USC

  • General
    • Vessel Name : USC
    • Operator : WALSH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 214
    • Full Load Capacity : 440 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 120 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 120 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 618606

WALSH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

  • Operating Name : FORT CALUMET COMPANY
  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO AREA RIVERS & HARBORS; MISSISSIPPI, OHIO, MISSOURI & OTHER INLAND RIVERS/WATERWAYS; GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LA, TX, MS, AL & FL
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION ONLY

KAITLYN AMY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAITLYN MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHERINE O'HARA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHLEEN MARGARET

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARGOT PATRICIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH PATRICIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACK WALSH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JSR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MATTHEW MYLES V

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

OWEN MICHAEL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PETER JAMES

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RYAN CHRISTOPHER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WGD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Offshore wind (OSW) energy is a new focus for the U.S. under President Biden, who highlighted it in his January 27, 2021 Executive Order on climate. Since then, there have been several new supporting developments:Rulings by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP);Announcement that workers in Alabama and West Virginia are supplying 10

Congress Provides Last-minute Help for Small Inland and Coastal Ports

Congress Provides Last-minute Help for Small Inland and Coastal Ports

In two major pieces of legislation passed by Congress at the end of 2020 and the beginning of this year, Congress addressed the difficulty that many smaller inland and coastal ports have in obtaining funding for their infrastructure projects. First, on December 11, 2020 Congress passed the William M.

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

U.S. FMC Announces Ocean Carriers Audit Program

U.S. FMC Announces Ocean Carriers Audit Program

The Federal Maritime Commission has established a new audit program and dedicated audit team to assess carrier compliance with the Agency’s rule on detention and demurrage as well as to provide additional information beneficial to the regular monitoring of the marketplace for ocean cargo services.

Impact of Dredging on Maritime Law

Impact of Dredging on Maritime Law

In 1875, the General Moultrie was the first suction dredge built in the United States and was used in the Charleston River — until it sank within a year. During the same era, the city of Houston and other port towns formed companies like the Buffalo Bayou Ship Channel Company to build special-purpose vessels to clear and connect waterways for commercial vessel traffic.

Ship Manager USC Barnkrug Digitizes fleet with Kaiko

Ship Manager USC Barnkrug Digitizes fleet with Kaiko

Berlin-based Kaiko Systems announced a partnership with USC Barnkrug, with the ship management company rolling out Kaiko Systems' solution to its entire fleet. USC Barnkrug is a ship management company that operates 27 feeder containerships, opting to 'digitize' its fleet using Kaiko Systems

USCG Announces New Fire Safety Rules for Passenger Vessels

USCG Announces New Fire Safety Rules for Passenger Vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is issuing an interim rule as the first step to implementing the statutorily mandated requirements for fire safety on certain covered small passenger vessels. This statutory mandate is in response to the fire and loss of life on the dive boat Conception off the coast of California on September 2, 2019.

[Letter to the Editor] Remotely Operated Locks: An Unnecessary Cyber Risk

[Letter to the Editor] Remotely Operated Locks: An Unnecessary Cyber Risk

In reference to the article Remotely Operated Locks: Progress, But Still Under Study, from the May 2020 edition of Marine News magazine.One can only wonder after the Colonial Pipeline cybersecurity disaster why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is still doggedly working to put every navigational lock and dam—our "critical infrastructure"—under a computer-operated, remote-controlled