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

Coast Guard Begins Ice Breaking Ops in the Western Great Lakes

Coast Guard Begins Ice Breaking Ops in the Western Great Lakes

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie commenced Operation Taconite, the Coast Guard’s largest domestic icebreaking operation, Monday, in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of Western Lake Superior and the St. Marys River.Operation Taconite encompasses Lake Superior, St. Marys River, Straits of Mackinac, Georgian Bay, Green Bay, northern Lake Huron, and Lake Michigan.

BGC Enters Shipping, Buys Poten & Partners

BGC Enters Shipping, Buys Poten & Partners

Global financial and technology giant BGC Partners has completed the acquisition of Poten & Partners, a ship brokerage, consulting and business intelligence firm specializing in LNG, tanker and LPG markets.Under the terms of the agreement, BGC acquired 100 percent of Poten, which includes operations in New York, London, Singapore, Houston, Athens, Guangzhou and Perth

US Navy Orders Four New Tugs

US Navy Orders Four New Tugs

The U.S. Navy has ordered four new tugs from Anacortes, Wash. shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries Inc., with options for two additional vessels. Construction of the series′ first vessel is expected to begin in early in 2019.The vessels will be a new version of the Robert Allan Ltd. designed Z-Tech 4500 tugs. The Navy already has six vessels of this design, known as the YT 802 Class, in service.

Sweden’s New Hybrid Icebreaking Tug Launched

Sweden’s New Hybrid Icebreaking Tug Launched

A new hybrid-electric icebreaking escort tug for Sweden's Port of Luleå was launched on Monday at GONDAN Shipyard in Figueras, Spain.The new Robert Allan Ltd designed tug, Vilja, is a RAL TundRA 3600-H class icebreaking design fully customized for the Port of Luleå operational requirements.

Silversea Cruises Orders Three New Ships

Silversea Cruises Orders Three New Ships

Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) and Silversea Cruises announced agreements to build three new ships for Silversea Cruises, including two luxury vessels as well as a single expedition ship for the Galapagos.Silversea, the luxury and expedition cruise brand that recently joined the RCL family

First Steel Cut for Tianjin Port’s New Smart Tugs

First Steel Cut for Tianjin Port’s New Smart Tugs

A pair of steel-cutting ceremonies held a week apart at separate Chinese shipyards initiated the construction of new workboats for Tianjin Port.Following the successful completion in 2015 of concurrent construction programs involving five vessels of three different designs, Canadian naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd.

Keel Laid for Royal Thai Navy Tug

Keel Laid for Royal Thai Navy Tug

Thai shipbuilder Italthai Marine Limited in July hosted a keel laying ceremony for a new 32-meter tug that it is building for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN).The builder was awarded the construction contract for this second RAmparts 3200 tug earlier this year after delivering the first, Panyi 857, in 2016.Designed by Canadian naval architect and marine engineering firm Robert Allan Ltd.

Tug Pair Delivered to PSA Marine

Tug Pair Delivered to PSA Marine

In August 2018, PSA Marine Singapore took delivery of two new 32-meter tugs, PSA Thor and PSA Hulk, built at PaxOcean Engineering Zhuhai Co., Ltd.The evolved RAmparts 3200 ASD hull form has been developed by Robert Allan Ltd. to provide ship assist in the berthing and un-berthing operations in ports/terminals and also coastal towing operations.

Ship Repair: May Ship Repair Diversifies

Ship Repair: May Ship Repair Diversifies

The shipbuilding and repair market has been slightly increasing over the past year with most of the increase being sporadic on vessel repair. New construction has been steady and in May Ship Repairs business, we have been focused on infrastructure expansion such as passenger ferry landings for the City of New York.

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Robert Ward

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Robert Ward

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday took delivery of the 30th Fast Response Cutter (FRC), USCGC Robert Ward, in Key West, Fla.The 154-foot patrol craft, built by Louisiana shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708 design, is the 30th vessel in the Coast Guard's Sentinel-class FRC program. USCGC Robert Ward is scheduled to be commissioned in California in February 2019.

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Bisso Offshore Orders New Tugs from Eastern

Estern Shipbuilding Group announced it has signed a new contract with Bisso Offshore, LLC for the construction of two Robert Allan Ltd. RApport 2400 Ship Handing Tugs with escort capability. The deal was signed on May 31, 2018.Bisso Offshore is one of Eastern’s long term customers and has taken delivery of four previous modern Z-drive tugs from Eastern since 2006.

US Coast Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony

US Coast Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft will be relieved by U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz on June 1, 2018, at 1100 hours at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C.   Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced the nomination by President Donald Trump of Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz to be the 26th Commandant of the U.S.