PETER JAMES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PETER JAMES
    • Operator : WALSH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 601
    • Full Load Capacity : 1700 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2011
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1232840

WALSH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

  • Operating Name : FORT CALUMET COMPANY
  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO AREA RIVERS & HARBORS; MISSISSIPPI, OHIO, MISSOURI & OTHER INLAND RIVERS/WATERWAYS; GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LA, TX, MS, AL & FL
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION ONLY

KAITLYN AMY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAITLYN MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHERINE O'HARA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHLEEN MARGARET

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARGOT PATRICIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH PATRICIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACK WALSH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JSR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MATTHEW MYLES V

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

OWEN MICHAEL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RYAN CHRISTOPHER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

USC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WGD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ocean Shipping Slows Down as Pandemic Pummels Retailers

Ocean Shipping Slows Down as Pandemic Pummels Retailers

The $1 trillion container shipping industry is in a slowdown. Literally.Some shipping lines, whose retail customers are being hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, are reducing sailing speeds and taking longer routes around Africa, avoiding Suez canal passage fees, according to the companies and ship-tracking specialists.

Belgium: Northwester 2 Offshore Wind Farm Complete

Belgium: Northwester 2 Offshore Wind Farm Complete

The 219 MW Northwester 2 wind farm has been completed and is now supplying the Belgian grid electricity by all of its 23 fully operational wind turbines producing 9,5 MW each. This wind farm, owned by Parkwind (70%) and Sumitomo (30%) is the first to use the MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW turbines in commercial operation. The first turbine was installed in December 2019.

Iran: 19 Sailors Killed in Naval Friendly-Fire Incident

Iran: 19 Sailors Killed in Naval Friendly-Fire Incident

One Iranian warship accidentally struck another with a missile during an exercise, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15 others, Iran's navy said on Monday.The incident took place during training in the Gulf of Oman, a sensitive waterway that connects to the Strait of Hormuz through which about a fifth of the world’s oil passes. Iran regularly conducts exercises in the area.

Crude Oil Held in Sea Storage Hits New Record

Crude Oil Held in Sea Storage Hits New Record

Traders are storing an estimated record 160 million barrels of oil on ships - double the level from two weeks ago as they seek to tackle a glut of stocks created by a slide in global demand from the coronavirus, shipping sources say.Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers including Russia have agreed a record cut in output from May of 9.

Adm. James Steele Gracey, 17th USCG Commandant, Passes Away

Adm. James Steele Gracey, 17th USCG Commandant, Passes Away

Admiral James Steele Gracey, USCG (retired), 17th Commandant of the Coast Guard, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020, in Falls Church, Va., at the age of 92.Born in Newton, Mass. in 1927, Adm. Gracey graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1949. Adm. Gracey was a 1956 graduate of the Harvard Graduate School where he earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

While Oil Prices Plummets, Tanker Rates Fly High

While Oil Prices Plummets, Tanker Rates Fly High

If one ever needed proof that, no matter how dire the situation, there is always a silver lining, look no further than the crude tanker market, which has seen it day rates skyrocket in the face of a global pandemic that has effectively ground world commerce to a crawl.As is the case with other gravity defying business phenomena, geopolitics is a central factor

BIMCO: US-China “Phase One” Fails to Boost Trade Volumes

BIMCO: US-China “Phase One” Fails to Boost Trade Volumes

Even before the effects of the coronavirus, the ‘Phase One’ agreement between China and the US failed to boost volumes of the implicated goods in January. In fact, exports of the manufactured, agricultural and energy goods included in the deal were down 26% from January 2017, which serves as the base year for the agreement.

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

A man who had been aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship and was infected with coronavirus has died, bringing the death toll from the ship to seven, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.The man was not Japanese, NHK said, without giving details of his nationality or age. That would make him the second foreigner from the ship to die, after a British man died last month.

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

George Raymond Duclos, age 86, died peacefully on February 15, 2020 surrounded by his family. The son of the late Raymond and Albertine (Bertha Chenard) Duclos.  Born in 1933 in Fall River, MA, George spent most of his life in Westport, MA spending summers on the Watuppa Pond and moving to the Pond permanently in the 1960's.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was launched Monday at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Virginia.Following the launch, the Ford Class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), was guided with help from six tugboats down the James River about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock 12, where it has been under construction

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.

Rescue Planned for Missing Crew on Golden Ray

Rescue Planned for Missing Crew on Golden Ray

Rescue workers on Monday were planning to extract four missing crew members from a South Korean cargo vessel carrying about 4,000 cars to the Middle East that turned on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Helicopters rescued 20 crew members from the 656-foot (200-meter) Golden Ray on Sunday after it became disabled