UNCLE SAM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : UNCLE SAM
    • Operator : PROGRESSIVE BARGE LINE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : WESTWEGO
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 138
    • Full Load Capacity : 173 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 68.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 68.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 42 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2012
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1242720

PROGRESSIVE BARGE LINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS
  • Principal Commodity : PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

FREEDOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUSTICE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OLD GLORY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRIOT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Flow of Goods Through Panama Canal Hits Record

Flow of Goods Through Panama Canal Hits Record

The Panama Canal moved more than a half a billion tonnes of goods over the last year, the canal's top official said on Thursday, marking a record high for the key global waterway as international trade picked up.Ricaurte Vasquez, the Panama Canal Authority's administrator, told reporters during a webcast news conference that 516.

World First: Saildrone Captures Video from inside a Cat 4 Hurricane

World First: Saildrone Captures Video from inside a Cat 4 Hurricane

Saildrone Inc. and NOAA have released the first video footage gathered by an uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) from inside a major hurricane barreling across the Atlantic Ocean.The Saildrone Explorer SD 1045 was directed into the midst of Hurricane Sam, a category 4 hurricane.  SD1045 is battling 50 ft.

South Korea Sends Team to Tackle Coronavirus on Anti-piracy Ship

South Korea Sends Team to Tackle Coronavirus on Anti-piracy Ship

South Korea is sending a medical team to the Middle East to tackle a coronavirus outbreak on one of its ships on anti-piracy patrol while at home, new daily infections are hovering around record levels with 1,600 reported on Thursday.South Korea was for months a coronavirus success story as it kept outbreaks under control with testing

Lawsuit Challenges ExxonMobil's Exploration and Production Activities in Guyana

Lawsuit Challenges ExxonMobil's Exploration and Production Activities in Guyana

A landmark lawsuit filed against Guyana's government, arguing that oil production fuels climate change, could bolster legal action as court cases involving energy companies and state authorities surge, according to lawyers and environmentalists.The constitutional claim - the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean - asserts that oil exploration and production led by U.S.

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

A privately funded mission has found, surveyed and filmed the USS Johnston, the world’s deepest known shipwreck, offshore Samar Island in the Philippines Sea.The expedition was backed by Victor Vescovo, is an entrepreneur, explorer and retired U.S. Navy Commander who personally piloted his submersible DSV Limiting Factor down to the wreck during two separate, eight-hour dives 21,180 feet (6

Subsea Defense: Navy Deepens Commitment to Underwater Vehicles

Subsea Defense: Navy Deepens Commitment to Underwater Vehicles

The U.S. Navy uses unmanned and robotic underwater vehicles for a multitude of functions, including environmental sensing, mine hunting, and salvage.  The Navy plans to evolve an unmanned systems operating concept that is platform agnostic and capable of operating in highly complex contested environments with minimal operator interaction.

Seadrill Seeks Bankruptcy Protection—Again

Seadrill Seeks Bankruptcy Protection—Again

Offshore drilling rig contractor Seadrill has filed for bankruptcy protection at a court in the U.S. state of Texas, it said on Wednesday, the second time in four years the company has entered into so-called Chapter 11 restructuring.The Oslo-listed group controlled by Norwegian-born billionaire John Fredriksen returned to court along with several subsidiaries after failing to win consent from

WRDA 2020 Winds its Way to Passage

WRDA 2020 Winds its Way to Passage

In early October, Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reported in its newsletter Capitol Currents that the future of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 hung in the balance, with many unknowns for its chances of being signed into law during the Lame Duck session of Congress that just concluded in late December.

HII Acquires Autonomy Business from Spatial Integrated Systems

HII Acquires Autonomy Business from Spatial Integrated Systems

In a move that further expands its unmanned systems capabilities, Huntington Ingalls Industries acquired the autonomy business of Spatial Integrated Systems Inc. (SIS) which has proven unmanned surface vessel (USV) solutions.SIS’s unmanned systems solutions — including multi-vehicle collaborative autonomy, sensor fusion and perception — have been fielded for more than 6

Sam Pan Marine Orders Up to 12 CTVs from Strategic Marine

Sam Pan Marine Orders Up to 12 CTVs from Strategic Marine

Singapore-based Sam Pan Marine Holdings Pte Ltd has ordered six Strat Cat 27 (SC27) crew transfer vessels (CTV) from Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd, with an option to build and deliver six more vessels.Sam Pan Marine Holdings has also appointed Strategic Marine Group as the exclusive commercial agent to provide commercial management services for the new CTVs

Singapore Charges Two for Corrupt Bunker Trading

Singapore Charges Two for Corrupt Bunker Trading

Singapore authorities have charged two individuals in court for alleged corruption in relation to the trade and supply of marine fuels, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) said in a statement.Afzal Bin Mohamed Ekbar, a bunker trader at KPI Bridge Oil Singapore Pte Ltd at the time, had allegedly obtained at least $191

Tidewater Names CFO, COO

Tidewater Names CFO, COO

U.S. offshore support vessel company Tidewater has announced the promotion of two key members of the company’s executive team, Sam R. Rubio and David E. Darling, to the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, respectively.Rubio has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer