LOUISIANA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LOUISIANA
    • Operator : RIVER CONSTRUCTION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : DESTREHAN
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 97
  • Size
    • Register length : 60.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 643887

RIVER CONSTRUCTION

  • Area of Operation : LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES INCLUDING MISSISSIPPI, LOUISIANA AND ALABAMA
  • Principal Commodity : STEEL AND WOOD

JMC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maritime Security: Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail

Maritime Security: Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail

North America is historically one of the world’s safest regions for maritime transit and operations. Our data shows that of the 2,915 reported global maritime crime incidents that have occurred in the last decade, only nine of them took place in North America. This figure comes from a range of threats against both commercial, and pleasure craft vessels, primarily, attempted

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

The twin-hull heavy lift vessel VB-10,000 moored at the Port of Fernandina, Fla., July 3, 2020, for final modifications and function checks prior to heading to St. Simons Sound in early to mid-July. The two 255-foot tall gantries will use lengths of chain to cut the capsized RoRo vessel Golden Ray into eight pieces and lift them onto barges for eventual transportation to Louisiana for recycling.

LOOP Crude Exports Surge Surprisingly

LOOP Crude Exports Surge Surprisingly

Crude exports from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) are hitting a record high even as U.S. crude exports have fallen as the coronavirus pandemic has chopped worldwide fuel demand.Oil majors Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc are the main winners from rising LOOP exports, because they pump most of the mid-sour crude exported from the terminal.

Oil Producers Evacuating GoM Workers Ahead of Storm

Oil Producers Evacuating GoM Workers Ahead of Storm

BP Plc began turning off production at three platforms in the northern Gulf of Mexico and evacuating workers because of the threat from Tropical Storm Cristobal, forecast to make landfall in Louisiana over the weekend, the company said.Norwegian state-oil company Equinor ASA began evacuating non-essential workers on Wednesday and plans to shut production on Friday at its Titan oil platform if

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark announced Monday its Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipyard has delivered its first newbuild, a 120’ x 35’ river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat Stephanie Pasentine, which bears the distinction of being Louisiana-based Metal Shark’s first-ever steel newbuild and also its first inland

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Harold Miller

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Harold Miller

Bollinger Shipyards on Thursday delivered the USCGC Harold Miller to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Fla. This is the 161st vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35 year period and the 38th Fast Response Cutter delivered on the current program. The USCGC Harold Miller is the third of three FRCs to be home-ported in Galveston, Texas.

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

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Inland Dredging Company helps keep commerce flowing on America’s inland waterway system.Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Company completed dredging projects spanning eight states and across four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts. Beginning in July and finishing in December (2019), Inland Dredging crews dredged ports and harbors along the Mighty Mississippi River, Ouachita River

Three Missing After Tug Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for three crew members missing following a collision between two towing vessels on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New Orleans were alerted at 5:37 a.m.

KHI Delivers LNG carrier Marvel Pelican

KHI Delivers LNG carrier Marvel Pelican

Japanese public multinational corporation Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) has delivered the Marvel Pelican, a 155,000 m3 capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) transport vessel for use by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL).The second of Kawasaki's line of 155,000 m3 capacity LNG carriers to be commissioned, this ship is designed to enable passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal

Metal Shark Expands Into Peru

Metal Shark Expands Into Peru

USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its expansion into the country of Peru, with a new patrol boat order now in production, and a multiyear co-production agreement recently established with the state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA).

MN100: Chris Allard: Co-Owner / CEO Metal Shark

MN100: Chris Allard: Co-Owner / CEO Metal Shark

A naval architect and graduate of the Webb Institute, Co-Owner/CEO Chris Allard introduced the engineering-centric approach that has fueled Metal Shark’s growth; driving innovation and transforming the company from a regional builder to a globally recognized industry leader.Under Allard’s direction