JAMES FARIS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JAMES FARIS
    • Operator : DUBUQUE BARGE & FLEETING SVC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : DUBUQUE
    • STATE : IA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 197
  • Size
    • Register length : 70.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 27.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1964
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 294088

DUBUQUE BARGE & FLEETING SVC.

  • Operating Name : NEWT MARINE SERVICE CO.
  • Area of Operation : WESTERN RIVERES
  • Principal Commodity : MARINE CONSTRUCTION SAND, ROCK & EQUIPMENT

BURL JOE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. NEWT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLEVA LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DARCEE LANE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELLEN MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRED R. MCKENZIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LADY POTASA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEBRASKA CITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUNFLOWER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIGRE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CMT

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NMS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

12-meter Ship Aims to Be First to Cross Atlantic Without a Crew

12-meter Ship Aims to Be First to Cross Atlantic Without a Crew

Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew.The USV Maxlimer, an unmanned surface vessel, is bound for the south coast of England and will conduct deep sea surveys on the way, guided by a skipper in a control station in Britain.The voyage is expected to take about 35 days.

Scientology Cruise Ship Gets Measles Vaccine

Scientology Cruise Ship Gets Measles Vaccine

Health officials for the Caribbean island of St. Lucia furnished 100 free doses of measles vaccine to a Church of Scientology cruise ship placed under quarantine in port after the highly contagious disease was diagnosed on board, the island's chief medical officer said on Thursday.St.

Deadly Oil Tanker Fire near Hong Kong

Deadly Oil Tanker Fire near Hong Kong

An oil tanker caught fire in Hong Kong's southern waters on Tuesday, killing one crew member while at least 21 were rescued, police said, with witnesses reporting a loud blast that shook windows several kilometers away.Rescue operations were going on about one nautical mile south of Lamma Island."There are still some crew that haven't been saved," a police spokeswoman told Reuters.

SNA's "Old Salt" Award Passed to Adm. Davidson

SNA's "Old Salt" Award Passed to Adm. Davidson

Adm. Philip S. Davidson, commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), became the Navy’s newest “Old Salt” during an award presentation Oct. 22 at the Pentagon.The “Old Salt” award is given to the active duty officer who has held the Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) qualification for the longest amount of time."It is a tremendous honor to receive this award.

VT Halter Launches New Ferry for Virginia

VT Halter Launches New Ferry for Virginia

Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. has launched a new ferry, Powhatam, for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).In November 2016, VT Halter Marine was awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of the new 499-passenger/70-vehicle ferry that will replace the current vessel, the Virginia, which was built in 1936.

“Your nation needs you … now more than ever in our history”

“Your nation needs you … now more than ever in our history”

The words of General Darren McDew rang true to Massachusetts Maritime Academy's nearly 400 graduates on a beautiful, albeit rain soaked, Saturday this past June.General McDew, who received an honorary doctorate at the 2018 Commencement, leads the United States Transportation Command and, in that role, oversees our nation’s projection of force wherever it is required in the world.

USS Doyle Sails to the Scrapyard

USS Doyle Sails to the Scrapyard

The decommissioned USS Doyle (FFG-39) has concluded her final voyage from Philadelphia to New Orleans, where she will now be disassembled and recycled after 28 years of service in the U.S. Navy.The retired 4,050-ton Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate will be dismantled by Southern Recycling, part of EMR.

New Larger Ferry Arrives in NYC

New Larger Ferry Arrives in NYC

Ridership on the new NYC Ferry system has far exceeded expectations, serving 5 million passengers since the service was launched in May 2017. Now, in response to the record-breaking demand, new larger-capacity ferries are being built for New York waters, the first of which, Ocean Queen Rockstar, has arrived in New York this week.

House Set to Debate Offshore Wind Energy Bills in US Waters

House Set to Debate Offshore Wind Energy Bills in US Waters

A U.S. House committee will kick off debate next week on three new bills aimed at boosting offshore wind energy leases in federal waters.The House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a hearing on Tuesday on three bipartisan offshore wind proposals.One proposal would require the Interior Department to develop a leasing plan or schedule for federal offshore leases

New Ferry Seastreak Commodore Delivered

New Ferry Seastreak Commodore Delivered

Seastreak’s newest vessel, Seastreak Commodore, has been developed in response to significant passenger volume growth and brings the operator’s fleet of Incat Crowther-designed vessels to a total of eight.The 45m-long, 600-passenger ferry built at the Gulf Craft shipyard in Louisiana is the highest capacity UCSG k-Class fast ferry ever built.

SUNY Maritime mourns the Loss of Professor James McKoy

SUNY Maritime mourns the Loss of Professor James McKoy

The word has been passed that long tenured and much loved and respected SUNY Maritime Professor James "Jim" McKoy has passed away after a long illness. SUNY President RADM Michael Alfultis told MarineNews this morning, "He was an outstanding teacher and he will be sorely missed."   Alfultis also sent out the following letter to the entire SUNY Community following Professor Mckoy's passing:

Marad: Helis Accepts New Post at MarAd Headquarters

Marad: Helis Accepts New Post at MarAd Headquarters

A Statement from the Maritime Administration has announced that RADM James Helis has accepted a senior post at the U.S. Maritime Administration headquarters in Washington. The text of that message follows:   “The Maritime Administration today announced that RADM James Helis has accepted a position at MARAD headquarters in Washington DC where he will serve as a Special Assistant to the