WES MCDONALD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WES MCDONALD
    • Operator : MURRAY AMERICAN RIVER TOWING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 198
  • Size
    • Register length : 78.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 78.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 561757

MURRAY AMERICAN RIVER TOWING

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, KANAWHA, MONONGAHELA, BIG SANDY AND OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, GASOLINE, PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, LIMESTONE, PETROCHEMICALS, COKE AND STEEL PRODUCTS

ALIQUIPPA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAILEY MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. DEANE ORR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN CHAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLIN ROBERT MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EVAN MICHAEL MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRANT WESLEY MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HERB CARPENTER, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANET MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIA ROSE MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCIANA MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT DEAN MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEVE YOUNG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ABC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AEP

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BCC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MRT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBR

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

CCS

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

ETT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers are expediting operations in New York to make way for the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, which will dock in the epicenter of America's COVID-19 outbreak to assist hospitals that become overrun by the pandemic.Dredging contractor Donjon Marine Co., Inc. was contacted last week and asked to begin dredging Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Berth 4 in anticipation of the arrival of the ship

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

The first-in-the-nation offshore wind training facility will be located at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.In late October, with much fanfare, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and many others joined officials from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) to launch the first-in-the-nation offshore wind crew transfer training

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

“The decrease in state spending on higher education is what keeps me awake at night” is how RADM Michael Alfultis, President, SUNY Maritime College, neatly summarized the biggest challenge he faces as the leader of one of the U.S.’ leading maritime universities. “With a small student body (about 1700), the numbers simply don’t work

Containership to Convert to Synthetic Fuel

Containership to Convert to Synthetic Fuel

ROTTERDAM – Today in Rotterdam Wessels Marine and MAN Energy Systems announced an innovative project to convert the containership Wes Amelie to run on Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG).While SNG today is far to sparse and expensive to make it a near term commercial reality, this step forward is significant in that a ship outfitted with an MAN propulsion unit to run on LNG would need no modification to

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Opens Wind Training Facility

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Opens Wind Training Facility

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates the First-in-the-Nation Offshore Wind Training Facility Located at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. MMA steps out in front to train the professionals who will make the coming wave of domestic offshore wind.Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen Theoharides, and Stephen Pike

All Aboard with Fire Safety

All Aboard with Fire Safety

The latest technology can detect the risk of an on board electrical fire – before it ignites. It’s not too late to incorporate this feature into your next workboat design.Fire on board always poses a risk to life, although certain vessels such as passenger ships present a particular danger because they carry a large number of people

Wes Amelie Retrofit for Synthetic Natural Gas

Wes Amelie Retrofit for Synthetic Natural Gas

The technology group Wärtsilä, in collaboration with PSA Marine, has achieved a breakthrough in its IntelliTug project.Following the successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbor tug ‘PSA Polaris’, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions.

Nauticor Undertakes 1st SIMPOS LNG Bunkering

Nauticor Undertakes 1st SIMPOS LNG Bunkering

Hamburg-based Nauticor, a unit of Linde, together with the logistics company Unifeeder completed a simultaneous  operations (SIMOPS) ship-to-ship bunkering of the liquefied natural gas (LNG)-retrofit Wes Amelie at the port of Helsinki, Finland.The world’s largest bunker supply vessel for liquefied natural gas (LNG) Kairos supplied the chilled fuel to the Wes Amelie at the Vuosaari Harbour

Wes Amelie Retrofit for Synthetic Natural Gas

Wes Amelie Retrofit for Synthetic Natural Gas

First dual-fuel retrofit now set to be first vessel globally to use SNG derived from renewable energy in furtherance of Maritime Energy Transition MAN Energy Solutions and Wessels Marine GmbH have announced a technical showcase whereby the 2017-retrofitted ‘Wes Amelie’, a 1,036-teu feeder container ship

Iran Approves 8 New Offshore Projects

Iran Approves 8 New Offshore Projects

Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) of Iran has announced the approval of the Marine Structures Licensing Committee with the extension and licensing of operation for 8 offshore structures in the north and south of the country.The Director General of the Ports Engineering of PMO Mohammad Khalili stated that after reviewing the applicants' documents

IUMI Reports Cut in Offshore Insurance Premiums

IUMI Reports Cut in Offshore Insurance Premiums

International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) Offshore Energy Committee reported a further reduction in global offshore energy premiums.Global premiums in this sector were reported to be USD 3.4 billion which represented a 3% reduction from 2017. This continued the downward trend: premiums in 2017 were down 5% on the previous year and premiums in 2016 were down 21% on 2015.

Scottish Offshore Wind Supply Chain Readies

Scottish Offshore Wind Supply Chain Readies

International energy consultancy Xodus Group is working with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International (SDI) to showcase the expertise of Scottish supply chain companies in the global offshore wind sector.The aim of the collaboration is to create a directory and gap analysis which helps Scotland-based suppliers capture a greater share of the burgeoning offshore wind market —