JAMES R BARKER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JAMES R BARKER
    • Operator : INTERLAKE STEAMSHIP COMPANY, THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 16000
  • Location
    • City : CLEVELAND
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 29629
    • Full Load Capacity : 70896 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 990.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 105 Feet
    • Overall Length : 1004 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 105 Feet
    • Load draft : 29.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 23 Feet
    • Height : 101 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : SELF-UNLOADER
    • Coast Guard Number : 573682

INTERLAKE STEAMSHIP COMPANY, THE

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES -- DULUTH, MN TO BUFFALO, NY
  • Principal Commodity : ORE, COAL, LIMESTONE AND GRAIN

HERBERT C. JACKSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

HON. JAMES L. OBERSTAR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN SHERWIN

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

KAYE E. BARKER

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

LEE A. TREGURTHA

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

MESABI MINER

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL R. TREGURTHA

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

STEWART J. CORT

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

DOROTHY ANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATHFINDER

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

The United States this week hardened its position on the South China Sea, where it has accused China of attempting to build a "maritime empire" in the potentially energy-rich waters, despite regional concerns.The rivals have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

A keel laying ceremony on Tuesday marked the official start of assembly on the first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years.During the ceremony held by The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, (FBS) the keel was laid within the shipyard’s large graving dock in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Ocean Shipping Slows Down as Pandemic Pummels Retailers

Ocean Shipping Slows Down as Pandemic Pummels Retailers

The $1 trillion container shipping industry is in a slowdown. Literally.Some shipping lines, whose retail customers are being hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, are reducing sailing speeds and taking longer routes around Africa, avoiding Suez canal passage fees, according to the companies and ship-tracking specialists.

Austal Vietnam Launched Its First Vessel

Austal Vietnam Launched Its First Vessel

Australia-based shipbuilding group Austal Limited said its Vũng Tàu, Vietnam shipyard launched its first vessel, a 94 -high-speed catamaran for the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCo) of Trinidad and Tobago.The vehicle-passenger ferry, to be named APT James, is the first vessel to be constructed by Austal Vietnam since the shipyard was officially opened in November 2018.

Adm. James Steele Gracey, 17th USCG Commandant, Passes Away

Adm. James Steele Gracey, 17th USCG Commandant, Passes Away

Admiral James Steele Gracey, USCG (retired), 17th Commandant of the Coast Guard, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020, in Falls Church, Va., at the age of 92.Born in Newton, Mass. in 1927, Adm. Gracey graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1949. Adm. Gracey was a 1956 graduate of the Harvard Graduate School where he earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tug Eileen McAllister

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tug Eileen McAllister

McAllister Towing announced Tuesday it has taken delivery of a newly built 6,770-horsepower shipdocking tug, Eileen McAllister, slated to enter service in Port Everglades, Fla.The 34th tractor tug in McAllister’s fleet, Eileen McAllister was built by Washburn & Doughty in Maine and set sail for its new home port following delivery on Monday.

Vietnam Protests Beijing's Sinking of South China Sea Boat

Vietnam Protests Beijing's Sinking of South China Sea Boat

Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat it said had been rammed by a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel near islands in the disputed South China Sea.The Vietnamese fishing vessel, with eight fishermen onboard, was fishing near the Paracel Islands on Thursday when it was rammed and sunk by the Chinese vessel

Opinion: Maritime Freedom & the Global Commons

Opinion: Maritime Freedom & the Global Commons

“Freedom” – the absence of subjection to foreign domination or despotic governmentIt has been decades since international relations in the world order dictated true competition for sea control, sea lines of communication, access to world markets, and diplomatic partnerships. However, it is becoming increasingly alarming that nations such as Iran

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Along the 1,600-mile, ice gray arch of the St Lawrence Seaway, the 2020 Great Lakes commercial shipping season will lurch back to life on March 25 when the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. reopen.The ceremonial opening signals a passage with passable ice and the 114th Great Lakes season for its fleet of 45 venerable lakers.

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

A man who had been aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship and was infected with coronavirus has died, bringing the death toll from the ship to seven, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.The man was not Japanese, NHK said, without giving details of his nationality or age. That would make him the second foreigner from the ship to die, after a British man died last month.

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.