SM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SM
    • Operator : S M BARGE CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 706
    • Full Load Capacity : 1879 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 16 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1993
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 993306

S M BARGE CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN AND OTHER DRY BULK

News

New Routines on the Bridge in the Digital World

New Routines on the Bridge in the Digital World

Like every sector of cargo and passenger shipping, “digitalization”—where computerized processes are replacing onboard routines previously handled manually— is an ongoing trend coastwise, on the waterways and harbors. Regulatory compliance, especially with Subchapter M for towing vessels

Mooring Equipment Failure Led to Barge Grounding in Alaska -NTSB

Mooring Equipment Failure Led to Barge Grounding in Alaska -NTSB

A fatigue crack ultimately led to a fishing tender barge breaking loose from its mooring buoy and grounding during a storm near Ekuk, Alaska, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a recent marine investigation report.On August 30, 2020, the fishing tender barge SM-3 broke free from the buoy it was anchored to and began drifting.

Kongsberg to Deliver Simulator Suite for South Metropolitan TAFE

Kongsberg to Deliver Simulator Suite for South Metropolitan TAFE

Kongsberg Digital (KDI) announced it has won a tender to supply a range of maritime simulator solutions for the South Metropolitan TAFE (Technical and Further Education) institute in Fremantle, Western Australia. Funded through the Department of Training and Workforce Development, this contract was awarded to KDI through an open and competitive process.

Stanford Marine Orders Two Crew Boats from Grandweld

Stanford Marine Orders Two Crew Boats from Grandweld

Grandweld shipyard has won a contract with offshore support vessel firm Stanford Marine to build two 42-meter GrandSuperior crew boats with the keel-laying ceremony recently completed. These are Grandweld’s 11th and 12th vessels built for Stanford Marine.Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards said “In 2021, we have secured multiple shipbuilding contracts worth $30 million.

New Deputy Chief of the Contracting Office at NSWC Dahlgren Division

New Deputy Chief of the Contracting Office at NSWC Dahlgren Division

Leadership has added a new face in the contracting department at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). Michael Brian Donaldson assumed the role of deputy chief of the contracting office (DCCO) in December, with management responsibility for a team of more than 110 contracting specialists, contracting officers, cost analysts, policy analysts and other contracting professionals.