NIKI S.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : NIKI S.
    • Operator : CALUMET RIVER FLEETING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 860
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 27
  • Size
    • Register length : 42 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 42 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1971
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 531674

CALUMET RIVER FLEETING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : THE CALUMET RIVER IN CHICAGO, GREAT LAKES, AND SOUTH LAKE MICHIGAN
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

AIDEN WILLIAM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AUDREY S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN M. SELVICK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN MARSHALL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KIMBERLY SELVICK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NATHAN S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TERRY D

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

#SNAME125

#SNAME125

Significant moments in naval architecture & marine engineeringAfter being refitted an specialized icebreaker bow, tanker SS Manhattan became the first commercial ship to cross the Northwest Passage in 1969. Read more on the vessel and historic voyage here.The October 2018 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 1990, Richie Bates (pictured) joined Bouchard Transportation as a mate on the Ellen S. Bouchard, and soon rose to Captain of the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. in 1994.  As one of BTC’s long-standing employees, Capt. Bates currently serves as Captain of the M/V Donna J. Bouchard, and leads his crew with a laser focus on always delivering petroleum products safely and efficiently.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

The third generation of the Bouchard family continues within the family business as Buster’s sons Morton S. Bouchard Jr. and Frederick E. Bouchard join the company as Dispatchers in 1955. It was also during this time that Bouchard Transportation Co. furthered the tugboat side of its business with the construction of the Evening Star.

Fundraising Cruise Raises $100,000 to Help Save SS United States

Fundraising Cruise Raises $100,000 to Help Save SS United States

A fundraising cruise dedicated to saving America’s Flagship has raised $100,000 for the cause.Once America’s fastest and most glamorous ocean liner, the SS United States has spent years away from her former glory in an escalating state of disrepair, at dock in Philadelphia, out of commission and relying on donations to stay afloat and out of the scrapyard.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

2016 brought about another milestone within Bouchard Transportation Co. with the appointment of Danielle Bouchard as Director of Communications. As the daughter of Morton S. Bouchard III, and the fifth generation to enter the family business, Danielle also holds the distinction of being the first female family member to hold an active role in the Company.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2015, Bouchard Transportation Co. appointed Brendan J. Bouchard (son of President & CEO, Morton S. Bouchard III) as the company’s VP of Sales & Operations, firmly establishing the fifth generation of the Bouchard family as being an integral part of the Company. Also that same year, BTC christened ATB unit M/V Kim M. Bouchard and B. No. 270 in New Orleans.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2014, Bouchard Transportation Co. announces plans to construct two 6,000-hp ATBs: Morton S. Bouchard, Jr. (pictured) and the M/V Frederick Bouchard, which would then enter service in 2016. That same year, the 4,000-hp tug Denise Bouchard enters service.    The July 2018 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News will feature a special “Bouchard Transportation Co.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2011, Bouchard Transportation Co. establishes the Morton S. Bouchard Jr. Memorial Scholarship fund, which is designed to recognize deserving cadets who demonstrate the achievement and leadership ability to successfully pursue a career in the petroleum barge industry. The scholarship has since been formed at SUNY Maritime College, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

Bouchard Transportation Co. launches Liberty Ship S.S. Frederick Bouchard in November 1944. Built in memory of Capt. Fred Bouchard, the vessel is then christened by his wife, Ellen S. Bouchard. #BTC100    The July 2018 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News will feature a special “Bouchard Transportation Co. Celebrates 100 Years” magazine.

Algoma Purchases Four U.S. Flag 'Lakers'

Algoma Purchases Four U.S. Flag 'Lakers'

Algoma Central Corporation, a provider of marine transportation services, today announced it has reached an agreement with American Steamship Company to acquire four vessels.      The Company has acquired the M.V. Buffalo, the M.V. Adam E. Cornelius, the S.S. American Valor and the S.S. American Victory.

Photos: USS John S McCain Arrives in Yokosuka for Repair

Photos: USS John S McCain Arrives in Yokosuka for Repair

U.S. warship USS John S. McCain, which was involved in a collision with a cargo ship east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore in August, has arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka for repair.   The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer DDG 56 arrived in Tokyo Bay aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure on December 5

Bouchard Set to Celebrate a Century

Bouchard Set to Celebrate a Century

In 2018 one of the U.S. premier vessel owners – Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (BTC) – celebrates its 100th year in business. Maritime Reporter looks at BTC’s evolution through the years.   The year 2018 is a celebration year for the Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., which was founded in 1918 in New York Harbor by Capt. Frederick Bouchard, and will next year celebrate a century in business.