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

Austal Vietnam Launched Its First Vessel

Austal Vietnam Launched Its First Vessel

Australia-based shipbuilding group Austal Limited said its Vũng Tàu, Vietnam shipyard launched its first vessel, a 94 -high-speed catamaran for the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCo) of Trinidad and Tobago.The vehicle-passenger ferry, to be named APT James, is the first vessel to be constructed by Austal Vietnam since the shipyard was officially opened in November 2018.

Mammoet Lands its ‘Biggest Ever’ Contract at Arctic LNG 2 Project

Mammoet Lands its ‘Biggest Ever’ Contract at Arctic LNG 2 Project

Dutch heavy lift and transportation company Mammoet has said it has won its largest-ever contract at the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia.Mammoet said Monday the contract was awarded by Technip-led joint venture NovArctic in cooperation with Saipem and NIPIgas. Under the contract, Mammoet will be responsible for unloading, transportation

Russia's Zvezda Launches Its First Ever Newbuild

Russia's Zvezda Launches Its First Ever Newbuild

Russia's Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex said it has launched its very first newbuild, a 114,000 dwt dual-fuel tanker for oil company Rosneft.The milestone vessel Vladimir Monomakh is the first Aframax ever to be built in Russia and is one of 12 currently on order at the yard, which is owned by a Rosneft-led consortium.

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat to FMT

Metal Shark announced Monday its Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipyard has delivered its first newbuild, a 120’ x 35’ river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, La.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat Stephanie Pasentine, which bears the distinction of being Louisiana-based Metal Shark’s first-ever steel newbuild and also its first inland

MARAD Awards Nearly $20 Mln for Small Shipyards

MARAD Awards Nearly $20 Mln for Small Shipyards

Two dozen small shipyards in the U.S. have received a combined $19.6 million through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grant Program to help fund upgrades and expansions that often lead to more competitive operations, quality ship construction and improved employee skill.“This $19.

Offshore Accommodation Unit Attacked in Mexico. Crew Member Injured

Offshore Accommodation Unit Attacked in Mexico. Crew Member Injured

Offshore vessel provider Telford Offshore's offshore accommodation and hook-up unit Telford 28 was attacked earlier this week while anchored in Mexico. One crew member was injured.In an email sent to Offshore Engineer, Telford Offshore said: "We can confirm that the Telford 28 came under attack while anchored at Cuidad Del Carmen, Mexico on the evening of 14th April.

Mexico: Armed Robbers Board Offshore Vessel, Steal Goods

Mexico: Armed Robbers Board Offshore Vessel, Steal Goods

A Maersk Supply Service's offshore vessel was a target of an armed robbery in Mexico last weekend.Maersk Supply Service confirmed for Offshore Engineer that the incident occurred on Sunday, April 12 offshore Ciudad Del Carmen, Mexico.Armed robbers boarded Maersk Transporter, stole various items and left the vessel again, the company said in an email to Offshore Engineer.

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

Small shipyards in the U.S. are critical to the nation’s maritime operations and economic security. Typically family-owned and employing less than 1,200 workers, America’s small shipyards support more than 400,000 jobs, employ more than 100,000 Americans directly and contribute tens of billions in gross domestic product, according to the U.S.

US Shipyards Forge Ahead Through COVID-19

US Shipyards Forge Ahead Through COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus and its impacts continue to spread across America, U.S. shipbuilders, by and large, continue to build. While most yards have been deemed essential to marine transportation and/or national security and have been able to maintain operations, the situation at and around every shipyard is different

Norwegian Police Raid Teekay Office Over Waste Export

Norwegian Police Raid Teekay Office Over Waste Export

Norway's national economic crime unit raided the local office of international shipping company Teekay Offshore this week on suspicion of illegally exporting waste, the agency, known as Okokrim, said on Thursday.In recent years, courts in Europe using tougher regulations have fined shipping companies for transporting hazardous waste for disposal in cases that have added to complexities for

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.

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.