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

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

Marine Fuel: World First for Megaboxer MV Sajir

Marine Fuel: World First for Megaboxer MV Sajir

"With the conversion of SAJIR, we are the first shipping company worldwide to convert a container vessel of this size to natural gas propulsion."  Richard von Berlepsch, Managing Director Fleet Management at Hapag-LloydIn its more than 170 years of existence, the Hamburg-based Hapag Lloyd  has used all kinds of solid and liquid fuels to generate energy for the propulsion of its ships.

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

Cancelled Ferry Contracts Renew Push for Grayling's Resignation

Cancelled Ferry Contracts Renew Push for Grayling's Resignation

Britain's transport minister was under fresh pressure to resign after the government stacked up a 50 million pound ($65 million) loss for cancelling contracts to charter extra ferries to bring in essential supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit.The decision to award the contracts has been a major political embarrassment after it emerged the government handed out a 14 million pound contract

ABS: Guidance for Remote Inspection Technologies

ABS: Guidance for Remote Inspection Technologies

Classification society ABS has published new guidance notes detailing best practices for their use on class surveys and non-class inspections.The Guidance Notes on the Use of Remote Inspection Technologies cover pilot-operated unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and robotic crawlers, collectively known as remote inspection technologies (RIT).

First Mega-Boxship Retrofit to LNG Ordered

First Mega-Boxship Retrofit to LNG Ordered

Hapag-Lloyd pilot gas-conversion leads the way for emissions reduction and decarbonizationMAN Energy Solutions has signed a contract for the conversion of a 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation. The container vessel MV SAJIR is owned by Hapag-Lloyd, a leading liner shipping companies, and normally serves a route from Asia to northern Europe via the Suez canal.

Mass. Maritime Honors IRI's Gallagher

Mass. Maritime Honors IRI's Gallagher

William Gallagher, President of International Registries, to be named Massachusetts Maritime Academy's Maritime Person of the Year.Since 1995, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been honoring leaders with a renowned career of excellence, innovation and service to the maritime industry with the Emery Rice Medal at their Salute to the Maritime Person of the Year events. This year they will honor Mr.

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

Chevron Buys Anadarko for $50Bln

Chevron Buys Anadarko for $50Bln

Chevron, the second-largest US oil and gas company, has agreed a $50bn deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum (APC)  in a massive deal that will bolster its natural gas and shale operations.The cash and stock deal announced Friday values Anadarko at $65 per share, 39% higher than the oil company's closing stock price on Thursday.