RICK ELLIS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RICK ELLIS
    • Operator : KINDER MORGAN MARINE SERVICES LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1450
  • Location
    • City : ARMOREL
    • STATE : AR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 81
  • Size
    • Register length : 65 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1107111

KINDER MORGAN MARINE SERVICES LLC

  • Area of Operation : MILE 823 LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (HICKMAN PT.) AND MILE 810 LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (BARFIELD); PRIMARILY @ KINDER MORGAN TERMINALS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING SCRAP STEEL PRODUCTS, FINISHED STEEL PRODUCTS, GRAINS, BULK FERTILIZERS & LIMESTONE AGGREGATE

AUSTIN STONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BO HUFFMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DORTHA STONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELMER STONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAULETTE K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KMD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Samsung Heavy Settles Brazil Graft Investigation for $149M

Samsung Heavy Settles Brazil Graft Investigation for $149M

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries agreed to pay 812 million reais ($148.56 million) in a leniency deal with Brazilian authorities to settle corruption investigations, federal prosecutors said late on Monday.On its website, the prosecutor's office said the deal was part of a global negotiation between the company and U.S.

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

Amazon seller Bernie Thompson shifted half of his production out of China to reduce his business risks and still found himself in the crosshairs of logistical chaos besetting the movement of goods around the globe.A surge in demand for furniture, exercise equipment and other goods for shoppers sheltering at home in a worsening COVID-19 pandemic has upended normal trade flows.

A Group of Villagers, a Migrant Boat and a Deadly End in Senegal

A Group of Villagers, a Migrant Boat and a Deadly End in Senegal

Seven neighbors from a village in western Senegal boarded a fishing boat crammed with migrants just after midnight on Oct. 26. Their destination: Europe, 1000 miles away over open ocean.Two of them are now missing, presumed dead, after the boat carrying dozens of people capsized in a collision with the Senegalese coastguard.One can barely walk from his injuries.

US Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Offshore Drilling

US Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Offshore Drilling

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska to ease the way for petroleum extraction in the region, an effort that President-elect Joe Biden will likely throw out once in office.The proposal would revise a suite of Obama-era rules crafted to improve safety in the extreme conditions of the Arctic after a

US Gulf Platforms Shutting as Hurricane Delta Strengthens

US Gulf Platforms Shutting as Hurricane Delta Strengthens

Energy companies were securing offshore production platforms and evacuating workers on Tuesday, some for the sixth time this year, as a major hurricane took aim at U.S. oil production in the Gulf of Mexico.Hurricane Delta, the 25th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season, was churning in the Caribbean with sustained winds of 140 miles per hour (225 kph)

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11

Long Island-based barge operator Bouchard Transportation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after several years fraught with legal and financial difficulties.The family-owned oceangoing tug and petroleum barge firm filed alongside several of its subsidiaries Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Interview: Lasse Petterson, CEO and President, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Interview: Lasse Petterson, CEO and President, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

The dredging market in the U.S. is strong and growing, a bright spot for U.S. shipyards, with increased funding for critical infrastructure projects and port dredging at the federal and state levels. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, the country’s largest dredging company, has invested mightily in new dredgers at U.S. yards. Lasse Petterson, CEO and President, shares insights on the strategy ahead.

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

American Commercial Barge Line Names Ellis as CEO

U.S. inland barge transportation company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) has named Mike Ellis as the company’s new chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors, effective August 17, 2020.Ellis will take the helm following ACBL's recently completed Chapter 11 recapitalization and restructuring, succeeding retiring president and CEO Mark Knoy

Maritime Training amid COVID-19

Maritime Training amid COVID-19

Good maritime training provides much more than the certifications, licenses and documentation needed to qualify for the job. It goes beyond preparing crews to carry out onboard functions safely and efficiently day in and day out. Well-trained mariners have the skills and knowledge to handle almost anything thrown their way – even when confronting the unexpected.

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation signed a contract with Conrad Shipyard for the construction of a new 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) for scheduled delivery in the first quarter of 2023.The deal includes an option to build an additional dredge, the U.S.' largest dredging services provider said on Tuesday.

Sea Trials for Australia's New Icebreaker Delayed Due to COVID-19

Sea Trials for Australia's New Icebreaker Delayed Due to COVID-19

Australia's newly built Antarctic icebreaking research and supply vessel (RSV) is nearly ready to be delivered, but its sea trials have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) said.Construction of the ship commenced at Damen’s Galați shipyard in Romania in May 2017

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York Monday to support COVID-19 response efforts in the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak.The ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries