FRANCES SNOW

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FRANCES SNOW
    • Operator : FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : BETHEL
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 40
    • Full Load Capacity : 15 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 65 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 273943

FAULKNER WALSH CONSTRUCTORS

  • Area of Operation : KUSKOKWIM RIVER, AK
  • Principal Commodity : GRAVEL AND SAND

BABY ONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WARHORSE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AFOGNAK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CORNELL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID NOOK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DELTA CHIEF

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DELTA VIKING

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Floods Stall Inland Fertilizer Barge Shipments

Floods Stall Inland Fertilizer Barge Shipments

Farm supplier CHS Inc has dozens of loaded barges trapped on the flood-swollen Mississippi River near St. Louis - about 500 miles from the company's two Minnesota distribution hubs.The barges can't move - or get crucial nutrients to corn farmers for the spring planting season - because river locks on the main U.S. artery for grain and fertilizer have been shuttered for weeks.

Five Believed Dead in Alaska Shipwreck

Five Believed Dead in Alaska Shipwreck

Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New Year’s Eve in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said after ending a search and rescue operation amid high winds and heavy seas.There were two survivors: crewmen who took refuge in a lifeboat and were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter.

Hurtigruten Hybrid Completes NW Passage Trip

Hurtigruten Hybrid Completes NW Passage Trip

This week, Hurtigruten’s expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen wrote a new chapter in exploration history – the first battery-hybrid powered ship to traverse the Northwest Passage.As the MS Roald Amundsen arrived Nome, Alaska, in the evening of September 10, captain Kai Albrigtsen could make a monumental entry in the ship’s logbook: The first complete passage of the more than 3.

Viega Announces Fall Training Schedule

Viega Announces Fall Training Schedule

Classes to be held in Colorado and New Hampshire.Viega, LLC has announced its Fall 2019 lineup of courses at its seminar centers in Broomfield, CO and Nashua, NH.The offerings include topics from radiant design and LoopCAD software to press technology. With two fully equipped state-of-the-art seminar centers

Second Tanker in Gulf Turns Sharply Towards Iran

A second oil tanker, the British-operated, Liberian-flagged Mesdar, turned sharply north towards Iran's coast on Friday afternoon after passing westward through the Strait of Hormuz into the Gulf, according to Refinitiv tracking data.The turn took place at about 1600 GMT, the data showed

Ten Turkish Sailors Seized by Pirates off Nigeria

Ten Turkish Sailors Seized by Pirates off Nigeria

Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates who attacked a Turkish-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria, the vessel's owner said on Tuesday, adding that another eight sailors were left safely aboard.Turkey's foreign ministry said the sailors were seized on Saturday evening.

Flood-Swollen Mississippi River Closed at St. Louis

Flood-Swollen Mississippi River Closed at St. Louis

The U.S. Coast Guard said it closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Friday as excessive rains and heavy snow melt this spring swelled the major shipping waterway to near record levels.The river - a key transportation artery for shipments of grain, agricultural chemicals, energy products and other commodities - is closed from river mile marker 179 to 184

Arctic (& Wind) Operations: Hands Across the Water

Arctic (& Wind) Operations: Hands Across the Water

As the North American offshore wind model evolves, it is clear that fit-for-purpose, Jones Act compliant and Arctic ready tonnage will need to be part of the equation. If so, we’ve got that box checked, with a little help from Europe.As of September 2018, the Walney Extension off the United Kingdom is the largest offshore wind farm in the world at 659 megawatts.

Coast Guard Swaps Buoys on Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard Swaps Buoys on Chesapeake Bay

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin has finished replacing the summer buoys with seasonal winter buoys on the Chesapeake Bay, Md., Friday.Throughout the month of December the crew replaced 66 summer buoys and removed the Francis Scott Key buoy in preparation for the winter season. The seasonal buoys are kept in until late February or early March.

MacGregor-Equipped Icebreaker for China

MacGregor-Equipped Icebreaker for China

A MacGregor project team has been involved in the polar icebreaker Xue Long (Snow Dragon) 2 project for China’s 36th Antarctic expedition from the very early stage back in 2011MacGregor is working collaboratively with the he Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC) project team and the Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC) in Shanghai to develop different technical solutions

First Hybrid Cruise Ship Sails Northwest Passage

First Hybrid Cruise Ship Sails Northwest Passage

Norwegian cruise, ferry and cargo operator Hurtigruten announced that its new expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen became the first battery-hybrid powered ship to ever traverse the legendary Northwest Passage last week.As MS Roald Amundsen arrived in Nome, Alaska on September 10, 2019

AkzoNobel to Coat Chinese Icebreaker

AkzoNobel to Coat Chinese Icebreaker

Dutch multinational company AkzoNobel‘s coatings solution selected by Polar Research Institute of China to protect its first domestically built polar icebreaker, Xue Long 2 from harsh Arctic and Antarctic condition.Purpose-built to cope with thick ice sheets and the extreme challenges of polar exploration, the 12