SAM S

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAM S
    • Operator : ACCOUNTING & BUSINESS CONSULTING CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : BELLE
    • STATE : WV
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 57
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 33 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 544649

ACCOUNTING & BUSINESS CONSULTING CORP.

  • Area of Operation : KANAWHA RIVER BETWEEN LONDON AND MARMET LOCKS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

AUDREY HECKMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CARISSA N.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

D. L. GILLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DREW SCOTT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OMI SCOTT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Discovering the Largest Shipwrecks in the St. Lawrence River

Discovering the Largest Shipwrecks in the St. Lawrence River

Of all the rivers in the world, the St. Lawrence River is undeniably one of the most challenging for mariners.This water highway is at some spots as narrow as a large river and, at others, as wide as a small sea. It has played a vital role over the last three centuries as an important artery for trade, communication, transportation and settlement. And since 1959, the year the St.

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

The inland waterways have enjoyed several positive developments toward modernization of the system, particularly over the last two years.Annual appropriations that fund the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works mission have been steadily on the rise for the last nine fiscal years, specifically the Construction and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) accounts have been funded at historic levels.

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

Subchapter M Phase-in Period Draws to a Close

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday marked the end of the four-year Subchapter M certificate of inspection (COI) phase-in period for U.S.-registered towing vessels. Subchapter M, the United States regulatory code dealing with towing vessels and requirements for towing vessel safety, has officially been in place since July 2016, when the U.S. Coast Guard finalized the long-awaited Sub M rulemaking.

Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two people are trapped on a ferry that was engulfed in a blaze as it sailed from Greece to Italy early on Friday, the coastguard said, after scores of others passengers and crew members were rescued.A total of 239 passengers and 51 crew were onboard the Italian-flagged Euroferry Olympia when the fire broke out and rescue vessels had taken most of them to the island of Corfu where ambulances were

Sail Freight: Fair Winds or Grassroot Sustainability?

Sail Freight: Fair Winds or Grassroot Sustainability?

Climate change advocates and seafarers recently gathered for a small conference at the Hudson Valley Maritime Museum in Kingston, N.Y., to discuss the shipping industry’s struggle to achieve sustainability and environmental compliance.The setting, the hamlet of Rondout, N.Y. (within Kingston), holds significance as it was, ironically

Southern Devall to Trial Amogy’s Ammonia-to-power Technology

Southern Devall to Trial Amogy’s Ammonia-to-power Technology

Ammonia power solutions company Amogy announced it is partnering with Southern Devall to trial its ammonia-to-power technology for the first time in the maritime market as the industry strives to reduce its vessel emissions.Amogy’s proprietary ammonia-to-power system converts ammonia into hydrogen for use in fuel cells or as a more energy dense method of long-distance hydrogen transportation.

US Mid-term Elections Bring Changes, Uncertainty in Congressional Maritime Leadership

US Mid-term Elections Bring Changes, Uncertainty in Congressional Maritime Leadership

Regardless of whether the Republicans seize or the Democrats maintain control of the House and Senate, there is a guarantee that changes in leadership will occur in some of the key Congressional leadership positions that will impact the maritime industry. Two of the most significant Congressional committees of jurisdiction are the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (House T&I) and

Low River Levels, Soaring Barge Freight Curb U.S. Grain Exports

Low River Levels, Soaring Barge Freight Curb U.S. Grain Exports

Numerous barges have run aground on the lower Mississippi River, and grain barge shipping rates are soaring to historic highs this week, as drought has dropped inland waterways to levels not seen in decades.And with little rain in the forecast, the low water levels are hampering already sluggish grain exports at the U.S. Gulf Coast, where some 60% of U.S.

Bookshelf: Port Newark and the Origins of Container Shipping

Bookshelf: Port Newark and the Origins of Container Shipping

“An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.” –Charles KetteringJust for fun, try asking a friend a few questions.  Who developed the telephone?  Chances are that your friend will reply, Alexander Graham Bell.  Who developed the lightbulb?  That would be Thomas Edison. Who developed the telegraph?  That would be Samuel F.B. Morse.

Eastern China Ports at Standstill as Typhoon Muifa Closes In

Eastern China Ports at Standstill as Typhoon Muifa Closes In

Authorities in China's eastern province of Zhejiang ordered ships to return to port, told schools to close and evacuated tourists from nearby islands, as one of this year's strongest typhoons is set to make landfall on Wednesday.Typhoon Muifa intensified on Tuesday as it barreled towards the twin port cities of Ningbo and Zhoushan, which share the ranking of second-busiest port in China

Beth Rooney Named Director of Port of New York and New Jersey

Beth Rooney Named Director of Port of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Beth Rooney has been named Director of the Port Department, taking over for Sam Ruda who is departing to return to the West Coast.A maritime industry veteran, Rooney will assume the role on May 2 following three years as the ports Deputy Director and more than three decades of experience. She has been with the Port Department since 1993.

Concerns Around War in Ukraine Help  to Keep Ship Scrap Prices Strong

Concerns Around War in Ukraine Help to Keep Ship Scrap Prices Strong

It was another incredibly firm showing from the sub-continent markets this week, according to GMS, particularly Bangladesh and even a recently resurgent India (who now seem to be competing even more on tonnage), whilst Pakistan misses out on units once again, largely behind on the numbers due to local concerns surrounding the impact of the ongoing war in Ukraine.