OHIO VALLEY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OHIO VALLEY
    • Operator : MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY, LP
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4200
  • Location
    • City : ASHLAND
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 499
  • Size
    • Register length : 137.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 150 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.9 Feet
    • Height : 39.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1987
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 923213

MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY, LP

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVER SYSTEMS
  • Principal Commodity : BULK PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

CANTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATLETTSBURG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CINCINNATI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DETROIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FINDLAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALVESTON BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GARYVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KYOVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAP RUNNER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARATHON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NASHVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL G. BLAZER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBINSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPEEDWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS CITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AI

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

AO

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

CHEM

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

EBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

ES

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

HBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

HWS

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

LOGICON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

MAP

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

MPC

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

RBT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

How Climate Change is Altering River Shipping

How Climate Change is Altering River Shipping

Rivers are critical corridors that connect cities and ecosystems alike. When drought develops, water levels fall, making river navigation harder and more expensive.In 2022, water levels in some of the world’s largest rivers, including the Rhine in Europe and the Yangtze in China, fell to historically low levels.

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

As 2022 moves into its final months, low water levels and drought form the basis of the news impacting inland waterways operators and barge companies. In the first week of October, numerous barges were reported grounded in the Mississippi River, particularly south of Baton Rouge. This has consequences: barge rates jumped 218% in St. Louis, compared to 2021.

Dry Winter Forecast Spells More Trouble for Shallow Mississippi River

Dry Winter Forecast Spells More Trouble for Shallow Mississippi River

Low water levels on the Mississippi River are likely to persist this winter as drier-than-normal weather is expected across the southern United States and Gulf Coast, U.S. government forecasters said on Thursday.Drought, which currently spans 59% of the country, is expected to continue or worsen in the middle and lower Mississippi River valley as well as in much of the West and the Great Plains

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

US Corn, Soy Exports Lag Normal Autumn Pace Amid River Shipping Woes

U.S. soybean exports are trailing their normal autumn pace despite rising supplies from an accelerating harvest, as low river levels have slowed the flow of grain barges to export terminals, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data issued on Monday.Corn exports are also lagging their typical harvest-time rate, weekly USDA export inspections data showed.

Congress, GAO Set Their Focus on Cargo Preference Fixes

Congress, GAO Set Their Focus on Cargo Preference Fixes

On September 14, 2022, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (T&I Committee), Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, held a hearing which indicated a potential revitalization, and new enforcement regime, of U.S.-flag requirements under the Cargo Preference Act of 1954 (the CPA).

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

The inland waterways have enjoyed several positive developments toward modernization of the system, particularly over the last two years.Annual appropriations that fund the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works mission have been steadily on the rise for the last nine fiscal years, specifically the Construction and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) accounts have been funded at historic levels.

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday marked the end of the four-year Subchapter M certificate of inspection (COI) phase-in period for U.S.-registered towing vessels. Subchapter M, the United States regulatory code dealing with towing vessels and requirements for towing vessel safety, has officially been in place since July 2016, when the U.S. Coast Guard finalized the long-awaited Sub M rulemaking.

Miller Boat Line Adds New Ferry Mary Ann Market

Miller Boat Line Adds New Ferry Mary Ann Market

Ohio-based Miller Boat Line has taken delivery of its newest passenger and vehicle ferry Mary Ann Market from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.The ferry left the Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard on July 8 and arrived to her home port Put-in-Bay, on Ohio's South Bass Island, on July 10. The vessel is expected to enter service following its U.S. Coast Guard inspection later this month.

USACE Awards $1 Billion Contract for New Lock at the Soo Phase 3

USACE Awards $1 Billion Contract for New Lock at the Soo Phase 3

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Detroit District said it anticipates Phase 3 construction will start this summer following a $1.068 billion contract for the New Lock at the Soo Phase 3 awarded July 1, 2022.This contract allows the contractor Kokosing Alberici Traylor, LLC (KAT), a joint venture headquartered in Westerville, Ohio to begin constructing the largest phase

EMBARC: Changing Course - from Coarse to Enlightened

EMBARC: Changing Course - from Coarse to Enlightened

“Until every employee, and every midshipman, and cadet, and every trainee trusts the system and until all allegations are handled properly, abuse will continue to occur, it will continue to go unreported, and people will continue to suffer alone—and that is simply intolerable,” said Lucinda Lessley, Acting Maritime Administrator

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Waterway traffic is coming back. November 2021 saw 52.1 million tons moving on the U.S. inland waterway system, the highest monthly tonnage since October 2019, a few months before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the shutdowns and stoppages of early 2020. Flows estimated by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), part of the U.S.

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

VIDEO: Coast Guard Rescues Nine People From Burning Jack-up Rig in Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued nine people Thursday from a burning jack-up drilling rig near Sabine Pass, Texas.Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 12:51 p.m. from the dredging vessel Ohio that the Pride Wisconsin offshore drilling rig was on fire in Sabine Pass with nine people aboard.