RAY ECKSTEIN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RAY ECKSTEIN
    • Operator : MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION GULF INLAND
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1250
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 91
  • Size
    • Register length : 66 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 66 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1062448

MARQUETTE TRANSPORTATION GULF INLAND

  • Area of Operation : INLAND AND WESTERN RIVERWAYS OF LOUISIANA; MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND THE GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING SALT, COAL AND ROCK

AUDREY PEARSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AVE MARIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BLESSED SACRAMENT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BLESSED TRINITY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORPUS CHRISTI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CRISTO SANTO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANNI SUE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMMANUEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMS EXPRESS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FATHER PAT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FATHER SEELOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GINNY HOWELL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOOD SHEPHERD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HOLY CROSS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HOLY ROSARY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

J A WAED

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEREMY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOANNE MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN 3:16

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOSHUA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KRISTIN ALEXIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LADY OF FATIMA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LADY OF GUADALUPE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LADY OF LOURDES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LADY OF PROMPT SUCCOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAUREN ELIZABETH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARLENE ELLIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY KAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ROSLYN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NATIVITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAIGE GERTRUDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PARACLETE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY ECKSTEIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

REDEEMER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

REPENTANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RESURRECTION

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RISEN SAVIOUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROSS SALVAGGIO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SACRED HEART

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAINTE MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SALVATION

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAMANTHA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAVIOUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEADRIFT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. ANDREW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. CHARLES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. ELMO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. JOSEPH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. JUDE THADDEUS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. PADRE PIO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. PAUL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. PEREGRINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. RITA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. THERESE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. THOMAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEVE RICHOUX

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN FRANCES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TAYLOR MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Salvors Separate Stern Section from Capsized RoRo Golden Ray

Salvors Separate Stern Section from Capsized RoRo Golden Ray

Salvage crews completed cutting operations to separate the stern section from the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Ga., on Saturday night, and the giant piece of the overturned car carrier will be craned onto a barge and hauled away for recycling.Once lifting preparations conclude

Cosmic Rays, the 'Unseen Menace' for Maritime

Cosmic Rays, the 'Unseen Menace' for Maritime

Most people these days are aware of risks inherent in our increasingly electronic maritime industry.  There is malware, ransomware, and spear phishing to name a few.  But a new one has been recently identified – cosmic rays.Cosmic rays are high-energy protons and atomic nuclei which move through space at nearly the speed of light.

Video: First Golden Ray Section Lifted and Removed

Video: First Golden Ray Section Lifted and Removed

Salvors finished cutting and lifting the first section of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray on Sunday, and the section was carried by barge to a local site for further sea fastening before transport to Louisiana for recycling.Delays during the first round of cutting operations, including those caused by a passing tropical storm and equipment issues

Golden Ray Salvage: Cutting Operations Resume

Golden Ray Salvage: Cutting Operations Resume

The crew working to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray in Georgia's St. Simons Sound has resumed salvage efforts after suspending operations ahead of a tropical storm that traveled up the southern U.S. East Coast late last week.The team resumed operations to cut the first vessel section using the specialized heavy lift crane vessel VB 10

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

A specialized heavy lift crane vessel began cutting the first bow section of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray on Friday as salvage crews enter the next phase of operations to remove the overturned vessel from Georgia's St. Simons Sound.The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.

Video: Heavy-lift Ship Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Video: Heavy-lift Ship Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The heavy-lift vessel VB 10,000 arrived Tuesday at the Golden Ray wreck site in Georgia's St. Simons Sound, where the specialized vessel will be used by salvage crews to cut and lift sections of the overturned car carrier. The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.

Heavy Lift Vessel Heads to St. Simons Sound for Golden Ray Salvage

Heavy Lift Vessel Heads to St. Simons Sound for Golden Ray Salvage

A specialized heavy-lift vessel departed the Port of Fernandina, Fla. Monday en route to Georgia's St. Simons Sound, where it will be used by salvage crews to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray.The U.S. flagged VB 10,000 is expected to reach the St. Simons Sound in the early hours on Tuesday and remain on scene for a minimum of eight weeks

Golden Ray Salvage Facing More Delays

Golden Ray Salvage Facing More Delays

Operations to remove the overturned car carrier Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Ga. are facing further delays after new engineering challenges surfaced relating to the mooring system of a specialized heavy-lift crane vessel that will be used for the project.The complex salvage project had been paused earlier this year due to coronavirus concerns and Hurricane Isaias

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

The twin-hull heavy lift vessel VB-10,000 moored at the Port of Fernandina, Fla., July 3, 2020, for final modifications and function checks prior to heading to St. Simons Sound in early to mid-July. The two 255-foot tall gantries will use lengths of chain to cut the capsized RoRo vessel Golden Ray into eight pieces and lift them onto barges for eventual transportation to Louisiana for recycling.

Final Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray Wreck

Final Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray Wreck

T&T Salvage installed the final lifting lug on the M/V Golden Ray, a roll-on, roll-off vessel that ran aground and overturned near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia in September.The 16 lugs welded to the frame of the Korean-owned car carrier will provide connection points for the 255-foot tall Versabar VB 10

Third and Fourth Lifting Lugs Installed on M/V Golden Ray

Third and Fourth Lifting Lugs Installed on M/V Golden Ray

T&T Salvage on Friday installed the third and fourth lifting lugs on the M/V Golden Ray, a roll-on, roll-off vessel that ran aground and overturned near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia in September.In total, 16 lugs will be installed: two on each of the eight sections of the South Korean car carrier, which rests on its side in St. Simons Sound.

Salvors Building Protection Barrier Around Golden Ray Wreck

Salvors Building Protection Barrier Around Golden Ray Wreck

Salvors are continuing work to remove the wreck of a South Korean car carrier vessel that ran aground and overturned near Brunswick, Ga. in September 2019.Last week, unified command contractors started driving the first of 70-80 piles that will be used to hold an environmental protection barrier (EPB) in place around the MV Golden Ray wreck in St.