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

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.

Interview: Mike Fitzpatrick, Robert Allan Ltd.

Interview: Mike Fitzpatrick, Robert Allan Ltd.

Robert Allan Ltd. is a consulting naval architectural firm, established in Vancouver, Canada in 1930. Mike Fitzpatrick has been a driving force in the company’s growth since joining the firm in 2003. As a key member of the initial employee ownership group, he was named president and CEO in 2015, responsible for corporate direction, business development, management of senior project managers

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

Video: USS Bonhomme Richard Blaze Continues

Video: USS Bonhomme Richard Blaze Continues

Hundreds of firefighters battled through a second day from the air, land and water on Monday to save a U.S. war vessel swept by flames while moored at a San Diego shipyard, as the number of sailors and civilians injured in the blaze rose to nearly 60.The USS Bonhomme Richard, an amphibious assault ship whose size ranks second in the U.S.

Rival Cruise Lines Team Up to Plan Restart

Rival Cruise Lines Team Up to Plan Restart

Cruise industry rivals are teaming up in an effort to sail again.On Monday, Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd announced a joint task force to help develop safety standards for restarting their businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.The “Healthy Sail Panel,” co-chaired by former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt and former U.S.

US Sanctions Four Shipping Firms for Transporting Venezuelan Oil

US Sanctions Four Shipping Firms for Transporting Venezuelan Oil

The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday said it had sanctioned four shipping firms for transporting Venezuelan oil, the latest escalation in Washington's effort to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro by cutting off the OPEC nation's crude exports.Marshall Islands-based Afranav Maritime Ltd, Adamant Maritime Ltd and Sanibel Shiptrade Ltd, as well as Greece-based Seacomber Ltd

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.

US Sanctions Advisory Raises Hurdles for Global Maritime Industry

US Sanctions Advisory Raises Hurdles for Global Maritime Industry

Ship owners and insurers say it may be impossible for the maritime industry to fully comply with the Trump administration’s new guidelines on how to avoid sanctions penalties related to Iran, North Korea and Syria, raising the risk of disruptions in a sector already struggling with the fallout of the coronavirus outbreak.The advisory issued this month marked the first U.S.

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.

Ferry Industry Seeks Financial Assistance Amid COVID-19

Ferry Industry Seeks Financial Assistance Amid COVID-19

Ferry operators stuggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic will need government backing to help offset billions of dollars of unsustainable losses, Interferry says.The trade association is asking governments globally to include the ferry industry in their respective COVID-19 financial aid packages so that ferry operators can continue providing essential services

Oil, Fishing, Tourism: Alaska Economy Faces Triple Hit from Coronavirus

Oil, Fishing, Tourism: Alaska Economy Faces Triple Hit from Coronavirus

The U.S. state of Alaska is so far distant from the worst medical ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, but its economy is in critical condition. Alaska is especially vulnerable because it depends on oil, tourism and fisheries – basic industries that are reeling from the global coronavirus pandemic – and the state government gets most of its revenue from investment earnings that have now

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was launched Monday at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Virginia.Following the launch, the Ford Class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), was guided with help from six tugboats down the James River about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock 12, where it has been under construction