LESLIE GEISMAR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LESLIE GEISMAR
    • Operator : EQUIPMENT CHARTERING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1650
  • Location
    • City : BAY ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 127
  • Size
    • Register length : 66.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 47 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 568126

EQUIPMENT CHARTERING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : LMR BATON ROUGE, LA TO VENICE, LA; GIWW BATON ROUGE, LA TO PORT ARTHUR, TX (INCLUDES P.A.R.); UMR CAIRO, IL TO VENICE, LA; GIWW PORT ARTHUR, TX TO PANAMA CITY, FL; TOMBIGBEE, TENN-TOM, TENNESSEE AND OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

News

Barge Lines Boost Crew Safety as Virus Threatens Crucial Cargo

Barge Lines Boost Crew Safety as Virus Threatens Crucial Cargo

The world has radically changed since towboat captain Terry Hall boarded his vessel late last month in Wood River, Illinois, for his four-week shift hauling bargeloads of crude oil, chemicals, scrap metal and other goods up and down the Mississippi River.His employer, Canal Barge Co

Grand Princess Docks in Oakland

Grand Princess Docks in Oakland

Weary passengers aboard a cruise ship idled at sea for days by a coronavirus outbreak erupted in cheers on Monday as the vessel sailed into San Francisco Bay en route to the Port of Oakland and the next, unexpected phase of their voyage - two weeks of quarantine.The 2,400 passengers, who have been largely confined to their staterooms since Thursday

Search for Missing Bulgarian Sailors Ends

Search for Missing Bulgarian Sailors Ends

The Norwegian authorities on Thursday suspended wider search and rescue operations for two Bulgarian sailors who officials say fell overboard from a cargo ship in the Norwegian Sea, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said.The two-helicopter rescue operation began around 400 kilometers southwest of the town of Bodo in the early afternoon on Thursday

Euro Shipyard Deal Faces Regulatory Headwinds

Euro Shipyard Deal Faces Regulatory Headwinds

Fincantieri risks an EU antitrust veto against its bid for Chantiers de l'Atlantique because of the difficulty of addressing regulators' concerns, people familiar with the matter said, in what would be a setback to Italy's industrial ambitions.Italy sees the deal by Europe's largest shipyard as an opportunity to create a European industrial champion in the shipbuilding industry to stave off

US Renews Waiver on COSCO's Dalian Tanker Unit

US Renews Waiver on COSCO's Dalian Tanker Unit

The Trump administration on Thursday renewed a waiver for companies to wind down transactions with the Dalian unit of a Chinese tanker company on which it had imposed sanctions in September for allegedly transporting Iranian oil.The waiver, good until Feb. 4, 2020, allows activities and transactions "ordinarily incident and necessary to the maintenance or wind down of transactions" including

Hackers Demand $5M from Pemex

Hackers Demand $5M from Pemex

Hackers demanded about $5 million in bitcoin from Mexico's Pemex, they told Reuters on Tuesday, saying the state oil firm missed a special discount by not paying immediately after a cyberattack that fouled up the company's systems.The hack, which Pemex said it detected on Sunday, forced the company to shut down computers across Mexico, freezing systems such as payments

Houston Ship Channel Reopened

Houston Ship Channel Reopened

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday reopened portions of the Houston Ship Channel with restrictions on waterways affected by the petrochemical leak outside Houston that has disrupted ship traffic.The busiest U.S. oil port, shut last Friday after a chemical leak into the water, led Royal Dutch Shell Plc and LyondellBasell Industries to cut production on Monday

Canada to Save Rapidly-Melting Arctic Ice

Canada to Save Rapidly-Melting Arctic Ice

Canada’s Arctic warming at three times the global rate, permafrost melting 70 years ahead of predictions, the worst polar wildfire season on record.To counter bad news on northern climate-change,  plans have now moved forward to protect Tuvaijuittuq. Meaning “the ice never melts” in Inuktitut, it’s a globally important area in the Canadian High Arctic almost the size of Germany.