W. F. COOPER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : W. F. COOPER
    • Operator : LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, DISTRICT 58
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 165
  • Location
    • City : DUTY
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 14
  • Size
    • Register length : 41.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 41.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1946
    • EQUIP2 : ELECT. & MANUAL
    • EQUIP1 : PUMP GAS HOIST
    • Coast Guard Number : 251462

LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, DISTRICT 58

  • Area of Operation : OUACHITA RIVER AT DUTY, LA AND CATAHOULA PARISH
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

News

SNA's "Old Salt" Award Passed to Adm. Davidson

SNA's "Old Salt" Award Passed to Adm. Davidson

Adm. Philip S. Davidson, commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), became the Navy’s newest “Old Salt” during an award presentation Oct. 22 at the Pentagon.The “Old Salt” award is given to the active duty officer who has held the Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) qualification for the longest amount of time."It is a tremendous honor to receive this award.

Metal Shark Open for Business in Alabama

Metal Shark Open for Business in Alabama

Metal Shark announced it has secured a contract to build three 120’ x 35’ river towboats for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT), signalling the U.S. shipbuilder’s entry into the towboat market.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboats were designed by John W. Gilbert Associates, Inc.

US Navy Seizes Thousands of AK-47s in the Gulf of Aden

US Navy Seizes Thousands of AK-47s in the Gulf of Aden

More than 2,500 AK-47 automatic rifles were seized from a stateless skiff in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden at the end of August.U.S. Navy sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) discovered the illicit weapons shipment during counter-trafficking mission on August 28.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy 50% Complete

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy 50% Complete

Construction of the U.S. Navy’s second Gerald Ford class aircraft carrier has reached its midway point following the installation of one of the ship’s largest units.Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding said it has installed one of the heaviest of the planned steel structures, known as superlifts

New US Coast Guard Commandant Takes Helm

New US Coast Guard Commandant Takes Helm

Adm. Paul F. Zukunft was relieved as commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard by Adm. Karl Schultz during a military change-of-command ceremony held Friday at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters.Zukunft also retired from the Coast Guard after 41 years of service to the nation as part of the same ceremony and received the Homeland Security Distinguished Service Medal from President Donald J. Trump."Truly, Mr.

US Coast Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony

US Coast Guard to hold change-of-command ceremony

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft will be relieved by U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz on June 1, 2018, at 1100 hours at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C.   Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced the nomination by President Donald Trump of Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz to be the 26th Commandant of the U.S.

R.W. Fernstrum Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

R.W. Fernstrum Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

R.W. Fernstrum & Company, a leading manufacturer in marine heat exchangers, received ISO 9001:2015 certification following an audit performed by Verisys Registrars in May.   The scope of Fernstrum's registration includes the engineering, design, manufacturing, and sales of heat exchangers for marine and industrial applications.

SE Asian Shipowners Meet in Japan

SE Asian Shipowners Meet in Japan

Tokyo Big Sight Conference Tower hosted the Southeast Asia Maritime Summit yesterday as a part of the Sea Japan 2018 exhibition. The packed conference hall was the stage for executives from five major ship associations -- Indonesian National Shipowners’ Association; Thai Shipowners’ Association; Filipino Shipowners’ Association; Malaysia Shipowners’ Association; and the Singapore Shipping

Paul Allen’s Crew Finds Another Historic Shipwreck

Paul Allen’s Crew Finds Another Historic Shipwreck

The USS Helena (CL 50) is the latest in a string of historic shipwrecks discovered by Paul G. Allen’s expedition crew aboard the state-of-the-art research vessel Petrel.The U.S. Navy's storied St. Louis-class light cruiser began her World War II service at Pearl Harbor and took part in three significant battles during the Solomon Islands campaign before being sunk by Japanese torpedoes on July 6

US Navy Asks Huntington Ingalls for Pricing on Two Aircraft Carriers

US Navy Asks Huntington Ingalls for Pricing on Two Aircraft Carriers

The U.S. Navy asked shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries on Monday for detailed pricing on the cost of two aircraft carriers, showing the Trump administration is taking a serious look at doubling its order for the most expensive ship in the U.S. fleet.   The Navy’s request seeks to determine the savings achievable with a two-ship buy.

VADM Schultz Nominated as 26th Coast Guard Commandant

VADM Schultz Nominated as 26th Coast Guard Commandant

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced the nomination by  President Donald Trump of Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz to be the 26th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday.   Vice Adm. Schultz, the commander of the Coast Guard's Atlantic Area, currently serves as the operational commander for all Coast Guard missions from the Rocky Mountains to the Arabian Gulf

Ports of Indiana: Building on Success

Ports of Indiana: Building on Success

The Ports of Indiana is a statewide port authority, established in 1963, which operates three ports: two on the Ohio River, one on Lake Michigan. Port officials refer to the three as “America’s Premier Inland Port System.” They cite location, location, location, providing access via two critical freight arteries – the Great Lakes and the Inland Waterway System and proximity to the world’s most