GRANT WESLEY MURRAY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GRANT WESLEY MURRAY
    • Operator : MURRAY AMERICAN RIVER TOWING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 198
  • Size
    • Register length : 78.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 78.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 526969

MURRAY AMERICAN RIVER TOWING

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, KANAWHA, MONONGAHELA, BIG SANDY AND OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, GASOLINE, PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, LIMESTONE, PETROCHEMICALS, COKE AND STEEL PRODUCTS

ALIQUIPPA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAILEY MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. DEANE ORR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN CHAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLIN ROBERT MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EVAN MICHAEL MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HERB CARPENTER, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANET MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIA ROSE MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCIANA MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT DEAN MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEVE YOUNG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WES MCDONALD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ABC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AEP

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BCC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MRT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBR

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

CCS

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

ETT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Port of Houston Reopens as Hurricane Closure Lifted

Port of Houston Reopens as Hurricane Closure Lifted

The Port of Houston, the United States' largest energy export port, began reopening to commercial shipping on Thursday after a day-long closure due to Hurricane Laura, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Ports along the Texas and Louisiana coasts were closed as the Category 4 hurricane churned up the Gulf of Mexico and went ashore in Cameron, Louisiana, early Thursday.

UN Urges Yemen's Houthis to Grant Access to Decaying Oil Tanker

UN Urges Yemen's Houthis to Grant Access to Decaying Oil Tanker

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Yemen's Houthi group to allow an assessment team to travel to a decaying oil tanker that is threatening to spill 1.1 million barrels of crude oil off the war-torn country's coast.More then a month ago Houthi officials said they would agree to allow a U.N.

Sandy Hook Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

Sandy Hook Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

A Sandy Hook Pilots Association captain died from injuries suffered during a boarding accident on Wednesday.Capt. Timothy Murray reportedly fell from a pilot ladder while boarding a tanker inbound to the Port of New York & New Jersey at approximately 10:30 p.m., the pilots association said in a statement. Murray was evacuated to a local hospital, where he died from the injuries.The U.S.

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

In response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Congressional Research Service released a report that stated global economic growth has declined by 3% to 6% in 2020 with a partial recovery predicted for 2021. Also, the GDP of the U.S. has fallen by 5% in the first quarter 2020.

Turkey Slams Greek Claim Over Mediterranean Seismic Survey

Turkey Slams Greek Claim Over Mediterranean Seismic Survey

The eastern Mediterranean region where a Turkish ship will carry out a seismic survey is part of Turkey's continental shelf, Ankara said on Wednesday, rejecting Greece's accusation that the ship is encroaching on its own shelf.Long-standing tensions between the NATO allies escalated after Turkey's navy on Tuesday issued an advisory known as a Navtex for seismic surveys in waters between Cyprus

MarAd Insights: “In peace and war” -- Even Against a Virus

MarAd Insights: “In peace and war” -- Even Against a Virus

The U.S. maritime industry takes great pride in our motto: “In Peace and War.” It sums what we’re all about. From colonial times, through the Revolution, the Civil War, two World Wars, several regional conflicts, and many natural and humanitarian disasters, we got the cargo delivered because our economic security and our national security depend on it.

New Zealand to Allow Some Ships, Cruises Still Banned

New Zealand to Allow Some Ships, Cruises Still Banned

New Zealand said on Friday that it would allow entry of some maritime vessels as it looks to open up its economy after lifting all coronavirus restrictions earlier this week.Cruise ships and people traveling for leisure, however, will continue to be banned from entering the country, the government said in a statement.

Uruguay to Evacuate Crew of Coronavirus-hit Cruise Ship

Uruguay to Evacuate Crew of Coronavirus-hit Cruise Ship

The 86 crew members of the Greg Mortimer cruise ship, stranded in Uruguayan waters since March 27, began their evacuation to Montevideo on Tuesday following an outbreak of the new coronavirus on board, the government said.At least 37 positive cases of coronavirus were detected in the last several days, officials said, preventing plans for the ship to travel to the Spanish port of Las Palmas

MARAD Awards Nearly $20 Mln for Small Shipyards

MARAD Awards Nearly $20 Mln for Small Shipyards

Two dozen small shipyards in the U.S. have received a combined $19.6 million through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grant Program to help fund upgrades and expansions that often lead to more competitive operations, quality ship construction and improved employee skill.“This $19.

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

Small shipyards in the U.S. are critical to the nation’s maritime operations and economic security. Typically family-owned and employing less than 1,200 workers, America’s small shipyards support more than 400,000 jobs, employ more than 100,000 Americans directly and contribute tens of billions in gross domestic product, according to the U.S.

IMO Urges Governments to Allow Crew Changes

IMO Urges Governments to Allow Crew Changes

United Nations shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has echoed industry calls for governments to grant special travel exemptions to seafarers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.In a Circular Letter (link) issued on Monday, the IMO distributed a series of recommendations for governments and relevant national authorities

The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was enacted in December 2015. The FAST Act required the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop a National Freight Strategic Plan to address multimodal freight transportation. In the Federal Register of December 27, 2019, DOT requested information from the public, including industry trade groups