FRANK PITZ

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FRANK PITZ
    • Operator : MASSMAN CONSTRUCTION CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 30
  • Size
    • Register length : 42.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 46 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 524004

MASSMAN CONSTRUCTION CO.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

AL GOULT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL O'DONLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL STAHL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILOXI II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DUTCHMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

E. FRAKES

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESS WOOLDRIDGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEITH JACOBSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

L. P. WRIGHT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAC II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RAY PENSRUM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RON C

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKIP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

N

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

News

Coles Resigns as CEO of Wallem Group

Coles Resigns as CEO of Wallem Group

The board of Wallem Group announced that chief executive Frank Coles has resigned and will be leaving the company shortly.As many will be aware, Coles has been very active in highlighting the plight of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and he now wishes to become more involved in promoting their welfare, as well as pursuing other opportunities.

US Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Offshore Drilling

US Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Offshore Drilling

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska to ease the way for petroleum extraction in the region, an effort that President-elect Joe Biden will likely throw out once in office.The proposal would revise a suite of Obama-era rules crafted to improve safety in the extreme conditions of the Arctic after a

Mexico Seizes Ship Involved in Hydrocarbon Theft

Mexico Seizes Ship Involved in Hydrocarbon Theft

Mexican authorities said on Sunday they had confiscated a vessel in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz and a warehouse in neighboring Tabasco along with storage tanks and trucks used by criminal groups to steal, transport and store hydrocarbons.Fuel theft has been a problem in Mexico for decades but President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has enacted a range of measures to stamp out the practice and

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the project to deepen of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet Friday, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes.The USACE awarded this first contract for the Ship Channel deepening to Weeks Marine on September 3, 2020, and the Captain Frank started the deepening Friday.

Port of Long Beach Reports Its Busiest Month Ever

Port of Long Beach Reports Its Busiest Month Ever

July marked the busiest month in the 109-year history of the Port of Long Beach as terminal operators and dockworkers moved 753,081 cargo container units, topping a record set two years ago.Trade increased 21.1% in July compared to the same month in 2019. The previous single-month record of 752,188 twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), set in June 2018, was surpassed by nearly 900 TEUs.

Rival Cruise Lines Team Up to Plan Restart

Rival Cruise Lines Team Up to Plan Restart

Cruise industry rivals are teaming up in an effort to sail again.On Monday, Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd announced a joint task force to help develop safety standards for restarting their businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.The “Healthy Sail Panel,” co-chaired by former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt and former U.S.

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.

Carnival Extends Operations Pause to Sept. 30

Carnival Extends Operations Pause to Sept. 30

Carnival Cruise Line said on Monday it has extended its pause in operations for North American voyages until September 30, as it determines how to safely resume service amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The cruise line, owned by Carnival Corp, had previously said it would resume some voyages on August 1.

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the U.S. Navy.Documents signed today mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Navy. Delbert D. Black is scheduled to sail away from the Pascagoula, Miss. shipyard in August 2020.

Four Passengers Die on Cruise Ship with Coronavirus Outbreak

Four Passengers Die on Cruise Ship with Coronavirus Outbreak

Four passengers have died on board the MS Zaandam, a cruise ship currently off the coast of Panama with dozens of guests suffering from influenza-like symptoms, at least two of whom have coronavirus, the vessel's operator said on Friday.Zaandam had been on a South American cruise that departed Argentina on March 7 and had been scheduled to end in San Antonio, Chile on March 21.

Osage Takes Towboat Delivery from Master Marine

Osage Takes Towboat Delivery from Master Marine

Master Marine, Inc. has delivered a second towboat for Osage Marine Services, Inc. The newly built M/V Frank Mellor, like its sister ship, is a 67’ x 28’ vessel designed by Entech Designs, LLC. All USCG certificates for their Sub M compliance have been obtained.The towboat is powered by a pair of Laborde Products, S6R2-Y3MPTAW Mitsubishi 803 HP Tier III diesel marine engines to be operated at 1

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) completed builder’s trials February 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Navy said. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding Division.The ship was previously underway for Alpha trials in December, and will be underway again in March for acceptance trials