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

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

Queen Elizabeth 2 Reopens as Floating Hotel in Dubai

Queen Elizabeth 2 Reopens as Floating Hotel in Dubai

The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) ocean liner has been given a new lease of life as a floating hotel in Dubai, 10 years after the Gulf Arab emirate bought it for $100 million.State-owned Dubai World bought the QE2 from Cunard Line in 2007, but the 2008 financial crisis delayed any plans for the 40-year-old vessel, one of the world's most famous ships.

St. Louis, Plaquemines Ports Ink MoU for Mississippi River Cooperation

St. Louis, Plaquemines Ports Ink MoU for Mississippi River Cooperation

St. Louis Regional Freightway, Port of Plaquemines and St. Louis Regional Ports Sign Agreement to Foster Economic Growth on the Mississippi River. The pact will help support development of a new transportation link for cargo to move along the Mississippi River.   The St. Louis Regional Freightway

US Prepares High-seas Crackdown on N.Korea Sanctions Evaders

US Prepares High-seas Crackdown on N.Korea Sanctions Evaders

The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said. Washington has been talking to regional partners, including Japan, South Korea, Australia and Singapore

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

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)

Huntington Ingalls Promotes Two Vice Presidents

Huntington Ingalls Promotes Two Vice Presidents

America’s largest military shipbuilding company announced that Jeanne Callahan has been named corporate vice president, internal audit, and that David “Chip” Wasson has been named corporate vice president, corporate strategy.    Both promotions are effective immediately, and both report to Chris Kastner, executive vice president, business management, and chief financial officer.