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

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Royal Caribbean Cruise Founder Dies

Army veteran-turned-Royal Caribbean Cruise Line founder Edwin W. Stephan passed away on Friday at 87 years old."We at Royal Caribbean mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to the Stephan family," said a statement from the global cruise company said.In 1969 Stephan founded the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and his contributions helped create the modern cruise industry we know today.

Robert Allan Ltd.: The Evolution of Marine Design

Robert Allan Ltd.: The Evolution of Marine Design

As the 90th anniversary of Robert Allan Ltd. approaches it is quite timely to address the development of Robert Allan’s designs as the years passed by and technology changed.When the first Robert Allan came out to Canada at the end of the First War he was a trained naval architect experienced in the design of rivetted steel ships.

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One painting is called the Great Chase and it tells this amazing story of the US Frigate Constitution being becalmed off the New Jersey coast and becoming

New Pusher Tugs for Hidrovias do Brasil

New Pusher Tugs for Hidrovias do Brasil

Hidrovias do Brasil S.A. has started operating two new pusher tugs custom-designed by Vancouver, Canada based Robert Allan Ltd, pushing barges containing bulk products along the Amazon River system. This HB PIRARARA shallow-draft pusher tug and sister vessel HB PIRARUCU have a Robert allan RApide 4000-Z3 tug design and were constructed by Estaleiro Rio Maguari in Belem, Brazil.

MN100: The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding

MN100: The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding

The Apprentice School at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division celebrated its 100-year anniversary just last month. That's worthy of inclusion in this year's MN100 list, for more than one reason. Certainly, this fine school deserves to be mentioned among our very best 100 organizations for this year.

Shipbuilding: Diversity Drives Derecktor

Shipbuilding: Diversity Drives Derecktor

Derecktor is a diverse boatbuilding organization, with a multitude of yards and long experience building  hundreds of yachts, workboats and military craft. Its shipyards today include:• Robert E. Derecktor: The company headquarters located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Mamaroneck, NY, and the original Derecktor yard.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Women make up only an estimated two percent of the global maritime industry. In the U.S., the statistics are a little better, with less than eight percent of ship and boat captain operator roles held by women.Still, for a female to have the opportunity to train up to ship captain is considered “unique.

RAL, MTU Team Up on LNG Pushboat

RAL, MTU Team Up on LNG Pushboat

Natural gas is quickly becoming the “fuel of choice” for the maritime industry, not only for its potential in reducing environmentally hazardous gas emissions, but also for its reduced cost when compared to other fossil fuel-based alternatives.For natural gas to become a preferred marine fuel, its availability needs to improve

Spectrum of the Seas Delivered

Spectrum of the Seas Delivered

Cruise line Royal Caribbean International officially took delivery of the 26th ship in its fleet, 169,000 grt Spectrum of the Seas, in a ceremony Thursday in Bremerhaven, Germany.The first ship in the Quantum-Ultra class, the Meyer Werft built Spectrum of the Seas measures 347.1 meters long and 41.4 meters wide.

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.

Shipyard Report: Detyens Shipyards

Shipyard Report: Detyens Shipyards

In a world driven by the dollar sign, D. Loy Stewart, Jr., owner and president of Detyens Shipyards missed the memo. Make no mistake, Stewart is steadfast to deliver on-time, excellent service to Detyens’ broad array of ship repair clients, from government to commercial, both foreign and domestic.

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