OLD MISSION

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OLD MISSION
    • Operator : KINDRA LAKE TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1500
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 64
  • Size
    • Register length : 81 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 21.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 85 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1968
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 293577
    • REBLT : *

KINDRA LAKE TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO AND VICINITY: CALUMET RIVER, CAL SAG CHANNEL, CHICAGO SANITARY AND SHIP CANAL AND LAKE MICHIGAN
  • Principal Commodity : PUSHING BARGES

BUCKLEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DONALD C.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELLIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MORGAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HMT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

IM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KLT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

NOAA to Order New Research Ships in 2020

NOAA to Order New Research Ships in 2020

The U.S.' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it expects to award contracts for the construction of two new oceanographic ships by the end of the year. Once in service, the new large oceangoing, multi-mission research vessels will support missions ranging from general oceanographic research and exploration to marine life, climate and ocean ecosystem studies, NOAA said.

Metal Shark Delivers Patrol Boat to San Juan PD

Metal Shark Delivers Patrol Boat to San Juan PD

US shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has delivered a new 36-foot welded-aluminum patrol boat to the Policia Municipal de San Juan (San Juan Police Department).The new patrol boat is a 36 Fearless stepped-bottom center console vessel built at Metal Shark’s Jeanerette, La. production facility and custom-configured to meet the specialized requirements of its newest Puerto Rican customer.

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

The U.S. Coast Guard's sole heavy icebreaker arrived January 22 at McMurdo Station, following a 58-day transit from the United States. Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) departed its’ homeport of Seattle on November 26.This year marks the Polar Star’s 23rd journey to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze, an annual joint military service mission to resupply the United States Antarctic stations

LCS 19 Completes Acceptance Trials

LCS 19 Completes Acceptance Trials

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19, the future USS St. Louis, has completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan and will now undergo final outfitting and fine-tuning before delivery to the US Navy early next year.Christened and launched on December 15, 2018, LCS 19 was built by Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wis. The vessel is the seventh ship in naval service named after St. Louis, Mo.

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

The Coast Guard needs a ship that can do more than just break ice; it needs a multi-mission ship to provide for the nation’s security, asserting its sovereign rights, and protecting its long-term economic interests.  That ship is the Polar Security Cutter.Since Russia cashed the check in 1867 for the purchase of Alaska the U.S. has been an Arctic nation.

AI & Machine Learning, Possible Force Multipliers for the Coast Guard

AI & Machine Learning, Possible Force Multipliers for the Coast Guard

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML): mention these two terms and the listener may instantly think of the ads displayed as you view your favorite online news site. This is one version of what AI/ML might be. Given the state of AI and ML research today, these advanced mathematical techniques represent something the U.S. Coast Guard should explore for mission application.

Frontline Sees Opportunity in Tanker Market

Frontline Sees Opportunity in Tanker Market

So far in 2019, 41 VLCCs have been added to the global fleet compared to three vessel demolitions, said  the world's largest oil tanker shipping company Frontline Ltd.An additional 33 VLCCs are scheduled to be delivered in 2019 with 43 more to follow in 2020 before the order-book declines sharply.

Euronav Sells VLCC for FPSO Conversion

Euronav Sells VLCC for FPSO Conversion

Belgium-based crude oil tanker company Euronav NV has sold its oldest very large crude carrier (VLCC) for conversion into a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.The ship owner announced that its subsidiary Euronav Luxembourg has sold the VLCC vessel VK Eddie (2005 – 305,261 dwt) to a global supplier and operator of offshore floating platforms.

World First: Saildrone Circumnavigates Antarctica

World First: Saildrone Circumnavigates Antarctica

A seven-meter (23-foot) long, wind-powered unmanned surface vehicle (USV) called a saildrone has become the first unmanned system to circumnavigate Antarctica.The vehicle, known as SD 1020, was equipped with a suite of climate-grade sensors and collected data in previously unchartered waters, enabling new key insights into ocean and climate processes.

UK joins U.S. in Gulf Maritime Security Mission

UK joins U.S. in Gulf Maritime Security Mission

Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel.British officials stressed that there was no change to London's policy on Iran but joining the United States is the most significant non-Brexit foreign policy move to date of Prime Minister Boris

French Frigate Sonars Get an Upgrade

French Frigate Sonars Get an Upgrade

Since summer 2017, four vessels equipped with analog sonars have been upgraded using RTsys AS3i technology (Analog Surface Ship Sonar Improvement), which digitalized and improved the processing of signals rendered by sensors.Brittany-based company RTSYS does not only deals with AUV, subsea recorders and buoys

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

Fire Breaks out on USCG's Polar Star

It seems the U.S. cannot do enough to fast-track the construction of its new icebreaking fleet, as the USCG announce last night that the 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship's incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.