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

News

BIMCO: 2020 and the Collapse of Bunker Fuel Markets

BIMCO: 2020 and the Collapse of Bunker Fuel Markets

The sulfur regulation from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that came into force on 1 January 2020 took the center stage in the shipping industry at outset of the new decade. Four months on, the spotlights have turned to the coronavirus and the OPEC+ oil price war.The outlook for global economic growth remains bleak as the world is faced with the largest recession since the Great

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s first-of-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Argus (WMSM-915) was held on April 28, 2020 at Eastern’s Nelson Street facility in Panama City, Fla. USCGC Argus is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark announced Monday its Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipyard has delivered its first newbuild, a 120’ x 35’ river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat Stephanie Pasentine, which bears the distinction of being Louisiana-based Metal Shark’s first-ever steel newbuild and also its first inland

World's Largest Containership HMM Algeciras Launched

World's Largest Containership HMM Algeciras Launched

South Korean ocean carrier HMM held a naming ceremony for the newly constructed 24,000 TEU-class containership HMM Algeciras, the world’s largest containership, at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DMSE) Okpo shipyard in Geoje, Korea.The 399.9-meter HMM Algeciras is the first of a dozen 24,000 TEU-class vessels scheduled to be delivered this year

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Along the 1,600-mile, ice gray arch of the St Lawrence Seaway, the 2020 Great Lakes commercial shipping season will lurch back to life on March 25 when the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. reopen.The ceremonial opening signals a passage with passable ice and the 114th Great Lakes season for its fleet of 45 venerable lakers.

FMC Commissioner Sees Some Normalcy Returning to Shipping

FMC Commissioner Sees Some Normalcy Returning to Shipping

A U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner said he sees some normalcy returning to trans-Pacific shipping amid widespread upheaval brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.Many Chinese manufacturing and logistics services have been severely hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic, in some cases forcing ocean carriers to cancel services to and from China and the U.S.

MSC Awarded DNV GL Containership Fire Safety Notation

MSC Awarded DNV GL Containership Fire Safety Notation

Classification society DNV GL had awarded a new class notation to mitigate fire risks on containerships to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The notation, announced by DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen in London, has been implemented on the largest containerships in the world, the 23,000+ TEU MSC Gülsün class.The new FCS notation is targeted exclusively towards containerships.

Low-sulphur Fuel Sales Surge

Low-sulphur Fuel Sales Surge

The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of high-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) sales, as the industry transitioned into compliance of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 2020 Sulphur Cap (IMO 2020). In Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering hub, the bunker sale landscape saw significant change as the sale of high-sulphur fuel oil dropped tremendously in a matter of months.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Army veteran-turned-Royal Caribbean Cruise Line founder Edwin W. Stephan passed away on Friday at 87 years old."We at Royal Caribbean mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to the Stephan family," said a statement from the global cruise company said.In 1969 Stephan founded the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and his contributions helped create the modern cruise industry we know today.

MN100: The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding

MN100: The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding

The Apprentice School at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division celebrated its 100-year anniversary just last month. That's worthy of inclusion in this year's MN100 list, for more than one reason. Certainly, this fine school deserves to be mentioned among our very best 100 organizations for this year.

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

Saudi Aramco to Buy LNG from US

Saudi Aramco to Buy LNG from US

Saudi Arabia’s state owned oil company Saudi Aramco will buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year(LNG) from the U.S. company Sempra Energy, based in San Diego under a 20 year agreement.The heads of agreement (HOA) between the companies anticipates the negotiation and finalization of a definitive 20-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale-and-purchase agreement (SPA) for five million