GENERAL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GENERAL
    • Operator : ERGON MARINE AND INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : VICKSBURG
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 50
  • Size
    • Register length : 53 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 53 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 35.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 626300

ERGON MARINE AND INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER MILE 415 TO MILE 450 AND MILE 700 TO MILE 750 AHP, LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : DIESEL FUEL, LUBE OILS, POTABLE WATER, CREW, GROCERIES AND PARTS

BV

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ERGON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERGONOT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLETCHER ARMSTRONG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARITIME

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOUT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SYNERGY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MM

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

News

IMO Head Urges Governments to Resolve Crew Change Crisis

IMO Head Urges Governments to Resolve Crew Change Crisis

International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim is urging governments to take swift action to resolve the crew change crisis that has left several hundred thousand seafarers stranded at sea and unable to be repatriated despite the expiry of their contracts.It is estimated that more than 300,000 mariners are stuck at sea

Report: Pirate Attack on Oil Tanker Thwarted Off Ghana

Report: Pirate Attack on Oil Tanker Thwarted Off Ghana

An attempted pirate attack on the Marshal Islands-flagged tanker Pike was reportedly thwarted on Friday morning offshore Ghana.According to Praesidium, a maritime security intelligence firm, the tanker, which had left Lagos the day before, was approached on Friday around 0350 UTC by a small craft with six to eight persons aboard.

Lebanon's Leaders Were Warned in July About Explosives at Port

Lebanon's Leaders Were Warned in July About Explosives at Port

Lebanese security officials warned the prime minister and president last month that 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in Beirut’s port posed a security risk and could destroy the capital if it exploded, according to documents seen by Reuters and senior security sources.Just over two weeks later, the industrial chemicals exploded in a massive blast that obliterated most of the port

Callan Marine Orders New Dredge General Bradley

Callan Marine Orders New Dredge General Bradley

Galveston, Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine announced Thursday it has ordered a new 28-inch cutter suction dredger that's due to join its fleet in 2021.The new dredge, General Bradley, is currently being built by Hagler Systems at the Halimar Shipyard in Morgan City, La. It will be 341 feet long with a 6.6-foot draft.

Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

Callan Marine's new Jones Act cutterhead suction dredge (CSD) General MacArthur and its accompanying idler barge have entered service in Texas, heading to work on several projects before transiting to Corpus Christi for the second phase of the deepening and widening project.The newest and largest dredger in Callen Marine's fleet

IMO Endorses Shipping Industry's 12-step Plan for Crew Changes

IMO Endorses Shipping Industry's 12-step Plan for Crew Changes

The need for ships to change crews and for the world's 1.2 million seafarers to be able to fly home at the end of their periods of service have emerged as two of the biggest challenges facing the shipping industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.To help governments put in place coordinated procedures to facilitate the safe movement of seafarers

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

Shipping Industry Urges Free Movement of Crews to Keep Trade Moving

Shipping Industry Urges Free Movement of Crews to Keep Trade Moving

Ships must be allowed to change over overworked and exhausted crews to help to keep trade flowing as coronavirus lockdowns shut many transit points across the globe, shipping industry officials said on Tuesday.About 90% of world trade is transported by sea but a deepening lockdown in many countries and suspended air travel have disrupted supply chains

IMO Urges Governments to Allow Crew Changes

IMO Urges Governments to Allow Crew Changes

United Nations shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has echoed industry calls for governments to grant special travel exemptions to seafarers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.In a Circular Letter (link) issued on Monday, the IMO distributed a series of recommendations for governments and relevant national authorities

Japanese Wind Fans Bank Interest

Japanese Wind Fans Bank Interest

Domestic and international lenders are vying for a slice of Japan’s nascent offshore wind power sector, which is expected to provide as much as ¥3trn (US$29bn) in project financing opportunities, albeit at very low margins.Akita Offshore Wind completed the nation’s first fundraising for a major offshore wind project last month, raising ¥80bn to build wind turbines near two ports in western Japan.

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Shipbuilder Bath Iron Works (BIW) has officially started construction of the future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126), the U.S. Navy announced. The new warship will be the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built in the Flight III configuration at BIW.The milestone was marked by a ceremony on Tuesday at General Dynamics BIW's structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine.

Graney Name President General Dynamics Electric Boat

Graney Name President General Dynamics Electric Boat

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) appointed General Dynamics NASSCO president Kevin Graney as president of General Dynamics Electric Boat, effective October 1. David J. Carver, NASSCO’s vice president and general manager of repair, will succeed Graney as president of General Dynamics NASSCO.  Jeffrey S. Geiger, who has served as president of Electric Boat since 2013, will retire effective September 30.