard to vessel traffic and facility cargo operations as a result of the chemical fire at ITC Deer Park in the Upper Houston Ship Channel

ITC: Houston Petrochemical Blaze Extinguished

ITC: Houston Petrochemical Blaze Extinguished

Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days, the company said.The blaze at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park, Texas, was put out by 3 a.m., but fire crews continued to spray foam and water on the tanks to help keep them cool and prevent the fires from starting again

Air Quality Monitored as TX Tank Blaze Rages

Air Quality Monitored as TX Tank Blaze Rages

Houston officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring on Tuesday after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site produced billowing acrid smoke that could be seen and smelled miles away.The blaze at Mitsui unit Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park, Texas, burned for a third day after firefighting water pumps broke down for six hours on Monday evening

Houston Terminal Fire May Last Two More days

Houston Terminal Fire May Last Two More days

A massive fire at a fuels storage company along the Houston Ship Channel may burn for two more days, an official said on Monday as the blaze spread a plume of black smoke across the city, shutting schools in two nearby communities.The fire began Sunday morning in a giant storage tank containing naphtha, a volatile substance used to create octane-boosting components of gasoline.

Houston Tank Fire Spreads to More Tanks

Houston Tank Fire Spreads to More Tanks

A storage tank fire on the Houston Ship Channel on Sunday has spread to seven petrochemical storage tanks, forcing residents in the suburb of Deer Park, Texas, to stay indoors on Monday, but no evacuations or injuries were reported.The fire, which sent a plume of black smoke across the city's eastern half and was visible from 10 miles (16 km) away