ROBERT MCBRIDE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROBERT MCBRIDE
    • Operator : MC BRIDE TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : LOUISVILLE
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 193
  • Size
    • Register length : 105 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28 Feet
    • Overall Length : 105 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Height : 29 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 256814

MC BRIDE TOWING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER SYSTEM--CAIRO TO PITTSBURGH
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

DANNY MCBRIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGIA M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GLENN R

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHARON M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN C. MCBRIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

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.

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.

Kongsberg, Robert Allan Drive the Future of Marine Firefighting

Kongsberg, Robert Allan Drive the Future of Marine Firefighting

The first vessel in the series will be the 20 meter RALamander 2000, featuring FiFi1 capability, pumping capacity of 2400 m3/hour and with optional foam capabilities.   Vancouver based naval architects and marine engineers Robert Allan Ltd., and international marine technology specialist Kongsberg Maritime are collaborating on the development of a radically new remotely-operated fireboat that

Fuel Leak Caused Caribbean Fantasy Fire -NTSB

Fuel Leak Caused Caribbean Fantasy Fire -NTSB

Leaked fuel that contacted a hot surface in the engine room was determined to be the immediate cause of a fire that burned for three days aboard the auto and passenger vessel Caribbean Fantasy in August 2016.According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), who reported their findings Tuesday, the fire started in the main engine room of the 614-foot long, Panamanian-flagged vessel

Meet the Future of Marine Firefighting

Meet the Future of Marine Firefighting

Kongsberg, Robert Allan drive the future of marine fighting. The first vessel in the series will be the 20 meter RALamander 2000, featuring FiFi1 capability, pumping capacity of 2400 m3/hour and with optional foam capabilities.   Vancouver based naval architects and marine engineers Robert Allan Ltd.

Interview: Robert Kunkel, Alternative Marine Technologies

Interview: Robert Kunkel, Alternative Marine Technologies

Bob Kunkel needs no introduction to Marine News readers. Kunkel, President of Alternative Marine Technologies, previously served as the Federal Chairman of the Short Sea Shipping Cooperative Program under the Maritime Administration and Department of Transportation from 2003 until 2008.

Paul Allen’s Crew Finds Another Historic Shipwreck

Paul Allen’s Crew Finds Another Historic Shipwreck

The USS Helena (CL 50) is the latest in a string of historic shipwrecks discovered by Paul G. Allen’s expedition crew aboard the state-of-the-art research vessel Petrel.The U.S. Navy's storied St. Louis-class light cruiser began her World War II service at Pearl Harbor and took part in three significant battles during the Solomon Islands campaign before being sunk by Japanese torpedoes on July 6