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

Containership That Took Down Baltimore Bridge Refloated & Towed from Channel

Containership That Took Down Baltimore Bridge Refloated & Towed from Channel

Recovery teams refloated a large containership impeding shipping in the Port of Baltimore early on Monday and began pulling it free of the main channel, two months after the vessel crashed into the Francis Scott Key bridge and caused the span to collapse.Tugboats were leading the Dali to a local marine terminal after a successful effort to make the container ship buoyant at about 6:40 a.m.

Collapsed Baltimore Bridge Blasted into Pieces

Collapsed Baltimore Bridge Blasted into Pieces

U.S. crews in Baltimore set off controlled explosions on Monday to allow them to remove a portion of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge from the bow of the massive container ship that toppled the span in March.The detonations were meant to break the bridge's truss into small sections, enabling salvage crews to use cranes and barges to haul away the twisted metal wreckage, the U.S.

Salvors Set to Blast Collapsed Baltimore to Pieces

Salvors Set to Blast Collapsed Baltimore to Pieces

U.S. crews in Baltimore plan to set off controlled explosions on Monday to allow them to remove a portion of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge from the bow of the massive container ship that toppled the span in March.The detonations will break the bridge's truss into small sections, enabling salvage crews to use cranes and barges to haul away the twisted metal wreckage, the U.S.

On Board the eWolf: The First Electric Tugboat in the US

On Board the eWolf: The First Electric Tugboat in the US

Crowley Maritime Corporation has owned and operated a lot of vessels since its founding in 1892. But the latest vessel to join its fleet is unlike any other that has come before it.Crowley’s new harbor tug, eWolf, is unique in that it runs 100% powered by batteries, not diesel engines, meaning it produces zero emissions and nearly no noise.

Bridge Salvage Operations Continue Despite Inclement Weather

Bridge Salvage Operations Continue Despite Inclement Weather

The Unified Command continues to coordinate response operations to the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse despite the challenging weather conditions which included severe thunderstorms and high winds on Wednesday.Trained crews, in conjunction with the Unified Command, are conducting routine salvage assessments.

Insights: Frank Manning, President & COO, Diversified Marine, Inc.

Insights: Frank Manning, President & COO, Diversified Marine, Inc.

Frank Manning has quickly risen through the ranks during his eight years in the shipyard business, today serving as president and COO at Diversified Marine, Inc. (DMI) in Portland, Ore. Crucial along the way has been a passion for the business itself and the people that make it all possible.“The first day I walked in a shipyard I knew that I was in the right industry,” Manning said.

After Attacking Ukraine Wheat Exports, Russia Faces Own Shipping Challenge

After Attacking Ukraine Wheat Exports, Russia Faces Own Shipping Challenge

Russia's lack of ships and Western grain traders' shrinking appetite for business with Moscow are adding to rising costs of moving Russian wheat, at a time when the war in Ukraine has spilled perilously close to vital Black Sea supply routes.President Vladimir Putin promised to replace Ukrainian grain with Russian shipments to Africa after Moscow in July ended an arrangement that gave Ukraine's

Obscure Traders Ship Half Russia's Oil Exports to India, China After Sanctions

Obscure Traders Ship Half Russia's Oil Exports to India, China After Sanctions

A Liberian-flagged oil tanker set sail in May from Russia's Ust-Luga port carrying crude on behalf of a little-known trading company based in Hong Kong. Before the ship had even reached its destination in India, the cargo changed hands.The new owner of the 100,000 tonnes of Urals crude carried on the Leopard I was a similarly low-profile outfit, Guron Trading, also based in Hong Kong

Experts Raised Safety Concerns About Missing Titanic Submersible in 2018

Experts Raised Safety Concerns About Missing Titanic Submersible in 2018

Experts raised safety concerns in 2018 about the submersible vessel that has been missing since Sunday, when it descended with tourists on a deep ocean journey to view the wreckage of the Titanic.The pilot and four passengers are aboard and the available oxygen on the vehicle has been forecast to run out by Thursday morning.The Titan submersible is a 22-foot (6.

Search for Missing Titanic Sub Focuses on Area Where Sounds Detected

Search for Missing Titanic Sub Focuses on Area Where Sounds Detected

Rescuers searching for a missing submersible near the wreck of the Titanic on Wednesday concentrated their efforts on a remote area of the North Atlantic where a series of undersea noises have been detected, though officials cautioned the sounds may not have originated from the vessel.

Ferry Loses Rudder After Running Aground in Maine

Ferry Loses Rudder After Running Aground in Maine

A Maine State Ferry Service vessel was damaged after running aground off the coast of Vinalhaven on August 16.The car and passenger ferry Captain Richard G. Spear was pulling away from Vinalhaven to start a trip to Rockland shortly after 10:30 a.m. when it grounded. There were 65 passengers and five crew members on board at the time of the incident. No injuries were reported.

Diversified Marine Taps Frank Manning as President & COO

Diversified Marine Taps Frank Manning as President & COO

Portland, Ore. shipbuilder Diversified Marine, Inc. announced it has promoted Frank Manning to president and COO, responsible for the company’s sales and day to day operations.Diversified Marine founder Kurt Redd, who has served as president and CEO for 43 years, will remain active in the company.