RD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RD
    • Operator : RIVER TRADING COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : BIG SANDY
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 630
    • Full Load Capacity : 1500 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 : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 656395

RIVER TRADING COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : BIG SANDY RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : COAL

News

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Unmanned Vehicles Collect Data for Improving Storm ForecastsThe influences of ocean conditions and currents on living environments are now more widely appreciated—from the Earth’s climate and severe weather conditions to fisheries and biodiversity. Sustained and widespread measurements are needed to provide essential clues for understanding the oceans

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

The Federal Government’s 2020 Inland Impact

It is often difficult to push through the federal government morass to focus on the issues that actually matter to the inland operator. While 2020 inevitably will be a contentious year in American politics, it is critical to stay focused on the items that will have direct impact on the U.S. maritime industry.

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.

OP/ED: Farm Facts

OP/ED: Farm Facts

USDA Study Underscores Value of Inland Waterways to U.S. Agriculture.On August 28, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Assistant Secretary of the Army (ASA) for Civil Works R.D. James toured Mel Price Locks and Dam in Alton, Illinois, and held a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the importance of the waterways,  agriculture and the U.S. economy.

USDA Releases Powerful Inland Waterways Study

USDA Releases Powerful Inland Waterways Study

WCI/NGFA Urge NESP Infrastructure Project to Move Forward.The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) today commended the U.S.  Department of Agriculture (USDA) for releasing a significant new study that quantifies the cost-savings and competitive advantages that would accrue from investing in long-delayed improvements to inland waterways locks and dams on

OSK Designs RoPax Ferry for Onorato

OSK Designs RoPax Ferry for Onorato

The provider of passenger and freight maritime transportation Onorato Armatori has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) for the order of two plus two RoPax ferries, designed by Danish naval architects, OSK-ShipTech.The contract was just signed at a ceremony in Beijing.

Europe Leads in Ocean Energy

Europe Leads in Ocean Energy

European tidal stream installations reached 26.8MW, and wave energy installations 11.3MW in 2018, according to yearly statistics published by Ocean Energy Europe.Europe continues to lead the world in ocean energy deployments, and last year its tidal projects produced record volumes of electricity.Annual installations - 3.7 MW of tidal stream capacity was put in the water in 2018.

Corvus to Power Oslo Port Zero-Emission Workboat

Corvus to Power Oslo Port Zero-Emission Workboat

Battery manufacturer Corvus Energy will supply a 550kWh Energy Storage System (ESS) for a new all-electric skimmer workboat.The new vessel designed for efficient collection of trash at the water surface will operate in Norway’s Port of Oslo."The ESS will allow the boat to be in full working mode for four to five hours, and a full battery charge will take just 2 hours.

Grovfjord Wins Green Boat Order from Oslo Port

Grovfjord Wins Green Boat Order from Oslo Port

Norway's leading cargo and ferry port, the Port of Oslo has placed an order to build one of the world’s most environmental efficient working boats possible, with Grovfjord Ship Yard.The boat is especially designed for efficient collection of waste at the water surface. The contract sum is NOK 23 million. Expected delivery is December 2019.

Belships Offloads Supramax Bulk Carrier

Belships Offloads Supramax Bulk Carrier

Norwegian shipping company Belships has entered into an agreement for a bareboat charter and subsequent sale of its 50,000 dwt Supramax bulk carrier Beleast.According to an agreement with Marti Shipping & Ship Management of Turkey Belships' 2006-built vessel will enter the bareboat charter during the fourth quarter of 2019.

Kongsberg Buys Rolls-Royce Marine

Kongsberg Buys Rolls-Royce Marine

Norwegian technology group Kongsberg Gruppen announced that it has completed its acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM), with the European Commission's approval.Kongsberg Gruppen announced its intention to acquire RRCM, an established and trusted global supplier of maritime technology and engineering products, in July 2018.

Belships ASA Names Skarsgård CEO

Following Ulrich Müller's resignation as CEO the board of directors of Belships ASA appointed Lars Christian Skarsgård (38) as new CEO in Belships ASA. Skarsgård is currently a director at Fearnleys AS and will assume his position as CEO on March 15, 2019.In connection with his appointment as CEO