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

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US Approves Temporary Jones Act Waiver for Storm-hit Puerto Rico

US Approves Temporary Jones Act Waiver for Storm-hit Puerto Rico

The Biden administration on Wednesday approved a waiver of U.S. shipping rules to address Puerto Rico’s immediate energy and other essential needs in the wake of a devastating hurricane.Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said he approved "a temporary and targeted Jones Act Waiver" to ensure Puerto Ricans "have sufficient diesel to run generators needed for electricity and the

US Sets Target for Floating Offshore Wind Farms Expansion

US Sets Target for Floating Offshore Wind Farms Expansion

The Biden administration on Thursday unveiled a plan to accelerate development of next-generation floating offshore wind farms by slashing the cost of the technology by 70% and setting a goal for it to power 5 million U.S. homes by 2035.The announcement was the latest in the White House's push to bolster the nation's fledgling offshore wind industry as part of its climate-change agenda.

Leader of Busiest US Port Expects Imports to Soften in August

Leader of Busiest US Port Expects Imports to Soften in August

The busiest U.S. seaport expects August imports to begin easing from record highs as retailers cancel orders in the wake of shoppers' pulling back from freewheeling pandemic spending, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles said on Wednesday.The Port of Los Angeles and the adjacent Port of Long Beach handle more imports from China than any other U.S.

US Proposes Offshore Wind Sale Off California Coast

US Proposes Offshore Wind Sale Off California Coast

The Biden administration on Thursday proposed auctioning five areas off the coast of California for offshore wind development, a critical milestone in expanding the nascent U.S. industry to Pacific waters.It is the latest in a government effort to put wind turbines along every U.S. coastline, with a goal of generating 30 gigawatts of power by 2030.

U.S. Identifies Possible Wind Power Areas Off Oregon, Atlantic Coasts

U.S. Identifies Possible Wind Power Areas Off Oregon, Atlantic Coasts

The Biden administration on Wednesday identified new areas for potential offshore wind development off the coasts of Oregon and several central Atlantic states, its latest step toward bolstering the nascent U.S. industry.Offshore wind is a key pillar of President Joe Biden's plan to fight climate change by decarbonizing the U.S. power sector by 2035 and the entire economy by 2050.

Russia Confirms Casualties After Missile Cruiser Sank Last Week

Russia Confirms Casualties After Missile Cruiser Sank Last Week

Russia's defense ministry on Friday confirmed for the first time that the crew of the missile cruiser Moskva suffered casualties when it blew up and sank last week, a report from RIA news agency indicated.Russia initially said all the ship's crew were evacuated after an ammunition blast triggered by a fire ripped through the Moskva, the flagship of its Black Sea fleet.

U.S. Plans Record Offshore Wind Sale

U.S. Plans Record Offshore Wind Sale

The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined a range of measures to speed the growth of clean energy on the U.S. power grid, including the government's largest-ever sale of offshore wind leases in waters off the coast of New York and New Jersey.The announcement, which seeks to advance President Joe Biden's ambitious climate change agenda

UK, France Trade Blame as 27 Migrants Die While Trying to Cross Channel to Britain

UK, France Trade Blame as 27 Migrants Die While Trying to Cross Channel to Britain

British and French officials traded blame on Wednesday after 27 migrants died when their dinghy deflated as they made a perilous crossing of the English Channel.The accident was the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the narrow seaway separating the two countries.The Channel is one of the world's busiest shipping lanes and currents are strong.

White House Lauds Easing of Supply Chain Clogs, Cites Shipping Competition Concerns

White House Lauds Easing of Supply Chain Clogs, Cites Shipping Competition Concerns

The White House on Wednesday lauded improvements in clogged U.S. supply chains, with more goods moving than ever before, but said more work was needed to ensure fair competition in a global shipping sector dominated by three alliances of ocean carriers.In a new blog, the White House National Economic Council said the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), an independent agency

Chevron, Exxon Among Top Spenders at Biden Offshore Auction

Chevron, Exxon Among Top Spenders at Biden Offshore Auction

U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp were among the top buyers at a federal auction of oil leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday that generated more than $190 million - the highest since 2019.The auction was a boon for federal coffers, but a potential setback for the climate policies of U.S.

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Pulls in $191.6 Million

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Pulls in $191.6 Million

The Biden administration's auction of oil drilling rights in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico generated more than $190 million in high bids, bringing in more money for taxpayers than any government offshore lease sale since early 2019.The Department of Interior auction came days after the U.S.

Second P&O Ferry Detained Amid Sackings Scandal

Second P&O Ferry Detained Amid Sackings Scandal

Britain's Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is detaining a second P&O ferry, the Pride of Kent, following safety checks by the authorities, Sky News reported on Monday.The MCA earlier in the day said the ferry was undergoing checks to ensure it was safe to put to sea without passengers or cargo, ahead of a full inspection at a later date, Sky News said.