JAMES L

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JAMES L
    • Operator : MATTESON MARINE SERVICE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1100
  • Location
    • City : BURLINGTON
    • STATE : IA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 81
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 34 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 651699

MATTESON MARINE SERVICE

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN AND COAL AND BULK FERTILIZER

BETTE LYNN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE T

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BURLINGTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS KELLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS NIKKI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TAYLOR B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AT

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Lindblad Expeditions' Second Polar Ship Christened

Lindblad Expeditions' Second Polar Ship Christened

Lindblad Expeditions announced the launch of its second new polar vessel, National Geographic Resolution, on her inaugural voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands. Under Antarctica’s clear blue skies and parked on fast ice in the Weddell Sea’s Duse Bay, guests walked onto the ice to cheer on Captain Heidi Norling as she christened the 126-guest National Geographic Resolution.

American Offshore Services Orders Four Jones Act CTVs

American Offshore Services Orders Four Jones Act CTVs

American Offshore Services (A-O-S) announced Tuesday it has ordered four hybrid-ready crew transfer vessels (CTV) from Blount Boats to service the United States' emerging offshore wind industry.In the years ahead, it's expected that potentially dozens of CTVs will be built as part of a new fleet of Jones Act compliant vessels required to support the construction and long-term service of a

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

As 2022 appears on the not-so-distant horizon, we asked inland waterways executives to reflect on the major issues impacting their industry. Just how those issues evolve – and whether they present as challenges or opportunities – is, of course, unknown. Answers to some future questions will be relatively straightforward, confidently based on industry knowledge and experience.

UK Says It Has Seen Ships Breaching North Korea Sanctions

UK Says It Has Seen Ships Breaching North Korea Sanctions

Britain said on Sunday it had collected evidence of multiple ships from various nationalities apparently breaching United Nations sanctions against North Korea which ban the sale of fuel to the country.British frigate HMS Richmond has been taking part in UN sanctions enforcement operations in the region.

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Supply Chain Shocks: Ocean Shipping Challenges Abound

Supply chain issues tied to liner shipping have been front page news throughout 2021; just about everyone agrees that there’s a problem. The underlying cause is right out of Economics 101: a surge in demand for moving containerized cargo, in the face of “inelastic” throughput capacity (which includes vessels and their landside interfaces to surface transportation

Video: USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Shock Trials

Video: USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Shock Trials

The U.S. Navy's new aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) on Monday underwent its third explosive event off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla., rounding out the ship’s Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) and validating its shock hardness and ability to sustain operations in a simulated combat environment using live ordnance.

Maritime Groups Pleased with WRDA 2020

Maritime Groups Pleased with WRDA 2020

It was an odd legislative journey, but ultimately one with a happy ending. That’s one way to sum up the rather tortuous process that led to the passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). For the first time WRDA (usually reauthorized every two years) was not enacted as its own legislative bill.

Electric Propulsion: The Dawn of a New Generation of Marine Power?

Electric Propulsion: The Dawn of a New Generation of Marine Power?

Technological advancement is opening new doors for hybrid and fully electric vessels.In mid-2020, the U.S. Navy accepted the delivery of the USS Zumwalt, the Navy’s first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant. The ship’s new electric propulsion plant provides favorable efficiency coupled with a reduced total cost of ownership.

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

If you’ve perused social media in recent weeks, you may have come across people singing chanteys, which were work songs employed on merchant sailing ships.Historically, chanteys – which are also spelled as “shanties” or “chanties” – began with a sing-out by a crew member recognized as “the chanteyman,” usually someone prized for his voice and ability to extemporize.

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order aiming to use government spending to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, in a move widely praised by America's maritime industry.The executive order, titled Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers"

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020: James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020: James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla

Christopher Glynn had known for some time that he wanted to build all-electric vessels for his Niagara Falls tour boat company Maid of the Mist. In January 2018 he decided in earnest that he was going to make it happen.But where to begin? Fully electric ferries had never been built in North America, so Maid of the Mist would be plying uncharted waters.

Deadline Looms Over Fincantieri-Chantiers Deal

Deadline Looms Over Fincantieri-Chantiers Deal

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri's planned acquisition of state-controlled French rival Chantiers de l'Atlantique to create a European "Airbus of the Seas" is facing collapse barring last-minute political intervention from Paris or Rome.With the offer due to expire in two days after repeated deadline extensions over competition concerns