TRANSPORTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TRANSPORTER
    • Operator : FALLS CITY TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
    • City : LOUISVILLE
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 184
  • Size
    • Register length : 90 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 90.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 34 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 569721

FALLS CITY TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER SYSTEM-CAIRO TO PITTSBURGH
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

AMANDA M.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHAD M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAT MCBRIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

REBECCA M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEVE M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMOTHY M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

Interview: Ed Grimm, CEO, Southern Towing Company

“In God we trust. All others must have data.”When Ed Grimm took the helm of Southern Towing Company (STC)as President and CEO, he inherited an enviable team of leaders, engineers, mentors, communicators and analysts. Today STC is a clear leader on the inland waterways, pioneering and proving the business and safety value of Z-Drives on the river towboats.

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion.“At a macro level, the bigger ships are causing downward pressure on the ship assist business because there are fewer ship calls given the increased capacity of these vessels.

INSIGHTS: Peter Stephaich

INSIGHTS: Peter Stephaich

Chairman & CEO, Campbell Transportation Company.Peter H. Stephaich is Chairman and CEO of Blue Danube Incorporated and Campbell Transportation Company. Currently, he is also Chairman of the Board of the Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI). Peter also serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Danube, a position that he has held since 1982.

Spotlight on Petroleum Barge Power

Spotlight on Petroleum Barge Power

Vane Brothers Company is committed to the safe handling and delivery of petroleum and chemical products. John Deere PowerTech marine engines will always be there, when they do.Vane Brothers Company’s white tugboats, distinguished by their large blue “V,” are a familiar sight while pushing barges on the Baltimore waterfront.

Air Caster Tech in the Shipyard

Air Caster Tech in the Shipyard

Like the magic carpet of ancient myth, air caster technology has revolutionized the way in which heavy payloads can be moved in a cost effective and efficient way — floating on air. Developed post-World War II by engineers at General Motors, air casters were later modified and improved for the construction of the iconic Boeing 707 in the early 1960s.

HHI to Deliver New LNG Carrier to TEN in 2021

HHI to Deliver New LNG Carrier to TEN in 2021

Greek tanker company TEN announced that it is proceeding with the order of one-option-one 174,000cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea.The vessel will be delivered in the second half of 2021, said the transporter of owning a versatile fleet of modern crude and product tankers with strong ice-class capabilities, shuttle tankers and LNG vessels.

C&C Marine Celebrates 100th Barge Blasted

C&C Marine Celebrates 100th Barge Blasted

Just nine months after opening their new Robotic Paint and Blasting facility C&C Marine and Repair has announced the blasting of its 100th barge. “We knew we had the capability to blast and paint barges quickly and efficiently, but what we’ve been able to accomplish in these first nine months has exceeded our expectations in both speed and quality of blast” says C&C Marine and Repair’s owner

Island Tug Adds New Z-drive ATB

Island Tug Adds New Z-drive ATB

Island Tug and Barge, a subsidiary of Tidewater Canada, said that its  second new articulated tug barge (ATB) push tug Island Regent entered service at the end of June pushing the double hulled refined petroleum products barge, ITB Reliant.The West Coast's largest bulk transporter of refined petroleum products said that the vessel was christened June 20th at Island Tug’s facility in Burrard

Volvo Penta Powers New Transporter in BC

Volvo Penta Powers New Transporter in BC

Reliable performance was a prime prerequisite for the new transporter recently built for the Gitga’at First Nation community located in a remote region of northwest British Columbia.That’s one of the main reasons why Volvo Penta diesels were specified for the new boat.The new 55-ft.

Storm Approaching: Firms Fear IMO's 2020 Rules

Storm Approaching: Firms Fear IMO's 2020 Rules

U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months.The tougher regulations, set by the United Nations shipping agency, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), come into force on Jan 1.

ESG Delivers USCG Sub-M Towboat

ESG Delivers USCG Sub-M Towboat

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered the M/V Brian Boudreaux (Hull 198). It is also the first new construction USCG Sub-M towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, LLC of Mandeville, LA.It was in early 2018, when Florida Marine Transporters, LLC signed four more additional towboats, bringing the total to seventy (70) vessels contracted over the last 14 years.