SONNY COOK

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SONNY COOK
    • Operator : ELITE TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 103
  • Size
    • Register length : 61 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Height : 60 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 537014

ELITE TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BATON ROUGE, LA TO GEISMAR & NORCO, LA; PASCAGOULA, MS (LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER); BATON ROUGE TO HOUSTON, TX (GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY); AND NORCO TO BATON ROUGE, LA (LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER)
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING SULFURIC ACID AND SPENT ACID

RC CREPPEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Stena Bulk Completes Biofuel Trial

Stena Bulk Completes Biofuel Trial

Stena Bulk said it completed a test run of biofuel aboard its MR tanker Stena Immortal, as shipping companies seek fuel alternatives to help lower their carbon footprint and comply with more stringent environemental regulations.The 49,646 dwt tanker received its first delivery of Bio Fuel Oil made from used cooking oil a call at the Port of Rotterdam.

Italian Cruise Ship in Japan has 48 Coronavirus Cases

Italian Cruise Ship in Japan has 48 Coronavirus Cases

Nearly 50 crew members on an Italian cruise ship docked for repairs in Japan's Nagasaki have tested positive for the new coronavirus, raising concern about the strain on the city's hospitals if conditions worsen for those infected. Results on Thursday showed 14 more aboard, all either cooks or those serving food, were infected with the virus, an official in Nagasaki prefecture said.

Stena Bulk to Run MR Tanker on 100% Biofuel

Stena Bulk to Run MR Tanker on 100% Biofuel

Swedish based tanker shipping company Stena Bulk will become the latest to run a ship on biofuel as owners and operators explore alternative fuels to help slash emissions.During the coming weeks, Stena Bulk will perform a test running MR tanker Stena Immortal on 100% MR1-100 bio-fuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied by GoodFuels in Rotterdam.

EPA Tier 4: Difficult and Contentious, 12 Years and Counting

EPA Tier 4: Difficult and Contentious, 12 Years and Counting

When it comes to complying with EPA’s Tier 4 emissions regulations, there’s no shortage of creativity emerging from America’s maritime engineering firms. Companies such as Hug Engineering are offering flexible, customized aftertreatment-based control systems that can assemble almost in modular like fashion.

Red and White and Green All Over

Red and White and Green All Over

INSIGHTS: Thomas C. Escher, Chairman, Red and White FleetIn 1960, Tom Escher, the grandson of the founder and now the current owner, started working as a sweeper and a mechanics helper on the Red and White vessels. In 1997, Escher purchased the Red and White Fleet, becoming the third generation of the family to own and operate the business.

CITB Adds Shallow-draft Tug in Alaska

CITB Adds Shallow-draft Tug in Alaska

Cook Inlet Tug and Barge (CITB) is adding a versatile shallow draft tugboat, the Bristol Wind, to its fleet in mid-April. The uniquely designed tug will join her sister vessel, the Capt. Frank Moody, in support of the construction, and oil and gas industries' remote cargo transportation needs along the Arctic coastline."Drawing just 3.

OP/ED: Farm Facts

OP/ED: Farm Facts

USDA Study Underscores Value of Inland Waterways to U.S. Agriculture.On August 28, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Assistant Secretary of the Army (ASA) for Civil Works R.D. James toured Mel Price Locks and Dam in Alton, Illinois, and held a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the importance of the waterways,  agriculture and the U.S. economy.

Keel Laid for National Geographic Resolution

Keel Laid for National Geographic Resolution

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, a global provider of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences,  and Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein Group have celebrated the keel laying of Lindblad’s second polar new build at the Crist shipyard in Gdynia, Poland.The occasion also served as the official naming ceremony of the vessel.

USDA Releases Powerful Inland Waterways Study

USDA Releases Powerful Inland Waterways Study

WCI/NGFA Urge NESP Infrastructure Project to Move Forward.The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) today commended the U.S.  Department of Agriculture (USDA) for releasing a significant new study that quantifies the cost-savings and competitive advantages that would accrue from investing in long-delayed improvements to inland waterways locks and dams on

Armstrong Marine Delivers R/V to University of AK

Armstrong Marine Delivers R/V to University of AK

The 40’ x 13’ research vessel Nanuq recently entered service for the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. In a competitive solicitation process last year, the University selected Armstrong Marine’s proposal to design and build the vessel.Nanuq is customized for research and teaching operations.

Shipping Giants May Miss Climate Targets

Shipping Giants May Miss Climate Targets

A new report says shipping companies failing to push for the critical technologies required to reduce their carbon footprint, such as emission-free ships.CDP, an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, said that the world’s shipping heavyweights are not investing in key technologies to reduce their carbon footprint

Canada Makes First Propane Shipment

Canada Makes First Propane Shipment

North American energy infrastructure company energy infrastructure company AltaGas celebrated the grand opening of its Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal (RIPET), located in Prince Rupert, British Columbia – the first marine export facility for propane in Canada.The facility began introducing propane feedstock in mid-April, and the first shipment departed the terminal on May 23