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

Norwegian Has Enough Cash to Stay Afloat for 18 Months

Norwegian Has Enough Cash to Stay Afloat for 18 Months

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd’s $3.5 billion in cash on hand will be enough to bankroll the company for “at least 18 months” without any new revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic that has halted voyages, Chief Executive Frank Del Rio said on Thursday.“That’s enough to cover our cash burn under a zero-revenue environment for at least 18 months, not 12, 18 months

Norwegian Cruise Line Flags Doubts About Its Ability to Stay Afloat

Norwegian Cruise Line Flags Doubts About Its Ability to Stay Afloat

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, the world’s third-largest cruise operator, raised doubts about its ability to continue operating on Tuesday, the first in the sector to signal it may succumb to the coronavirus crisis.The company’s shares closed down more than 20% as it launched a $1.

Jones Act Tankers Booked for Storage, Foreign Trips Amid Oil Glut

Jones Act Tankers Booked for Storage, Foreign Trips Amid Oil Glut

Oil traders are hiring expensive U.S. vessels, normally only used for domestic shipments, to store gasoline or ship fuel overseas, five shipping sources said, in a sign of the energy industry's desperation for places to park petroleum amid a 30% drop in worldwide demand.Billions of people worldwide are living under confinement rules due to the coronavirus pandemic

Total Makes 'Encouraging' North Sea Discovery

Total Makes 'Encouraging' North Sea Discovery

Total has made a hydrocarbon discovery at the Isabella exploration well in the UK Central North Sea, Neptune Energy, Total's partner in the project has informed.Neptune Energy has described Isabella as "an encouraging hydrocarbon discovery" which encountered hydrocarbons in Upper Jurassic and Triassic sandstone reservoirs, with 64 meters net pay encountered

Keel Laid for Canadian Navy Joint Support Ship

Keel Laid for Canadian Navy Joint Support Ship

North Vancouver shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards on Thursday held a keel laying ceremony for the Royal Canadian Navy’s future joint support ship HMCS Protecteur.Scheduled for 2023 delivery, the newbuild is the first of two joint support ships to be constructed by Seaspan as part Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). With a length of 173.

Greensea Expands, Again

Greensea Expands, Again

Greensea recently added key personnel to its engineering team in its Plymouth, Mass., office to support their hull robotics program.  James Truman, Senior Robotics Engineer, is leading the development of Greensea’s latest technology, a hull crawling robot with precise hull-relative navigation and autonomy capabilities. Assisting James on the hull robotics program is Sam Fladung, Robotics Engineer.

Carnival Pays High Price to Get Credit Investors on Board

Carnival Pays High Price to Get Credit Investors on Board

Carnival Corp, the world’s largest cruise operator, said it has raised $6.25 billion by issuing new debt and equity on Wednesday, borrowing at a high cost to weather the economic storm of the coronavirus pandemic.Despite having its cruise ships idled to comply with coronavirus travel restrictions

BS Offshore SOV Readies for Sea Trials

BS Offshore SOV Readies for Sea Trials

A service operations vessel (SOV), owned and operated by Bernhard Schulte Offshore, is undergoing final tests at Ulstein Verft’s shipyard in Norway in preparation for sea trials."The Yard number 315 newbuild at Ulstein Verft, the Windea TBN for Bernhard Schulte, has been floated out from the outer dock and has now been positioned quayside.

CCG Adds OFSV to its Fleet

CCG Adds OFSV to its Fleet

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) has completed Delivery of Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Capt. Jacques Cartier, the Canadian Coast Guard’s newest state-of-the-art Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV), the second OFSV delivered by Seaspan."The milestone in the shipbuilding process took place exactly five months and two days after the delivery of her sister ship, the CCGS Sir John Franklin.

Metal Shark Delivers 30th Passenger Vessel

Metal Shark Delivers 30th Passenger Vessel

USA shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered its 30th passenger vessel since June of 2017. Built at Metal Shark’s Franklin, Louisiana shipyard, the newest ferry delivery, a 97-foot, 350-passenger, USCG Subchapter “K,” welded-aluminum, high-speed, low-wake catamaran, was handed off to its operator last week and will soon enter service.

Seaspan-Built CCG Ship Heads for Sea Trials

Seaspan-Built CCG Ship Heads for Sea Trials

The future Capt. Jacques Cartier, the second of three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV) to be designed and built by Seaspan at its Vancouver Shipyards (VSY), began sea trials on October 10, 2019 from Seaspan’s Vancouver Drydock where final outfitting, set to work and commissioning has taken place since its launch in June.“With the future Capt.

EBDG Appoints King as President

EBDG Appoints King as President

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Brian King as President - Chief Engineer. King will have direct supervision of the business and affairs of the company.  He will be responsible for advancing EBDG's major strategic objectives while leading the team on planning, business management, engineering, personnel development and sales.