JR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JR
    • Operator : GRAY, J. R., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : HOUMA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 248
    • Full Load Capacity : 700 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 120 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 120 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 598561

GRAY, J. R., INC.

  • Area of Operation : GALVESTON - DOUBLEBAY, TX; GALVESTON BAY, EAST BAY AND TRINITY BAY; HOUMA TO MORGAN CITY, LA; GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS; AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS; OIL FIELD SUPPLIES, PIPE, DRILLING MUD, SAND, GRAVEL AND SHELL

CIB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CORDIE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DAVE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GWENDOLYN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JULIUS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARSHLAND

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ML

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

OB

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RG

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TRA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) completed builder’s trials February 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Navy said. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding Division.The ship was previously underway for Alpha trials in December, and will be underway again in March for acceptance trials

Red and White and Green All Over

Red and White and Green All Over

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Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

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Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

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INSIGHTS: Loy Stewart, Jr.

INSIGHTS: Loy Stewart, Jr.

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USMI, Brunswick Enter into MOU

USMI, Brunswick Enter into MOU

United States Marine, Inc. (USMI) and Brunswick Commercial and Government Products (BCGP) are pleased to announce they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to explore potential business opportunities.USMI and BCGP have a history of providing our warfighters with mission proven vessels to help ensure our troops come home safely. “We have always admired Brunswick craft.

JR Shipping Adds 2 Container Feeder Ships

JR Shipping Adds 2 Container Feeder Ships

Netherlands' short sea shipping firm JR Shipping has expanded its container feeder fleet by purchasing a vessel and entering into a new management contract.According to a press note from the Harlingen-based shipowner and manager, the two vessels were transferred to the shipping company. They will be registered under the flag of Madeira and sail under the names MV Expert and MV Energy.

Vessel Monitoring for US Tug and CTV Firms

Vessel Monitoring for US Tug and CTV Firms

Vessel operators working in the towage and CTV markets on the Atlantic Coast are taking advantage of new, more cost-effective technologies as they pioneer a digital approach to small vessel and fleet monitoring. This investment will support these businesses in driving operational improvements and maximizing quality of service.

Improper Crane Use Caused Crew Death -USCG

Inadequate training and improper shoreside crane operations were found to be the cause of a fatal accident earlier this year in the US Coast Guard buoy yard in Homer, Alaska.A shoreside crane mishap on January 31 lead to the death of Chief Warrant Officer Michael Kozloski, who was working in the buoy yard at the time of the accident.

Shea to Receive 2019 Connie Award

Shea to Receive 2019 Connie Award

William J. “Bill” Shea, Jr. to Receive 2019 Connie Award in Long Beach, CAJ. Christopher Lytle to Be Honored with the Lifetime Achievement AwardWilliam J. “Bill” Shea, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Direct ChassisLink Inc. (DCLI), will receive the 2019 Connie Award presented by the Containerization and Intermodal Institute on September 17. The industry-wide event to honor Mr.

The Enduring, Iconic U.S. Flag ATB Model

The Enduring, Iconic U.S. Flag ATB Model

The view from the Bouchard Boardroom and … beyond.The roots of the now familiar and reliable articulated tug and barge (ATB) business are deep and stretch all the way back to the 1800’s. Along the way, various patents to connect a tug and a barge with a secure mechanical connection were filed.

Auxo Investment Partners Acquires Andrie LLC

Auxo Investment Partners Acquires Andrie LLC

Deal builds on Auxo’s December 2017 acquisition of leading dry-bulk transportation and logistics company, M/G Transport Services. Private investment firm Auxo Investment Partners announced today that it is partnering with the Andrie family with an investment in Andrie LLC, a Michigan-based Jones Act bulk transporter of specialty products including liquid asphalt, cement