GENERAL EISENHOWER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GENERAL EISENHOWER
    • Operator : SUPERIOR EQUIPMENT CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 188
    • Full Load Capacity : 558 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 80 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 80 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : CRANE BARGE
    • Coast Guard Number : 691319

SUPERIOR EQUIPMENT CORP.

  • Area of Operation : COASTAL GEORGIA, SOUTH CAROLINA AND FLORIDA
  • Principal Commodity : NONE

GENERAL PATTON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

MARAD Seeking Comments on the Future of Nuclear Ship Savannah

MARAD Seeking Comments on the Future of Nuclear Ship Savannah

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) is seeking the public's help in determining the future of the world's first nuclear-powered merchant ship.The NS Savannah was built by New York Shipbuilding Corp. and launched in 1959 as part of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace Program to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Bigger, Stronger:  The U.S. Dredging Fleet is Growing

Bigger, Stronger: The U.S. Dredging Fleet is Growing

The U.S. dredging fleet is growing. Presently on order and under construction is a raft of in-demand equipment that will help to keep America’s ports and waterways open, safeguard coastal communities and maintain the vital flow of maritime commerce to, from and through the U.S.In August

UN Urges Designation of Seafarers as Key Workers

UN Urges Designation of Seafarers as Key Workers

The 193-member U.N. General Assembly urged all countries to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers on Tuesday after travel restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19 have left hundreds of thousands stranded at sea for months.A unanimously adopted resolution encouraged governments to ensure safe ship crew changes and travel

General Dynamics Awarded $9.47 Bln Submarine Construction Contract

General Dynamics Awarded $9.47 Bln Submarine Construction Contract

General Dynamics Corp was awarded a $9.47 billion contract for the construction of Columbia class submarines, moving the U.S. Navy's top procurement priority out of the early-construction phase, the Pentagon said on Thursday.The contract for the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines covers the move to full construction of the first ship in the class, the USS Columbia

More than 400,000 Seafarers Are Still Stuck at Sea

More than 400,000 Seafarers Are Still Stuck at Sea

The number of mariners stranded on ships at sea is steadily rising as the crew change crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic continues with no end in sight.Travel and transit restrictions in place due to COVID-19 have severely impacted seafarers, the number of crew members whose contracts have been extended by several months has continued to rise despite multiple pleas to governments to

Fit for Fight: Navies challenged by COVID at sea, ashore

Fit for Fight: Navies challenged by COVID at sea, ashore

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, navies adjusted how they operate at home and while deployed, to keep their forces ready for any missions as they keep their Sailors, families, communities, as well as allies and partners safe from the coronavirus.Navies have taken a number of prudent preventative measures to limit outbreaks, mitigate cases of infection and reduce the community spread of the virus.

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.

US Navy Ships Set Record for Longest Stretch at Sea

US Navy Ships Set Record for Longest Stretch at Sea

Two warships kept away from shore to minimize crew exposure to COVID-19 have set a new U.S. Navy record for most consecutive days at sea. As of Thursday, aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and its escort ship, guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) have been at sea for 161 days

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