MISSISSIPPI III

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MISSISSIPPI III
    • Operator : PHIL'S TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 340
  • Location
    • City : GEORGETOWN
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 25
  • Size
    • Register length : 41.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15 Feet
    • Overall Length : 41.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.4 Feet
    • Height : 23 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 277918

PHIL'S TOWING CO., INC.

  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

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Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

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Lack of Monitoring at Anchor Led to $16.9 Million Accident -NTSB

Lack of Monitoring at Anchor Led to $16.9 Million Accident -NTSB

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US Explores Wind Energy Potential in Gulf of Mexico

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The Biden administration on Tuesday said it will explore the potential of offshore wind energy development in the Gulf of Mexico, part of its goal to supercharge growth in clean energy over the next decade."This is an important first step to see what role the Gulf may play in this exciting frontier,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said in a statement.

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday lifted its marine traffic restrictions on a section of the lower Mississippi River that has been closed since Tuesday, clearing towboats and barges to resume operations on one of America's busiest and most vital trade arteries.All river traffic came to a halt near Memphis, Tenn.

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

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More than 1,000 barges were backed up on the lower Mississippi River on Friday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, while traders anxiously awaited an update on the shutdown of a portion of the waterway that is critical to U.S. crop exports.The Coast Guard on Tuesday stopped all traffic on the river near Memphis, Tennessee, after a fracture was discovered in the Hernando DeSoto Bridge

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

More than 700 barges are delayed on the lower Mississippi River on Thursday after a structural crack in the Hernando de Soto Bridge prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic on a portion of the crucial trade artery.The Coast Guard restricted all vessel traffic between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Mississippi River near Memphis after the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Towing vessels and barges are lining up near Memphis, Tenn. after a significant structural crack discovered on the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge bridge led the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic in the area.At least 16 vessels with a total of 229 barges are waiting to transit in either direction after vessel traffic was restricted between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Lower Mississippi

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Morton S. Bouchard, III, fourth generation leader of family-owned Bouchard Transportation, has been ordered to step down from his role as chief executive officer as the Long Island-based tug and barge operator continues to navigate through bankruptcy and a string of legal challenges.

71-year-old Tug Sinks off Puerto Rico

71-year-old Tug Sinks off Puerto Rico

Three people were rescued from a 71-year-old tugboat that sank south of Puerto Rico on Thursday.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector San Juan fielded a mayday call from the crew of the 112-foot U.S.-flagged tug Proassist III, stating they were taking on water approximately two miles south of Yabucoa Harbor.

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