L. W. NELSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : L. W. NELSON
    • Operator : PARKER TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : NORTHPORT
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 56 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 37 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 637140

PARKER TOWING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : BLACK WARRIOR AND TOMBIGBEE; TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE; APALACHICOLA, OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS; AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, STEEL, WOOD PRODUCTS, AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES AND GRAIN; IRON ORE AND DIRECT REDUCED IRON

PTC

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALICE PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALISON HAUN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY JOE JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATHY PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES HAUN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CULLEN LANDOLT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CURTIS TAYLOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GILBERT TAYLOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GORGAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELOISE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ETHEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MARION

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MORGAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAHEOLA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY BAYGENTS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RHETT PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEMPLE HUCKABEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TERAH HUCKABEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THELMA PARKER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIM PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM HUCKABEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOUCHSTONE ENERGY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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South African miners are losing 815 million rand ($44 million) in export revenue per day due to an ongoing strike at state-owned logistics firm Transnet which has hit commodity exports, an industry body said on Thursday.Transnet's freight rail and port workers earlier said they had rejected a revised pay offer and vowed to continue the strike which started a week ago.

Long Beach Channel Deepening Gets Board Green Light

Long Beach Channel Deepening Gets Board Green Light

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Interlake Steamship Christens First New US-flagged Laker in Nearly 40 Years

Interlake Steamship Christens First New US-flagged Laker in Nearly 40 Years

The Interlake Steamship Company held a christening ceremony in Cleveland on Thursday for its new vessel, Mark W. Barker, the first U.S.-flagged freighter built on the Great lakes in nearly four decades.“This is truly a historic celebration for our company and for the United States maritime industry as we proudly christen the newest vessel to join the U.S.

Cuba Tames Mega Port Fire

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Third Oil Storage Tank Collapses in Cuba Terminal Following Fire, Spill

Third Oil Storage Tank Collapses in Cuba Terminal Following Fire, Spill

A third crude tank caught fire and collapsed at Cuba's main oil terminal in Matanzas, its governor said on Monday, as an oil spill spread flames from a second tank that caught fire two days earlier in the island's biggest oil industry accident in decades.Cuba had made progress fighting off the raging flames during the weekend after drawing on help from Mexico and Venezuela

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

The newly built Mark W. Barker, the United States' first new Great Lakes bulk carrier in nearly 40 years, has embarked on its maiden voyage from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.“This is a monumental day for our company and the U.S. flag fleet as our much-anticipated freighter departs on her first voyage in what will be a long life of service on the Great Lakes,” said Mark W.

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for USCG's Offshore Patrol Cutter 'USCGC Ingham'

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Eastern Shipbuilding Group hosted the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s future Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), USCGC Ingham (WMSM-917), the third vessel in the new Heritage Class built at the Nelson Street facility. The presiding official for the U.S. Coast Guard was Rear Admiral Chad L. Jacoby, Director of Acquisition Programs & Program Executive Officer (CG-93).

First Modern US-built Laker Begins Sea Trials

First Modern US-built Laker Begins Sea Trials

The Interlake Steamship Company said its new vessel, the Mark W. Barker, departed from Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding last week for the first stage of underway testing.The 639-foot-long vessel is the first new Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in the U.S. in nearly four decades.The builders trial marks the first time the ship has sailed under its own power.

Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

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Adm. Fagan Nominated as First Female USCG Commandant

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Panama Says Three Ships Hit by Russian Missiles in Black Sea Since Start of Ukraine Invasion

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