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 Continues to Crack Down on Maritime Pollution Crimes Despite COVID-19

US Continues to Crack Down on Maritime Pollution Crimes Despite COVID-19

United States Department of Justice’s steadfast protection of U.S. waters equates to criminal charges and massive finesThe United States has a long history of holding companies and individuals accountable for violating environmental laws and regulations, including the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).

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

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

On April 28, 2020, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) released the long-awaited interpretive rules in Docket No. 19-05 relating to how ocean common carriers may lawfully apply demurrage and detention charges to exporters, importers and ocean transportation intermediaries, including Customs brokers in certain circumstances and still be compliant with the “reasonableness” requirement of 46 U.S.

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.

No Need for a Jones Act Waiver -AMP

No Need for a Jones Act Waiver -AMP

America's maritime industry has hit back at a recent request by U.S. shale drillers to waive the Jones Act, a law requiring goods transported between U.S. ports to be carried on ships that are built, owned and operated by Americans.The American Exploration and Production Council, which represents independent oil firms that have been thrashed by an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia

The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was enacted in December 2015. The FAST Act required the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop a National Freight Strategic Plan to address multimodal freight transportation. In the Federal Register of December 27, 2019, DOT requested information from the public, including industry trade groups

Responder Immunity: The Means to Protect the Salvor in “Bet the Company” Responses

The specter of liability beyond the limits of applicable insurance for the salvor’s liability to both its contractual partner and third parties continues to haunt the American Salvage Association’s members. Hence, the efforts since 2011 to obtain broad based immunity from claims beyond the patch work of statute, judge made law and contractual risk shifting terms.

Marine Salvage and SMFF Regulations

Marine Salvage and SMFF Regulations

The Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA, often called the Clean Water Act), as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), provides:If a discharge, or a substantial threat of a discharge, of oil or a hazardous substance from a vessel, offshore facility, or onshore facility is of such a size or character as to be a substantial threat to the public health or welfare of the United

FMC Launches Cruise Line Fact Finding Mission

FMC Launches Cruise Line Fact Finding Mission

Commissioner Louis E. Sola will lead a fact finding investigation and work with key industry stakeholders to identify commercial measures passenger cruise lines can adopt to mitigate COVID-19 related impacts to this sector of the maritime industry.The Federal Maritime Commission designated Commissioner Sola to serve as the Fact Finding Officer for Fact Finding 30

COVID-19 and Supply Chain Implications for Ocean Shipping

COVID-19 and Supply Chain Implications for Ocean Shipping

Only 10 days ago, reports indicated that China cargoes were returning to pre-coronavirus levels, and there appeared to be light at the end of the tunnel. Today, however, a barrage of new headlines has underscored the impact on the rapidly changing global supply chain, including in the United States.

FMC Issues New Guidance on Detention and Demurrage

FMC Issues New Guidance on Detention and Demurrage

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has issued new guidance about how it will assess the reasonableness of detention and demurrage regulations and practices of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators (MTOs) under 46 U.S.C. 41102(c).The final rule, “Docket No. 19-05, Interpretive Rule on Demurrage and Detention under the Shipping Act”

Nevsky Shipyard Delivers Akademik Pashin

Nevsky Shipyard Delivers Akademik Pashin

Russian shipbuilder Nevsky Shipyard (NSSZ), a part of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), has delivered the replenishment oiler Akademik Pashin to the Russian Navy.The shipbuilding and shiprepair enterprise said that the project was developed by Spetssudoproect, JSC.The construction of the tanker Akademik Pashin is being carried out in accordance with the State Contract for the Ministry of

Captain Pleads Guilty to Operating Bulker While Intoxicated

Captain Pleads Guilty to Operating Bulker While Intoxicated

The master of a Gibraltar-flagged bulk carrier has pleaded guilty to operating a commercial cargo ship while intoxicated, announced U.S. Attorney David L. Anderson and U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Marie Byrd.In pleading guilty, Vadim Humenyuk, of Izmail, Ukraine, admitted that he was intoxicated while serving as the 590-foot long Rainbow Quest while in San Francisco Bay and preparing to