MASSACHUSETTS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MASSACHUSETTS
    • Operator : GREAT LAKES TOWING CO., THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1250
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
  • Size
    • Register length : 78.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 84.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 21.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12.5 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1959
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 227318
    • REBLT : *

GREAT LAKES TOWING CO., THE

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES AND CONNECTING WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ARIZONA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARKANSAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CALIFORNIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLORADO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLORIDA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

IDAHO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ILLINOIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

INDIANA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

IOWA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KANSAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAINE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MINNESOTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSISSIPPI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSOURI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEBRASKA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEW YORK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTH CAROLINA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTH DAKOTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OHIO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OKLAHOMA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PENNSYLVANIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RHODE ISLAND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTH CAROLINA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUPERIOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VERMONT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WASHINGTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WISCONSIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WYOMING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

U.S. Coast Guard Responds to Collision

U.S. Coast Guard Responds to Collision

The Coast Guard Sector New York is responding to a report of a collision at sea May 12, 2018, involving the loaded tankship Tofteviken and the commercial fishing vessel Polaris.   Coast Guard marine inspectors and investigators are investigating the cause of the collision and assessing the damage to the Tofteviken’s hull, and to ensure appropriate repairs are completed.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2011, Bouchard Transportation Co. establishes the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Memorial Scholarship fund, which is designed to recognize deserving cadets who demonstrate the achievement and leadership ability to successfully pursue a career in the petroleum barge industry. The scholarship has since been formed at SUNY Maritime College, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

FY18 Omnibus Appropriates $300M for SMA Training Ships

FY18 Omnibus Appropriates $300M for SMA Training Ships

MMA's RADM McDonald joyfully announces that the long-awaited National Security Multi-mission Vessel (NSMV) Program now has legs.   On Friday 23 March 2018, President Donald Trump signed the FY18 Omnibus spending bill into law. Massachusetts Maritime Academy President Fran McDonald brought the news to his MMA constituents in a brief prepared staement

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Launches Third Master's Degree

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Launches Third Master's Degree

MMA Launches Third Graduate Degree, M.S. Maritime Business Management.   The Massachusetts Maritime Academy has announced the launch of their third Graduate Degree, the Master of Science in Maritime Business Management. The MSMB program  MMA developed the MSMB over a four-year period as a campus-wide collaborative effort with the Academic Dean, the Dean of Graduate & Continuing Education

Domestic Maritime Training: In Extremis

Domestic Maritime Training: In Extremis

The built-for-purpose National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) training ship comes to life.   Anybody who has spent four years at a State Maritime Academy (SMA) has also spent time at sea on a Marad-owned training vessel. Today, these platforms are long in the tooth, equipped with outdated equipment and not necessarily conducive to the task of training cadets for a future career at sea.

William P. Doyle Appointed as DCA Executive Director & CEO

William P. Doyle Appointed as DCA Executive Director & CEO

The Dredging Contactors of America’s (DCA) has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S.

Deck Machinery: Five Stress Areas

Deck Machinery: Five Stress Areas

Spotting deck equipment stresses where new lubricants bring relief   When you face various deck equipment challenges, making the right lubricant selection can help lower labor costs, extend the life of the equipment, improve safety and more.    The key is to identify deck equipment stresses, then apply the optimum lubricant solution.

New Grease Extends Life, Lowers Temp of Tugboat Shaft Bearings

New Grease Extends Life, Lowers Temp of Tugboat Shaft Bearings

How does a tugboat operator with over 26 vessels used in docking, escort, ocean towing and articulated barge service get control of maintenance issues? In this case, by switching to Klüberplex BEM 41-132 grease to lower operating temperatures between 2 and 10 degrees Fahrenheit (3.6 and 18 Celsius), which significantly extends grease and bearing life.

U.S. Wind Prospects Soar as Trump Signals Support

U.S. Wind Prospects Soar as Trump Signals Support

The United States signed a deal with Denmark on Thursday to expand cooperation on offshore wind power, giving a boost Europe's biggest green energy players.   Danish companies DONG Energy and Vestas had feared the nascent U.S. offshore wind sector would be stymied after President Trump vowed to revive the coal industry

FMC's Doyle Weighs in on U.S. Merchant Marine, 2017 Hurricane Relief Efforts

FMC's Doyle Weighs in on U.S. Merchant Marine, 2017 Hurricane Relief Efforts

Today's address by FMC commissioner William P.Doyle brought transparency to the massive U.S.-based efforts expended during this hurricane season at the 17th Annual Port Industry Day conference in Jersey City, NJ.   Good Morning New York and New Jersey. It’s a great day here in Jersey City.

US Approves First Permanent Tidal Power Test Site

US Approves First Permanent Tidal Power Test Site

The first permanent tidal power test site in the U.S. has been approved, following several environmental studies and careful review by multiple agencies. The Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative (MRECo) has received final approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to install the Bourne Tidal Test Site within the Cape Cod Canal.

European Oil Majors Enter U.S. Offshore Wind Markets

European Oil Majors Enter U.S. Offshore Wind Markets

Statoil, Shell, DONG Energy turn to U.S. offshore wind; oil firms bring big budgets, offshore tech and risk experience.   Some European oil majors have made inroads into the emerging U.S. offshore wind energy market, aiming to leverage their experience of deepwater development and the crowded offshore wind arena at home.