KASKASKIA SWITCHER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KASKASKIA SWITCHER
    • Operator : SOUTHERN ILLINOIS TRANSFER, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : CHESTER
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 12
  • Size
    • Register length : 37.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 37.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.6 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1961
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 286955

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS TRANSFER, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER (MILE 95-160) CHESTER, IL AREA
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, SLAG, ROCK AND GRAIN

MST

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PMC

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

DALE W

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HOLLY J

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAKE HUFFTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANE F

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LISA ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSISSIPPI IV

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRIPLE M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

NOx Control: Should Certain Vessels Get a Break?

NOx Control: Should Certain Vessels Get a Break?

When it comes to the EPA’s recent proposed delay to implementation of Tier 4 marine diesel engines ‘in certain high-speed commercial vessels,’ where you stand probably depends on where you sit.On September 6, the U.S. Environmental Protection agency (EPA) proposed to delay implementation of Tier 4 marine diesel engines “in certain high-speed commercial vessels.

PROPULSION: ‘Power’ to the People

PROPULSION: ‘Power’ to the People

Interstate-McBee brings affordable aftermarket replacement parts to a marine sector thirsting for new ways to bolster the bottom line. As freight rates, subchapter M and the advent of EPA Tier IV requirements all impact the market, an affordable overhaul of an existing engine is one way to find real relief.

Report: The U.S. Marine Market

Report: The U.S. Marine Market

A ‘work in progress,’ the North American brown water, shallow draft sectors have experienced a tumultuous year of evolution, changing market conditions, a rapidly shifting regulatory environment and new opportunities. Anything but boring; and within the pages of Maritime Reporter’ & Engineering News’ Annual Yearbook, Joseph Keefe, editor of sister-publication MarineNews

Creative Approach Keeps Commerce Flowing Amidst Historic Flooding

Creative Approach Keeps Commerce Flowing Amidst Historic Flooding

Operational changes keep Jerry F. Costello Lock and Dam open for 17 days longer than typical during high water events.While the record flooding in 2019 disrupted barge traffic throughout the inland waterways in the Midwest for extended periods this spring and summer, a little out-of-the-box thinking helped limit the number of days the Jerry F.

BY THE NUMBERS: Replace your Workboat Engine (now)

BY THE NUMBERS: Replace your Workboat Engine (now)

New Research Doubles Service Life Estimate of Marine Workboat Engines, Reveals Big Opportunities for Diesel Emissions Reductions.It turns out that commercial workboat engines are staying in service more than two times longer than predicted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according new research from the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

DTF: Longer Workboat Engine Life Impacts Environment

DTF: Longer Workboat Engine Life Impacts Environment

New Research Doubles Service Life Estimate of Marine Workboat Engines, Reveals Big Opportunities for Diesel Emissions Reductions. New Research also Underscores Cost-Effective Opportunity to Upgrade to New Diesel Engines and Reduce Emissions for Vulnerable Communities. Commercial workboat engines, which are essential for maritime commerce