KANSAS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KANSAS
    • Operator : GREAT LAKES TOWING CO., THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1250
  • Location
    • City : MILWAUKEE
    • STATE : WI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
  • Size
    • Register length : 74.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19.9 Feet
    • Overall Length : 81 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 21.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11.6 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1958
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 226596
    • REBLT : *

GREAT LAKES TOWING CO., THE

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES AND CONNECTING WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ARIZONA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARKANSAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CALIFORNIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLORADO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLORIDA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

IDAHO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ILLINOIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

INDIANA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

IOWA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAINE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MASSACHUSETTS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MINNESOTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSISSIPPI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSOURI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEBRASKA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEW YORK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTH CAROLINA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTH DAKOTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OHIO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OKLAHOMA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PENNSYLVANIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RHODE ISLAND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTH CAROLINA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUPERIOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VERMONT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WASHINGTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WISCONSIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WYOMING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

As 2022 moves into its final months, low water levels and drought form the basis of the news impacting inland waterways operators and barge companies. In the first week of October, numerous barges were reported grounded in the Mississippi River, particularly south of Baton Rouge. This has consequences: barge rates jumped 218% in St. Louis, compared to 2021.

DOT Announces $703M in Port Funding; 41 Projects in 22 States

DOT Announces $703M in Port Funding; 41 Projects in 22 States

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced more than $703 million to fund 41 projects in 22 states and one territory that designed to help improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program. Following is the full list of FY 2022 Port Infrastructure Development Grant Awards:ALASKANorth Extension Stabilization Step 1 Project ($68,700,000)

Dry Winter Forecast Spells More Trouble for Shallow Mississippi River

Dry Winter Forecast Spells More Trouble for Shallow Mississippi River

Low water levels on the Mississippi River are likely to persist this winter as drier-than-normal weather is expected across the southern United States and Gulf Coast, U.S. government forecasters said on Thursday.Drought, which currently spans 59% of the country, is expected to continue or worsen in the middle and lower Mississippi River valley as well as in much of the West and the Great Plains

Inland Waterways in Focus: Balancing Maintenance and Operational Requirements

Inland Waterways in Focus: Balancing Maintenance and Operational Requirements

The integrity of the marine transportation system as a key plank in a country's economic prosperity is in heightened focus today, with logistics snarls contributing to fast rising inflation. Maintaining the integrity of the vast U.S. inland waterway system - with more than 12,000 miles of inland and intracoastal waterways including 218 lock chambers at 176 sites - is the focus of the Maritime

Keeping the Inland Waterways Open: Balancing Maintenance and Operational Requirements

Keeping the Inland Waterways Open: Balancing Maintenance and Operational Requirements

Inland waterways, sometimes called ‘nature’s superhighways’ provide a strategic advantage related to security, economics, and trade for any nation whose geography, topography, and climate enable this natural infrastructure. Economic benefits are realized in small rural areas through large urban communities that utilize the system for efficient transportation and improved markets.

$27 Million Contract Awarded to Repair Missouri River Navigation Structures

$27 Million Contract Awarded to Repair Missouri River Navigation Structures

Midwest Construction Company, of Nebraska City, Nebraska, was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to make repairs to river training structures on the Missouri River.The $27 million for the repair work comes from the BIL – Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation – and is expected to be the first of several separate contracts awarded in the next 12 months to support navigation

Continued Investment Strengthens Key US Midwest Ports

Continued Investment Strengthens Key US Midwest Ports

More than a half a billion dollars in recent, current or expected improvements at three Midwestern ports will strengthen these facilities and reinforce their important roles in the global freight network. The significant investments at Port KC, America’s Central Port, and Kaskaskia Regional Port District, along with new infrastructure funding recently secured

'Significant Funds' Awarded for Missouri River Repairs

'Significant Funds' Awarded for Missouri River Repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District said it received significant funds to make repairs to river training structures on the Missouri River damaged over the years culminating in the floods of 2019."I’m pleased to share that there is positive movement on Missouri River repairs to training structures.

US Navy Commissions USS Savannah (LCS 28)

US Navy Commissions USS Savannah (LCS 28)

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship USS Savannah (LCS 28) Feb. 5, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga.Built by Austal USA in Mobile, Ala., The 418-foot-long LCS 28 is the 14th Independence-variant LCS and 28th in its class. The LCS is a fast, agile, mission-focused platform designed to operate in near-shore environments while capable of open-ocean tasking.

Infrastructure Funds a Boost for the Missouri River

Infrastructure Funds a Boost for the Missouri River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is set to receive approximately $278 million under the Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act (IIJA).  Almost $249 million of that is to repair damages caused by the 2019 flood to the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project along the Missouri River (within the district boundary) from Rulo, Neb. to St. Louis, Mo.