G.L. ROBERTS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : G.L. ROBERTS
    • Operator : INDUSTRIAL MARINE (X-NKG MARINE)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : SHAWNEE TOWN
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 55
    • Full Load Capacity : 5 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 75 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 75 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1999
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 270233
    • REBLT : *

INDUSTRIAL MARINE (X-NKG MARINE)

  • Area of Operation : MILE 858 TO MILE 882 OHIO RIVER (BARGE REPAIR ONLY)
  • Principal Commodity : NONE

CAPTAIN SAM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES L MARTIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

R

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss Maritime’s newest vessel will be the first U.S.-flag harbor tug to integrate autonomous systems in real-world commercial operations.Launched on April 29 and scheduled for delivery in May 2021, the newly built 90-ton bollard pull Rachael Allen—the fourth in a series of ASD-90 Z-drive tractor tugs being built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, in Freeland, Wash.

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

Offshore wind caught a favorable gust with the 2020 election of Joe Biden, and the following breeze from the early 2021 reconfiguration of the U.S. Senate toward Democrats. Though widely touted as a growth engine for maritime businesses (as well as shoreside trades), the latter years of the Trump administration seemed to see delay after delay.

VIDEO: Floating Offshore Wind: Opportunities & Challenges

VIDEO: Floating Offshore Wind: Opportunities & Challenges

The floating offshore wind industry, still considered nascent with around 100MW installed capacity - and minuscule compared to the installed capacity of its „older brother,“ - that is the conventional, fixed bottom offshore wind industry (29GW at 2019 end) - is showing promise and is expected to take off big time by the end of the decade.

DNV GL Suspends Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Work for Fear of U.S. Sanctions

DNV GL Suspends Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Work for Fear of U.S. Sanctions

Norway's risk management and quality assurance firm DNV GL has suspended work on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project led by Russia's Gazprom for fear of being sanctioned by the United States, it said on Thursday.Nord Stream 2 runs alongside the existing Nord Stream pipeline in the Baltic Sea and is designed to boost the amount of Russian gas that can be shipped to Europe without having to go

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Ingram Barge to Acquire Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet

Nashville-based Ingram Barge Company announced Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Houston Fleeting Services has reached a deal to acquire the business assets Houston-based Cheryl K and San Jacinto River Fleet. According to Ingram Barge, the purchase allows it to expand its footprint into the Houston area and along the Texas Gulf Coast while simultaneously growing its logistics

World's First LPG-fueled Gas Carrier Completes Sea Trials

World's First LPG-fueled Gas Carrier Completes Sea Trials

The world's first very large gas carrier (VLGC) to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel propulsion technology has completed sea trials, shipowner BW LPG announced Wednesday.BW Gemini and its newly retrofitted LPG propulsion technology were tested to their safe limits by an expert team from engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions

DNV GL’s Ørbeck-Nilssen Calls for Action Now on the Seafarer Issue

DNV GL’s Ørbeck-Nilssen Calls for Action Now on the Seafarer Issue

The plight of the seafarer during the COVID-19 pandemic has garnered global attention, but according to Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, more action is needed.“This is quite remarkable. After all of the attention, from public addresses by the Secretary General of the IMO and even having the Pope engaged to have the seafarer crisis resolved

"World First": Remote In-water Ship Surveys via ROV

"World First": Remote In-water Ship Surveys via ROV

As COVID-19 continues to challenge many business plans and practices, the advent of remote inspection techniques is growing in popularity. What is reported to be the world’s first in-water remote ship surveys using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) have been completed by DNV GL.In-water bottom surveys using ROVs have now been carried out on three separate Wilson ASA-managed vessels with the

Maran Tankers Takes Suezmax Delivery from Daehan

Maran Tankers Takes Suezmax Delivery from Daehan

Greek operator Maran Tankers Management (MTM), part of the Angelicoussis Group, has taken delivery of the 157,000 dwt oil tanker Maran Orpheus, built by Daehan Shipbuilding Co. in South Korea. The Suezmax delivery follows the 157,946 dwt Maran Phoebe handed over from Daehan in June. Both ships are Greek-flagged and classed by DNV GL.

Video: Meyer Werft Floats Out Spirit of Adventure

Video: Meyer Werft Floats Out Spirit of Adventure

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft floated out Spirit of Adventure, the second new cruise ship it has built for British company Saga Cruises.The 58,250 GT cruise ship left the shipyard's covered building dock I (hall 5) on Friday, allowing the funnel to be lifted onto the ship by crane and mounted.

Interview: Captain Havard Ramsoy, Genting Cruise Lines, Plotting the Return Course for Cruising

Interview: Captain Havard Ramsoy, Genting Cruise Lines, Plotting the Return Course for Cruising

While COVID-19 has proven to be the biggest business disruption event in generations, for the once-booming cruise shipping industry it has meant a hard stop. Getting back to cruising will be neither fast nor easy. We reached out to Captain Havard Ramsoy, Vice President, Marine Operations and Safety, Genting Cruise Lines for insights on the path forward.

US Turns Screws on Maritime Industry to Cut off Venezuela's Oil

US Turns Screws on Maritime Industry to Cut off Venezuela's Oil

Several companies that certify vessels are seaworthy and ship insurers have withdrawn services to tankers involved in the Venezuelan oil trade as the United States targets the maritime industry to tighten sanctions on the Latin American country.U.S. sanctions have driven Venezuela’s oil exports to their lowest levels in nearly 80 years