E. W. THOMPSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : E. W. THOMPSON
    • Operator : MCGINNIS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : PADUCAH
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 59
  • Size
    • Register length : 57.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 57.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.8 Feet
    • Height : 28 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1991
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 975073

MCGINNIS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

ALAN ALBRIGHT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRANT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BTU SPECIAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CANADIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOHN CHURCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHRIS ARDEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHUCK PIEPMEIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITY OF SOUTH POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GARRY LACEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JIM LANCASTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JO ANN MCGINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN GREER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAC MCGINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MOUNTAIN GIRL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. KING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POCAHONTAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM BUSSLER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOMBIGBEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIVIAN MC GINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MGI

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WTT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AO

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

EBL

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

News

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

This week, U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioners Daniel B. Maffei and Carl W. Bentzel sent letters to the Governors of major port states urging them to prioritize the vaccination of the maritime workforce to protect the nation’s supply chain.Letters were sent to the Governors of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, South Carolina

US Navy Seizes Weapons from Dhows off Somalia

US Navy Seizes Weapons from Dhows off Somalia

The U.S. Navy seized thousands of weapons from two stateless dhows during a maritime security operation off the coast of Somalia last week.A boarding team from guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill’s (DDG 81) discovered the illicit cargo during a flag verification boarding in international waters, and the confiscation took place February 11 and 12.

Video: Interlake Steamship's New Laker Floated Out

Video: Interlake Steamship's New Laker Floated Out

The first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years was launched at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. on December 17.Scheduled for completion in mid-2022, the Interlake Steamship Company's new River-Class, self-unloading bulk carrier Mark W. Barker is believed to be the first ship for U.S. Great Lakes service built on the Great Lakes since 1983.

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

Amazon seller Bernie Thompson shifted half of his production out of China to reduce his business risks and still found himself in the crosshairs of logistical chaos besetting the movement of goods around the globe.A surge in demand for furniture, exercise equipment and other goods for shoppers sheltering at home in a worsening COVID-19 pandemic has upended normal trade flows.

World's Largest LNG-fueled Containership Bunkers In Rotterdam

World's Largest LNG-fueled Containership Bunkers In Rotterdam

The world’s largest containership powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) began its first gas bunkering operation in Rotterdam on Thursday, French shipping company the CMA CGM Group said.The CMA CGM Jacques Saadé, which has an 18,600 cubic meter tank, will be refueled with LNG while port handling operations are underway

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

US Seizes $27 Mln Found on a Cargo Ship in the Caribbean

US Seizes $27 Mln Found on a Cargo Ship in the Caribbean

U.S. authorities in San Juan, Puerto Rico seized $27 million of undeclared currency found inside boxes aboard a cargo ship bound for St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized the vacuum-sealed cash packs on board the vessel Norma H II during a joint investigation between CBP, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Guards Block Oil Tanker from Loading in Libya

Guards Block Oil Tanker from Loading in Libya

Petroleum facilities guards prevented a tanker from entering Libya's Es Eider port to load a cargo of crude oil from storage on Wednesday, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said in a statement.The Delta Ocean tanker had been blocked from loading despite what NOC Chairman Mustafa Sanalla called "the clear Libyan and international consensus that the NOC should lift force majeure.

Ingalls Wins $936 Mln Contract to Build US Navy Destroyer

Ingalls Wins $936 Mln Contract to Build US Navy Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $936 million contract for the construction of an additional Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Flight III destroyer for the U.S. Navy. In 2018, Ingalls was awarded a $5.1 billion fixed-price incentive, multiyear contract for construction of six Arleigh Burke-class Flight III destroyers for the U.S. Navy.

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

A keel laying ceremony on Tuesday marked the official start of assembly on the first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years.During the ceremony held by The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, (FBS) the keel was laid within the shipyard’s large graving dock in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

FMC to Investigate Alleged Discriminatory Canadian BWMS Regulations

FMC to Investigate Alleged Discriminatory Canadian BWMS Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said it will initiate an investigation into whether ballast water regulations proposed by the Government of Canada discriminate against U.S. flag vessel operators in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.The FMC commissioners voted unanimously to accept a petition filed by trade group the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) asking the commision to perform

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark announced Monday its Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipyard has delivered its first newbuild, a 120’ x 35’ river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat Stephanie Pasentine, which bears the distinction of being Louisiana-based Metal Shark’s first-ever steel newbuild and also its first inland