TENNESSEE MERCHANT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TENNESSEE MERCHANT
    • Operator : 1803295
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2800
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 349
  • Size
    • Register length : 121.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 33.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 130 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 33.7 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 33.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 685581

AL WEAVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANDREW CANNAVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANITA EVE SHARP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOB STITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BURNS JOHNSON JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAIRO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT SHELBY HOUSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. CARL PAGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. GREGORY SMITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. R.P. GETTELFINGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CARL CANNON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAN JAWORSKI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID A. LEWIS, JR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID EVANS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DE LA SALLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DEL WILKINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DELMAR JAEGAR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH DEWEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GENE HERDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GLENN F ZERINGUE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GLENN W JONES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HAL J PANNELL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACK JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACK ODOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACKY L O'NEAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEFFBOAT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOE BOBZIEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN FOX

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPH M. HAMILTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEN T. SMITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENNY EADS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEVIN E TURNER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEVIN FLOWERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

L. J. SULLIVAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LARRY Y STRAIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEO G. LUTGRING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOYD MURPHY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK DOUGHERTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK STAAB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK W SECREASE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARTIN J. PELLEGRIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL POINDEXTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIKE CHARLEVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS BOBBIE FUGIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS JACKIE BROWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORMANIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICHARD A. BAKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICKEY HUGHES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT A KNOKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT GREENE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RON SHANKIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RONALD L LOUGHMILLER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SONNY IVEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEPHEN R WARDEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TANYA MCKINNEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMOTHY C. ALLEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM BEHRINGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM FRAZIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TROJAN WARRIOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

W. A. KERNAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

W. T. TOUTANT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WALLY ROLLER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WAYNE P. LAGRANGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM J WEBER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM L. KLUNK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Another eight current and former merchant mariners have been indicted in a a test score-fixing scheme at a U.S. Coast Guard exam center in Louisiana.The defendants are charged with obtaining, and intending to use, officer-level licenses that were procured through falsified exam scores.

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

A group of U.S. Senators has introduced new legislation aiming to strengthen sexual assault/sexual harassment (SASH) prevention, response, investigation and accountability in the maritime industry and provide additional safeguards for the Midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).The Improving Protections for Midshipmen Act is being put forward by Roger Wicker (R-Miss.

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Ann Phillips to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) at the Department of Transportation (DOT), the White House announced Thursday. The position has been vacant since Mark Buzby resigned from the role in the wake of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in January.If confirmed, Phillips, a retired U.S.

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to take action to address persistent allegations of rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment made by midshipmen at the government's main school for merchant mariners.Lawmakers said a "toxic culture" had allowed sexual abuse to fester and go unchallenged at the U.S.

Höegh Autoliners Inks Deal with CMHI for Two Ammonia-ready Car Carriers

Höegh Autoliners Inks Deal with CMHI for Two Ammonia-ready Car Carriers

Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners announced it has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with shipbuilder China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. (CMHI) to build a series of multi-fuel, ammonia-ready Aurora class car carriers.Under the terms of the LOI, the first two vessels will be delivered already in the second half of 2024.

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Divers have discovered rare remains of a military vessel in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion—once Egypt's largest port on the Mediterranean—and a funerary complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country said on Monday.The city, which controlled the entrance to Egypt at the mouth of a western branch of the Nile

World Faces Shortage of Sailors to Crew Commercial Ships, Study Says

World Faces Shortage of Sailors to Crew Commercial Ships, Study Says

There could be a shortage of merchant sailors to crew commercial ships in five years if action is not taken to boost numbers, raising risks for global supply chains, a report said on Wednesday.The shipping industry is already struggling with crewing shortfalls due to the coronavirus pandemic, a situation that will exacerbate expected labour supply problems over the next few years

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

Barge Operations Cleared to Resume on the Lower Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday lifted its marine traffic restrictions on a section of the lower Mississippi River that has been closed since Tuesday, clearing towboats and barges to resume operations on one of America's busiest and most vital trade arteries.All river traffic came to a halt near Memphis, Tenn.

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More Than 1,000 Barges Backed Up on Lower Mississippi River

More than 1,000 barges were backed up on the lower Mississippi River on Friday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, while traders anxiously awaited an update on the shutdown of a portion of the waterway that is critical to U.S. crop exports.The Coast Guard on Tuesday stopped all traffic on the river near Memphis, Tennessee, after a fracture was discovered in the Hernando DeSoto Bridge

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Vessels Queue After Mississippi River Closed Near Memphis

Towing vessels and barges are lining up near Memphis, Tenn. after a significant structural crack discovered on the I-40 Hernando de Soto Bridge bridge led the U.S. Coast Guard to halt vessel traffic in the area.At least 16 vessels with a total of 229 barges are waiting to transit in either direction after vessel traffic was restricted between mile markers 736 and 737 on the Lower Mississippi

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

The U.S. Transportation Department has completed its assessment of what ships are available to carry petroleum products from the Gulf to the Eastern Seaboard and is ready to review any Jones Act waiver requests, the White House said on Wednesday after a ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline disrupted supplies.The Jones Act requires goods moved between U.S.