PERE MARQUETTE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PERE MARQUETTE
    • Operator : PERE MARQUETTE SHIPPING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : LUDINGTON
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 3413
    • Full Load Capacity : 5700 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 389.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 58.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 407 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 58.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 19.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 48 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1998
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP2 : EXCAVATR,PAYLOAD
    • EQUIP1 : 80' BOOM,HITACHI
    • Coast Guard Number : 240326
    • REBLT : *

PERE MARQUETTE SHIPPING

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES
  • Principal Commodity : DRY BULK: GRAVEL & AGGREGATES; IRON & STEEL PRODUCTS; WOOD PRODUCTS AND PROJECT CARGOES

UNDAUNTED

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

The first towboat of 2024 passed through Lock and Dam 2, in Hastings, Minn. on Sunday, signaling the start of this year's navigation season on the Mississippi River.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' St. Paul District said it considers the first tow to arrive at Lock and Dam 2 as the unofficial start of the Mississippi River navigation season

Wreck of WWII-era Cargo Ship Found in the Great Lakes

Wreck of WWII-era Cargo Ship Found in the Great Lakes

The wreck of a World War II-era freighter has been discovered in over 600 feet of water around 35 miles north of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.Over the last 7 years, shipwreck researcher Dan Fountain has been studying remote sensing data in the search for shipwrecks in Lake Superior.

Obstructed Valve Sinks Towboat

Obstructed Valve Sinks Towboat

An obstructed check valve on a bilge pump led to the flooding and partial sinking of a towing vessel last year while moored at a shipyard near New Orleans, the National Transportation Safety Board reports.Marquette Transportation's vessel Joanne Marie was found partially submerged a day and a half after being moored and deactivated at the Bollinger Quick Repair Shipyard on the Harvey Canal.