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

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.

Vessel Safety: US House Subcommittee Seeks Faster Implementation

Vessel Safety: US House Subcommittee Seeks Faster Implementation

In November the U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee held a hearing on “Commercial and Passenger Vessel Safety: Challenges and Opportunities.” Testimony covered a range of issues, from recent tragedies such as the Conception dive-boat disaster to antiquated maritime laws.

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

Risk & Reward of The Internet of (Maritime) Things

Risk & Reward of The Internet of (Maritime) Things

The Internet of Maritime Things (IoMT) is coming!  Start planning now.The Internet of Things (IoT) is already with us.  You can get a doorbell camera that allows you to see on your smartphone who is at or approaching your front door.  You can also get a refrigerator that keeps track of items inside and will advise you when you are running low (maybe on beer).

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.

Expedition Cruise Market Powers Ahead

Expedition Cruise Market Powers Ahead

While nothing lasts forever, the cruise industry – and particularly the ‘expedition’ cruise sector – remain on a historic run with no indication of a near-term slowdown.The leisure travel sector, of which expedition cruising is a part, offers numerous possibilities for delivering new “experiences” unlike industrial shipping businesses (or even conventional ferry and passenger transport)

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.

Maritime Simulation & Training: a partnership that pays off

Maritime Simulation & Training: a partnership that pays off

It is truly no accident that Delgado Maritime & Industrial Training Center and Florida Marine Transport collaborate so closely.Zero incidents, zero injuries and eliminating critical barge and equipment failures doesn’t just happen by osmosis. It’s a result of continual safety training that breeds operational awareness and confidence to anticipate a difficult situation on an inland waterway

Alaska Ranger: “Shipwrecked in Alaska”

Alaska Ranger: “Shipwrecked in Alaska”

On the night of March 23, 2008, most of the crew sleeps while fishing vessel Alaska Ranger makes her way to the rich fishing grounds off the coast of Alaska. As the Engineer makes his nightly rounds, he discovers a serious flood in the rudder room. He raises the alarm and the captain issues a Mayday call.