JEAN LAFITTE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JEAN LAFITTE
    • Operator : WAR ADMIRAL, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1410
  • Location
    • City : MYRTLE GROVE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 72
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1964
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 297298

WAR ADMIRAL, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AROUND MYRTLE GROVE, LA (MILE 57 AHP LDB) AND MERAUX, LA (MILE 86.5 AHP LDB) AND RDB; NEW ORLEANS AND BATON ROUGE HARBORS; WELCOME, LA (MILE 163 AHP RDB) AND ST. JOHN FLEET (MILE 141 AHP LDB)
  • Principal Commodity : SHIFT BARGES AND DRY CARGO

BLACK GOLD

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

DIXIELAND HEAT

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

RISEN STAR

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

WISE FOX

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ASSAULT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BLACK BEARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALLANT FOX

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOLLY ROGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OMAHA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEATTLE SLEW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIR BARTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WAR ADMIRAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WHIRLAWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CBY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TSI

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TS

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

News

Michelin to Use Sailing Cargo Ships for Tire Transport

Michelin to Use Sailing Cargo Ships for Tire Transport

The Michelin Group said it signed a deal with French startup NEOLINE to transport its tires across the Atlantic aboard sailing cargo ships. The move aims to reduce CO2 emissions from the manufacturer's logistics operations.The partners expect to begin containerized tire shipments aboard NEOLINE's "wind-powered" vessels on a pilot line from Halifax (Canada) to Saint-Nazaire - Montoir de Bretagne

'Catastrophic' Engine Failure Caused Susan Lynn Towboat Fire -NTSB

'Catastrophic' Engine Failure Caused Susan Lynn Towboat Fire -NTSB

A 2019 fire on board a laid up towboat was likely caused by a catastrophic engine failure, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found.The Susan Lynn was docked and in layup at Tom’s Marine & Salvage yard on the Barataria Waterway in Lafitte, La., when the blaze broke out in the engine room on the morning of October 8, 2019, causing an estimated $1,350

Wallenius Bets on Wind-powered Cargo Ships

Wallenius Bets on Wind-powered Cargo Ships

Two centuries after the first coal-powered steamships crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a Swedish company is designing a futuristic throwback: a huge, wind-driven cargo ship that could help end the fossil fuel era and limit climate change.Shipping accounted for 2.9% of man-made greenhouse gas in 2018, and the industry’s share of planet-heating emissions has been rising in recent years

French and Japanese Warships Aid Injured Mariner

French and Japanese Warships Aid Injured Mariner

Two warships came to the aid of an injured seafarer on board the Indian-flagged merchant tanker Lourdes off the coast of Oman in the early hours on Monday.French frigate Jean Bart and Japanese destroyer Ariake were called to conduct the emergency operation, which saw medical personnel from both vessels assist an Indian patient who had a suspected head injury.

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Has the age of maritime discovery and exploration actually ended?  Perhaps not exactly.  As the history of maritime resilience and the human element shows, as far back as the 1500s and earlier, from using new navigational aids and improved ship designs, to coastal and inland route sailing, to navigating on open seas with uncertain charts, wayward icebergs, dense fog and luckily at times

Algoma Fined for US Dumping Violations

Algoma Fined for US Dumping Violations

Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation was fined $500,000 in the U.S. after pleading guilty to dumping wastewater into Lake Ontario.One of the Great Lakes operator's dry bulk carriers, the Algoma Strongfield, was built in China and delivered to Canada on May 30, 2017, by a crew from Redwise Maritime Services, B.V., a vessel transport company based in the Netherlands.

PIL Fined $3 Million Over Felony Dumping Violations

PIL Fined $3 Million Over Felony Dumping Violations

Singapore-based shipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL) will pay $3 million in fines after pleading guilty to felony dumping violations in Hagatna, Guam.The vessel operating company and two engineers were sentenced for illegally discharging oil and for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharges of oily bilge water from the containership Kota Harum in 2019.

Trelleborg Acquires Composite Hose Supplier Gutteling Group

Trelleborg Acquires Composite Hose Supplier Gutteling Group

Trelleborg has, through its Trelleborg Industrial Solutions business area, signed an agreement and finalized the acquisition of the Dutch company Gutteling Group BV. The company develops and sells composite hoses to the chemical industry and is the market leader in hoses for liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship-to-ship transfer.

The First Woman to Sail Around the World

The First Woman to Sail Around the World

In 1765, a young, peasant woman left a remote corner of rural France where her impoverished family had scraped a living for generations. She set out on a journey that would take her around the world from the South American jungles and Magellan Strait to the tropical islands of the Indo-Pacific.Jeanne Barret (also Baret or Baré) was the first woman known to have circumnavigated the world.

France Gives €30 Million to Aid Ferry Companies

France Gives €30 Million to Aid Ferry Companies

The French government will reimburse 30 million euros ($35.5 million) in payroll costs to French ferry companies hit by the coronavirus crisis and Brexit, Prime Minister Jean Castex told parliament.Shipping firms have suffered from lower traffic to and from Britain due to quarantine measures and uncertainty around Britain's exit from the European union.

Electronics Upgraded Aboard Pasha Hawaii's Jean Anne

Electronics Upgraded Aboard Pasha Hawaii's Jean Anne

Pasha Hawaii's pure car/truck carrier (PCTC) Jean Anne has received an electronics upgrade, including the replacement of her navigation system.The update was performed by Mackay Marine in Vancouver, B.C., in just under three weeks, including time for sea trial and crew training. Project Manager Ben Staggs, and installers Hamid Nayebi and Don Kamachi

Pauline Duclos, CFO of Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Dies at 87

Pauline Duclos, CFO of Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Dies at 87

Pauline Delia (Duperre) Duclos, age 87, wife of George Duclos, the former CEO of Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, died peacefully on April 24, 2021, surrounded by her family. The daughter of the late Jean Baptiste and Claire (Paradise) Duperre, she was born in 1933 in Warren, R.I. Pauline spent most of her life in Westport, Mass.