MARY FERN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARY FERN
    • Operator : WEST POINT MARINE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 440
  • Location
    • City : BATCHTOWN
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 47
  • Size
    • Register length : 54 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 54 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 586798

WEST POINT MARINE

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI AND ILLINOIS RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES - PRIMARILY ILLINOIS RIVER MILE 20 (HARDIN, IL) AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER MILE 240 (BATCHTOWN, IL)
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

MARY R.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEDDI B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

INSIGHTS: Dennis Wilmsmeyer, Executive Director, America's Central Port

INSIGHTS: Dennis Wilmsmeyer, Executive Director, America's Central Port

Dennis Wilmsmeyer was appointed Executive Director at America’s Central Port on July 1, 2010, prior to which he served 11 years with the Port District, six as General Manager.With over 30 years of experience, Dennis brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table in the areas of transportation, planning, and economic development.

Subchapter M Casts Off

Subchapter M Casts Off

Initial reports show that the towing industry is adjusting well to the new normal on inland rivers. In fact, it is business as usual for most.July 20, 2018 was a critical date for tow boat operators. That was the deadline for all U.S.-flag towing vessels – over 26 feet, or less if used to assist with transport of oil or hazardous materials – to be in compliance with Subchapter M, the U.S.

Hospital Ship Sinking Remembered 100 Years On

Hospital Ship Sinking Remembered 100 Years On

A Southampton-based maritime charity lowered its flag to half-mast today to commemorate the sinking of a hospital ship 100 years ago, which caused outrage across the nation when it was torpedoed in the English Channel, killing 123 people.His Majesty's Australian Transport (HMAT) Warilda was transporting hundreds of wounded soldiers from the French port of Le Havre to Southampton when

St. Louis Ports, Terminals Tops in Efficiency

St. Louis Ports, Terminals Tops in Efficiency

Now Capture 39 Percent of the Upper Mississippi River Barge Traffic; new data highlights concentration of river terminals, resulting in greater efficiencies and lower costs.The latest data from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reveals the St. Louis Regional Ports held onto the top ranking as the most efficient inland port district* in the nation in terms of tons moved per river mile

Pangaea Orders Ice Class Post-Panamax Pair

Pangaea Orders Ice Class Post-Panamax Pair

Pangaea Logistics Solutions, a global provider of comprehensive maritime logistics and transportation solutions, has signed a contract to build two new post-panamax 95,000 dwt ice-class dry bulk vessels at Guangzhou Shipyard International in China to support the new business.Pangaea holds options to build two more vessels at Guangzhou, said a press note from the company.

Boluda Names Javier Fernández Bombín Director of Las Palmas Terminal

Boluda Names Javier Fernández Bombín Director of Las Palmas Terminal

Shipping company Boluda Lines’ subsidiary Boluda Maritime Terminals has appointed Javier Fernández Bombín as new director of Boluda Maritime Terminal Las Palmas.He has taken up the new position at Boluda Corporación Marítima today, on 14 January. The terminal is responsible for providing and managing logistics services in the main ports of Spain.

Captain Jeff Dixon takes over as President of TOTE Services

Captain Jeff Dixon takes over as President of TOTE Services

Captain Jeff Dixon has assumed the role of President of TOTE Services following the retirement of Rear Admiral Phil Greene Jr.Dixon joined TOTE Services in May 2017 and has served as the Vice President of Marine Operations – Government and Commercial since starting with the company.

Blyth Catamarans Delivers New Survey Vessel

Blyth Catamarans Delivers New Survey Vessel

Blyth Catamarans has handed over its largest vessel to date, an 18m survey vessel for the UK’s Swansea University, a project that has been in the making for nearly 14 months.‘Mary Anning’ features a large A frame, dive lift and survey station for Swansea University. And it boasts hard-wearing DuroWipers pantographs, synonymous with the new Shannon class lifeboat builds.

Poseidon Containers Inks TC with CMA CGM

Poseidon Containers Inks TC with CMA CGM

The containership charter owner Global Ship Lease (GSL) announced that Poseidon Containers, with which it has entered a definitive merger agreement, has agreed five-year time charters with CMA CGM for four of its 6,927 TEU containerships, Mary, Kristina, Katherine and Alexandra.The charters will deliver incremental annualized EBITDA of approximately $11.

Miller Boat Line Orders New Ferry

Miller Boat Line Orders New Ferry

Miller Boat Line has ordered a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for delivery from Superior, Wis. builder Fraser Shipyards in fall 2019. The new ferry will be delivered from Lake Superior to Lake Erie and her new home port of Put-in-Bay, Ohio.The 140-foot-long, 38.5-foot-wide newbuild will be able to accommodate 26 standard sized vehicles or 600 passengers and will join Miller’s

Cincinnati Teacher Completes Record trans-Atlantic Row

Cincinnati Teacher Completes Record trans-Atlantic Row

Cincinnati schoolteacher Bryce Carlson set a record for the fastest solo unsupported west-east row across the North Atlantic ocean on Saturday and also became the first U.S. citizen to complete the feat.The 37-year-old landed at the port of St Mary's in the Scilly Isles, off the coast of south-west England, some 38 days six hours and 49 minutes after he set off from St John's in Newfoundland.

WFSA's sixth annual International Design Competition

WFSA's sixth annual International Design Competition

The Worldwide Ferry Safety Association (WFSA) announces its sixth annual international student design competition for a safe affordable ferry, seeking designs for a passenger vessel to traverse the iconic Pasig River of Metropolitan Manila.   Metropolitan Manila, composed of 18 municipalities (including the City of Manila)