MARY ETHEL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARY ETHEL
    • Operator : PARKER TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : DECATUR
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 54
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 21.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 21.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 529076

PARKER TOWING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : BLACK WARRIOR AND TOMBIGBEE; TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE; APALACHICOLA, OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS; AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, STEEL, WOOD PRODUCTS, AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES AND GRAIN; IRON ORE AND DIRECT REDUCED IRON

PTC

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALICE PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALISON HAUN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY JOE JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATHY PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES HAUN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CULLEN LANDOLT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CURTIS TAYLOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GILBERT TAYLOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GORGAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELOISE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

L. W. NELSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MARION

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MORGAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAHEOLA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY BAYGENTS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RHETT PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEMPLE HUCKABEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TERAH HUCKABEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THELMA PARKER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIM PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM HUCKABEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOUCHSTONE ENERGY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Miller Boat Line Adds New Ferry Mary Ann Market

Miller Boat Line Adds New Ferry Mary Ann Market

Ohio-based Miller Boat Line has taken delivery of its newest passenger and vehicle ferry Mary Ann Market from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.The ferry left the Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard on July 8 and arrived to her home port Put-in-Bay, on Ohio's South Bass Island, on July 10. The vessel is expected to enter service following its U.S. Coast Guard inspection later this month.

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Rear Admiral (Rear Adm.) Ann Phillips, USN, Ret., has been confirmed and sworn in as the 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Nominated by President Biden on October 21, 2021, Rear Adm. Phillips was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 10, 2022. She is the first woman to lead MARAD as administrator.

China Shipbuilding for Taiwan Firm Likely Aiding Chinese Navy Build-up

China Shipbuilding for Taiwan Firm Likely Aiding Chinese Navy Build-up

Contracts between China's top state-owned shipbuilding firm and Taiwan's leading shipping company are likely lowering the costs of upgrading China's navy, posing security concerns for the island claimed by Beijing, a U.S. think tank said on Thursday.China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) is a key producer of vessels for China's rapidly expanding People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN)

Macron's Chief of Staff Indicted Over Link to Shipping Giant MSC

Macron's Chief of Staff Indicted Over Link to Shipping Giant MSC

French President Emmanuel Macron's chief of staff has been indicted by the national financial crimes prosecutor over a conflict of interest relating to his alleged links with Swiss-Italian shipping company MSC, the prosecutor's office said.Alexis Kohler, Macron's closest and most influential adviser, sits at the top of the Elysee Palace's administrative pyramid

Inside Trade: From Energy to Food, China-Russia Trade has Surged in Recent Years

Inside Trade: From Energy to Food, China-Russia Trade has Surged in Recent Years

China and Russia have grown increasingly close in recent years, including as trading partners, a relationship that brings both opportunities and risks as Russia reels from tough new sanctions led by the West in response to its invasion of Ukraine.Total trade between China and Russia jumped 35.9% last year to a record $146.

Lack of Icebreaking Hampers Great Lakes Shipping

Lack of Icebreaking Hampers Great Lakes Shipping

A lack of Coast Guard icebreaking assets is hampering U.S.-flag shipping on the Great Lakes, according to industry coalition the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force.“The inefficiency introduced into the Great Lakes Navigation System by inadequate Coast Guard icebreaking resources impacts the carriers, their customers and the entire North American Manufacturing supply chain,” said Jim Weakley

HII Appoints Mulherin VP of Contracts at Newport News Shipbuilding

HII Appoints Mulherin VP of Contracts at Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced that Matt Mulherin Jr. has been promoted to vice president of contracts at its Newport News Shipbuilding division. Mulherin succeeds Christie Thomas, who has been appointed corporate vice president, investor relations.Mulherin will have overall responsibility for contracts, pricing, and export/import licensing and compliance for Newport News.

St. Louis Container on Barge Project Moves Forward

St. Louis Container on Barge Project Moves Forward

Key stakeholders behind the efforts to launch innovative container-on-vessel (COV) service to the Midwest on Firday announced that Hawtex Development Corporation is signing on as the lead developer for a new COV port facility in Jefferson County, Mo. to be developed in collaboration with Fred Weber/Riverview Commerce Park LLC and integrating a 300+ acre adjacent parcel owned by The Doe Run

Ingalls Authenticates Keel of US Navy Destroyer Jeremiah Denton

Ingalls Authenticates Keel of US Navy Destroyer Jeremiah Denton

HII on Wednesday announced its Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Jeremiah Denton (DDG 129). The ship’s name honors former U.S. Sen. Jeremiah Denton Jr., a Vietnam War veteran who was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroism while a prisoner of war.

Overpressurized Fuel System Led to Towboat Fire -NTSB

Overpressurized Fuel System Led to Towboat Fire -NTSB

The engine room fire aboard a towing vessel was caused by overpressurization of the fuel day tank and a main engine fuel return system when a fatigued chief engineer inadvertently left the day tank overflow valves to the storage tanks closed, the National Transportation Safety Board said in Marine Investigation Report 22/17 released Wednesday.

Conrad to Build Two Tugs for the US Army Corps of Engineers

Conrad to Build Two Tugs for the US Army Corps of Engineers

Conrad Shipyard has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to design and build two tugboats for use in the Great Lakes.The two CELRE Detroit Ice Class tugs will be used for the mobilization of floating equipment on the St. Mary’s River, upper Great Lakes and the Soo Harbor, as well as breaking ice up to 12 inches thick and performing ice scraping operations at the St.

Queen Mary 2 Skips Voyage to New York Amid Omicron Worries

Queen Mary 2 Skips Voyage to New York Amid Omicron Worries

Carnival Corp's Cunard cruise line said on Wednesday its Queen Mary 2 ship would skip a scheduled stop at New York and instead extend its stay in Barbados until Jan. 2 to bring in more staffers.Cunard said its decision to add more crew members was a precautionary measure, but it did not detail why it needed more workers.