RIVER QUEST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RIVER QUEST
    • Operator : ARTCO FLEETING SERVICE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : OTTAWA
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 91
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.7 Feet
    • Height : 47 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2012
    • EQUIP1 : NONE

ARTCO FLEETING SERVICE

  • Area of Operation : ILLINOIS RIVER - LASALLE TO MORRIS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND FLEETING

BOB PAGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GLADYS WHITE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOLD STAR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ELLEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Madagascar Boat Accident: Death Toll Rises to 64

Madagascar Boat Accident: Death Toll Rises to 64

At least 64 people have died in a boat accident off the coast of northeastern Madagascar and searches were underway for 24 missing passengers, the maritime agency said on Wednesday.Fifty survivors were found, the Maritime and River Port Agency said.The vessel, a cargo ship that was not authorized to transport people, was overloaded and water flooded the engine, said Mamy Randrianavony

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

The $1 trillion infrastructure package headed to President Joe Biden to sign into law will provide a welcome funding injection for America’s inland waterway infrastructure.The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was approved by Congress on November 6 and is expected to be signed by President Biden next week.

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

A section of the Ohio River was closed to vessel traffic on Tuesday due to towboat fire near Belleview, Ky.The U.S. Coast Guard said it issued a waterway restriction between mile marker 499 and mile marker 501 on the Ohio River after a fire reportedly broke out in the engine room aboard the towing vessel Capt. Kirby Dupuis.

Mighty River to Muddy Trickle: South America's Parana Rings Climate Alarm

Mighty River to Muddy Trickle: South America's Parana Rings Climate Alarm

Gustavo Alcides Diaz, an Argentine fisherman and hunter from a river island community, is at home on the water. The Parana River once lapped the banks near his wooden stilt home that he could reach by boat. Fish gave him food and income. He purified river water to drink.Now the 40-year-old looks out on a trickle of muddy water.

Parana River Level Drops to 77-year Low. Argentina Declares State of Emergency

Parana River Level Drops to 77-year Low. Argentina Declares State of Emergency

The government of Argentina on Monday declared a 180-day “water emergency” for the Parana River, which is suffering a historic bout of shallowness that has affected the amount of grains that can be shipped from the country’s key ports hub of Rosario.The country is a major international food supplier.

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

The U.N. shipping agency approved further measures on Thursday to boost the energy efficiency of commercial vessels although critics said the move fell short of what was needed to cut the industry's carbon footprint.The International Maritime Organization (IMO) formally adopted the rules to reduce the carbon intensity of existing ships after member states reached agreement on the plans at a

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

In the last week of April, with little fanfare, the U.S. Coast Guard released a much-anticipated opportunity to build up to 27 Waterways Commerce Cutters. After the detailed design and construction contract is awarded in Spring of 2022, a lucky shipbuilder will begin replacing the Coast Guard’s eclectic fleet of 18 venerable river buoy tenders (WLR) and 13 inland construction tenders (WLIC).

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday lifted its marine traffic restrictions on a section of the lower Mississippi River that has been closed since Tuesday, clearing towboats and barges to resume operations on one of America's busiest and most vital trade arteries.All river traffic came to a halt near Memphis, Tenn.

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More than 1,000 barges were backed up on the lower Mississippi River on Friday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, while traders anxiously awaited an update on the shutdown of a portion of the waterway that is critical to U.S. crop exports.The Coast Guard on Tuesday stopped all traffic on the river near Memphis, Tennessee, after a fracture was discovered in the Hernando DeSoto Bridge

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

Barge Traffic Backs Up Near Memphis Amid Mississippi River Closure

More than 700 barges are delayed on the lower Mississippi River on Thursday after a structural crack in the Hernando de Soto Bridge prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic on a portion of the crucial trade artery.The Coast Guard restricted all vessel traffic between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Mississippi River near Memphis after the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Towing vessels and barges are lining up near Memphis, Tenn. after a significant structural crack discovered on the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge bridge led the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic in the area.At least 16 vessels with a total of 229 barges are waiting to transit in either direction after vessel traffic was restricted between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Lower Mississippi

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million

Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group said on Tuesday it reached a deal to sell its Azamara brand to private-equity firm Sycamore Partners for $201 million in cash, as it grapples with biting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.Sycamore Partners will acquire the entire Azamara brand, including its three-ship fleet—Azamara Quest