VIDALIA DOCK

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VIDALIA DOCK
    • Operator : VIDALIA DOCK & STORAGE CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : VIDALIA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 213
  • Size
    • Register length : 93.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 31 Feet
    • Overall Length : 93.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 31 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 48 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 512145

VIDALIA DOCK & STORAGE CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER - NATCHEZ, MS AREA; RED RIVER - BETWEEN LETTSWORTH, LA & SHREVEPORT, LA; ATCHAFALAYA RIVER - VICINITY OF KROTZ SPRINGS, LA; AND OUACHITA RIVER - VICINITY OF MONROE, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING CRUSHED LIMESTONE, COAL, FERTILIZER AND GRAIN

BETTYE M. JENKINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SONNY J.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ship Carrying First Ukraine Grain Cargo Docks in Syria

Ship Carrying First Ukraine Grain Cargo Docks in Syria

The first ship to depart Ukraine under a deal to resume grain exports from the country two weeks ago docked in the Syrian port city of Tartous on Tuesday, according to a shipping source and satellite data.The Sierra Leone-flagged Razoni set sail from Ukraine's Odesa port on Aug. 1 under a hard-won grain deal but did not unload in Lebanon as planned.

First Ukraine Grain Deal Ship Docks in Turkey After Lebanese Buyer Refused Delivery

First Ukraine Grain Deal Ship Docks in Turkey After Lebanese Buyer Refused Delivery

The first grain ship to depart from Ukraine under a U.N.-brokered deal docked in Turkey on Thursday after 11 days at sea, Refinitiv data showed, and the ship's agent in Turkey said it would continue to Egypt after unloading part of its cargo.The Razoni set sail from Ukraine's Odesa port on Aug. 1 under a deal brokered by the United Nations and Turkey between Russia and Ukraine.

Ferry Damaged After 'Hard Landing' in Seattle

Ferry Damaged After 'Hard Landing' in Seattle

Washington State Ferries said one of its vessels suffered "significant damage" as the result of a "hard landing" at the Fauntleroy terminal in Seattle on Thursday.The Cathlamet, which was traveling from Vashon Island to West Seattle during a 7:55 a.m. sailing, reportedly struck an offshore dolphin (pilings, not the aquatic mammal) before alliding with the dock.

From Surface to Subsea to Space: U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Outlook 2022

From Surface to Subsea to Space: U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Outlook 2022

As a rudderless U.S. Navy debates maritime strategy, fleet futures and platform performance, America’s naval shipbuilding industry can look forward to another year of relative stasis.Barring a major geopolitical incident or unexpected maritime provocation, government shipbuilding isn’t going to change course.

Contract Workers at Daewoo Shipyard Reach Deal to End Strike

Contract Workers at Daewoo Shipyard Reach Deal to End Strike

South Korean contract workers at the country's No.3 shipbuilder agreed on Friday to end their strike after accepting a much smaller wage hike than demanded as well as job guarantees, union officials and subcontractors said.Since late last month, about 100 sub-contractors pressing for an increase of 30% have occupied the main dock at the shipyard run by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering

S.Korea Gov't Calls on Strikers to End 'illegal' Siege of Daewoo Shipyard

S.Korea Gov't Calls on Strikers to End 'illegal' Siege of Daewoo Shipyard

The South Korean government on Monday called on striking workers at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to end their month-long siege of a dock at the company's biggest shipyard, which has paralyzed production and is delaying delivery of new vessels.Finance Minister Choo Kyung-ho called the occupation "outright illegal" and pledged a "stern response based on law and order.

Miller Boat Line Adds New Ferry Mary Ann Market

Miller Boat Line Adds New Ferry Mary Ann Market

Ohio-based Miller Boat Line has taken delivery of its newest passenger and vehicle ferry Mary Ann Market from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.The ferry left the Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipyard on July 8 and arrived to her home port Put-in-Bay, on Ohio's South Bass Island, on July 10. The vessel is expected to enter service following its U.S. Coast Guard inspection later this month.

COVID Curbs Bite at Chinese Ports, Threatening Global Supply Chains

COVID Curbs Bite at Chinese Ports, Threatening Global Supply Chains

The queues of container ships outside major Chinese ports are lengthening by the day as COVID-19 outbreaks in manufacturing export hubs threaten to unleash a fresh wave of global supply chain shocks, ship owners, logistics firms and analysts say.China is experiencing its biggest spike in COVID-19 infections since an initial outbreak in the central city of Wuhan was contained in early 2020.

Shipbuilding Interview: Rusty Murdaugh, President, Austal USA

Shipbuilding Interview: Rusty Murdaugh, President, Austal USA

Austal USA has been investing mightily, more than $600 million to expand its repair and services business for both commercial and military customers; and in the opening of a state-of-the-art steel panel line in Mobile to complement its established aluminum shipbuilding operations. Rusty Murdaugh, President, Austal USA

HII Launches Amphibious Transport Dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29)

HII Launches Amphibious Transport Dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29)

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the amphibious transport dock Richard M. McCool Jr. (LPD 29). Richard M. McCool Jr., the 13th LPD in the San Antonio class of amphibious assault force ships, will support U.S. amphibious assault, special operations and expeditionary warfare missions through the first half of the 21st century.

As Port of Los Angeles Import Backups Ease, Empty Containers Pile Up

As Port of Los Angeles Import Backups Ease, Empty Containers Pile Up

The number of container ships waiting to enter the busiest U.S. seaport complex hit a new record of 84 on Tuesday, as growing piles of empty containers crowd docks at the Southern California facility that has been racing to remove lingering imports.The conundrum illustrates the challenge faced by a U.S.

US Retail Imports Near Record Pace Despite Port Congestion

US Retail Imports Near Record Pace Despite Port Congestion

Imports at the United States’ congested container ports are expected to remain at near-record levels for the remainder of the year as retailers rush to move merchandise from docks to shelves in time to meet the expectations of holiday shoppers, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.