FRANCIS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FRANCIS
    • Operator : PIERCE MARINE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 93
  • Size
    • Register length : 65.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.9 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 555706

PIERCE MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTRACOASTAL CANAL - WARRIOR RIVER - MISSISSIPPI RIVER - ST. LOUIS, MO
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

News

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

The first-in-the-nation offshore wind training facility will be located at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.In late October, with much fanfare, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and many others joined officials from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) to launch the first-in-the-nation offshore wind crew transfer training

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

“The decrease in state spending on higher education is what keeps me awake at night” is how RADM Michael Alfultis, President, SUNY Maritime College, neatly summarized the biggest challenge he faces as the leader of one of the U.S.’ leading maritime universities. “With a small student body (about 1700), the numbers simply don’t work

New Leadership at Exmar After Chairman Bodson Dies from COVID-19

New Leadership at Exmar After Chairman Bodson Dies from COVID-19

Belgian shipping and offshore company Exmar outlined its leadership succession plan following the April 4 death of board chairman Baron Philippe Bodson due to the novel coronavirus.Nicolas  Saverys,  previously  CEO  of  Exmar,  will  take  up  the  position  of  executive  chairman  of  the  board  of directors, and Francis Mottrie, deputy CEO of the Exmar Group, as been appointed as CEO.

Armstrong Building Golf Club Passenger Vessel

Armstrong Building Golf Club Passenger Vessel

Armstrong Marine USA announced it is building a 46’ x 15’ planing catamaran, dubbed Liberty National I, at its Port Angeles, Wash. facility for delivery this spring. Liberty National Golf Club selected the Armstrong Marine USA design last year, ordering a vessel to transport passengers between North Cove Marina in New York and the private club’s dock in New Jersey.

Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as COO

Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as COO

Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that Ray Fitzgerald, who began his career with Crowley and most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions, and chairman of American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC), will rejoin the company March 1 as chief operating officer reporting to Tom Crowley, company chairman and CEO.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Opens Wind Training Facility

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Opens Wind Training Facility

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates the First-in-the-Nation Offshore Wind Training Facility Located at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. MMA steps out in front to train the professionals who will make the coming wave of domestic offshore wind.Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen Theoharides, and Stephen Pike

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.