RAY PENSRUM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RAY PENSRUM
    • Operator : MASSMAN CONSTRUCTION CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 29
  • Size
    • Register length : 46 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 46 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 529793

MASSMAN CONSTRUCTION CO.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

AL GOULT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL O'DONLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL STAHL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILOXI II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DUTCHMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

E. FRAKES

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANK PITZ

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESS WOOLDRIDGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEITH JACOBSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

L. P. WRIGHT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAC II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RON C

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKIP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

N

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Cleaner Shipping Fuel is Contributing to Ocean Warming, Scientists Say

Cleaner Shipping Fuel is Contributing to Ocean Warming, Scientists Say

Shipping fuel regulations introduced in 2020 have led to a substantial cut in sulphur dioxide (SO2) pollution, but may also have made the ocean warmer by reducing cloud cover, according to a modelling study in a paper published late on Thursday.International Maritime Organization (IMO) rules to tackle marine pollution forced shippers to cut their fuel sulphur content to 0.5% from 3.

Red Sea Dissruptions Are Driving Up Carbon Emissions

Red Sea Dissruptions Are Driving Up Carbon Emissions

A surge of attacks on ships traveling the waters of the Red Sea is forcing shippers to reroute their vessels, sending them on longer journeys that drive up their carbon dioxide emissions.For companies struggling to account for – and lower – the climate-warming emissions associated with their businesses, these rerouted journeys add to the challenge.

Silversea Takes Delivery of New Cruise Ship Silver Ray

Silversea Takes Delivery of New Cruise Ship Silver Ray

Royal Caribbean Group’s Silversea has taken delivery of Silver Ray, the second ship in its Nova Class, from shipbuilder Meyer Werft in Germany.The 54,700 GT Silver Ray has capacity for 728 passengers. It joins sister ship, Silver Nova, as one of the most energy efficient ultra-luxury and expedition cruise ships ever built Other notable features of Silversea’s Nova Class include an asymmetrical

Sea Drone Warfare has Arrived, and the US is Floundering

Sea Drone Warfare has Arrived, and the US is Floundering

The U.S. Navy's efforts to build a fleet of unmanned vessels are faltering because the Pentagon remains wedded to big shipbuilding projects, according to some officials and company executives, exposing a weakness as sea drones reshape naval warfare.The lethal effectiveness of sea drones has been demonstrated in the Black Sea where Ukraine has deployed remote-controlled speed boats packed with

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

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.

Two Ships Divert Course Away from Red Sea After Vessel Seized by Houthis

Two Ships Divert Course Away from Red Sea After Vessel Seized by Houthis

Two commercial ships that diverted their course in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden were connected to the same maritime group whose vessel was seized by Yemen's Houthis, according to shipping data and British maritime security company Ambrey.Israel on Sunday said the Houthis had seized a British-owned, Japanese-operated cargo ship in the southern Red Sea

Wärtsilä Unveils New Ultra-Low Emissions Engine for Marine Industry

Wärtsilä Unveils New Ultra-Low Emissions Engine for Marine Industry

Finland-based marine engine maker Wärtsilä on Wednesday introduced a new ultra-low-emissions version of its Wärtsilä 31DF engine, which was first launched in 2015. According to Wärtsilä, while operating on LNG, this new version can further reduce methane emissions on a 50 percent load point by up to 56 percent and nitrogen oxide (NOx) by up to 86 percent.

Austal USA Cuts Aluminum on Final USN EPF

Austal USA Cuts Aluminum on Final USN EPF

Members of Austal USA’s EPF team and representatives of the Navy’s Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast were present in Austal’s module manufacturing facility to watch the router begin cutting aluminum for the U.S. Navy’s final Expeditionary Fast Transport, EPF 16.  This is the third EPF Flight II ship built by Austal USA in Mobile, and the 16th EPF contracted to Austal USA by the Navy.

Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates

Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates

There is little question that world militaries see the value of unmanned systems to complement their manned counterparts. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan accelerated the development of unmanned aerial systems and unmanned ground systems to meet urgent operational needs. Now, there is increasing interest in unmanned surface systems, resulting in their placement on an accelerated development path.

U.S. Navy: Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates

U.S. Navy: Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates

There is little question that world militaries see the value of unmanned systems to complement their manned counterparts. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan accelerated the development of unmanned aerial systems and unmanned ground systems to meet urgent operational needs. Now, there is increasing interest in unmanned surface systems, resulting in their placement on an accelerated development path.

Keel Laying for Future USNS Point Loma (EPF 15)

Keel Laying for Future USNS Point Loma (EPF 15)

Austal USA celebrated the official start of construction of the future USNS Point Loma (EPF 15) with a keel laying ceremony in its Mobile, Ala. shipyard.  Ship sponsor Mrs. Elizabeth Asher, with the assistance of Perry Sullivan, a 17-year Austal USA veteran A-class welder, authenticated the keel by welding her initials into a keel plate that will be welded to the hull of the ship.