FERRY BARGE NO.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FERRY BARGE NO.
    • Operator : LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 81
    • Full Load Capacity : 8 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 48
  • Size
    • Register length : 59 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 59.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.6 Feet
    • Height : 19 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1950
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 276728

LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

  • Area of Operation : PLAQUEMINE / SUNSHINE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

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  • Construction : Steel

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  • Construction : Steel

News

Ferry with 335 People on Board Powerless in Baltic Sea

Ferry with 335 People on Board Powerless in Baltic Sea

A Lithuanian-flagged ferry carrying 335 people is powerless in the Baltic Sea but no one is reported injured, a spokesman for Danish ferry company DFDS told Reuters."There was vibration and there was smoke, but no fire was noticed," the spokesman said, contradicting earlier reports from the Lithuanian military of a fire on board the vessel.

Ferry Capsizes in Tanzania's Lake Victoria

A passenger ferry in Tanzania's Lake Victoria has sunk and rescue operations are underway, Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday.Tanzania's Electrical, Mechanical and Services Agency (TEMESA), which operates ferry services, said the boat, known as MV Nyerere, sank on Thursday afternoon in Ukurewe district Mwanza region.

PPG, MTU Power Bay Area's New Ferries

PPG, MTU Power Bay Area's New Ferries

San Francisco Bay Area ferry operator Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) is expanding its fleet with new vessels in order to meet large ridership increases. By 2035, WETA expects to add a total of 44 new vessels to meet anticipated demand, which is expected to increase by as much as 900 percent.

DFDS Orders New Freight Ferry

DFDS Orders New Freight Ferry

DFDS has exercised an option to order an additional freight ferry (ro-ro) newbuilding from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard.Similar to the five previously ordered large capacity freight ferries, the newbuilding is designed to carry 6,700 lane meters of freight equivalent to around 450 trailers.

VT Halter Launches New Ferry for Virginia

VT Halter Launches New Ferry for Virginia

Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. has launched a new ferry, Powhatam, for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).In November 2016, VT Halter Marine was awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of the new 499-passenger/70-vehicle ferry that will replace the current vessel, the Virginia, which was built in 1936.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 1993, Bouchard Transportation Co. christened the B. No. 230, which was the first double-hulled barge to enter service in the United States. Joined together for this milestone celebration was (pictured left to right): Mr. John Dane III, former President/CEO, Halter Marine Group Inc.; Mr.

A Post-casualty Rush to Judgment Can be Costly

A Post-casualty Rush to Judgment Can be Costly

It was a warm and sunny early summer morning in an increasingly popular and typically busy domestic harbor. And, not surprisingly, the water and waterfront were crowded with commercial and private vessels of every description. From a slowly moving tug/barge combination, a working dredge and a small tanker delivering fuel on the more industrial side of the harbor, to numerous water taxis

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2017, Bouchard Transportation Co. announced its construction plans for ATB unit M/V Evening Breeze and B. No. 252, which is the sister to ATB unit M/V Evening Star & B. No. 250.  These Jones Act vessels will include the newest modifications to the Intercon and pin system, and the most technologically advanced equipment in various spaces that are designed to reduce total emissions.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2015, Bouchard Transportation Co. appointed Brendan J. Bouchard (son of President & CEO, Morton S. Bouchard III) as the company’s VP of Sales & Operations, firmly establishing the fifth generation of the Bouchard family as being an integral part of the Company. Also that same year, BTC christened ATB unit M/V Kim M. Bouchard and B. No. 270 in New Orleans.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 1992, Bouchard Transportation faced new challenges resulting from the newly enacted Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90). Now headed by the fourth-generation Morton S. Bouchard III (Morton S Bouchard Jr.’s son), BTC once again leads the industry as the first company to build several new 138,000 barrel double hull barges, along with technologically advanced 6

Ontario Accepts Damen’s Electric Ferry Proposal

Ontario Accepts Damen’s Electric Ferry Proposal

The Government of Ontario has accepted Damen’s proposal to build two ferries with full electric propulsion.   Damen is building a 68-meter Road Ferry 6819 and a 98-meter Road Ferry 9819 to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The vessels will be the first fully electric, non-cable vessels in Canada.

Best Workboats of 2017

Best Workboats of 2017

Marine News showcases the best of North America’s 2017 workboat deliveries. There is something for everyone.   Notwithstanding the lingering offshore energy downturn, there were plenty of bright spots for North American shipyards in 2017. If a hull was delivered in 2017, we took a look at it, with several areas as a focus for inclusion into this edition.