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

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Will FMC's New Demurrage & Detention Rules Aid NVOCCs?

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By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

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No Need for a Jones Act Waiver -AMP

No Need for a Jones Act Waiver -AMP

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The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

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FMC Launches Cruise Line Fact Finding Mission

FMC Launches Cruise Line Fact Finding Mission

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COVID-19 and Supply Chain Implications for Ocean Shipping

COVID-19 and Supply Chain Implications for Ocean Shipping

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FMC Steps Up Oversight in the Commonwealth

FMC Steps Up Oversight in the Commonwealth

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USN: Knifefish UUV Program Achieves Milestone

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U.S. CBP Seizes MSC Gayane following Cocaine Bust

U.S. CBP Seizes MSC Gayane following Cocaine Bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Area Port of Philadelphia seized the MSC Gayane Thursday following a record seizure of 20 tons of cocaine on June 17.Upon application from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a seizure warrant for the vessel.

New Iranian Sanctions Target Leadership

New Iranian Sanctions Target Leadership

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OMSA Announces Formation of Wind Committee

OMSA Announces Formation of Wind Committee

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Captain Pleads Guilty to Operating Bulker While Intoxicated

Captain Pleads Guilty to Operating Bulker While Intoxicated

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