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

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

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Putting Palatka Back on the Map

Diverse and conveniently located, St. Johns Ship Building has quickly developed into a reliable partner for its many repeat customers. Today, and as a direct result, a lot more people know exactly where Palatka, Florida is located.On the St Johns River, just 60 miles south of Jacksonville, lies the sleepy town of Palatka, Florida.

Canada Commits Nearly $240 Mln to Aid Offshore Oil Industry

Canada Commits Nearly $240 Mln to Aid Offshore Oil Industry

Canada will spend C$320 million ($238.56 million) to support its offshore oil industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, which has struggled as coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions reduced demand, the government said on Friday.The funds are intended to support jobs and to lower greenhouse gas emissions from crude production, and could be used for maintenance, upgrades and environmental services

US Oil Exports to Europe Rebound

US Oil Exports to Europe Rebound

The United States has increased oil supply to Europe in July for the first month since May, making up for output cuts from OPEC+ members, according to traders and Refinitiv Eikon data.U.S. crude supply to Europe reached nearly 31 million barrels in July, according to Refinitiv Eikon data as of July 24. With crude prices back above $40 a barrel, U.S.

Chembulk Tankers Announces Leadership Changes

Chembulk Tankers Announces Leadership Changes

Chembulk Tankers announced on Wednseday that Bart B. Kelleher has taken over as Chief Executive Officer for David Ellis, who has resigned for personal reasons. Ellis will be available to the company through January 31, 2020.Kelleher has held senior executive roles within Chembulk since joining the company in early 2016

USCG Buoy Tenders Set for Engine Overhauls

USCG Buoy Tenders Set for Engine Overhauls

Last week Fincantieri Marine Systems North America (FMSNA) was awarded a $9.6 million contract to perform maintenance and repairs to the U.S. Coast Guard’s fleet of Inland Buoy Tenders.The multi-year contract was awarded by the Coast Guard’s Surface Force Logistics Center in Virginia.