MIKE PLANCHE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MIKE PLANCHE
    • Operator : AMERICAN COMMERCIAL LINES TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : JEFFERSON- VILLE
    • STATE : IN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 151
  • Size
    • Register length : 80.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 85 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 563295

AMERICAN COMMERCIAL LINES TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

  • Area of Operation : ST. LOUIS, MO/UPPER AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI, ILLINOIS, OHIO, MISSOURI, CUMBERLAND, TENNESSEE, EAST & WEST CANAL
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ANGLE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CRUSADER

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

RIGGER III

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SEA STAR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AUBREY DUFRENE JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BELGIAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLYDE K. BENJAMIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DALE ROBBINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID M FLEMING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ED

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE E. MARBLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HAROLD R. ZEISLOFT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HOWARD EVANS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENNETH L JACKSON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEVIN G. KLIEBERT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK GLAAB

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL P O'NEIL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS HARRIETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY ALLEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NOVA H. LOUIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUE ELLEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUE HOLSTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SURVEYOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TERRY E. BENNETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WARREN MCKINNEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Biden Administration Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permitting

Biden Administration Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permitting

The Biden administration has temporarily suspended oil and gas leasing and permitting on federal lands and waters while it evaluates the legal and policy implications of the program, according to a Department of Interior memo.The move appears to be a first step in delivering on newly sworn-in President Joe Biden's campaign promise to ban all new federal drilling permits

Biden Announces Return to Global Climate Accord, New Curbs on US Oil Industry

Biden Announces Return to Global Climate Accord, New Curbs on US Oil Industry

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced America's return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change, the centerpiece of a raft of day-one executive orders aimed at restoring U.S. leadership in combating global warming.The announcements also included a sweeping order to review all of former President Donald Trump's actions weakening climate change protections

Ship Insurers Primed to Raise Rates After Red Sea Attacks

Ship Insurers Primed to Raise Rates After Red Sea Attacks

Insurers are set to raise the cost of providing cover for merchant ships through the Red Sea after a series of incidents that have hit vessels around Saudi Arabian waters, industry sources said.The possibility of more attacks on commercial shipping carrying oil and commodities through these waterways is growing after the outgoing U.S.

Designing Boats: Robert Allan Ltd. Surpases 90 Years (& Counting)

Designing Boats: Robert Allan Ltd. Surpases 90 Years (& Counting)

Robert Allan founded Robert Allan Ltd. in 1930 when Allan commenced private practice as a consulting Naval Architect after serving as Technical Manager of a local major shipyard. In the 90 years that have passed, the organization has evolved from a one-man shop to a global powerhouse in the business of naval architecture and marine design.

Singapore Launches Its First 'Cruise to Nowhere'

Singapore Launches Its First 'Cruise to Nowhere'

Hit by cabin fever, hundreds of Singapore residents itching to get out of the tiny country boarded a “cruise to nowhere” on Friday, a rare chance to sail the seas after the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the cruise industry.Before starting their short “seacation” on the 335-meter World Dream, passengers underwent coronavirus swab tests before boarding the vessel

General Dynamics Awarded $9.47 Bln Submarine Construction Contract

General Dynamics Awarded $9.47 Bln Submarine Construction Contract

General Dynamics Corp was awarded a $9.47 billion contract for the construction of Columbia class submarines, moving the U.S. Navy's top procurement priority out of the early-construction phase, the Pentagon said on Thursday.The contract for the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines covers the move to full construction of the first ship in the class, the USS Columbia

US Issues Fresh Sanctions Targeting Iran's Oil Sector

US Issues Fresh Sanctions Targeting Iran's Oil Sector

The United States on Monday imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's oil sector, including the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum, in Washington's latest move to increase pressure on Tehran.The U.S. Treasury Department in a statement said it was slapping sanctions on key actors in Iran's oil sector for supporting the Quds Force

US Blacklists Chinese Entities, Individuals Over Iran Shipping Ties

US Blacklists Chinese Entities, Individuals Over Iran Shipping Ties

The United States on Monday said it blacklisted two Chinese men and six Chinese entities for having dealt with Iranian shipping company Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and, in some cases, helping it to evade U.S. sanctions.The U.S. State Department named the entities as Reach Holding Group (Shanghai) Company Ltd.; Reach Shipping Lines; Delight Shipping Co., Ltd.

Manson Orders US' Largest Hopper Dredge

Manson Orders US' Largest Hopper Dredge

Manson Construction Co. signed a contract with Keppel AmFELS to build a new hopper dredge at the shipbuilder's facility in Brownsville, Texas, the Seattle-based marine contractor announced Monday. The new dredge is scheduled to be fully operational by spring 2023 and continues a dredge building boom currently underway in the U.S.

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

U.S. inland barge transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has named Mike Ellis as the company’s new chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors, effective August 17, 2020.Ellis will take the helm following ACBL's recently completed Chapter 11 recapitalization and restructuring, succeeding retiring president and CEO Mark Knoy

Shipping Industry Goes Digital in Lockdown

Shipping Industry Goes Digital in Lockdown

The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalization drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries, according to industry leaders.Ports operator DP World said on Thursday it would join shipping company Maersk and other peers in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting the sector's costly paper trail.

Conrad Delivers 6,000hp Towboat to Canal Barge

Conrad Delivers 6,000hp Towboat to Canal Barge

Conrad Shipyard said it delivered the 6,000-horsepower towboat, H. Merritt ‘Heavy’ Lane, Jr., to Canal Barge Company, Inc. (CBC). Built at Conrad Amelia, the Subchapter M-compliant vessel measures 166 feet by 49 by 12 and is powered by EPA Tier IV-compliant Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) engines.The H. Merritt ‘Heavy’ Lane, Jr.