MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE
    • Operator : U. S. UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 12000
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 11952
    • Full Load Capacity : 41000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 587 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 93.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 615.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 93.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 35 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 150 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP2 : CRANES, 25MT CAP
    • EQUIP1 : 4-360 ROTATIONAL
    • Coast Guard Number : 1108140

U. S. UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, LLC

  • Area of Operation : GULF COAST AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER; U. S. EAST COAST; WORLDWIDE GRAIN TRANSPORTATION, INCLUDING LOADING PORTS ON U. S. WEST COAST; ALL CONTINENTS TO U. S. PORTS
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, PHOSPHATE ROCK AND ALL BULK CARGO, INCLUDING GRAIN, PET COKE, SCRAP STEEL, SLAG, ETC.

TEXAS ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

COASTAL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAIDA RAMIL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROSIE PARIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALABAMA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FLORIDA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PEGGY PALMER

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

ST Engineering North America, Inc. announced Monday that Robert "Bob" L. Merchent has been named President and CEO of VT Halter Marine, Inc. He replaces outgoing President and CEO, Ron Baczkowski.Much of Merchent's career was spent at Ingalls Shipbuilding, where he advanced through multiple positions of ever-increasing responsibility, leading programs critical to both the business and the U.S.

Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

A 334-meter containership ran aground near mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River, Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard watchstanders in New Orleans received a call at 3:20 a.m. that the Liberian-flagged Belita had run aground near 12-mile point, at mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River.

Barge Lines Boost Crew Safety as Virus Threatens Crucial Cargo

Barge Lines Boost Crew Safety as Virus Threatens Crucial Cargo

The world has radically changed since towboat captain Terry Hall boarded his vessel late last month in Wood River, Illinois, for his four-week shift hauling bargeloads of crude oil, chemicals, scrap metal and other goods up and down the Mississippi River.His employer, Canal Barge Co

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

There was important cruise news in January: Viking – a premier European ocean and river cruise company - will offer two new “destination-focused travel experiences,” starting in 2022.  One set of cruises becomes Viking’s first foray in the inland North American market, in this case the Great Lakes.  Another set of cruises will head to the Arctic and Antarctica.

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Inland Dredging Company helps keep commerce flowing on America’s inland waterway system.Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Company completed dredging projects spanning eight states and across four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts. Beginning in July and finishing in December (2019), Inland Dredging crews dredged ports and harbors along the Mighty Mississippi River, Ouachita River

Kirby to Acquire Savage Inland Marine Fleet

Kirby to Acquire Savage Inland Marine Fleet

Houston-based Kirby Corporation said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Savage Inland Marine's towboat and tank barge fleet for approximately $278 million in cash and the assumption of leases.Kirby will acquire Savage's inland fleet consisting of 46 towboats and 90 tank barges with approximately 2.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Three Missing Mariners

The search for three missing mariners was called off on Monday after two towing vessels collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Search crews scoured more than 835 nautical miles for approximately 67 hours but were unable to find the three missing mariners, the Coast Guard said.

Three Missing After Tug Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for three crew members missing following a collision between two towing vessels on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New Orleans were alerted at 5:37 a.m.

The Mighty Mississippi: Taming the Bull

The Mighty Mississippi: Taming the Bull

The beneficial use of dredge material sets a record in FY 2019. And, we’re just getting started. Funding will be the key.In mid-November 2018, concerns began to rise about an unseasonably high river stages on the Upper Mississippi River Basin generated by significant precipitation events.

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

America’s first offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) barge has been launched for owner Q-LNG Transport, Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine announced on Wednesday.The Q-LNG 4000 barge, designed to carry 4,000 cubic meters of LNG, with dimensions of 324’ x 64’ x 32’.6”, will be operated as part of an articulated tug and barge (ATB) unit designed to meet the requirements of American Bureau of

Inland Container on Vessel Logistics Advance

Inland Container on Vessel Logistics Advance

Missouri Port Authorities Team Up To Advance Plan For Statewide Initiative That Focuses On Innovative Inland Waterway Container-On-Vessel Freight Service.Missouri Governor Michael Parson visited the Mississippi River town of Herculaneum on August 12 to find out more about statewide efforts to deliver a new option to transport freight along the inland waterways and what role an innovative

Interview: Todd Fuller, President, Associated Terminals

Interview: Todd Fuller, President, Associated Terminals

Associated Terminals runs an impressive mid-stream cargo handling operation on the Lower Mississippi River, unloading bulk carriers with high-efficiency cranes loading a carousel of barges. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News/MarineLink.com spent some time with Todd Fuller, President, Associated Terminals to discuss the operation.