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

US Probes Canadian Ballast Water Regulations After Shipping Companies Cry Foul

US Probes Canadian Ballast Water Regulations After Shipping Companies Cry Foul

U.S. regulators are investigating potential unfair trade practices within pending Canadian regulations governing ballast water management systems of ships in the U.S.-Canada Great Lakes trade.The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) on Tuesday said it launched the probe to determine if the pending regulations have a disparate effect on U.S.

Austal USA Launches Large USV Vanguard for US Navy

Austal USA Launches Large USV Vanguard for US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s newest Overlord Unmanned Surface Vessel Vanguard (OUSV3), was recently launched from Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Ala. Vanguard is the first USV for the Navy purpose-built for autonomous operations from the keel-up.Vanguard is being jointly developed by a team led by Austal USA and L3Harris.

Seaman’s Manslaughter

Seaman’s Manslaughter

How to avoid and address potential prosecution following marine-incident deaths.In recent years, there has been a resurgence in criminal prosecutions of maritime personnel, vessel owners and operators and other individuals and corporations under the federal Seaman’s Manslaughter statute (18 U.S.C. § 1115).

Ask What Your Government Can Do For Your Industry (A 2023 Retrospective)

Ask What Your Government Can Do For Your Industry (A 2023 Retrospective)

John F. Kennedy’s famous locution, “Ask not what your country can do for you, but you can do for your country” remains the rallying call for civic action and public leadership. The message remains foundational to the success of the United States, particularly as we head into an election year that once again appears to be filled with divisiveness and vitriol.

Structural Safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation Proceedings

Structural Safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation Proceedings

This article examines 10 structural safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation (S&R) Proceedings that ensure Coast Guard Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) decisional independence.  These safeguards separate potential agency influences from the ALJ decision making process and are critical to mariner due process and fundamental fairness.

To Fight Sexual Assault and Harassment, Vessel Owners and Operators Must Comply with Heightened Reporting Requirements

To Fight Sexual Assault and Harassment, Vessel Owners and Operators Must Comply with Heightened Reporting Requirements

In response to increased awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault and sexual harassment (SASH) in the maritime industry — and following a widely reported account by a U.S. Merchant Marine Academy cadet of sexual assault aboard a U.S.-flagged ship during her Sea Year training — Congress enacted into law the Safer Seas Act (SSA) in December 2022.

MARAD’s Centers of Excellence: Addressing Maritime Workforce Needs and Preparing the Next Generation

MARAD’s Centers of Excellence: Addressing Maritime Workforce Needs and Preparing the Next Generation

Of the many challenges confronting the United States’ maritime industry today, some of the more crucial and complicated are related to the development of a well-trained workforce.As is the case in any sector, those responsible for staffing jobs within the maritime industry must promote awareness, secure potential recruits, train recruits to be effective employees, retain high-quality workers

US Coast Guard Clarifies Fire Safety Rules for Small Passenger Vessels

US Coast Guard Clarifies Fire Safety Rules for Small Passenger Vessels

The U.S. Coast Guard published an interim rule on December 27, 2021, to implement Congressionally-mandated requirements for fire safety on “covered small passenger vessels” (CSPVs), as defined by 46 U.S.C. 3306(n). Congress adopted the statutory mandate in response to the fire and loss of 34 lives onboard the dive boat CONCEPTION off the California coast on 02 September 2019.

FMC Updates Controlled Carrier List

FMC Updates Controlled Carrier List

Hede (HONGKONG) International Shipping Limited has been classified by the US Federal Maritime Commission as a controlled carrier of the Government of the People’s Republic of China and added to the agency’s Controlled Carrier List.The Controlled Carrier List was further revised by removing COSCO Shipping Lines (Europe) GmbH, which has ceased serving the US trades and has cancelled its tariff.

Putin Says State-owned VTB Bank to Manage Russia's Main Shipbuilder

Putin Says State-owned VTB Bank to Manage Russia's Main Shipbuilder

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday asked the state-owned VTB bank to manage the state's 100% stake in United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), Russia's largest shipbuilder, to solve financial problems at the firm.Putin's decision effectively transfers control of Russia's premier shipbuilding assets to Moscow-based VTB, which has been run by Andrei Kostin

Russia to Equip New Nuclear Submarines with Hypersonic Missiles

Russia to Equip New Nuclear Submarines with Hypersonic Missiles

Russia is in the process of equipping its new nuclear submarines with hypersonic Zircon missiles, the head of Russia's largest shipbuilder told the RIA state news agency in an interview published on Monday."Multi-purpose nuclear submarines of the Yasen-M project will ... be equipped with the Zircon missile system on a regular basis," , Alexei Rakhmanov