MSC

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MSC
    • Operator : HANSON MATERIAL SERVICE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : LOCKPORT
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 303
    • Full Load Capacity : 1544 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.6 Feet
    • Height : 14.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2000
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

HANSON MATERIAL SERVICE

  • Area of Operation : ILLINOIS WATERWAY - UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, SAND, GRAVEL AND STONE

BLANCHE V.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KIOWA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIMEY II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MALLARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARIETTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MORRIS NO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTHLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STACY DIANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALFRED HAGERTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

MSC Sees Hydrogen, Biofuels in Future Fuel Mix

MSC Sees Hydrogen, Biofuels in Future Fuel Mix

Container shipping giant Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) counts biofuels and hydrogen-based fuels among options worth studying to potentially help the shipping industry meet decarbonization targets, one of the company's executive told an industry conference in Switzerland on Monday.“There’s no one single solution to decarbonize shipping.

How Will the Cruise Industry Recover from Coronavirus?

How Will the Cruise Industry Recover from Coronavirus?

On Sunday the first major cruise ship to take to the Mediterranean in almost five months sailed out of the Italian city of Genoa. Passengers on the MSC Grandiosa were tested for coronavirus before stepping on board. The ship—which has brought in an array of strict measures to limit the spread of the virus—will stop at three Italian ports and the Maltese capital Valletta in a seven-day voyage.

Fincantieri Floats Out MSC Seashore

Fincantieri Floats Out MSC Seashore

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced Thursday it has floated out the new cruise ship MSC Seashore at its shipyard in Monfalcone. The vessel has been moved to a wet dock where interior outfitting work will continue until delivery to MSC Cruises in July 2021.MSC Seashore, which will be MSC Cruises’ longest ship at 339 metres and the largest and most innovative ever built in Italy

MSC Will Resume Cruises on August 16

MSC Will Resume Cruises on August 16

Switzerland-based MSC Cruises announced Monday that it will resume "full-experience" cruise operations on select ships in the Mediterranean starting from mid-August.The cruise lines flagship MSC Grandiosa will sail in the West Mediterranean from August 16 and MSC Magnifica in the West Mediterranean from August 29.

Video: New Container Moves World Record Set in Port of LA

Video: New Container Moves World Record Set in Port of LA

The 18,465 containers moved from the ultra-large container vessel (ULVC) MSC Isabella at APM Terminals’ Pier 400 in the Port of Los Angeles last week set a new world record for most boxes moved during a single port call.The Port of Los Angeles, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, APM Terminals Los Angeles and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Locals 13

Containership Crewman Pleads Guilty in $1 Bln Drug Bust

Containership Crewman Pleads Guilty in $1 Bln Drug Bust

A crew member from the containership MSC Gayane pleaded guilty to cocaine trafficking stemming from a $1 billion bust in the Port of Philadelphia, one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history.The 27-year-old Montenegrin Vladimir Penda entered a plea of guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Harvey Bartle III on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more

Vigor Wins Contract to Overhaul Hospital Ship Mercy

Vigor Wins Contract to Overhaul Hospital Ship Mercy

Vigor Marine has been awarded a $56,450,644 firm-fixed-price contract for a 210-calendar day split shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the hospital ship U.S. Naval Ship Mercy (T-AH 19).Work will be performed in Portland, Ore., and is expected to be complete by August 2021.

Diego Aponte: MSC CEO Offers Insight on COVID-19 Impact

Diego Aponte: MSC CEO Offers Insight on COVID-19 Impact

In an open letter posted on the MSC website, MSC Group President & CEO Diego Aponte offered public comment and perspective on the COVID-19 situation for MSC's cargo business. “The spread of COVID-19 has created a public health issue unprecedented in our lifetimes, triggering an unexpected shock for societies and economies,” said Aponte.

Australia Orders Two Cruise Ships to Leave ... Now!

Australia Orders Two Cruise Ships to Leave ... Now!

Australia ordered two cruise ships to leave its waters on Thursday, after a liner that docked in Sydney Harbor last week became the primary source of infection in the country's coronavirus outbreak.Although well below levels elsewhere in the world, the pace of Australia's infections is starting to pick up speed, reaching nearly 2,800 cases and 13 deaths.

UAE Bans Ship Over Fuel Breach

UAE Bans Ship Over Fuel Breach

The world's number two container line MSC is in talks with the United Arab Emirates after the Gulf country banned one of their vessels from entering its waters over what authorities said was a breach of tough new sulphur emissions rules for ships.This is one of the first punitive actions taken by a jurisdiction since regulations came into effect in January which make it mandatory for ships to

Trump Says Cruise Lines Suspend Departures for 30 Days

Trump Says Cruise Lines Suspend Departures for 30 Days

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that major cruise lines would suspend cruises for 30 days, following a series of industry announcements that came after repeated transmission of coronavirus among passengers at sea.“At my request, effective midnight tonight, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and MSC have all agreed to suspend outbound cruises for thirty days,” Trump said on Twitter.

MSC Awarded DNV GL Containership Fire Safety Notation

MSC Awarded DNV GL Containership Fire Safety Notation

Classification society DNV GL had awarded a new class notation to mitigate fire risks on containerships to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The notation, announced by DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen in London, has been implemented on the largest containerships in the world, the 23,000+ TEU MSC Gülsün class.The new FCS notation is targeted exclusively towards containerships.