SNOW WILSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SNOW WILSON
    • Operator : JEFFREY SAND COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 500
  • Location
    • City : LITTLE ROCK
    • STATE : AR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 16 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1947
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 256028

JEFFREY SAND COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : ARKANSAS RIVER - CONWAY AND NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

CHRIS M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEFFREY LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PBM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

THERESA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TJ

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Shipbuilding: Wilson Sons Unveils Plan to Build Six Tugboats

Shipbuilding: Wilson Sons Unveils Plan to Build Six Tugboats

Wilson Sons will start in the first quarter of 2021 the construction of six tugboats, at its shipyards in Guarujá (SP), helping to grow the company's fleet, the largest in Brazil today with 80 tugboats.  Click here to read a related story on the depth, breadth and growth of the Wilson Sons fleet from the November 2020 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News.

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Wilson Sons: Inside Brazil’s Workboat Goliath

Wilson Sons: Inside Brazil’s Workboat Goliath

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Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

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"World First": Remote In-water Ship Surveys via ROV

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USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

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The wreck of one of the U.S. Navy's longest serving battleships has been found 15,400 feet beneath the surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, researchers said Monday.The USS Nevada (BB-36), which served in two world wars over the course of a career that spanned more than three and a half decades, was discovered by underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm SEARCH, Inc.

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

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Weld Failure Led to Barge Allision -NTSB

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Camera Systems Installed Across Wilson Sons' Tug Fleet

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Brazilian port and maritime logistics operator Wilson Sons is installing internet and camera systems on its tug fleet to allow real-time visualization of operations and maneuvers, including by customers.Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) and Network Cabling project was developed by the company's innovation laboratory Tuglab, in partnership with the IT management of the company’s towage division.

China's Polar Icebreaker Embarks on First Arctic Mission

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