LEE LEAVELL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LEE LEAVELL
    • Operator : WEPFER MARINE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : MEMPHIS
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 85
  • Size
    • Register length : 52.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 52.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.2 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2009
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 639604
    • REBLT : *

WEPFER MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM - MEMPHIS, TN; OSCEOLA, AR AND HICKMAN, KY; AND TENNESSEE RIVER - CUMBERLAND CITY, TN
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR FLEETING

BILL WEPFER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMMANUEL CHIBB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JO WALT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOY WEPFER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCY WEPFER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY WEPFER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS BETTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WALT WEPFER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

LR Awards AIP for Ammonia-fueled 23,000 TEU Box Ship

LR Awards AIP for Ammonia-fueled 23,000 TEU Box Ship

A design for an ammonia-fueled 23,000 TEU ultra-large containership has received approval in principle (AIP) from classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR), marking a key milestone in a joint development project (JDP) with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions to develop ammonia propulsion ships.

Futureproof Tugs: Efficient, Sustainable and Automated

Futureproof Tugs: Efficient, Sustainable and Automated

Tug owners are cutting emissions and increasing automation. Subject to technology choices, ‘greener’ tugs are a global phenomenon today, while the autonomous tugs of tomorrow are starting to emerge. David Lee S,enior Account Manager, New Build, ABB Marine & Ports, discusses tugs of the future.Around the world, there is a growing appetite for hybrid and electric technology in tugboat operations.

EPA Tier 4: Difficult and Contentious, 12 Years and Counting

EPA Tier 4: Difficult and Contentious, 12 Years and Counting

When it comes to complying with EPA’s Tier 4 emissions regulations, there’s no shortage of creativity emerging from America’s maritime engineering firms. Companies such as Hug Engineering are offering flexible, customized aftertreatment-based control systems that can assemble almost in modular like fashion.

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.

Video: Coronavirus Test Kits Flown to Grand Princess

Video: Coronavirus Test Kits Flown to Grand Princess

Coronavirus test kits were delivered at sea on Thursday to an ocean liner barred from returning to port in San Francisco after at least 35 people developed flu-like symptoms aboard the vessel, which has been linked to two other confirmed cases of COVID-19.The diagnostic sampling kits were flown by helicopter to the cruise ship Grand Princess

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

It is often difficult to push through the federal government morass to focus on the issues that actually matter to the inland operator. While 2020 inevitably will be a contentious year in American politics, it is critical to stay focused on the items that will have direct impact on the U.S. maritime industry.

Coronavirus Disrupts Global Container Shipping

Coronavirus Disrupts Global Container Shipping

China's fast-spreading coronavirus is throwing the global container shipping trade out of sync, with lines re-routing cargoes and reducing calls to Chinese ports, setting the scene for months of delivery delays ahead, industry sources said.The spread of the deadly virus has shut down cities and factories in China and disrupted global air travel.

Shipbuilding Contract: Incat Tasmania Scores Seaworld Express Ferry Deal

Shipbuilding Contract: Incat Tasmania Scores Seaworld Express Ferry Deal

Incat Tasmania and Seaworld Express Ferry announced an order for a new generation fast ferry, a 76-m high speed wave piercing catamaran ferry to accommodate up to 700 passengers and 79 cars when it enters service on the new route between Jindo and Jeju early 2022.Seaworld Express Ferry was selected as operator for the route

Cruise Ship Turned Away by Malaysia, Thailand to Dock in Singapore

Cruise Ship Turned Away by Malaysia, Thailand to Dock in Singapore

Singapore will allow cruise ship Costa Fortuna to dock in the city-state on Tuesday, authorities said, after it was turned away from ports in Malaysia and Thailand over coronavirus fears.Costa Fortuna departed from Singapore, where it is home-ported, on March 3.Italian cruise line Costa Crociere said there were no suspected virus cases among its guests, which includes Italians.

KR Appoints New Chairman & CEO

KR Appoints New Chairman & CEO

The Korean Register (KR) has appointed Hyung-chul Lee as its 24th Chairman & CEO. His term began on December 23, 2019 and runs for three years until December 22, 2022.Hyung-chul Lee joined KR in 1988 and has until now held the position of Executive Vice President of KR. He was elected as Chairman & CEO at KR’s General Assembly meeting held on December 23.

Asian Refiners Strive to Finish IMO Preparations

Asian Refiners Strive to Finish IMO Preparations

At SK Energy's largest refinery in South Korea, engineers are rushing to complete a new processing unit ahead of schedule as the firm looks to boost sales of low-emission fuels before new marine fuel standards take effect in just one month.In Japan, the country's second-biggest refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co is taking a more cautious stance, increasing capacity for low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO)