LOUIS D

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LOUIS D
    • Operator : KANAWHA CRANE AND CONSTRUCTION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 700
  • Location
    • City : MARMET
    • STATE : WV
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 47
    • Full Load Capacity : 70 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 54.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 54.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 557835

KANAWHA CRANE AND CONSTRUCTION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : KANAWHA RIVER; OHIO RIVER FROM POINT PLEASANT TO HUNTINGTON; BIG SANDY RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : CRANE AND CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

CAPT. EDWARD F. SMITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COMPASS POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES EDWIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MERAMEC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICKY LYNN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Navy Seizes Weapons from Dhows off Somalia

US Navy Seizes Weapons from Dhows off Somalia

The U.S. Navy seized thousands of weapons from two stateless dhows during a maritime security operation off the coast of Somalia last week.A boarding team from guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill’s (DDG 81) discovered the illicit cargo during a flag verification boarding in international waters, and the confiscation took place February 11 and 12.

Valaris Drillship Goes Adrift off Scotland

Valaris Drillship Goes Adrift off Scotland

A Valaris drillship went adrift on Tuesday evening, breaking free from moorings near the port at Hunterston, North Ayrshire, Scotland.According to BBC, which was the first to report on the incident on Wednesday, "a major rescue operation has been ongoing overnight," when the 228 meters drillship, Valaris DS4, broke free and started drifting without power.

US Inland Waterways: High Waters & Swirling Currents

US Inland Waterways: High Waters & Swirling Currents

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Video: US Warship Aids Iranian Mariners in Distress

Video: US Warship Aids Iranian Mariners in Distress

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) provided assistance to an Iranian-flagged dhow in distress in the Arabian Sea, October 15.While operating under Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), Churchill received signal from the motor vessel via flashing light that it was in distress.

Top Global Traders Push to Cut Shipping Emissions

Top Global Traders Push to Cut Shipping Emissions

Some of the world's biggest commodities and energy players on Wednesday launched an initiative to cut and track emissions from the ships they charter as efforts intensify to reduce the maritime industry's carbon footprint.About 90% of world trade is transported by sea, and the UN shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) aims to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 50%

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

Austal USA Delivers USS Oakland, the US Navy's 300th Ship

Austal USA Delivers USS Oakland, the US Navy's 300th Ship

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Oakland (LCS 24) Friday during a ceremony at Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. The delivery marks the final milestone prior to the ship's scheduled commissioning in early 2021.Oakland is the 22nd littoral combat ship (LCS) and the 12th of the Independence variant to join the U.S. Navy fleet.

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Two Canadian shipyards have joined forces in a bid for the contract to deliver the next polar icebreaker under Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).Seaspan Shipyards (Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd.) and Heddle Shipyards (Heddle Marine Service Inc.) announced Tuesday they will big as partners to build the Canadian Coast Guard’s future polar icebreaker to replace the decades old CCGS Louis S.

Valaris to Lose $620,000 a Day Rig Deal with Total after BOP Drop off Angola

Valaris to Lose $620,000 a Day Rig Deal with Total after BOP Drop off Angola

Valaris, the world's largest offshore drilling company by fleet size, is set to lose one of the most lucrative contracts in the offshore drilling industry today after it recently accidentally dropped a blowout preventer stack to seabed offshore Angola.The contract, at a day rate of $620,000 per day, is with the French oil major Total for the drillship Valaris DS-8.

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Shipbuilder Bath Iron Works (BIW) has officially started construction of the future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126), the U.S. Navy announced. The new warship will be the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built in the Flight III configuration at BIW.The milestone was marked by a ceremony on Tuesday at General Dynamics BIW's structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine.

C&C Building Towboat Trio for Hines Furlong

C&C Building Towboat Trio for Hines Furlong

Hines Furlong Line currently has a trio of identical 6,000-horsepower towboats on order at C&C Marine and Repair in Belle Chasse, La.The timing is right to order the high-power newbuilds, said Kent Furlong, president and founder of Hines Furlong Line (HFL), citing the long-term implications of Subchapter M and the industry’s aging higher horsepower line haul fleet as key drivers behind the

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

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There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.