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

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US Senate Bill Could be Death Blow for Biden Anti-drilling Pledge

U.S. President Joe Biden vowed during his 2020 election campaign to end federal oil and gas drilling as a major step in his strategy to fight climate change.The U.S. Senate Democrats' $430 billion spending bill agreed this week could kill that pledge. If it passes, it would effectively guarantee continued drilling rights auctions on federal lands and waters for at least another decade.

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

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U.S. Offshore Wind Lease Sale Bids Top $1.5B, with More to Come

U.S. Offshore Wind Lease Sale Bids Top $1.5B, with More to Come

The largest-ever U.S. sale of offshore wind development rights - for areas off the coasts of New York and New Jersey - attracted a record $1.5 billion in bids on Wednesday, supporting President Joe Biden's plan to create a new domestic industry.The auction, which will continue on Thursday, is the first offshore wind lease sale under Biden

U.S. to Hold Its Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Auction

U.S. to Hold Its Biggest Ever Offshore Wind Auction

The United States will hold its biggest ever sale of offshore wind development rights on Wednesday, in an area covering nearly half a million acres off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.It will be the first offshore wind lease sale under the administration of President Joe Biden

U.S. Judge Annuls Gulf of Mexico Oil Auction Over Climate Impact

U.S. Judge Annuls Gulf of Mexico Oil Auction Over Climate Impact

A federal judge invalidated the results of an oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday saying the Biden administration failed to properly account for the auction's climate change impact.The decision has cast uncertainty over the future of the U.S. federal offshore drilling program

Crystal Symphony Diverts to the Bahamas to Avoid Arrest

Crystal Symphony Diverts to the Bahamas to Avoid Arrest

A luxury cruise ship has skipped its call to Miami and diverted to the Bahamas after a U.S. judge ordered its seizure as part of a lawsuit over unpaid fuel bills.The Crystal Symphony, operated by Genting Hong Kong's Crystal Cruises, was scheduled to conclude a Caribbean voyage in Miami on Saturday

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

Appeals Court Revives BP’s Fight Over Deepwater Cleanup Workers’ Claims

A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a fight between BP, two contractors, and an insurance company over who should pay for thousands of personal injury claims brought by cleanup workers after the Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire in 2010.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed most of a lower court’s rulings for contractors National Response Corp and O’Brien’s Resource

ACBL Found Not at Fault for 2008 Mississippi River Collision and Oil Spill

ACBL Found Not at Fault for 2008 Mississippi River Collision and Oil Spill

Jeffersonville, Ind.-based barging company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) said it has been cleared of any fault related to the 2008 Mel Oliver collision and resulting oil spill on the Mississippi River.The announcement comes after more than 13 years of legal proceedings and is the result of a settlement agreement reached on November 18, 2021, with the U.S.

U.S. Oil Drilling Review Proposes Higher Fees, Development Curbs

U.S. Oil Drilling Review Proposes Higher Fees, Development Curbs

The Biden administration proposed a slew of changes on Friday to the nation's federal oil and gas leasing program, including hiking fees on drilling companies and limiting their access to sensitive wildlife and cultural zones.The recommendations followed a months-long review aimed at ensuring drilling on federal lands and waters benefits the public.

Chevron, Exxon Among Top Spenders at Biden Offshore Auction

Chevron, Exxon Among Top Spenders at Biden Offshore Auction

U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp were among the top buyers at a federal auction of oil leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday that generated more than $190 million - the highest since 2019.The auction was a boon for federal coffers, but a potential setback for the climate policies of U.S.

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Pulls in $191.6 Million

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Pulls in $191.6 Million

The Biden administration's auction of oil drilling rights in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico generated more than $190 million in high bids, bringing in more money for taxpayers than any government offshore lease sale since early 2019.The Department of Interior auction came days after the U.S.

US Court Vacates Decision to Block Federal Oil, Gas Leasing Pause

US Court Vacates Decision to Block Federal Oil, Gas Leasing Pause

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday vacated a lower court's decision to block the Biden administration's pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal land and waters - a key piece of the president's climate change strategy - and sent the case back to that court for further proceedings.The 5th U.S.