GEORGE KING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GEORGE KING
    • Operator : MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY RIVER LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6140
  • Location
    • City : CHESTER- FIELD
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 395
    • Full Load Capacity : 580 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 138 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 44 Feet
    • Overall Length : 138 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 44 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 43 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 576107

MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY RIVER LLC

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN, COAL, SALT, FERTILIZER AND ROCK

A STEVE CROWLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALIX ANNE ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMY W. BRAMLITT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BERNARD G

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BLAKE DENTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOOTSIE B.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE L. HAHN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAROLINE N.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHRISTOPHER MYSKOWSKI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CINDY L. ERICKSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITY OF CASSVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DARIN ADRIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID L. FIELDS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOLDEN EAGLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. ANDREW ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACOB MICHAEL ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEFFREY G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JERRY JARRETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN PAUL ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHNATHAN T. ERICKSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPH P. ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUSTIN P. ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAY A. ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KELLY RAE ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOREE ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARQUETTE HILLTOPPER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARQUETTE WARRIOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY KAY ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS DORIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MYRA ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PERE MARQUETTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RAY A. ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RAYMOND GRANT E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RONALD E. WAGENBLAST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHERRYL B. REEVES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEPHEN L. COLBY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THERESA L WOOD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS E. ERICKSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TITLETOWN U. S. A.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WISCONSIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MTC

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SG

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SM

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Update: More than 200 Feared Dead in Ferry Sinking

Update: More than 200 Feared Dead in Ferry Sinking

At least 42 people drowned when a ferry sank on Thursday in Tanzania's Lake Victoria and government officials feared the final death toll could be more than 200, a senior local official said.Ukerewe District Commissioner Colonel Lucas Magembe told Reuters that the rescue mission to find survivors from the disaster had been halted until dawn on Friday with 42 people confirmed dead.

Ferry Capsizes in Tanzania's Lake Victoria

A passenger ferry in Tanzania's Lake Victoria has sunk and rescue operations are underway, Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday.Tanzania's Electrical, Mechanical and Services Agency (TEMESA), which operates ferry services, said the boat, known as MV Nyerere, sank on Thursday afternoon in Ukurewe district Mwanza region.

Italy Uncovers Massive Load of Hash in Ship's Fuel Tanks

Italy Uncovers Massive Load of Hash in Ship's Fuel Tanks

Italian police said on Thursday they found 20 tonnes of hash worth as much as 200 million euros ($232 million) in the fuel tanks of a Panama-flagged ship that was stopped in international waters and escorted to Sicily.The entire 11-person crew, all from Montenegro, was arrested for international drugs trafficking, Italy's finance police said in a statement.

Hospital Ship Sinking Remembered 100 Years On

Hospital Ship Sinking Remembered 100 Years On

A Southampton-based maritime charity lowered its flag to half-mast today to commemorate the sinking of a hospital ship 100 years ago, which caused outrage across the nation when it was torpedoed in the English Channel, killing 123 people.His Majesty's Australian Transport (HMAT) Warilda was transporting hundreds of wounded soldiers from the French port of Le Havre to Southampton when

Saudi Oil Tanker Attacked Off Yemen Coast

Saudi Oil Tanker Attacked Off Yemen Coast

Yemen's Houthis attacked a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea, causing slight damage, an Arab coalition said on Wednesday, after the Houthis reported targeting a Saudi warship in the area.Saudi Arabia and its coalition of Sunni Muslim allies have been fighting in Yemen for three years against the Iran-aligned Houthis, who control much of north Yemen, including the capital, Sanaa

Mariners Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Mariners Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Ask folks unfamiliar with the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) where it’s graduates can be found and they will likely tell you on a cargo ship plying the deep oceans, or in some exotic port on the far side of the globe. And they would be, for the most part correct.   However, most don’t realize that no other federal service academy offers the career options of Kings Point.

Yacht Design: Meet the Sleek MY Roswell 65

Yacht Design: Meet the Sleek MY Roswell 65

The all-aluminum 65m superyacht MY Roswell is a futuristic design that is sure to make an impression wherever it may roam, a new design from the hands of George Lucian (www.georgelucian.com) The MY Roswell is as stunning technically inside as it is outsite, designed to have full electric running capabilities

In US Gulf, Robots, Drones Take on Dangerous Offshore Oil Work

In US Gulf, Robots, Drones Take on Dangerous Offshore Oil Work

At BP's massive Thunder Horse oil platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a dog-sized robot called Maggie uses magnetic tracks to creep along pipes connecting the giant oil facility to the sea floor. Before MaggHD, dubbed "Maggie" by BP, the dangerous inspection job was reserved for highly paid specialist technicians who did their jobs while rappelling along the platform.

Gas Pipeline Fire Closes Intracoastal Waterway

Gas Pipeline Fire Closes Intracoastal Waterway

The United States Coast Guard said it responded to a natural gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor, Texas, on Tuesday evening.The agency was notified of the incident by vessel Jonathon King Boyd, which was on fire after hitting a gas pipeline while conducting dredging operations.The Intracoastal Waterway is closed to traffic from mile marker 468 to 474 to include the Matagorda Ship Channel from

Mississippi Towing Vessel Fire Extinguished

Mississippi Towing Vessel Fire Extinguished

A large fire has been extinguished on board a push boat near Vicksburg, Miss., the U.S. Coast Guard said. The fire broke out in the engine room of uninspected towing vessel George King near mile marker 390 on the lower Mississippi River on Thursday morning. The nine crew on board were able to safely disembark, and no injuries or pollution have been reported.

Towing Vessel Ablaze on the Lower Mississippi

Towing Vessel Ablaze on the Lower Mississippi

A push boat is ablaze on the lower Mississippi after a fire reportedly broke out in the vessel’s engine room Thursday morning.   The U.S. Coast Guard said it is responding to a fire aboard uninspected towing vessel George King at mile marker 390 on the lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Miss. Other local agencies are also involved in emergency response efforts.

Wah Kwong Maritime's Chao is 2018 CMA Commodore

Wah Kwong Maritime's Chao is 2018 CMA Commodore

Award to be presented March 14, 2018 at the conclusion of the CMA’s Shipping 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition.    Ms. Sabrina S. M. Chao, Executive Chairman of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Ltd. has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2018.     Ms. Chao follows a long succession of influential maritime industry leaders as Commodore.