LOCK MASTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LOCK MASTER
    • Operator : RIVER TUGS, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : PLAQUEMINE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 64
  • Size
    • Register length : 57 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 57 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 509353

RIVER TUGS, LLC

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER MILE 150 - 100; LMR 0 TO MILE 225
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING CRANE BARGES, DECK BARGES AND SPUD BARGES

ADELINE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE CHIEF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TAYLOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

The inland waterways have enjoyed several positive developments toward modernization of the system, particularly over the last two years.Annual appropriations that fund the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works mission have been steadily on the rise for the last nine fiscal years, specifically the Construction and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) accounts have been funded at historic levels.

CMA CGM Containership Breaks Panama Canal Cargo Capacity Record

CMA CGM Containership Breaks Panama Canal Cargo Capacity Record

Last month, CMA CGM’s Zephyr became the largest containership by cargo capacity to ever transit the Panama Canal.The Neopanamax containership Zephyr has a total capacity of 16,285 TEUs. After calling at the U.S. ports of New York and Savannah, the Zephyr sailed back southbound through the Canal, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, in route to Qingdao, China.

Dirk Lesko Named President of Irving Shipbuilding

Dirk Lesko Named President of Irving Shipbuilding

Dirk Lesko will assume the role of President of Irving Shipbuilding Inc., effective September 1, 2022, the Canadian shipbuilder announced.Ross Langley, Vice Chairman of Irving Shipbuilding, will continue as interim President until Lesko joins the company.Lesko retired in April 2022 as a Vice President of the General Dynamics Corporation and President of Bath Iron Works (BIW).

USACE Awards $1 Billion Contract for New Lock at the Soo Phase 3

USACE Awards $1 Billion Contract for New Lock at the Soo Phase 3

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Detroit District said it anticipates Phase 3 construction will start this summer following a $1.068 billion contract for the New Lock at the Soo Phase 3 awarded July 1, 2022.This contract allows the contractor Kokosing Alberici Traylor, LLC (KAT), a joint venture headquartered in Westerville, Ohio to begin constructing the largest phase

Maersk Containership Grounds in the Savannah River

Maersk Containership Grounds in the Savannah River

A Maersk containership has been refloated after running aground in the Savannah River near Fort Jackson on Tuesday.The U.S. Coast Guard said it was notified at 6:09 p.m. via the vessel agent of Maersk Surabaya that the vessel had run aground.The 1,091-foot box ship was repositioned to the center of the shipping channel with the help of seven tugs.

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

New federal money promises dramatic impacts throughout the United States’ inland waterways system in 2022 and beyond. This report focuses on America’s central rivers; the Western rivers will be covered in a future report. These central rivers reach 11,000 miles, from Pennsylvania to Florida and from Texas to South Dakota.Consider the money within the U.S.

Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

Adm. Linda L. Fagan has been confirmed as the 27th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, clearing way for her to be the first woman top officer in one of the military services. The Senate on Wednesday approved Fagan’s promotion, along with those of five other senior Coast Guard officers, by unanimous consent.Nominated for the role by President Joe Biden in April, Fagan will succeed Adm.

Master Boat Builders Begins Building Crowley's eWolf Electric Tug

Master Boat Builders Begins Building Crowley's eWolf Electric Tug

Coden, Ala. shipbuilder Master Boat Builders has started building Crowley’s eWolf, the first all-electric ship assist tug in the U.S.“Initiating construction of the first-ever fully electric U.S. tugboat, the eWolf marks a historic moment for Crowley and Master Boat Builders,” said Garrett Rice, president of Master Boat Builders. “Today is also a remarkable milestone for the entire U.S.

Rear Admiral Hann Confirmed to NOAA Leadership Post

Rear Admiral Hann Confirmed to NOAA Leadership Post

The U.S. Senate confirmed on Tuesday evening President Biden’s nomination of NOAA Rear Admiral Nancy Hann to lead the NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) and NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps), one of the nation’s eight uniformed services.“From flying into hurricanes to crewing remote explorations to the deepest depths of the ocean

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

The $1 trillion infrastructure package headed to President Joe Biden to sign into law will provide a welcome funding injection for America’s inland waterway infrastructure.The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was approved by Congress on November 6 and is expected to be signed by President Biden next week.

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday it is responding to a drillship that reportedly sustained damage as Hurricane Ida ripped through the Gulf of Mexico and into Louisiana as a Category 4 storm.The agency said it was notified during the storm that the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Globetrotter II had been damaged

Containership Captain Charged Over Cable Strike in Australia

Containership Captain Charged Over Cable Strike in Australia

The master of a containership has been charged in Australia after his vessel allegedly dragged anchor through a protected zone and damaged a subsea communications cable off the West Australian coast. The Ukrainian national is facing up to three years imprisonment.A section of the Australia Singapore Cable in the Perth Submarine Cable Protection Zone