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

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.

NTSB Weighs in on McCain Collision

NTSB Weighs in on McCain Collision

Insufficient Training, Inadequate Bridge Operating Procedures, Lack of Operational Oversight Led to Fatal Ship Collision. The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday that the Aug. 21, 2017, collision between the USS John S McCain and the tanker Alnic MC was caused by insufficient training, inadequate bridge operating procedures and a lack of operational oversight.

Pirates Rob Korean Bulk Carrier

Pirates Rob Korean Bulk Carrier

Pirates attacked a South Korean-flagged cargo ship in the South China Sea early on Monday, stealing thousands of dollars in cash and even the sailors' shoes, South Korean authorities said.Two people sustained minor injuries when seven pirates boarded the CK Bluebell and made off with $13,000 and belongings including mobile phones, clothes and shoes from the 22-strong crew

Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies.The Front Altair, carrying petrochemical feedstock, was on fire in waters between Gulf Arab states and Iran after an explosion that a source blamed on a magnetic mine.

Boat Sunk in Danube Ready to be Raised

Boat Sunk in Danube Ready to be Raised

Hungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew.The Mermaid sank after a large Swiss-owned cruise liner struck it from behind on May 29 as both vessels passed under a 19th century bridge in the Hungarian capital during heavy rain.

Hyundai LNG Shipping Orders Newbuild

Hyundai LNG Shipping Orders Newbuild

South Korean shipowner Hyundai LNG Shipping (HLS) has placed an order for the construction of one very large gas carrier (VLGC) at compatriot shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).The South Korean owner of 10 LNG Carriers said in a press release that the 84,600 cbm gas carrier is scheduled for delivery in Q3 2020 for the employment of seven year (+ option) time charter with a global energy

HHI Group Inks Deal to Acquire DSME

HHI Group Inks Deal to Acquire DSME

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group and Korea Development Bank (KDB) signed on Friday a definitive agreement to acquire Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), in the presence of Kwon Oh-gap, Vice Chairman & CEO of HHI Holdings; Ka Sam-hyun, President & CEO of HHI; and Lee Dong-gull, Chairman & CEO of KDB.

Yang Ming Launches Final Two Mega-Ships

Yang Ming Launches Final Two Mega-Ships

Taiwanese liner Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation has announced the launch of two new ultra-large container vessels (UCLVs), which were officially named at Imabari shipyard on March 6, 2019.The two ships, YM Warranty and YM Wellspring, have a container capacity of 14,000 TEU and will join the total of 20 UCLVs added to Yang Ming’s fleet since 2015.Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.

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.

Two RAstar 3200 Vessels Christened in HK

Two RAstar 3200 Vessels Christened in HK

Hongkong Salvage & Towage, a division of HUD Group, has added two new high-performance tugs to their fleet.A press release from Robert Allan Ltd.(RAL) said that RAstar 3200 vessels, designed by RAL, which are named MAI PO and SUNG KONG, are the most powerful harbor tugs operating in Hong Kong harbour.The tugs were built by Cheoy Lee Shipyards and join four other Robert Allan Ltd.

EPIK, Hyundai Join for FSRU Projects

EPIK, Hyundai Join for FSRU Projects

South Korea-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) project development company EPIK Co. has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Hyundai LNG Shipping, the marine freight transportation services for LNG."The agreement lays out a framework for the two companies to work together in the development of FSRU projects around the globe, including