MEL-SUE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MEL-SUE
    • Operator : HERMANN SAND & GRAVEL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 280
  • Location
    • City : HERMANN
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 13
  • Size
    • Register length : 37.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14 Feet
    • Overall Length : 37.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1989
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 263638
    • REBLT : *

HERMANN SAND & GRAVEL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSOURI RIVER FROM THE MOUTH TOMILE 718 SERGEANT BLUFF IA (COMMERICAL TOWING) NE; MILE 96.8 TO GASCONADE RIVER; GASCONADE RIVER MOUTH OF RIVER TO MILE 3; BETWEEN MILE 84.9 AND 155 ON MISSOURI RIVER; MILE 162 TO 512 ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

GERALD F ENGEMANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHRYN ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MELBA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY E II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ABS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Bouchard Pays $375,000 to Whistleblower

Bouchard Pays $375,000 to Whistleblower

Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. and three former and current management officials from the Long Island-based petroleum barge company have paid $375,000 in restitution to the brother of one of two seamen killed in a 2017 barge explosion off Port Aransas, Texas.The seaman alleged the company fired him for cooperating with investigators and reporting safety concerns to the U.S.

Fourteen US States Sue Biden Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

Fourteen US States Sue Biden Administration Over Oil and Gas Leasing Pause

Fourteen U.S. states including Louisiana and Wyoming filed suits on Wednesday against President Joe Biden's administration to challenge his pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters.The legal actions, which seek to restore regular federal drilling auctions, come a day before the administration is set to launch a review of the oil and gas leasing program.

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Morton S. Bouchard, III, fourth generation leader of family-owned Bouchard Transportation, has been ordered to step down from his role as chief executive officer as the Long Island-based tug and barge operator continues to navigate through bankruptcy and a string of legal challenges.

Biden Pauses Federal Oil & Gas Leasing, Eyes Offshore Wind Growth

Biden Pauses Federal Oil & Gas Leasing, Eyes Offshore Wind Growth

President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed a new raft of executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil and gas leases on federal land and cutting fossil fuel subsidies, as he pursues green policies he billed as a boon for job creation.The orders map out the direction for the Democratic president's climate change and environmental agenda and reverse the policies of his

Brazilian Prosecutors Sue Maersk Over Alleged Corruption

Brazilian Prosecutors Sue Maersk Over Alleged Corruption

Federal prosecutors in Brazil filed a civil lawsuit against Danish shipping company Maersk and former executives representing the firm for alleged corruption involving shipping contracts with state-run oil firm Petrobras, they said on Friday.The lawsuit requests that a judge freeze almost 1 billion reais ($198 million) in assets in order to make sure funds are available to pay for damages

Tanker Rescues Two Clinging to Boat Debris in Torres Strait

Tanker Rescues Two Clinging to Boat Debris in Torres Strait

A Marshall Islands-flagged tanker helped rescue two people from the water after their boat sank in the Torres Strait.At about 7:15 a.m. AEST on Thursday, a coastal pilot on board the tanker Godam contacted Townsville Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) to report a sighting of two people clinging to a timber plank in the water.

Arctic Shipping Creates Insurance Headaches as Routes Open

Arctic Shipping Creates Insurance Headaches as Routes Open

When Captain Will Whatley guides a ship through Arctic waters, he is starkly aware of what can go wrong.Double the manpower is needed to navigate. Lookout shifts are kept to just one hour, so sailors don't lose concentration and miss a mass of floating ice. Big icebergs show up on radar, but smaller, truck-sized "bergy bits"—even more dangerous—can be missed, the captain says.

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11

Long Island-based barge operator Bouchard Transportation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after several years fraught with legal and financial difficulties.The family-owned oceangoing tug and petroleum barge firm filed alongside several of its subsidiaries Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Dredge Worker Sues for Injuries Suffered in Corpus Christi Explosion

Dredge Worker Sues for Injuries Suffered in Corpus Christi Explosion

A lawsuit has been filed in Nueces County, Texas on behalf of a worker who was injured and burned in an explosion and fire that occurred while he was working on the dredge Waymon L. Boyd in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel last month.The dredge worker, Jose Cantu, is among six crew members who were hospitalized after the dredge struck a gas pipeline, causing the vessel to catch fire and sink.

Judge Dismisses Cruise Passengers' COVID-19 Lawsuits

Judge Dismisses Cruise Passengers' COVID-19 Lawsuits

A federal judge dismissed lawsuits by Grand Princess cruise ship passengers who sued for emotional distress caused by their fear of exposure to COVID-19, saying that allowing their cases to proceed would “lead to a flood of trivial suits.”Judge Gary Klausner in Los Angeles said in Tuesday’s ruling that allowing passengers to collect damages based on potential COVID-19 exposure without suffering

Widow of Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Worker Free to Sue Maran

Widow of Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Worker Free to Sue Maran

A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died while dismantling an oil tanker at a shipbreaking yard in 2018 can file a negligence claim against a British company involved in the vessel’s sale, London’s High Court ruled this week.Khalil Mollah, 32, fell to his death while working on a tanker called the EKTA in the port city of Chattogram in southeastern Bangladesh

Florida Sues Biden Administration in Bid to Restart Cruise Industry

Florida Sues Biden Administration in Bid to Restart Cruise Industry

The state of Florida sued President Joe Biden's administration in federal court on Thursday seeking to block the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to prevent the U.S. cruise industry from immediately resuming operations paused for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.