EDGAR B. SPEER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : EDGAR B. SPEER
    • Operator : KEY LAKES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 19260
  • Location
    • City : DULUTH
    • STATE : MN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 28553
    • Full Load Capacity : 66000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 990 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 105 Feet
    • Overall Length : 1004 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 105 Feet
    • Load draft : 32 Feet
    • Light Draft : 26 Feet
    • Height : 124.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : SELF-UNLOADER
    • Coast Guard Number : 621104

KEY LAKES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES BETWEEN DULUTH, GARY & BUFFALO AND CONNECTING TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : IRON ORE, LIMESTONE, COAL AND TACONITE

ARTHUR M. ANDERSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

CASON J CALLAWAY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

EDWIN H. GOTT

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

GREAT REPUBLIC

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN G. MUNSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

PHILIP R. CLARKE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ROGER BLOUGH

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

PRESQUE ISLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

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American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

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Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers New Hopper Dredge R.B. Weeks

Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers New Hopper Dredge R.B. Weeks

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USCG's New Cutters Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

USCG's New Cutters Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

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US Issues Draft RFP for New Antarctic Research Vessel

US Issues Draft RFP for New Antarctic Research Vessel

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New Tug Enters Service for McAllister Towing

New Tug Enters Service for McAllister Towing

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Attracting More People of Color to the Maritime Workforce

Attracting More People of Color to the Maritime Workforce

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Panama Canal Expects Cargo Slowdown

Panama Canal Expects Cargo Slowdown

The amount of cargo passing through the Panama Canal is expected to shrink this fiscal year, the canal’s top authority said on Wednesday, with experts warning lower volumes could hurt Panama’s economy.Canal Administrator Ricaurte Vasquez said the institution forecasts just 500 million tonnes of goods passing through the 50-mile (80-km) trans-oceanic waterway in the 2023 fiscal year, some 10.

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Maintenance Completed in Croatia

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Maintenance Completed in Croatia

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American Cruise Lines Christens New Coastal Cat American Glory

American Cruise Lines Christens New Coastal Cat American Glory

American Glory, the second Coastal Cat in American Cruise Lines’ new series of 100-passenger ships, was christened in Key West, Fla. on Sunday. The ceremony took place at Mallory Square where the ship docks when visiting Key West along the company’s newest U.S. itinerary—Florida Gulf Coast & Keys cruises, operating roundtrip from St. Petersburg.Charles B.

Mack Boring Names Henkin COO

Mack Boring Names Henkin COO

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MMA Honors Thomas B. Crowley, Jr.

MMA Honors Thomas B. Crowley, Jr.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) has honored Thomas B. Crowley, Jr., CEO and Chairman of the Crowley Corporation, as Person of the Year.The Academy has an established tradition of honoring a civilian or military leader with a distinguished career of excellence, innovation, and service to the maritime industries and other related industries with the Emery Rice Medal