ROBERT D. BYRD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROBERT D. BYRD
    • Operator : AEP RIVER OPERATIONS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 8000
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 745
  • Size
    • Register length : 180 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 48 Feet
    • Overall Length : 180 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 48 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 52 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1064025

AEP RIVER OPERATIONS

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERWAYS OF THE U.S.
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, COAL, GRAIN, GRAIN PRODUCTS, CEMENT, CHEMICALS, SALT, STEEL, LIME, COKE, SLAG, ALUMINUM, FERTILIZER, AGGREGATES AND OTHER DRY BULK MATERIALS

AEP FUTURE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AEP LEGACY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOONESBORO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT BUCK LAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BILL STEWART

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. GERALD BOGGS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JAMES ANDERSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOHN REYNOLDS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHRISTOPHER M PARSONAGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CODY BOYD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

D.& R. BONEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANIEL W. WISE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DONNA RUSHING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DRU LIRETTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALE R RHODES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HAROLD B. DODD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES E. PINSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES R. MOREHEAD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEFFREY A. RAIKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEFFREY G. STOVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEITH DARLING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEONARD L. WHITTINGTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY SCHEEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL G. MORRIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIKE WEISEND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MOUNTAIN STATE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NOBLE C. PARSONAGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORMAN L. SNODGRASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

R. L. CARTER, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT L. POSEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROGER W. KEENEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RON W. CALLEGAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY LEADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AEP

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MEM

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WRS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KIRBY

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

KRISTEN

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Valaris Set to Emerge from Bankruptcy as Reorganization Plan Approved

Valaris Set to Emerge from Bankruptcy as Reorganization Plan Approved

Offshore drilling company Valaris, the world's largest by fleet size, has received approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas of its prearranged plan of reorganization, and has agreed with Korea's Daewoo to delay deliveries of two newbuild drillships.

Valaris Drillship Goes Adrift off Scotland

Valaris Drillship Goes Adrift off Scotland

A Valaris drillship went adrift on Tuesday evening, breaking free from moorings near the port at Hunterston, North Ayrshire, Scotland.According to BBC, which was the first to report on the incident on Wednesday, "a major rescue operation has been ongoing overnight," when the 228 meters drillship, Valaris DS4, broke free and started drifting without power.

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

Designing Boats: Robert Allan Ltd. Surpases 90 Years (& Counting)

Designing Boats: Robert Allan Ltd. Surpases 90 Years (& Counting)

Robert Allan founded Robert Allan Ltd. in 1930 when Allan commenced private practice as a consulting Naval Architect after serving as Technical Manager of a local major shipyard. In the 90 years that have passed, the organization has evolved from a one-man shop to a global powerhouse in the business of naval architecture and marine design.

Frontline CEO Macleod Steps Down

Frontline CEO Macleod Steps Down

Oil tanker company Frontline said Wednesday its CEO Robert Hvide Macleod had decided step down from his position. The oil and gas shipping firm said its board had appointed Lars H. Barstad, Frontline's commercial director, to take the role as interim chief executive officer of Frontline Management AS.

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

Huntington Ingalls Industries Building Unmanned Systems Hub

Huntington Ingalls Industries Building Unmanned Systems Hub

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is building a new hub for unmanned systems prototyping, production and testing to meet growing demand from the U.S. Navy for autonomous and uncrewed systems.The purpose-built Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence will include two buildings totaling over 150,000 square feet constructed on a 20-acre campus in Hampton, Va., the U.S.

Interview: Mike Fitzpatrick, Robert Allan Ltd.

Interview: Mike Fitzpatrick, Robert Allan Ltd.

Robert Allan Ltd. is a consulting naval architectural firm, established in Vancouver, Canada in 1930. Mike Fitzpatrick has been a driving force in the company’s growth since joining the firm in 2003. As a key member of the initial employee ownership group, he was named president and CEO in 2015, responsible for corporate direction, business development, management of senior project managers

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the project to deepen of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet Friday, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes.The USACE awarded this first contract for the Ship Channel deepening to Weeks Marine on September 3, 2020, and the Captain Frank started the deepening Friday.

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

ST Engineering North America, Inc. announced Monday that Robert "Bob" L. Merchent has been named President and CEO of VT Halter Marine, Inc. He replaces outgoing President and CEO, Ron Baczkowski.Much of Merchent's career was spent at Ingalls Shipbuilding, where he advanced through multiple positions of ever-increasing responsibility, leading programs critical to both the business and the U.S.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Reopens Facility Wrecked by Katrina

Ingalls Shipbuilding Reopens Facility Wrecked by Katrina

Ingalls Shipbuilding has reopened its rebuilt and modernized facility on the east bank of the Pascagoula River after much of the site was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.The Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder announced Friday that it moved the newly built destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the east bank's Pier Four, signifying the site's official reactivation.

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the U.S. Navy.Documents signed today mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Navy. Delbert D. Black is scheduled to sail away from the Pascagoula, Miss. shipyard in August 2020.