TOM SAWYER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TOM SAWYER
    • Operator : CONTINENTAL CEMENT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : HANNIBAL
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 695
    • Full Load Capacity : 2440 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 245 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 52.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 245 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 52.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.2 Feet
    • Height : 18.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP2 : PUMP-ELECTRICAL
    • EQUIP1 : SELF UNLOADING
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

CONTINENTAL CEMENT

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN HANNIBAL, MO PLANT AND ST. LOUIS, MO; BETTENDORF, IA AND ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : CEMENT

HANNABELLE

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HUCK FINN

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

U.S. to Restart Oil Leasing with Offshore Auction This Year

U.S. to Restart Oil Leasing with Offshore Auction This Year

The Biden administration said on Tuesday it would take steps to restart the federal oil and gas leasing program in the next week and plans to hold a Gulf of Mexico auction as soon as October, court papers showed.The move comes two months after the U.S Interior Department first said it would comply with a June 15 federal judge's order blocking its months-long pause in oil and gas leasing on

Black Sea Oil Spill Much Larger than Initially Reported

Black Sea Oil Spill Much Larger than Initially Reported

An oil spill off Russia's Black Sea coast over the weekend spread over an area of nearly 80 square kilometers and was much larger than initially thought, scientists at Russia's Academy of Sciences (RAN) said on Wednesday citing satellite imaging.A leak occurred as the Greek-flagged Minerva Symphony tanker took on oil at the Yuzhno-Ozereyevka sea terminal near Novorossiysk in southern Russia

Florida Can't Ban Cruise Ship's 'Vaccine Passport' Program, US Judge Says

Florida Can't Ban Cruise Ship's 'Vaccine Passport' Program, US Judge Says

A U.S. judge has allowed Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH.N)todemand that passengers show written proof of coronavirus vaccination before they board a ship, dealing a major blow to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's effort to ban "vaccine passports."In a preliminary ruling issued on Sunday, U.S.

Russia to Build LNG-powered Icebreakers for Arctic Sea Route

Russia to Build LNG-powered Icebreakers for Arctic Sea Route

Russia plans to build its first batch of icebreakers that are powered by liquified natural gas, a top official said on Friday, returning to an idea that was put on hold.Russia has the world's only fleet of nuclear-powered icebreakers. It is building up that fleet, hoping to develop the Northern Sea Route across its northern flank into an international shipping lane as climate change melts the ice.

Crowley to Build and Operate Fully Electric Tugboat

Crowley to Build and Operate Fully Electric Tugboat

Crowley Maritime Corporation on Monday announced plans to build and operate an all-electric powered harbor tugboat capable of completing a job without expending a drop of fuel—a first in the U.S.The 82-foot-long vessel, dubbed eWolf, will be operational at the Port of San Diego’s Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal by mid-2023 and comes as Crowley and the maritime industry continue to make strides

Hundreds Rescued from Indonesian Ferry Fire

Hundreds Rescued from Indonesian Ferry Fire

Search and rescue teams are looking for a person still missing after hundreds were rescued from a passenger ferry that caught fire in Indonesia's Molucca Sea, local officials said on Sunday.Passenger ferry KM Karya Indah was travelling in a remote part of the Indonesian archipelago, from Ternate in the province of North Maluku towards Sanana on the island of Sulabes

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

Valaris Set to Emerge from Bankruptcy as Reorganization Plan Approved

Valaris Set to Emerge from Bankruptcy as Reorganization Plan Approved

Offshore drilling company Valaris, the world's largest by fleet size, has received approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas of its prearranged plan of reorganization, and has agreed with Korea's Daewoo to delay deliveries of two newbuild drillships.

'Catastrophic' Engine Failure Caused Susan Lynn Towboat Fire -NTSB

'Catastrophic' Engine Failure Caused Susan Lynn Towboat Fire -NTSB

A 2019 fire on board a laid up towboat was likely caused by a catastrophic engine failure, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found.The Susan Lynn was docked and in layup at Tom’s Marine & Salvage yard on the Barataria Waterway in Lafitte, La., when the blaze broke out in the engine room on the morning of October 8, 2019, causing an estimated $1,350

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

CMA-CGM Suspends Cargo Bound for South China Ports in Early 2021

CMA-CGM Suspends Cargo Bound for South China Ports in Early 2021

CMA-CGM, the world's fourth-largest container shipping line, has told customers it will not take bookings for cargo due to arrive at ports in southern China over several weeks in early 2021 due to a suspension of service by feeder operators.Feeders collect containers from smaller ports and take them to terminals where they can be loaded onto large vessels.

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

Golden Ray Salvors Begin Cutting Operations

A specialized heavy lift crane vessel began cutting the first bow section of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray on Friday as salvage crews enter the next phase of operations to remove the overturned vessel from Georgia's St. Simons Sound.The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.