FRANKLIN B

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FRANKLIN B
    • Operator : BOGGS, MERDIE & SONS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 760
  • Location
    • City : CATLETTS- BURG
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 45
  • Size
    • Register length : 55.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 59 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1961
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 286006

BOGGS, MERDIE & SONS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO, BIG SANDY AND KANAWHA RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ALBERT B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

C. D. WILSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN MERDIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRISTAN B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MBS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FLOAT

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

News

Intelatus Formed Through WER-IMA Merger

Intelatus Formed Through WER-IMA Merger

Long-serving marine, energy and industrial market consultancies International Maritime Associates and World Energy Reports have merged to form Intelatus Global Partners.While Intelatus is a new name, its team of business consultants has nearly five decades of experience across the entire maritime supply chain, producing multi-client analytical studies for sectors including offshore oil and gas

Interview: Richard Balzano, Dredging Contractors of America

Interview: Richard Balzano, Dredging Contractors of America

Richard Balzano took over as CEO and executive director of the Dredging Contractors of America in December 2020. And while he says he’s “still fairly new to the [dredging] industry”, he certainly knows his way around the business, having held a number of prominent roles over the course of more than 30 years in the maritime and U.S government sectors. His resume is impressive.

Looking for a Good Deal? Learn to Take Advantage of Interns

Looking for a Good Deal? Learn to Take Advantage of Interns

For the future of the industry, hire interns, both college and high schoolers. And pay them: none of that silly privileged unpaid intern crap that occurs in non-maritime industries.I generally wait until I receive the printed issue to read Maritime Reporter and Engineering News, and when I read the August edition, I was both delighted and frustrated

Resolve Marine Announces Leadership Transition

Resolve Marine Announces Leadership Transition

Marine salvage and emergency response company Resolve Marine announced on Friday that it has appointed Joseph Farrell, III as deputy CEO, a transition role to CEO.Farrell has more than two decades of field operations and business experience at Resolve Marine. After serving as a naval architect and project manager where he worked on and led high-profile salvage projects around the world

Metal Shark Inks Deal to Build Fire Island Ferries to EBDG Design

Metal Shark Inks Deal to Build Fire Island Ferries to EBDG Design

Metal Shark won a contract to build a new vehicle ferry for Fire Island Ferries, a vessel designed by Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG).Construction of the new Fire Island Maid recently commenced at Metal Shark’s Bayou La Batre, Alabama shipyard, and the 70 x 23-ft.vessel features a steel hull and aluminum superstructure.

U.S. Thinking of Barring Russian Ships from U.S. Ports

U.S. Thinking of Barring Russian Ships from U.S. Ports

The Biden administration is considering following Canada in barring Russian ships from U.S. ports, a government official said on Wednesday.A White House spokeswoman said no decision has been made.On Tuesday, Canada shut its ports to Russian-owned ships and barred them from Canadian waters.Russian-flagged ships represent a very small percentage of U.S.

Shipbuilding: Leadership Transition at Bay Ship & Yacht

Shipbuilding: Leadership Transition at Bay Ship & Yacht

Bay Ship & Yacht founders Bill Elliott and Alan Cameron step back, name Joel Welter CEO, Gerona Goethe General ManagerBill Elliott, who during a 45-year career catapulted Bay Ship & Yacht (BS&Y) from operating out of a single, mobile shipping container known as the “Shipyard in a Box” to becoming a premiere ship repair conglomerate in San Francisco Bay

Let’s Get One More National Multi Mission Vessel, but Let’s Add Some Grit

Let’s Get One More National Multi Mission Vessel, but Let’s Add Some Grit

The new maritime academy school ships being built at Philly Shipyard (officially designated as National Security Multi-Mission Vessels) are an exciting development and provide a significant boost to our national maritime educational system. The technology on our existing school ships has very little relevance to the present marine industry

Fitzgerald Honored as he Retires from the US Coast Guard Reserve

Fitzgerald Honored as he Retires from the US Coast Guard Reserve

Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP Partner Daniel Fitzgerald retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C., this summer.Rear Admiral Melissa Bert presided over the ceremony, which was attended by family, friends and Coast Guard colleagues who worked with Fitzgerald over the past 28 years.

ZF Marine Names Fienco Commercial Thrusters Manager

ZF Marine Names Fienco Commercial Thrusters Manager

ZF Marine has appointed Walter Fienco to the position of Product Line Manager, Commercial Thrusters. In this role, Walter will lead ZF Marine’s commercial thruster product sales across the North and Central American and Caribbean markets.Fienco brings nearly 15 years of commercial thruster product experience to the position.

Heddle Shipyards Wins CCGS Amundsen Life Extension Contract

Heddle Shipyards Wins CCGS Amundsen Life Extension Contract

Heddle Shipyards said it has been awarded the vessel life extension of the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.This week, the CCGS Amundsen will arrive at the Port Weller Dry Docks in Canada, the St. Catharines, Ontario, where it will stay through June 2022. The eight-month refit valued at approximately $12,000

The Shearer Group Adds Two Naval Architects

The Shearer Group Adds Two Naval Architects

Naval architecture, marine engineering and marine surveying firm The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) announced two new additions to its team. The company has hired Colton Bonnaure and Jacob Frost as naval architects.Bonnaure graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Ocean Engineering and was the Senior Captain of the Texas A&M Human Powered Submarine Team