GOLDEN EAGLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GOLDEN EAGLE
    • Operator : CALHOUN FERRY CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 340
  • Location
    • City : GOLDEN EAGLE
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 20
  • Size
    • Register length : 42.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14 Feet
    • Overall Length : 42.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.7 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 520882

CALHOUN FERRY CO.

  • Area of Operation : MILE 218.5 UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - GRAFTON FERRY ROUTE; MILE 228.5 UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - GOLDEN EAGLE FERRY ROUTE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

A-TEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUSSELS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EAGLE II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. W. CANNON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL B.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THELMA JEAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

WINFIELD FERRY NO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Inaccurate Stability Calculations Caused Golden Ray Capsizing -NTSB

Inaccurate Stability Calculations Caused Golden Ray Capsizing -NTSB

Inaccurate stability calculations caused the capsizing of vehicle carrier Golden Ray that resulted in $200 million worth of damages, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Tuesday.The Marine Accident Report details the NTSB’s investigation of the September 8, 2019, capsizing of the roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier Golden Ray as it transited outbound through St.

Golden Ray Salvage Paused—Again

Golden Ray Salvage Paused—Again

Salvage crews have once again paused operations to remove the Golden Ray wreck outside Georgia's Port of Brunswick, this time for "routine maintenance" on the equipment being used to cut and separate sections of the hulking overturned car carrier. Considered one of the most complex wreck removals in U.S.

Fire Put Out at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Fire Put Out at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Engineers are assessing the condition of the Golden Ray wreck and salvage equipment after a fire ripped through the overturned and partially dismantled car carrier outside the Port of Brunswick, Ga. on Friday.The fire broke out on Friday afternoon aboard the Korean-owned Golden Ray, which has been aground on its side in the St.

Golden Ocean to Acquire 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels

Golden Ocean to Acquire 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels

Dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group has entered into a Heads of Agreement to acquire 18 modern scrubbers fitted dry bulk vessels from affiliates of John Fredriksen's Hemen Holding, which is Golden Ocean's largest shareholder, for $752 million.Of the 18 vessels, ten are Newcastlemaxes built 2019-21

Pirates Flee After Failed Bulker Hijacking Off Nigeria

Pirates Flee After Failed Bulker Hijacking Off Nigeria

Eagle Bulk Shipping confirmed reports that one of its bulk carriers was hijacked in the Gulf of Guinea, and said the vessel and crew are safe now that the incident has been resolved. Maritime security groups had reported that the Marshall Islands-flagged Rowayton Eagle was boarded by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, and AIS tracking suggests the vessel had been adrift since January 27.

Salvors Separate Stern Section from Capsized RoRo Golden Ray

Salvors Separate Stern Section from Capsized RoRo Golden Ray

Salvage crews completed cutting operations to separate the stern section from the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Ga., on Saturday night, and the giant piece of the overturned car carrier will be craned onto a barge and hauled away for recycling.Once lifting preparations conclude

Golden Ray Salvage: Cutting Operations Resume

Golden Ray Salvage: Cutting Operations Resume

The crew working to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray in Georgia's St. Simons Sound has resumed salvage efforts after suspending operations ahead of a tropical storm that traveled up the southern U.S. East Coast late last week.The team resumed operations to cut the first vessel section using the specialized heavy lift crane vessel VB 10

Golden Ray Salvors Brace for Storm Eta

Golden Ray Salvors Brace for Storm Eta

The salvage team working to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray in Georgia's St. Simons Sound has suspended operations ahead of a tropical storm that made landfall in neighboring Florida on Thursday.The specialized heavy lift crane vessel VB 10,000 has paused work partway through the first cut, which began Friday

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

A specialized heavy lift crane vessel began cutting the first bow section of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray on Friday as salvage crews enter the next phase of operations to remove the overturned vessel from Georgia's St. Simons Sound.The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.

Video: Heavy-lift Ship Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Video: Heavy-lift Ship Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The heavy-lift vessel VB 10,000 arrived Tuesday at the Golden Ray wreck site in Georgia's St. Simons Sound, where the specialized vessel will be used by salvage crews to cut and lift sections of the overturned car carrier. The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.

Heavy Lift Vessel Heads to St. Simons Sound for Golden Ray Salvage

Heavy Lift Vessel Heads to St. Simons Sound for Golden Ray Salvage

A specialized heavy-lift vessel departed the Port of Fernandina, Fla. Monday en route to Georgia's St. Simons Sound, where it will be used by salvage crews to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray.The U.S. flagged VB 10,000 is expected to reach the St. Simons Sound in the early hours on Tuesday and remain on scene for a minimum of eight weeks

Golden Ray Salvage Facing More Delays

Golden Ray Salvage Facing More Delays

Operations to remove the overturned car carrier Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Ga. are facing further delays after new engineering challenges surfaced relating to the mooring system of a specialized heavy-lift crane vessel that will be used for the project.The complex salvage project had been paused earlier this year due to coronavirus concerns and Hurricane Isaias