PAUL B.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PAUL B.
    • Operator : CALHOUN FERRY CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 390
  • Location
    • City : GOLDEN EAGLE
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 21
  • Size
    • Register length : 37 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 37 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 528869

CALHOUN FERRY CO.

  • Area of Operation : MILE 218.5 UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - GRAFTON FERRY ROUTE; MILE 228.5 UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - GOLDEN EAGLE FERRY ROUTE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

A-TEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUSSELS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EAGLE II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOLDEN EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. W. CANNON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THELMA JEAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

WINFIELD FERRY NO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 1993, Bouchard Transportation Co. christened the B. No. 230, which was the first double-hulled barge to enter service in the United States. Joined together for this milestone celebration was (pictured left to right): Mr. John Dane III, former President/CEO, Halter Marine Group Inc.; Mr.

Fire Aboard 1,000-foot Freighter in Lake Superior

Fire Aboard 1,000-foot Freighter in Lake Superior

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Paul “Chip” Jaenichen Joins Liberty Global Logistics

Paul “Chip” Jaenichen Joins Liberty Global Logistics

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#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 2017, Bouchard Transportation Co. announced its construction plans for ATB unit M/V Evening Breeze and B. No. 252, which is the sister to ATB unit M/V Evening Star & B. No. 250.  These Jones Act vessels will include the newest modifications to the Intercon and pin system, and the most technologically advanced equipment in various spaces that are designed to reduce total emissions.

#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 2010, Bouchard Transportation Co. begins investing in a major fleet expansion plan to construct the safest, most fuel-efficient and technologically advanced ATBs to be traded within the Jones Act Market. This includes the M/V Kim M. Bouchard and B. No 270 (pictured), and the M/V Donna J. Bouchard and B. No. 272.

#BTC100 History

#BTC100 History

In 1992, Bouchard Transportation faced new challenges resulting from the newly enacted Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90). Now headed by the fourth-generation Morton S. Bouchard III (Morton S Bouchard Jr.’s son), BTC once again leads the industry as the first company to build several new 138,000 barrel double hull barges, along with technologically advanced 6

Marine News Boat of the Month: February 2018

Marine News Boat of the Month: February 2018

Ellis Island, largest hopper dredge in United States market built and delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding   In late November 2017, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and infrastructure services, took delivery of the new build ATB hopper dredge Ellis Island and tug Douglas B.

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.

US' Largest Hopper Dredger Delivered

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