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

Oil Firms Restoring Output as Hurricane Exits Gulf of Mexico

Oil Firms Restoring Output as Hurricane Exits Gulf of Mexico

U.S. energy companies were returning workers and restarting operations at storm-swept production facilities along the U.S. Gulf Coast on Sunday, two days after Hurricane Delta barreled through the area.Chevron Corp, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BHP Group were returning workers to production platforms in the U.S.-regulated northern Gulf of Mexico, the companies said.

US Energy Exports Severely Disrupted by Hurricane Laura

US Energy Exports Severely Disrupted by Hurricane Laura

Oil and gas exports from the United States have been severely disrupted by Hurricane Laura, with nearly a million barrels per day (bpd) of crude exports likely reduced this week by closures of U.S. Gulf Coast terminals and disruptions at ports.The hurricane also temporarily suspended operations at several liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in the world’s third largest exporter of the

Port of Houston Reopens as Hurricane Closure Lifted

Port of Houston Reopens as Hurricane Closure Lifted

The Port of Houston, the United States' largest energy export port, began reopening to commercial shipping on Thursday after a day-long closure due to Hurricane Laura, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Ports along the Texas and Louisiana coasts were closed as the Category 4 hurricane churned up the Gulf of Mexico and went ashore in Cameron, Louisiana, early Thursday.

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

A keel laying ceremony on Tuesday marked the official start of assembly on the first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years.During the ceremony held by The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, (FBS) the keel was laid within the shipyard’s large graving dock in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation signed a contract with Conrad Shipyard for the construction of a new 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) for scheduled delivery in the first quarter of 2023.The deal includes an option to build an additional dredge, the U.S.' largest dredging services provider said on Tuesday.

FMC to Investigate Alleged Discriminatory Canadian BWMS Regulations

FMC to Investigate Alleged Discriminatory Canadian BWMS Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said it will initiate an investigation into whether ballast water regulations proposed by the Government of Canada discriminate against U.S. flag vessel operators in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.The FMC commissioners voted unanimously to accept a petition filed by trade group the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) asking the commision to perform

Big City Fireboats

Big City Fireboats

On March 3, the Coast Guard published a notice that Martin Midstream Partners (MMP), a petrochemical transport and storage company, was seeking approval to modify terminal operations in Beaumont, Texas, along the Sabine-Neches Waterway. If approved, MMP would expand its liquefied hazardous gas (LHG) operations, both in volume and products.

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.

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.