ROBERT E FRANE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROBERT E FRANE
    • Operator : EAGLE TOWING COMPANY, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6000
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 750
  • Size
    • Register length : 184.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.6 Feet
    • Height : 47.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 275952

EAGLE TOWING COMPANY, LLC

  • Area of Operation : ST. LOUIS TO NEW ORLEANS, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING GRAIN

News

Guards Block Oil Tanker from Loading in Libya

Guards Block Oil Tanker from Loading in Libya

Petroleum facilities guards prevented a tanker from entering Libya's Es Eider port to load a cargo of crude oil from storage on Wednesday, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said in a statement.The Delta Ocean tanker had been blocked from loading despite what NOC Chairman Mustafa Sanalla called "the clear Libyan and international consensus that the NOC should lift force majeure.

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.

Ruby Princess Reaches the Philippines

Ruby Princess Reaches the Philippines

A cruise ship at the heart of Australia’s biggest coronavirus cluster arrived off the Philippines on Thursday to repatriate more than 200 crew, leaving behind weeks of outrage and acrimony over why symptomatic passengers were allowed to disembark.Just under a quarter of Australia’s 97 coronavirus deaths can be traced back to Carnival Corp’s Ruby Princess

Singapore Readies 'Floating Hotels' for Workers as Coronavirus Spreads

Singapore Readies 'Floating Hotels' for Workers as Coronavirus Spreads

Singapore is preparing to house hundreds of foreign workers in accommodation vessels typically used for offshore and marine industry staff as it races to find alternatives to dormitories where the novel coronavirus has been spreading rapidly.Tens of thousands of migrant workers, many from South Asia, live in cramped dormitories across Singapore

Augmented-Reality Enters Maritime Maintenance

Augmented-Reality Enters Maritime Maintenance

New TechGuide maintenance app from MAN CEON represents new generation of instructional material.As the global maritime community embraces new digitalization technologies aimed at reducing costs and enhancing safety onboard ships, MAN CEON, which is MAN Energy Solutions umbrella brand for all its digital products, comes to the fore for TechGuide, and augmented reality maintenance platform.

LNG Power for VW Car Carriers

LNG Power for VW Car Carriers

Siem PCTCs sport MAN ES engines, turbochargers and propellers -- Each ship is estimated to cut CO2 emissions by up to 25%, NOx by up to 30%, particulate matter by up to 60%, and SOx almost completely.Siem Confucius and Siem Aristotle are the names of the new pure car truck carriers (PCTCs), significant in that they are the world’s first trans-Atlantic PCTCs  to operate full-time on LNG.

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.

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.

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