GEORGE G

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GEORGE G
    • Operator : RIVER SALVAGE COMPANY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 26
  • Size
    • Register length : 48.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 48.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1964
    • Year : 1964
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 260450
    • REBLT : *

RIVER SALVAGE COMPANY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, MONONGAHELA & OHIO RIVERS (PITTSBURGH AREA). MISSISSIPPI RIVER & THE GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY (LOUISIANA).
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

BIG DADDY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CONGO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COREY JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DONNA LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES GARRETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE Z

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LISA JO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARILYN ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAX K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MYLA RAE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANIABA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAM D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHANNON HOLSTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TUSKEGEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BIG ELMER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

J

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RS

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Costamare Orders Eight New Containerships, Buys Seven Secondhand Bulkers

Shipowner Costamare Inc. announced it has ordered eight newbuild containerships and acquired seven secondhand bulk carriers.The Monaco-headquartered company said Thursday it signed contracts with an unspecified Asian shipyard for two 13,000 TEU capacity newbuilds and exercised options under a previous agreement for two more of the same capacity plus four additional 15,000 TEU capacity vessels.

Danish Frigate Kills Four Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

Danish Frigate Kills Four Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

A Danish frigate has killed four pirates in waters south of Nigeria in an operation to protect shipping in the Gulf of Guinea, the Danish military said on Thursday.The Esbern Snare, deployed last month to the Gulf of Guinea amid heightened security risks from pirates, on Wednesday spotted a fast-moving vessel carrying eight suspected pirates near a number of commercial ships

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

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Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

Video: Thirty-one Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Eastern Canada

Video: Thirty-one Rescued from Sinking Vessel off Eastern Canada

Thirty-one fisherman have been rescued from a fishing vessel that caught fire and began to sink off the coast of Eastern Canada.At 7:05 p.m., Tuesday, the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Halifax notified watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard First District Command Center that the 143-foot Atlantic Destiny was disabled with a fire on board

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

Inside Cruise Shipping's Fight for Survival

In early 2021, the somber news from the cruise sector continued. For some cruise brands, their own version of “lockdowns” will have spanned an entire year. By late January, 2021, Carnival and others were hesitantly pegging their restarts for April/May 2021, and for some markets, late summer

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria’s navy plans to strengthen its measures to root out and punish personnel who collude with kidnappers and criminals, its new naval chief said.Kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea, which covers 2.3 million square kilometers and borders some 20 countries, hit a record last year, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

Historic Steam-driven Tug Returns to Service

Historic Steam-driven Tug Returns to Service

One of the world’s oldest tugboats, the 117-year-old, steam-driven Daniel Adamson, is set to return to service offering short cruises along the River Weaver, a tributary of the fabled Mersey River in England, after the completion of a project to install new propeller shaft bearings.

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

If you’ve perused social media in recent weeks, you may have come across people singing chanteys, which were work songs employed on merchant sailing ships.Historically, chanteys – which are also spelled as “shanties” or “chanties” – began with a sing-out by a crew member recognized as “the chanteyman,” usually someone prized for his voice and ability to extemporize.

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order aiming to use government spending to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, in a move widely praised by America's maritime industry.The executive order, titled Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers"

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

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The company that bought the ammonium nitrate which exploded in Beirut last August had possible links to two Syrian businessmen under U.S. sanctions for ties to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a report by a Lebanese journalist and London company filings.Savaro Ltd, the trading firm which procured the chemicals in 2013

Suez Canal Revenues Rise $6.3 Billion in 2021

Suez Canal Revenues Rise $6.3 Billion in 2021

Egypt's Suez Canal revenues hit an all-time high in 2021 of $6.3 billion, versus $5.6 billion in 2020, canal spokesperson George Safwat said on Sunday.Some 20,694 ships transited the canal in 2021, against 18,830 in 2020, a 10% increase, he added.(Reporting by Yosri Mohamed; Writing by Moaz Abd-Alaziz; Editing by Mark