TENNESSEE PEARL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TENNESSEE PEARL
    • Operator : SOUTHERN SHORES DEVELOPMENT, LLC (X-MARINE EQUIPMENT, LLC)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 700
  • Location
    • City : KNOXVILLE
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 21
    • Full Load Capacity : 21 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 43.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15 Feet
    • Overall Length : 43.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.1 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1953
    • EQUIP2 : 2-EXCAVATORS
    • EQUIP1 : 65-T CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : 266162

SOUTHERN SHORES DEVELOPMENT, LLC (X-MARINE EQUIPMENT, LLC)

  • Area of Operation : TENNESSEE RIVER FT. LOUDON MM 603-652 & TELLICO MM 0-15, WATTS BAR
  • Principal Commodity : MARINE CONSTRUCTION, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, ROCK, DREDGE, LUMBER, DEBRIS

O'HENRY

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Hundreds of Dead Turtles Wash Ashore After X-Press Pearl Fire

Hundreds of Dead Turtles Wash Ashore After X-Press Pearl Fire

Hundreds of turtles have washed ashore after a ship caught fire and sank off the west coast of Sri Lanka in June in the country's worst-ever marine disaster, a court in the capital Colombo heard this week.A fire erupted on the Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl on May 20, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics.

Sri Lankan Fishermen 'Helpless' After Ship Sinking Leads to Fishing Ban

Sri Lankan Fishermen 'Helpless' After Ship Sinking Leads to Fishing Ban

Sri Lankan fishermen say they feel helpless after a cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals and plastics caught fire and later sank, resulting in a ban on fishing along an 80 km (50 mile) stretch of the island nation's west coast.The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics

Singapore Authorities Investigate Stricken Cargo Ship off Sri Lanka

Singapore Authorities Investigate Stricken Cargo Ship off Sri Lanka

Singapore authorities said that they have started their own investigation into a stricken cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals that caught fire off Sri Lanka's west coast.The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics

Sri Lanka Prepares for Oil Spill after X-Press Pearl Ship Sinks

Sri Lanka Prepares for Oil Spill after X-Press Pearl Ship Sinks

Sri Lanka on Thursday readied for the possibility of an oil spill after a cargo ship laden with chemicals sank off its western coast.The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl, carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid along with other chemicals and cosmetics, was anchored off the port city of Negombo when a fire erupted onboard after an explosion on May 20.

Fire-hit Cargo Ship Loaded with Chemicals Sinks Off Sri Lanka

Fire-hit Cargo Ship Loaded with Chemicals Sinks Off Sri Lanka

A cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals sank off Sri Lanka's west coast, its navy said on Wednesday, and tonnes of plastic pellets have fouled the country's rich fishing waters in one of its worst-ever marine disasters.The government on Wednesday suspended fishing along an 80-km (50-mile) stretch of the island's coastline, affecting 5,600 fishing boats

VIDEO: Containership Catches Fire Off Sri Lanka

VIDEO: Containership Catches Fire Off Sri Lanka

The containership “X-PRESS PEARL” last week caught fire at anchorage about 10 nautical miles off the Colombo Harbour, Sri Lanka, and the images shared Tuesday show the situation has worsened.Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) on Friday dispatched a Bell-212 helicopter that dropped 425kg of dry chemical powder on the ship.

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.

Bad Fuel Causes Engine Trouble on MSC Containership

Bad Fuel Causes Engine Trouble on MSC Containership

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) said one of its containerships has had to pause its China-U.S. voyage after a fuel problem gave rise to engine problems on board the 366-meter vessel.The Panamanian-flagged containership MSC Ariane had to stop at sea on April 2 due to an engine issue caused by "bad quality of fuel", MSC said.

Australia Cracking Down on Livestock Shipping

Australia Cracking Down on Livestock Shipping

Australian officials will implement a set of extra safety checks for livestock shipping after a string of recent incidents thrust the sector into the international spotlight.From March 1 to August 31, 2021, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) will undertake a focused inspection campaign (FIC) on livestock ships departing Australian ports to ascertain the level of compliance with the