LITTLE RED

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LITTLE RED
    • Operator : HOLLIDAY SAND & GRAVEL CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 470
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURG
    • STATE : KS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 11
  • Size
    • Register length : 38.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 38.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.7 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 14.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1964
    • EQUIP1 : 2 10-TON WINCHES
    • Coast Guard Number : 298218

HOLLIDAY SAND & GRAVEL CO.

  • Area of Operation : MISSOURI RIVER MILE 350 - 459
  • Principal Commodity : SAND

CHOUTEAU

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAKOTA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EDWARD PERRY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FAIRFAX

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIBLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATHY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HSG

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

SCIENCE: Seafloor Microplastic Hotspots Controlled by Deep-sea Currents

SCIENCE: Seafloor Microplastic Hotspots Controlled by Deep-sea Currents

New research has revealed the highest levels of microplastic yet recorded on the seafloor, with up to 1.9 million pieces in an area of just one square metre.Published this week in the journal Science, this study shows how deep-sea currents act as conveyor belts, transporting tiny plastic fragments and fibers across the seafloor.

USNS Comfort Leaves New York

USNS Comfort Leaves New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort departed New York harbor on Thursday, just a month after arriving to help ease the strain on overburdened city hospitals dealing with the novel coronavirus outbreak.The 1,000-bed Navy vessel, headed back to its home base in Norfolk, Virginia, never neared its capacity, even as the city quickly became the world’s epicenter for COVID-19 infections.

COVID-19: Maritime and Coastguard Agency Issues "Unprecedented Exemption" for Car Ferry

COVID-19: Maritime and Coastguard Agency Issues "Unprecedented Exemption" for Car Ferry

MCA grants temporary ability for Red Funnel passengers to remain in vehicles on select crossingsRed Funnel worked with the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to identify exceptional solutions to support the government’s social distancing guidance in response to COVID-19 and respond to passengers’ requests to remain in vehicles during crossings.

Glencore Charters World's Largest Tanker to Store Crude

Glencore Charters World's Largest Tanker to Store Crude

Trading house Glencore has chartered the 3 million barrel crude carrier Europe to store oil at sea for at least 6 months, trading sources on Tuesday.The vessel is one of two so-called ultra large crude carriers (ULCC), the largest tankers in the world.Glencore booked the vessel at a rate of $37,000 a day for the first six months, according to the sources.A Glencore spokesman declined to comment.

Coronavirus Sinks Cruise Stocks

Coronavirus Sinks Cruise Stocks

Shares of U.S. cruise operators sunk on Thursday after the Grand Princess ocean liner, owned by Carnival Corp, was barred from returning to its home portof San Francisco on coronavirus fears after at least 20 people aboard fell ill.Shares of Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Royal Caribbean Cruises fell between 9% and 12% amid a broader sell-off in U.S. stock markets.

Hybrid drives: Siemens sends in the machines

Hybrid drives: Siemens sends in the machines

Encouraged by the success of a hybrid drives program, Siemens is going all out in Norway to automate production of that core marine energy storage enabler, the lithium battery. Offshore service vessel charterers, rig owners, ferry operators and ship owners are the target market. Trondheim’s technical university and a recent history of hosting battery makers and system integrators has made it

Fishing for Trouble

Fishing for Trouble

Radar confusion and speed cited in ferry groundingWhile the perennial issue of commercial vessel and recreational boat collisions, near misses and allisions with navigational aids are certainly nothing new, in much of  the navigable waters of the United States they are typically associated with the warmer weather of late spring

Red and White and Green All Over

Red and White and Green All Over

INSIGHTS: Thomas C. Escher, Chairman, Red and White FleetIn 1960, Tom Escher, the grandson of the founder and now the current owner, started working as a sweeper and a mechanics helper on the Red and White vessels. In 1997, Escher purchased the Red and White Fleet, becoming the third generation of the family to own and operate the business.

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, October 11, 2019, after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, raising the prospect of supply disruptions weeks after attacks on Saudi oil plants.The Suezmax crude tanker Sabiti was ablaze and suffered heavy damage after being hit by two missiles, Iranian media reported.

Interview: Fredrik Johansson, Tillberg Design of Sweden

Interview: Fredrik Johansson, Tillberg Design of Sweden

Tillberg Design of Sweden has been a central player in the six-year quest to envision, design, build and launch The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brand. It has had a hand in all design aspects, from vessel exterior and interior, down to the service organization and the crew uniforms, as Fredrik Johansson, MA, Partner, Executive Project Director, explains.

Analysis: Strait of Hormuz and the Risk of Escalation

Analysis: Strait of Hormuz and the Risk of Escalation

The Strait of Hormuz, the narrow shipping lane between Iran and Oman named after the fabulously wealthy ancient kingdom of Ormus, has fascinated oil traders since the Iranian revolution in 1979. Iran has periodically threatened to close the strait to enemy shipping, while the United States and its allies have pledged to keep it open and maintain freedom of navigation, by force if necessary.