LAKE CHARLES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LAKE CHARLES
    • Operator : 3214000
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 131
  • Size
    • Register length : 75.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28 Feet
    • Overall Length : 81 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 42 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1990
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 689157

CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CTN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DJA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HJL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MAXIMUS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

OCEANUS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PROMETHEUS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ULYSSES

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBC

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

CBX

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BULL CALF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAROLINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHOCTAW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COUSHATTA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH HUGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH LANE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELLY LANE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EUGENIE J. HUGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HAMILTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

INNOVATOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

INTEGRITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPH MERRICK JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KILLIAN L. HUGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAINEY JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUKE BURTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LYDIA E CAMPBELL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARIAN HAGESTAD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY LUCY LANE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MERRICK JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NED MERRICK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN J. GUNDLACH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN L STALL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WALTER HAGESTAD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBC MIAMI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBC SAVANNAH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CCL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

SMC

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

WTB

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

St. Lawrence Seaway/Great Lakes Shipping Season Commences

St. Lawrence Seaway/Great Lakes Shipping Season Commences

The St. Lawrence Seaway’s 62nd navigation season kicked off on Tuesday with the transit of the Canadian-flagged cement carrier NACC Argonaut through Lock 8 on the Welland Canal.Then, in the early hours on Wednesday morning, first U.S.-flag commercial vessel transited the locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., signaling the start of the U.S. fleet's 2020 sailing season.

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.

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

There was important cruise news in January: Viking – a premier European ocean and river cruise company - will offer two new “destination-focused travel experiences,” starting in 2022.  One set of cruises becomes Viking’s first foray in the inland North American market, in this case the Great Lakes.  Another set of cruises will head to the Arctic and Antarctica.

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Inland Dredging Company helps keep commerce flowing on America’s inland waterway system.Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Company completed dredging projects spanning eight states and across four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts. Beginning in July and finishing in December (2019), Inland Dredging crews dredged ports and harbors along the Mighty Mississippi River, Ouachita River

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

New Jersey-based Rand Logistics announced it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire rival Great Lakes shipping company American Steamship Company (ASC) from Chicago-based GATX Corporation for $260 million.Headquartered in upstate New York, ASC operates the Lakes' largest U.S.

Vessel Inspections: It's All About Safety

Vessel Inspections: It's All About Safety

With the announcements that New York Waterway, a ferry operator running 32 boats around New York and New Jersey waters, had been largely shut down by the U.S. Coast Guard just prior to Thanksgiving, 2019, the reactions ranged from surprise to outright shock. There was also a great deal of grumbling, as commuters, the major customer group

Three Missing After Tug Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for three crew members missing following a collision between two towing vessels on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New Orleans were alerted at 5:37 a.m.

More than $97 Mln in Maintenance Planned for US-flag Lakers

More than $97 Mln in Maintenance Planned for US-flag Lakers

U.S.-flag lakers idled for the winter season will undergo more than $97 million in maintenance and modernization work at multiple Great Lakes shipyards before returning to service in March. The $97 million figure is an increase from $70 million in 2019, according to the Lake Carriers' Association (LCA).

Bay Shipbuilding Cuts Steel on Great Lakes Freighter

Bay Shipbuilding Cuts Steel on Great Lakes Freighter

The U.S. Great Lakes freighter fleet are well-renowned for being a 'mature' group of ships, a point magnified yesterday when Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding started construction on the first U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier built in more than 35 years. The shipyard and the owner, The Interlake Steamship Company, hosted a ceremonial first-cut-of-steel event Wednesday, August 14

Interview: Douglas Prothero, CEO, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

Interview: Douglas Prothero, CEO, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

As privately owned, luxury yachts near the size of the average cruise ship, behold a new option, which is anything but commonplace: The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. At 624 feet and 11 decks, her exterior profile resembles a sleek superyacht design, not a cruise ship on the horizon. Launched in October 2018 at Hijos de J.

Ballast Water Update: Weighing the Advent of VIDA

Ballast Water Update: Weighing the Advent of VIDA

The hard-fought passage of VIDA promises a simpler, more unified and logical set of environmental standards related to the discharge of myriad vessel streams. Industry wanted it, and now it is here. Will it deliver, and if so, when? That depends on who you talk to.As most commercial maritime operators know, US ballast water regulations made a sharp turn last December.

Interlake Orders Great Lakes Newbuild

Interlake Orders Great Lakes Newbuild

U.S. ship owner The Interlake Steamship Company said it has ordered a new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier, the first to be built in more than 35 years. Measuring 639 feet in length (78 feet W, 45 feet H, 28,000 DWT), the vessel will be constructed by Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., for scheduled completion in mid-2022.