MAYOR BOB

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MAYOR BOB
    • Operator : TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : GALLATIN
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 45
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1050079

TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : TENNESSEE, CUMBERLAND, OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT AND HARBOR SERVICE OF COAL BARGES

BOB JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUCKEYE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BULLDOG TVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEDOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY LOU TVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICIA H.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRIOT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY L. KANIPE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED WAGNER TVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TVA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TVA 3

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

Huntington Ingalls Industries Building Unmanned Systems Hub

Huntington Ingalls Industries Building Unmanned Systems Hub

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is building a new hub for unmanned systems prototyping, production and testing to meet growing demand from the U.S. Navy for autonomous and uncrewed systems.The purpose-built Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence will include two buildings totaling over 150,000 square feet constructed on a 20-acre campus in Hampton, Va., the U.S.

Wabtec to Supply Engines for Marad's NSMV Fleet

Wabtec to Supply Engines for Marad's NSMV Fleet

Wabtec Corporation said it has been awarded a contract worth more than $10 million to supply engines for the first two of the U.S. Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMVs) being built at Philly Shipyard.In April Philly Shipyard was selected to build up to five NSMVs that will enable at-sea training for America’s future mariners and support humanitarian

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

ST Engineering North America, Inc. announced Monday that Robert "Bob" L. Merchent has been named President and CEO of VT Halter Marine, Inc. He replaces outgoing President and CEO, Ron Baczkowski.Much of Merchent's career was spent at Ingalls Shipbuilding, where he advanced through multiple positions of ever-increasing responsibility, leading programs critical to both the business and the U.S.

Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Departs Los Angeles

Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Departs Los Angeles

The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Los Angeles Friday after supporting local COVID-19 response efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.Mercy has been at the World Cruise Center Terminal in the Port of Los Angeles since March 27, serving state and local healthcare providers by treating non-COVID-19 patients in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Cruise Passengers Await Florida Deal Allowing Them to Disembark

Cruise Passengers Await Florida Deal Allowing Them to Disembark

The U.S. government and Florida were working on a plan on Wednesday to allow thousands of cruise ship passengers exposed to an onboard coronavirus outbreak to disembark, a day after President Donald Trump urged the governor to drop his opposition to their docking.Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said he was not opposed to them docking in his city.

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

The Port of Seattle announced Wednesday that it has canceled two cruise ship calls to help curb the spread of the novel coronoavirus.“This region is in a public health emergency and we will cancel the first two sailings of our cruise season,” said Port of Seattle Commission President Peter Steinbrueck. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our residents is our top priority.

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

A World War II era submarine sunk during a Cold War training exercise off the shores of Hawaii more than six decades ago has been discovered by a team of ocean explorers utilizing pioneering robotics and methods at the forefront of today's underwater technology.USS Stickleback (SS 415), lost in nearly 11,000 feet of water 62 years ago

Amsterdam's Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

Amsterdam's Boats Go Electric Ahead of 2025 Diesel Ban

The century-old Amsterdam canal boat Gerarda Johanna looks like a classic with wood paneling, but beneath its floorboards lies a high-tech underbelly: rows of lithium ion batteries, 66 in all, with an electric drive train powering its propeller.The boat is part of a push by Amsterdam’s new Green Party mayor to ban diesel engines from the center’s ancient canals by 2025

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

It was Canadian whalers, the Norwegians tell us, who first noticed that a dead whale does not bob in the waves. The carcass didn’t pitch or roll, either, and it was somehow “self-propelled” — its fins giving it forward motion and acting as stabilizers, or foils. The story still inspires Trondheim company Wavefoil, maker of scalable

Coronavirus Test Negative on Board Costa Smeralda

Coronavirus Test Negative on Board Costa Smeralda

A test carried out on Thursday on a passenger from Macau aboard a cruise ship in Italy proved she did not have the new coronavirus, an Italian health ministry spokesman said.The Costa Crociere company’s ship Costa Smeralda docked in Civitavecchia, north of Rome, with about 6,000 people aboard.

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

When I came into office as the Passenger Vessel Association’s President for 2019 last January, I announced two strategic goals for our industry: to enhance safety and foster the professional growth of our next generation of leaders. I am proud to announce we have undertaken major initiatives and made progress on each.

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A new plan is being formulated to preserve and improve one of the world's most historic and well-known vessels.The record-setting superliner Queen Mary has been sitting permanently moored in Long beach, Calif. since its removal from transatlantic service in 1967. A 2015 survey revealed the once glorified liner has been in an escalating state of disrepair