MIDWEST PRIDE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MIDWEST PRIDE
    • Operator : ILLINOIS MARINE TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 900
  • Location
    • City : LEMONT
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 61
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Height : 15.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2000
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1111920

ILLINOIS MARINE TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO, IL TO CAIRO, IL; ALSO, LAKE AND RIVER HARBORS IN VICINITY OF CHICAGO, IL
  • Principal Commodity : PET COKE, SAND

AGGIE C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALBERT C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHANNAHON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EILEEN C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEMONT TRADER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WINDY CITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IMT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RCI

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RMT

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

Inland Waterways: A Crucible of Issues

As 2022 appears on the not-so-distant horizon, we asked inland waterways executives to reflect on the major issues impacting their industry. Just how those issues evolve – and whether they present as challenges or opportunities – is, of course, unknown. Answers to some future questions will be relatively straightforward, confidently based on industry knowledge and experience.

Video: USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Shock Trials

Video: USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Shock Trials

The U.S. Navy's new aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) on Monday underwent its third explosive event off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla., rounding out the ship’s Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) and validating its shock hardness and ability to sustain operations in a simulated combat environment using live ordnance.

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss to Operate Autonomous Harbor Tug

Foss Maritime’s newest vessel will be the first U.S.-flag harbor tug to integrate autonomous systems in real-world commercial operations.Launched on April 29 and scheduled for delivery in May 2021, the newly built 90-ton bollard pull Rachael Allen—the fourth in a series of ASD-90 Z-drive tractor tugs being built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, in Freeland, Wash.

Opinion: A Bipartisan Boost for Dredging, the Economy, and the Environment

Opinion: A Bipartisan Boost for Dredging, the Economy, and the Environment

When leadership at the White House changes parties, you can expect a shift in priorities and policies. In one case, however, continuity is welcome, as President Biden has voiced his support for Buy American and the Jones Act, which are especially beneficial to the maritime and dredging industries.Read the March 2021 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, an edition dominated by dredging.

Valaris Drillship Goes Adrift off Scotland

Valaris Drillship Goes Adrift off Scotland

A Valaris drillship went adrift on Tuesday evening, breaking free from moorings near the port at Hunterston, North Ayrshire, Scotland.According to BBC, which was the first to report on the incident on Wednesday, "a major rescue operation has been ongoing overnight," when the 228 meters drillship, Valaris DS4, broke free and started drifting without power.

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

Great Lakes Group: Venerable & Versatile

Great Lakes Group: Venerable & Versatile

“…We have built our reputation job by job, boat by boat, and tow by tow, and we intend to continue to do so.”The Great Lakes Towing Company (GLT) and the Great Lakes Shipyard are core businesses within The Great Lakes Group of Companies, based in Cleveland, on the Old River, a shipping channel that runs west from where the Cuyahoga River meets Lake Erie.

Interview: John Batten, CEO, Twin Disc

Interview: John Batten, CEO, Twin Disc

How have major events such as the U.S./China trade war, oil price fall and COVID-19 impacted Twin Disc’s commercial marine business to date, and what adjustments have you made in response?These are the three things that I’ve been highlighting in employee communications and with investors over the last few months. For us, COVID was just the third punch after the other two.

Lengthening of Three Windstar Cruises Vessels Completed

Lengthening of Three Windstar Cruises Vessels Completed

A major project to lengthen and renovate three Windstar cruise ships has been completed.The conversions were led by the Fincantieri yard starting in 2019 with the first of the three sister vessels, the Star Breeze, being completed in 2020. This was followed by the Star Legend in mid- 2020, and finally the Star Pride in October 2021.

US Barge Costs Spike Weeks After Hurricane Ida

US Barge Costs Spike Weeks After Hurricane Ida

Barge freight costs for moving grains in the Midwestern United States spiked on Thursday due to ongoing logistical problems more than two weeks after Hurricane Ida, while CHS Inc said the timeline to reopen its terminal remains uncertain.CHS Inc, a farmer cooperative and grain trader, said it expected its Myrtle Grove, Louisiana, grain export terminal to be operational by the height of the U.S.

GTT to Design Fuel Tanks for Seaspan's LNG-powered Containership Quintet

GTT to Design Fuel Tanks for Seaspan's LNG-powered Containership Quintet

French firm GTT has secured an order from the South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) to design fuel tanks for five very large LNG-fuelled container vessels, to be built by SHI for the containership giant Seaspan.The vessels, to be chartered by Israeli firm ZIM, will be able to carry 15,000 containers each.

HII Christens Destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123)

HII Christens Destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123)

Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened guided missile destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123).“The christening of Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee is a significant milestone that brings our 34th destroyer one step closer to being introduced into the fleet,” Ingalls Shipbuilding President Kari Wilkinson said.