ROCK BLUFF

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROCK BLUFF
    • Operator : JANTRAN, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1400
  • Location
    • City : ROSEDALE
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 185
  • Size
    • Register length : 56 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1963
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 290718

JANTRAN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ARKANSAS AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING; COAL, GRAIN, FERTILIZER, STEEL, CEMENT AND ALUMINUM

ARKANSAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BROTHER WILSON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE OAKLEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITY OF CLEVELAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CONCORDIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID WORK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DOROTHY M JANOUSH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRANCES ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LELAND SPEAKES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCY JANOUSH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ALEX

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. TOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAPOLEON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RIVERTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICTORIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WAXHAW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAN

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ROSEDALE

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Failure to Heed Weather Warning Led to Duck Boat Sinking -NTSB

Failure to Heed Weather Warning Led to Duck Boat Sinking -NTSB

The continued operation of an amphibious passenger vessel despite severe weather warnings led to its fatal sinking during a derecho in July 2018, the National Transportation Safety Board said during a public board meeting Tuesday.The 33-foot-long, modified, World War II-era DUKW amphibious passenger vessel Stretch Duck 7 sank in Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Mo.

Salvors Working to Refloat Cargo Ship Aground in the UK

Salvors Working to Refloat Cargo Ship Aground in the UK

Salvage operations continue on board the cargo vessel MV Kaami after it ran aground in the Minches in March in northwest Scotland.A HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter winched all of the eight-person crew to safety from the cargo vessel which ran aground in adverse weather conditions in the early hours on March 23.

TechnipFMC Shelves Spin-off Due to Market Turmoil

TechnipFMC Shelves Spin-off Due to Market Turmoil

Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc is putting on hold plans to split itself into two due to turbulence in financial markets linked to the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Sunday.The group, created three years ago via the merger of Technip and FMC, had been planning to separate its engineering and construction activities from its upstream oil services business in the first half of

Salvors Building Protection Barrier Around Golden Ray Wreck

Salvors Building Protection Barrier Around Golden Ray Wreck

Salvors are continuing work to remove the wreck of a South Korean car carrier vessel that ran aground and overturned near Brunswick, Ga. in September 2019.Last week, unified command contractors started driving the first of 70-80 piles that will be used to hold an environmental protection barrier (EPB) in place around the MV Golden Ray wreck in St.

C&C Building Towboat Trio for Hines Furlong

C&C Building Towboat Trio for Hines Furlong

Hines Furlong Line currently has a trio of identical 6,000-horsepower towboats on order at C&C Marine and Repair in Belle Chasse, La.The timing is right to order the high-power newbuilds, said Kent Furlong, president and founder of Hines Furlong Line (HFL), citing the long-term implications of Subchapter M and the industry’s aging higher horsepower line haul fleet as key drivers behind the

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.

Fishing for Trouble

Fishing for Trouble

Radar confusion and speed cited in ferry groundingWhile the perennial issue of commercial vessel and recreational boat collisions, near misses and allisions with navigational aids are certainly nothing new, in much of  the navigable waters of the United States they are typically associated with the warmer weather of late spring

Digitalization Key for Port Operators to Survive and Thrive

Digitalization Key for Port Operators to Survive and Thrive

As the demand for goods continues to rise, the need to move a higher number of containers quicker and more efficiently is also increasing with this. As a result, port operators are proactively seeking new ways to boost productivity, all while reducing costs to meet this demand.The emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a significant factor in convincing ports to adopt new

NTSB Issues Duck Boat Safety Recommendations

NTSB Issues Duck Boat Safety Recommendations

U.S. federal officials are calling for new safety rules following the fatal sinking of a Missouri amphibious passenger vessel in July 2018.Seventeen of the 31 people aboard the modified WWII DUKW amphibious passenger vessel, or "duck boat", Stretch Duck 7 died, when the vessel sank during a rapidly developing high-wind storm on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Mo.

Illinois Waterway Closures: Look for the Workaround

Illinois Waterway Closures: Look for the Workaround

A set of complicated lock-and-dam projects on the Illinois Waterway, from Chicago to the Mississippi, has yellow lights flashing throughout the Midwest freight industry. In effect, the entire Waterway will be shut down next summer as the Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island Division, starts some hefty replacement and maintenance projects, from LaGrange to Brandon Road locks and dams.

World First: Saildrone Circumnavigates Antarctica

World First: Saildrone Circumnavigates Antarctica

A seven-meter (23-foot) long, wind-powered unmanned surface vehicle (USV) called a saildrone has become the first unmanned system to circumnavigate Antarctica.The vehicle, known as SD 1020, was equipped with a suite of climate-grade sensors and collected data in previously unchartered waters, enabling new key insights into ocean and climate processes.

St. Louis Regional Freightway: Prepare now for Lock Closures

St. Louis Regional Freightway: Prepare now for Lock Closures

Lock Closures Starting on the Illinois Waterway This Summer May Result in  More Freight Flowing Through St. Louis Region.Businesses that move or handle commodities on the Illinois Waterway system are being encouraged to start making alternative plans due the scheduled closure of locks on that inland waterway system. With a two-week closure planned by the U.S.