VOLUNTEER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VOLUNTEER
    • Operator : LUHR BROS., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 940
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 50
  • Size
    • Register length : 50.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 33.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 652578

LUHR BROS., INC.

  • Area of Operation : UPPER & LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND IT'S TRIBUTARIES, INCLUDING THE GIWW
  • Principal Commodity : CRUSHED LIMESTONE PRODUCTS, RIP-RAP AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

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  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALBOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALOIS LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETHANY DAWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILLY GENE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY R

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUDDY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JASON LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAY GENE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAY LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KACIE LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LENARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MEGAN DAWN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICIA B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT T

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHERYL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIOLA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SNATCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

THE ADMIRAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THE MULE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TWYLA LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TWYLA MARGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICKIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Great Lakes Group: Venerable & Versatile

Great Lakes Group: Venerable & Versatile

“…We have built our reputation job by job, boat by boat, and tow by tow, and we intend to continue to do so.”The Great Lakes Towing Company (GLT) and the Great Lakes Shipyard are core businesses within The Great Lakes Group of Companies, based in Cleveland, on the Old River, a shipping channel that runs west from where the Cuyahoga River meets Lake Erie.

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

For the Design issue Greg Trauthwein asked me to write about a favorite ship design. I have no favorite ship design, or should say there are simply too many that are truly worthy of mention.  But when considering favorite designs, ship designers (and builders) do carry a strange curse.

Video: Disabled Cargo Ship Rescued in Heavy Seas off Ireland

Video: Disabled Cargo Ship Rescued in Heavy Seas off Ireland

Three rescue craft came to the aid of a disabled cargo ship adrift in heavy seas and in danger of hitting the rocks off the Irish coast.The Antigua Barbuda-flagged general cargo vessel Lily B reported to MRCC Dublin Tuesday afternoon that it had lost power off the Waterford Harbor, southeast of Ireland.

Timelapse: World's Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Falling into Place

Timelapse: World's Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Falling into Place

Construction of what has been described as the world's largest civilian/NGO hospital ship - the Global Mercy - is making progress and is nearing completion in China.Mercy Ships, an NGO which ordered the ship to deliver free healthcare services to those with little access in the developing world, and Stena RoRo, which leads the construction of the Global Mercy

Somali Pirates Release Last of Hostages Captured in 2015

Somali Pirates Release Last of Hostages Captured in 2015

Somali pirates have released three Iranian hostages held for five years, a maritime security official said on Thursday, as conflicting reports emerged whether another ship had been seized after a three-year hiatus in hijackings.The three Iranians are the last of the crew of the Iranian fishing vessel FV Siraj, which was captured by pirates on March 22, 2015.

Wakashio Oil Leak Stops as Mauritius Braces for 'Worst Case Scenario'

Wakashio Oil Leak Stops as Mauritius Braces for 'Worst Case Scenario'

A Japanese ship that ran aground on a reef off Mauritius two weeks ago has now stopped leaking oil into the Indian Ocean but the island nation must still prepare for "a worst case scenario", Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said late on Monday.Conservationists said they were starting to find dead fish as well as seabirds covered in oil

OVI: 103 Tons of Garbage Removed From North Pacific Gyre

OVI: 103 Tons of Garbage Removed From North Pacific Gyre

Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V KWAI, docked at the port of Honolulu at the end of June after a 48-day expedition successfully removing 103 tons (206,000 lbs.) of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the North Pacific Subtropical Convergence Zone (more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre).

MarAd Insights: “In peace and war” -- Even Against a Virus

MarAd Insights: “In peace and war” -- Even Against a Virus

The U.S. maritime industry takes great pride in our motto: “In Peace and War.” It sums what we’re all about. From colonial times, through the Revolution, the Civil War, two World Wars, several regional conflicts, and many natural and humanitarian disasters, we got the cargo delivered because our economic security and our national security depend on it.

More than Half of Theodore Roosevelt Crew Have Coronavirus Antibodies

More than Half of Theodore Roosevelt Crew Have Coronavirus Antibodies

A U.S. Navy investigation into the spread of the coronavirus aboard the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier has found that about 60 percent of sailors tested had antibodies for the virus, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, suggesting a far higher infection rate than previously known.

Esvagt CEO: No Job Cuts and Furloughs

Esvagt CEO: No Job Cuts and Furloughs

At these difficult times when companies involved in the offshore industry are cutting jobs across the board as one of the ways to preserve cash, there's one offshore vessel operator that, while indeed cutting salaries, is keeping the jobs in place.Esvagt, the Danish provider of emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) and service operation vessels (SOV) to the offshore energy industry

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

There was important cruise news in January: Viking – a premier European ocean and river cruise company - will offer two new “destination-focused travel experiences,” starting in 2022.  One set of cruises becomes Viking’s first foray in the inland North American market, in this case the Great Lakes.  Another set of cruises will head to the Arctic and Antarctica.

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Plunging into the deep, dark abyss of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard heard a loud cracking sound in their vessel—the bathyscaphe Trieste, which the Office of Naval Research (ONR) purchased for scientific observations.Already 30,000 feet below sea level