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

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.

Carnival Cancels Cruises in Early 2021

Carnival Cancels Cruises in Early 2021

Carnival Cruise Line has canceled additional voyages in the early months of 2021 as it works to meet requirements to resume operations amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Having already suspended U.S. cruises for the remainder of this year, the cruise industry giant said Wednesday it has canceled all voyages from U.S.

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the project to deepen of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet Friday, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes.The USACE awarded this first contract for the Ship Channel deepening to Weeks Marine on September 3, 2020, and the Captain Frank started the deepening Friday.

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.

USS Ticonderoga (CG 47) to be Recycled in Texas

USS Ticonderoga (CG 47) to be Recycled in Texas

A contract to recycle an out-of-service U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser has been awarded to International Shipbreaking Limited, LLC., one of the world’s largest green ship recycling companies.The USS Ticonderoga (CG 47), decommissioned in 2004, concluded her final voyage last week to the Port of Brownsville, Texas

Five Minutes with George Whittier, CEO, Fairbanks Morse

Five Minutes with George Whittier, CEO, Fairbanks Morse

Fairbanks Morse recently won an order by Huntington Ingalls Industries to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel engines that will power the U.S. Navy’s newest Landing Platform/Dock (LPD) ship, LPD 31, the second of 13 in the LPD Flight II class of ships. We caught up with George Whittier, CEO, for his insights on this contract, COVID-19 and business overall.

Plaquemines Port to Build Mississippi River Container Terminal

Plaquemines Port to Build Mississippi River Container Terminal

Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District (PPHTD) said it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with several potential partners to development a multi-modal container terminal on the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, La.The signing of the LOI kicks off a six-month due diligence period during which the parties will conduct multiple studies prior to making a final investment decision (FID).