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

First Full LNG Cargo Arrives to Uniper's Wilhelmshaven LNG Terminal

First Full LNG Cargo Arrives to Uniper's Wilhelmshaven LNG Terminal

Today, Uniper brought Germany’s first full cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the new LNG terminal, operated by Uniper, in Wilhelmshaven.The LNG ship Maria Energy, owned by Tsakos Energy Navigation was loaded in Calcasieu Pass, USA, at the liquefaction facility of the LNG supplier Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC, on December 19, 2022.

Louisiana Announces $1.8 Billion Port Expansion Project

Louisiana Announces $1.8 Billion Port Expansion Project

A public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders will build a $1.8 billion container facility on the Lower Mississippi River, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced.The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St.

ThayerMahan Buys Sea-KIT USV

ThayerMahan Buys Sea-KIT USV

UK-based uncrewed surface vessel (USV) specialist SEA-KIT on Thursday announced its first USV export sale to ThayerMahan, an autonomousmaritime solutions firm based in Connecticut, USA.Sea-KIT said that the X-Class USV's combination of extended range, high sea state endurance and payload capacity attracted ThayerMahan initially to the UK-based USV firm.

Russian Oil Cap Doubts Spur Fears of Ships Stranded at Sea

Russian Oil Cap Doubts Spur Fears of Ships Stranded at Sea

Oil-laden tankers risk being left languishing at sea if insurers do not urgently get clarity on an unfinished G7 and European Union plan to cap the price of Russian crude, two senior industry executives told Reuters.The Group of Seven (G7), which includes the United States, Britain, Germany and France, agreed in September to enforce a low price on sales of Russian oil.U.S.

Hydrogen One: Innovative Towboat Set to Shake Things Up in the US

Hydrogen One: Innovative Towboat Set to Shake Things Up in the US

Rarely does a vessel come along with the potential to radically change the way an industry operates, but one such vessel is set to hit the water in 2023.This new vessel, a towboat named Hydrogen One, is being developed by Louisiana-based Maritime Partners, the largest lessor of marine equipment in the U.S.

ACBL to Operate Maritime Partners' Innovative Hydrogen One Towboat

ACBL to Operate Maritime Partners' Innovative Hydrogen One Towboat

Jeffersonville, Ind.-headquartered marine transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) is expected to operate Hydrogen One, a first-of-its-kind towboat that will run on emissions-reducing methanol-to-hydrogen generator technology—without diesel propulsion.The groundbreaking vessel is being developed by Louisiana-based Maritime Partners, the U.S.

U.S. Offshore Oil Production Restarts after Pipeline Fix

U.S. Offshore Oil Production Restarts after Pipeline Fix

A damaged oil pipeline component that disrupted output at several offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms was repaired late Friday, a Louisiana official said, with producers moving to reactivate some of the halted production.A failed flange connecting two onshore pipelines operated by Shell Plc in Louisiana leaked an estimated two barrels of oil.

US Navy Boost Aspirations for Unmanned Fleet

US Navy Boost Aspirations for Unmanned Fleet

The U.S. Navy sees its future fleet comprised of more than 350 manned ships and about 150 unmanned ships hoping technology means lower operating costs as it prepares to counter a growing Chinese fleet, according to a Navy report released Tuesday.The plan for the 2040s and beyond underscored "the need to address long-term competition with China and sustain military advantage against Russia".

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday marked the end of the four-year Subchapter M certificate of inspection (COI) phase-in period for U.S.-registered towing vessels. Subchapter M, the United States regulatory code dealing with towing vessels and requirements for towing vessel safety, has officially been in place since July 2016, when the U.S. Coast Guard finalized the long-awaited Sub M rulemaking.

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

It’s a common story in the U.S. shipbuilding industry today. A piece of equipment that used to be available for delivery on short notice—maybe in one or two weeks—now must be ordered months or more in advance, and it costs double. Add to this rising steel prices and the labor issues that have pervaded nearly all industrial sectors since the early days of the pandemic

Brent Crude Tops $112. Tanker Owners "Are Having a Ball"

Brent Crude Tops $112. Tanker Owners "Are Having a Ball"

Oil benchmarks are hitting multiple price and spread milestones across several key markets as the fallout from severe sanctions on key exporter Russia sows confusion and panic among global crude oil traders, shipping firms and importers.The oil industry has been gripped by acute risk aversion in the finance and shipping sectors after several nations including the United States sanctioned

Huntington Ingalls Industries Names New CEO

Huntington Ingalls Industries Names New CEO

The U.S.' largest military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries said Friday its Chief Operating Officer Chris Kastner would become HII president and chief executive officer, consistent with the company’s succession plan. The HII board also elected president and CEO Mike Petters to become executive vice-chairman of the board for a transition period.