PRESQUE ISLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PRESQUE ISLE
    • Operator : KEY LAKES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 14840
  • Location
    • City : DULUTH
    • STATE : MN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1073
  • Size
    • Register length : 154 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 53.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 154 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 19.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 19.4 Feet
    • Height : 107.1 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 553416

KEY LAKES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES BETWEEN DULUTH, GARY & BUFFALO AND CONNECTING TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : IRON ORE, LIMESTONE, COAL AND TACONITE

ARTHUR M. ANDERSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

CASON J CALLAWAY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

EDGAR B. SPEER

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

EDWIN H. GOTT

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

GREAT REPUBLIC

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN G. MUNSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

PHILIP R. CLARKE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ROGER BLOUGH

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

News

Owners of Bulker Held by Houthis Say 'Encouraged' by Reports of Seafarers' Imminent Release

Owners of Bulker Held by Houthis Say 'Encouraged' by Reports of Seafarers' Imminent Release

Galaxy Maritime Ltd, the Isle of Man registered owner of bulk carrier "Galaxy Leader" hijacked by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis on Nov. 19, said on Friday that it was encouraged by reports from the Philippines that the release of 17 of their seafarers held by the Houthis was imminent.

Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in the Detroit River

Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in the Detroit River

A Portuguese-registered bulk carrier ran aground outside Belle Isle Anchorage in the Detroit River, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The 623-foot freighter Barbro G reportedly went soft aground at 7:37 a.m. on Monday. The vessel is said to be carrying 21,000 tons of wheat to Italy.No pollution, damage, injuries or impact to commercial traffic have been reported.

US Reviewing Possible 'Terrorist' Designations for Houthis Following Ship Seizure

US Reviewing Possible 'Terrorist' Designations for Houthis Following Ship Seizure

The United States is reviewing "potential terrorist designations" for Yemen's Houthi rebel group in response to its seizure of a cargo ship, White House national security spokesperson John Kirby said on Tuesday.Kirby's comment was significant because one of the Biden administration's first acts after taking office in January 2021 was revoking terrorist designations of the Houthis over fears the

Hijacked Galaxy Leader Ship in Yemen's Hodeidah Port Area

Hijacked Galaxy Leader Ship in Yemen's Hodeidah Port Area

The Galaxy Leader commercial ship was "illegally boarded by military personnel via a helicopter" on Nov. 19 and is now in the Hodeidah port area in Yemen, the vessel’s owner said on Monday."All communications were subsequently lost with the vessel," Isle of Man registered Galaxy Maritime Ltd, owner of the pure car carrier Galaxy Leader, said in a statement.

Video: Houthis Seize Car Carrier in the Red Sea

Video: Houthis Seize Car Carrier in the Red Sea

Israel said on Sunday that Yemen's Houthis had seized a British-owned and Japanese-operated cargo ship in the southern Red Sea, describing the incident as an "Iranian act of terrorism" with consequences for international maritime security.The Houthis said they had seized a ship in that area but described it as Israeli.

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Offshore Construction Vessel

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Offshore Construction Vessel

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old man from a deepwater construction vessel approximately 35 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Monday.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 4:58 a.m. from the operating manager of the vessel requesting assistance to medevac a passenger experiencing chest pain.

U.S. Revives Cold War Submarine Spy Program to Counter China

U.S. Revives Cold War Submarine Spy Program to Counter China

On a windswept island 50 miles north of Seattle sits a U.S. Navy monitoring station. For years, it was kept busy tracking whale movements and measuring rising sea temperatures. Last October, the Navy gave the unit a new name that better reflects its current mission: Theater Undersea Surveillance Command.The renaming of the spy station at the Whidbey Island naval base is a nod to a much larger U.S.

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines introduced its first new Coastal Cat, American Eagle, during a christening ceremony in at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus on Buzzards Bay last week.Carol Robertson, wife of American Cruise Lines’ founder the late Charles A. Robertson, served as godmother for the ship and christened the 100-passenger American Eagle with one of her handmade

US' Newest Great Lakes Freighter Runs Aground

US' Newest Great Lakes Freighter Runs Aground

The newest Great Lakes freighter in the U.S. registered fleet has run aground in the Detroit River off Belle Isle, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The 639-foot self-unloading bulk carrier Mark W. Barker was headed toward Lake St. Clair from Cleveland when it lost propulsion and ran soft aground at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Discovery: Historic Shipwreck Found in Lake Huron

Discovery: Historic Shipwreck Found in Lake Huron

Researchers from NOAA, the state of Michigan, and Ocean Exploration Trust discovered an intact shipwreck resting hundreds of feet below the surface of Lake Huron. Located within NOAA's Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the shipwreck has been identified as the sailing ship Ironton. Well preserved by the cold freshwater of the Great Lakes for over a century, the 191-ft.

First of Four CMAL Ferry MV Isle to Launch Mid-March

First of Four CMAL Ferry MV Isle to Launch Mid-March

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) announced the launch of MV Isle of Islay on March 16, 2024 at the Cemre Marin Endustri shipyard in Yalova, Turkey.It is the first of four ferries being built at the yard, and marks a major milestone in CMAL’s commitment to delivering new ferries to serve the Scottish islands.

Wight Shipyard Launches Hybrid Ferry for Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

Wight Shipyard Launches Hybrid Ferry for Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

British aluminum shipbuilder Wight Shipyard has launched Earth Clipper, the first in a series of series of two new Clipper-class hybrid passenger vessels for Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.One of the key features of the new ferry is its hybrid propulsion system, which combines electric and diesel engines to reduce emissions and minimize our environmental impact making it one of the most