GLADYS FORD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GLADYS FORD
    • Operator : CHOCTAW TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3200
  • Location
    • City : DYERSBURG
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 197
  • Size
    • Register length : 93.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 116.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1996
    • Year : 1996
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 528155
    • REBLT : *

CHOCTAW TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM, TENN-TOM WATERWAY, INLAND WATERWAYS AND GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : RIVER CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

C. B. FORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. AMY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

MS. DEBBIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. LISA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. NANCY C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

A

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

IBL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Opinion: Getting Ahead of the Reality

Opinion: Getting Ahead of the Reality

In a few short months, the mayhem wrought by coronavirus has changed the world. Our response to the epidemic [more than the virus itself] has the potential to permanently alter the balance of the global economy. But it might be the kind of Black Swan event that we need to trigger real change in the shipping industry – and in particular its approach to digitalization of vessel operation.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was launched Monday at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Virginia.Following the launch, the Ford Class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), was guided with help from six tugboats down the James River about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock 12, where it has been under construction

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

U.S. Oil Makes it to Ukraine, a blow to Moscow

U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.Ukraine this month received its first ever barrels from the United States, according to Refinitiv Eikon flows data

Video: HII Finishes CVN-79 Flight Deck

Video: HII Finishes CVN-79 Flight Deck

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division lifted the upper bow section onto one of the new aircraft carrier being built for the U.S. Navy, signalling the completion of the ship's flight deck.The addition of the upper bow section is one of the last steel structural units, known as a superlift, to be placed on the newbuiild, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).

HII Promotes Jones, Fuller at its Newport News Shipbuilding

HII Promotes Jones, Fuller at its Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced changes to its leadership team at its Newport News Shipbuilding division, effective March 13.Julia Jones was promoted to vice president of manufacturing and facilities, where she is responsible for all manufacturing and facilities operations. She has served as the acting vice president since January.

Business and Personnel Considerations in the Age of Autonomous Ships:

Business and Personnel Considerations in the Age of Autonomous Ships:

There is much talk among maritime professionals about how automation and autonomous vessels will make the industry safer. In truth, innovation will be driven by the bottom line and will take time before it is commonplace in the industry.  Early examples are likely to be limited to smaller vessels and coastal waters.

Ford Named Operations Director at Wake Media

Ford Named Operations Director at Wake Media

Wake Media appointed Andy Ford as Operations Director effective July 1, 2019.Ford will be responsible for enhancing, managing and driving the company’s future growth strategy and operational efficiencies, focusing primarily towards serving their customer’s needs. To achieve, concrete, effective and measurable results

Kinder Morgan quits Crude Export Venture

Kinder Morgan Inc has dropped out of a recently proposed U.S. Gulf Coast deepwater crude export venture, the project's leader Enbridge Inc said on Monday.The $800 million project, known as Texas COLT, is one of eight similar projects proposing facilities that would move U.S. shale to overseas markets by loading supertankers able to carry up to 2 million barrels apiece.

Eastern Launches RApport2400 Tug

Eastern Launches RApport2400 Tug

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, a shipbuilder based in Panama City, Florida, has recently launched the RApport 2400 tug C.D. White, a ship-assist / escort tug for E.N. Bisso & Son Inc. of New Orleans LA.Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. it is first of two tugs of the same design being built by Eastern for E.N. Bisso. The tug is designed and built to USCG Subchapter M.

US Leads World Oil Reserves

US Leads World Oil Reserves

The United States has a world-leading 293 billion barrels of recoverable oil resources, which is 20Bbbl more than Saudi Arabia and 100Bbbl more than Russia, with the Permian Basin leading that charge.Rystad Energy’s estimate of US recoverable oil is also five times more than officially reported proven reserves as published in the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2019.

Secretary of Defense Esper Visits Newport News Shipbuilding

Secretary of Defense Esper Visits Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has announced that Secretary of Defense Mark Esper visited the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division and the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). This was Esper’s first visit to the shipyard since he was sworn in to lead the U.S. Department of Defense in July.