JOHN KUSHNER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOHN KUSHNER
    • Operator : FRANK BRYAN, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1140
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 142
  • Size
    • Register length : 99.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 99.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1943
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 243090

FRANK BRYAN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, OHIO AND MONONGAHELA RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : SAND & GRAVEL

NO

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TIMOTHY JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VULCAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BMG001

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

C

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES JR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES SR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DARL-GLACIAL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LEROY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group, one of the largest barging companies in the U.S., announced Monday that David O’Loughlin will retire from his role as CEO. He will be succeeded by John Roberts, the company’s current chief operating officer, who will take the helm as the new president and CEO on February 1.

Rear Admiral Hann Confirmed to NOAA Leadership Post

Rear Admiral Hann Confirmed to NOAA Leadership Post

The U.S. Senate confirmed on Tuesday evening President Biden’s nomination of NOAA Rear Admiral Nancy Hann to lead the NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) and NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps), one of the nation’s eight uniformed services.“From flying into hurricanes to crewing remote explorations to the deepest depths of the ocean

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

The U.N. shipping agency approved further measures on Thursday to boost the energy efficiency of commercial vessels although critics said the move fell short of what was needed to cut the industry's carbon footprint.The International Maritime Organization (IMO) formally adopted the rules to reduce the carbon intensity of existing ships after member states reached agreement on the plans at a

U.S. Joins Norway, Denmark to Develop Emission-free Ship fuels

U.S. Joins Norway, Denmark to Develop Emission-free Ship fuels

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Enterprise Revisited: Titanium is the USCG Vessel Procurement Magic Bullet

Enterprise Revisited: Titanium is the USCG Vessel Procurement Magic Bullet

In my May 2020 MREN USS Enterprise column I made a reference to the benefits of titanium as a hull structural material.It related to the life of the USCG cutter Bear and I concluded the column with a suggestion that titanium would be a particularly useful and cost-effective structural material for sail training vessels, aircraft carriers, research vessels, cruise vessels

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

A derelict tugboat abandoned near Juneau, Alaska since 2016, has been towed to sea and scuttled in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Lumberman had been causing problems for locals since it was abandoned in the Gastineau channel five years ago, and the decision was made to dispose of the vessel at sea after the 107-foot steel hulled tugboat was determined to be derelict and a

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan's Nippon Yusen subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise ship Asuka II was returning to port after a passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.The ship's 295 passengers and 425 crew members will reach Yokohama, just south of Tokyo, around Saturday noon, an NYK Cruises spokeswoman said.

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

Golden Ocean to Acquire 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels

Golden Ocean to Acquire 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels

Dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group has entered into a Heads of Agreement to acquire 18 modern scrubbers fitted dry bulk vessels from affiliates of John Fredriksen's Hemen Holding, which is Golden Ocean's largest shareholder, for $752 million.Of the 18 vessels, ten are Newcastlemaxes built 2019-21

Biden to Target Drilling, Fossil Fuel Subsidies in New Climate Orders

Biden to Target Drilling, Fossil Fuel Subsidies in New Climate Orders

President Joe Biden was set on Wednesday to sign executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil and gas leases on federal land and cutting fossil fuel subsidies as he pursues green policies in stark contrast to those of his predecessor Donald Trump.The orders map out the direction for the Democratic president's climate change and environmental agenda and mark a reversal

Coles Resigns as CEO of Wallem Group

Coles Resigns as CEO of Wallem Group

The board of Wallem Group announced that chief executive Frank Coles has resigned and will be leaving the company shortly.As many will be aware, Coles has been very active in highlighting the plight of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and he now wishes to become more involved in promoting their welfare, as well as pursuing other opportunities.