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

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Rush to Prevent Oil Spill from Grounded Ship off South African Coast

Rush to Prevent Oil Spill from Grounded Ship off South African Coast

Salvage operations were in high-gear on Thursday to prevent a potential oil spill and pollution along South Africa's west coast from a grounded general cargo vessel, authorities said.The Panama-flagged "Ultra Galaxy" ran aground close to Doring Bay, some 300 km north of Cape Town, late on Tuesday after it started listing badly.

Sapura Energy Lands $1.8B Petrobras Deal for Six Pipelaying Vessels and Subsea Services

Sapura Energy Lands $1.8B Petrobras Deal for Six Pipelaying Vessels and Subsea Services

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy has through its joint venture companies secured $1.8 billion worth of contracts with Brazil’s state-owned energy giant Petrobras for the provision of subsea services and six pipe-laying support vessels (PLSVs).Sapura Energy has through the joint ventures owned by Seabras Sapura Holding and Seabras Sapura Participações

Up to 35 Aframax Tankers Could Switch to Carrying Cleaner Fuel -Kpler

Up to 35 Aframax Tankers Could Switch to Carrying Cleaner Fuel -Kpler

As many as 35 oil tankers that usually carry crude or fuel oil could switch to carrying cleaner products like diesel and jet fuel in the next two months as shipowners chase higher profitability, oil analytics firm Kpler said in a LinkedIn post.An LR2 (long-range 2) type tanker typically carries cargoes of about 90,000 metric tons of cleaner fuels.

Naftomar Shipping Orders Four Ammonia-powered VLGCs

Naftomar Shipping Orders Four Ammonia-powered VLGCs

Shipowner Naftomar Shipping announced an order for four very large ammonia carriers, to be built by South Korean shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean (formerly known as Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering) for scheduled delivery from 2026. With a capacity of 93,000 m3, the ships are among the world’s largest ammonia carriers ordered to date.

Biggest Chinese Antarctic Fleet Sets Off to Build Research Station

Biggest Chinese Antarctic Fleet Sets Off to Build Research Station

Two Chinese icebreaker research vessels and a cargo ship set sail on Wednesday for the Antarctic with more than 460 personnel on board to help complete construction of China's fifth station on the world's southernmost continent.China's biggest flotilla of research vessels deployed to the Antarctic will focus on building the station on the rocky, windswept Inexpressible Island near the Ross Sea

F&G and OIM Wind Introduce WTIV Designed for Next-gen Offshore Wind Turbines

F&G and OIM Wind Introduce WTIV Designed for Next-gen Offshore Wind Turbines

Naval architecture and engineering firm Friede & Goldman (F&G) and OIM Wind Ltd on Monday announced the FO-146 Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV). "The FO-146 is based on F&G’s WindSetter Class WTIVs.  It combines the industry’s latest technology and innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of the global offshore wind market," F&G said.

Tanzania Inks Deals with DP World to Operate Dar es Salaam Port Berths

Tanzania Inks Deals with DP World to Operate Dar es Salaam Port Berths

Tanzania on Sunday signed agreements with Dubai state-owned ports operator DP World to operate part of the Dar es Salaam port for 30 years, a deal that has previously been opposed by Tanzania opposition and rights groups.Plasduce Mbossa, director general of state-owned Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) which currently manages the port

'Stop machine' - Russia Releases Video Showing Navy Boarding Cargo Ship in Black Sea

'Stop machine' - Russia Releases Video Showing Navy Boarding Cargo Ship in Black Sea

Russia on Tuesday released video footage showing an armed naval inspection unit boarding a cargo ship in the southwestern Black Sea on Sunday and questioning the captain about why the ship had not stopped when demanded to by a Russian warship.Russia said that it fired warning shots with automatic weapons at the Palau-flagged Sukru Okan vessel after it failed to respond to a demand for it to halt

Sanmar Delivers Second Electric Tug for Western Canada

Sanmar Delivers Second Electric Tug for Western Canada

Turkey's Sanmar Shipyards announced it has delivered a second electric-powered tug to HaiSea Marine in Canada.The newly built HaiSea Wee’git and its sister HaiSea Wamis, delivered earlier this year, will provide harbor and escort tugboat services to tankers calling at LNG Canada’s new export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia.

Iran's Navy Unveils New Vessels Equipped with 600-kilometer-range Missiles

Iran's Navy Unveils New Vessels Equipped with 600-kilometer-range Missiles

Iran's Revolutionary Guards' navy has unveiled new vessels equipped with 600-km range missiles at a time of rising tensions with the U.S. in the Gulf, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.The announcement was made during a military exercise off the coast of Abu Musa island, one of three Gulf islands under Iranian control but disputed by the United Arab Emirates.

Burning Car Carrier off Dutch Coast Being Towed Away from Shipping Lanes

Burning Car Carrier off Dutch Coast Being Towed Away from Shipping Lanes

A burning car carrier off the Dutch coast is being towed to a new location away from shipping routes as part of a difficult operation to salvage the ship, the Dutch water board Rijkswaterstaat and media said.The ship will be towed to a location 16 km north of the Dutch islands Ameland and  Schiermonnikoog, Rijkswaterstaat said in a statement on Sunday.

Canada's First Fully Electric Tug Arrives in Vancouver

Canada's First Fully Electric Tug Arrives in Vancouver

This week, Canada welcomed the arrival of the its first fully electric tugboat, HaiSea Wamis.Built by Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey, the vessel is the first in a series of three Robert Allan Ltd. designed ElectRA 2800 battery electric harbor tugs being constructed for HaiSea Marine, a joint venture partnership between the Haisla First Nation and Seaspan ULC.