E. FRAKES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : E. FRAKES
    • Operator : MASSMAN CONSTRUCTION CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 150
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 31
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 19.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1933
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 232993

MASSMAN CONSTRUCTION CO.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

AL GOULT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL O'DONLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL STAHL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILOXI II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DUTCHMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANK PITZ

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESS WOOLDRIDGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEITH JACOBSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

L. P. WRIGHT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAC II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RAY PENSRUM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RON C

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKIP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

N

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

News

Grimaldi Orders More Ammonia Ready Car Carriers

Grimaldi Orders More Ammonia Ready Car Carriers

The Grimaldi Group announced it has exercised its option for the construction of five additional ammonia-ready 9,000 CEU car carriers from China Merchants Heavy Industries Jiangsu, part of China Merchant Industry Holdings (CMI).Grimaldi announced its initial order for five new pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) vessels from CMI in October.

Shipping Still in Dark Over Clean Fuel Solutions, Industry Official Says

Shipping Still in Dark Over Clean Fuel Solutions, Industry Official Says

Shipping companies are still waiting for "real green" fuel solutions as part of decarbonization efforts to clean up the industry, a leading industry official said.Shipping, which transports around 90% of world trade and accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions, is under growing pressure from environmentalists to deliver more concrete action, including a carbon levy.

Steel Cut for Fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel

Steel Cut for Fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel

Philly Shipyard held a steel cutting ceremony for the fourth in a series of new training ships it is building for the United States' state maritime academies.Scheduled for delivery to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy in Galveston, Texas in 2025, the new National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) is being built under a program for the U.S.

Dredge Capsizes in the Mississippi River

Dredge Capsizes in the Mississippi River

Responders are working to minimize environmental damages from a cutter suction dredge that capsized in the Mississippi River near Meraux, La. on Monday.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector New Orleans were notified at 12:50 a.m. that the dredging vessel W.B. Wood capsized in the vicinity of mile marker (MM) 85.

NTSB Calls for Action on Safety Following Conception Dive Boat Tragedy

NTSB Calls for Action on Safety Following Conception Dive Boat Tragedy

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says more progress is needed on the safety recommendations it issued in the wake of the Conception dive boat tragedy.The Conception was anchored in Platts Harbor, off Santa Cruz Island, Calif., when it caught fire in the early morning of Sept. 2, 2019. The vessel burned to the waterline and sank less than 100 feet from shore.

US Coast Guard Cutter Collides With Fishing Vessel Near Puerto Rico; One Dead

US Coast Guard Cutter Collides With Fishing Vessel Near Puerto Rico; One Dead

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter was involved in a fatal collision with a small fishing boat Monday afternoon off the coast of Puerto Rico.The 154-foot Sentinel Class fast response cutter Winslow Griesser and the 23-foot commercial fishing vessel Desakata collided, approximately four nautical miles north of Dorado, Puerto Rico.

Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

U.S. shipyards are making improvements to building ships for the Navy and Coast Guard today and in the future.  In some cases, it means phasing out one class of ship and getting ready for the next.  Or, it can be a drastic make-over.The yards include mid-tier yards all the way up to very large facilities devoted exclusively to warships.

US Makes it Easier for Cruise Passengers to Get Refunds

US Makes it Easier for Cruise Passengers to Get Refunds

A rule change in the United States aims to make it easier for cruise ship passengers to receive refunds after their voyages have been canceled or delayed.The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced on Wednesday it is amending its regulations governing "non-performance" by passenger vessel operators to establish new requirements for when cruise passengers should be provided refunds.

In Memoriam: E. John Michel, MRCM (DV) USN (Ret), Chief-of-the-Boat, Bathyscaph Trieste

In Memoriam: E. John Michel, MRCM (DV) USN (Ret), Chief-of-the-Boat, Bathyscaph Trieste

REMEMBERING MY SHIPMATE JOHN MICHELWe met in January 1959 when I became the first Officer in Charge of the Navy’s newly acquired Bathyscaph Trieste and John was the first USN enlisted man to be assigned to the project.  We were based at the Naval Electronics Laboratory in San Diego.  Trieste was unique as there were only two deep diving manned submersibles in the world.

MAN ES: Moving Forward on Ammonia Engines

MAN ES: Moving Forward on Ammonia Engines

As shipowners ponder future fuels, MAN Energy Solutions is sailing full speed ahead optimizing dual fuel marine powerplants while preparing to start testing ammonia fueled engines in early 2023. Bjarne Foldager, Senior Vice President, head of two stroke business at MAN ES hosted Maritime Reporter & Engineering News in Copenhagen for a look behind the scenes at a cornerstone of its mandate to

Liebherr Expands All-electric Heavy Lift Ship Crane Series

Liebherr Expands All-electric Heavy Lift Ship Crane Series

Driven by the growth in the size of wind turbines, Liebherr's all-electric heavy lift crane series is being expanded with an 800-tons crane. "The new cranes follow on from a long tradition and decades of experience in building ship cranes. The first ship crane was delivered by Liebherr in 1958.

Chevron Completes Testing of New Marine Cylinder Oil meeting MAN ES’ Category II Spec

Chevron Completes Testing of New Marine Cylinder Oil meeting MAN ES’ Category II Spec

Chevron Marine Lubricants’ new Taro Ultra Advanced 40 has passed the Main NOL (No Objection Letter) Service and Confirmation field tests by MAN Energy Solutions, which allows the oil’s uninterrupted use in its Mk 9 and later engines.Since the International Maritime organization (IMO) 0.