RHONDA E.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RHONDA E.
    • Operator : ECHO TOWING SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 57
  • Size
    • Register length : 48 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 52 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 37 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 539773

ECHO TOWING SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTERCOASTAL; HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL; BUFFALO BAY; CEDAR BAYOU AND SAN JACINTO RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING DRY CARGO (STEEL AND GRAIN) AND CHEMICALS

CAPT. TOM ECHOLS SR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NITA E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PHYLLIS E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOMMY E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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NTSB Calls for Action on Safety Following Conception Dive Boat Tragedy

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says more progress is needed on the safety recommendations it issued in the wake of the Conception dive boat tragedy.The Conception was anchored in Platts Harbor, off Santa Cruz Island, Calif., when it caught fire in the early morning of Sept. 2, 2019. The vessel burned to the waterline and sank less than 100 feet from shore.

US Coast Guard Cutter Collides With Fishing Vessel Near Puerto Rico; One Dead

US Coast Guard Cutter Collides With Fishing Vessel Near Puerto Rico; One Dead

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter was involved in a fatal collision with a small fishing boat Monday afternoon off the coast of Puerto Rico.The 154-foot Sentinel Class fast response cutter Winslow Griesser and the 23-foot commercial fishing vessel Desakata collided, approximately four nautical miles north of Dorado, Puerto Rico.

Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

Shipyards Adapt to help Navy, Coast Guard Recapitalize Fleets

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US Makes it Easier for Cruise Passengers to Get Refunds

US Makes it Easier for Cruise Passengers to Get Refunds

A rule change in the United States aims to make it easier for cruise ship passengers to receive refunds after their voyages have been canceled or delayed.The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced on Wednesday it is amending its regulations governing "non-performance" by passenger vessel operators to establish new requirements for when cruise passengers should be provided refunds.

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Liebherr Expands All-electric Heavy Lift Ship Crane Series

Liebherr Expands All-electric Heavy Lift Ship Crane Series

Driven by the growth in the size of wind turbines, Liebherr's all-electric heavy lift crane series is being expanded with an 800-tons crane. "The new cranes follow on from a long tradition and decades of experience in building ship cranes. The first ship crane was delivered by Liebherr in 1958.

NASSCO Awarded $1.4 Billion to Build US Navy Ships

NASSCO Awarded $1.4 Billion to Build US Navy Ships

Shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of aerospace and defense company General Dynamics (GD), announced on Friday that it received $1.4 billion in U.S. Navy contract modifications for construction of a sixth Expeditionary Sea Base ship (ESB 8) and two additional John Lewis-class fleet oilers (T-AO 211 and 212).

Hybrid RoRo Eco Adriatica Delivered to the Grimaldi Group

Hybrid RoRo Eco Adriatica Delivered to the Grimaldi Group

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NASSCO Wins LLT Contracts for Three US Navy Ships

NASSCO Wins LLT Contracts for Three US Navy Ships

San Diego shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO said it has been awarded $600 million in U.S. Navy contract modifications for long-lead-time material to support construction of the seventh and eighth ships in the John Lewis-class fleet oiler (T-AO) program, as well as the sixth ship in the Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program.

Krugh Named President of Bath Iron Works

Krugh Named President of Bath Iron Works

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Bulker Runs Aground in Lake Michigan

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