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

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.

Ingalls Wins $936 Mln Contract to Build US Navy Destroyer

Ingalls Wins $936 Mln Contract to Build US Navy Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $936 million contract for the construction of an additional Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Flight III destroyer for the U.S. Navy. In 2018, Ingalls was awarded a $5.1 billion fixed-price incentive, multiyear contract for construction of six Arleigh Burke-class Flight III destroyers for the U.S. Navy.

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.

More than Half of Theodore Roosevelt Crew Have Coronavirus Antibodies

More than Half of Theodore Roosevelt Crew Have Coronavirus Antibodies

A U.S. Navy investigation into the spread of the coronavirus aboard the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier has found that about 60 percent of sailors tested had antibodies for the virus, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, suggesting a far higher infection rate than previously known.

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.

Valaris to Lose $620,000 a Day Rig Deal with Total after BOP Drop off Angola

Valaris to Lose $620,000 a Day Rig Deal with Total after BOP Drop off Angola

Valaris, the world's largest offshore drilling company by fleet size, is set to lose one of the most lucrative contracts in the offshore drilling industry today after it recently accidentally dropped a blowout preventer stack to seabed offshore Angola.The contract, at a day rate of $620,000 per day, is with the French oil major Total for the drillship Valaris DS-8.

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) completed builder’s trials February 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Navy said. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding Division.The ship was previously underway for Alpha trials in December, and will be underway again in March for acceptance trials