WEST PEARL RIVER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WEST PEARL RIVER
    • Operator : PEARL RIVER NAVIGATION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 365
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 32
  • Size
    • Register length : 55 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2001
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 261452
    • REBLT : *

PEARL RIVER NAVIGATION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SLIDELL, LA TO HOUMA, LA; SLIDELL, LA TO PANAMA CITY, FL; WEST PEARL RIVER FROM GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY TO BOGALUSA, LA MILE 56; AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY TO ORANGE, TX
  • Principal Commodity : OIL FIELD SUPPLIES, COAL, GRAVEL AND SAND

CAPT. TRAVIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DEBORAH K WARRINER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JERSEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN OUZTS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS DEE DEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HUDSON HANDLER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

IBR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

POPEYE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

COASTAL

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

CT

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

News

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

US Inland Waterway Infrastructure: Riding a Good News Wave

The inland waterways have enjoyed several positive developments toward modernization of the system, particularly over the last two years.Annual appropriations that fund the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works mission have been steadily on the rise for the last nine fiscal years, specifically the Construction and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) accounts have been funded at historic levels.

Rhine Water Level Falls Again in Germany, Raising Freight Costs

Rhine Water Level Falls Again in Germany, Raising Freight Costs

Water levels on the Rhine in Germany continue to fall in hot weather, sending shipping costs higher because vessels cannot sail on the river fully loaded, vessel brokers said on Friday.Freight shipping on the river continues but with vessels sometimes forced to sail 75% empty.Low Rhine water will also hit output from two German coal-fired power stations in the coming months.

Maersk Containership Grounds in the Savannah River

Maersk Containership Grounds in the Savannah River

A Maersk containership has been refloated after running aground in the Savannah River near Fort Jackson on Tuesday.The U.S. Coast Guard said it was notified at 6:09 p.m. via the vessel agent of Maersk Surabaya that the vessel had run aground.The 1,091-foot box ship was repositioned to the center of the shipping channel with the help of seven tugs.

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

New federal money promises dramatic impacts throughout the United States’ inland waterways system in 2022 and beyond. This report focuses on America’s central rivers; the Western rivers will be covered in a future report. These central rivers reach 11,000 miles, from Pennsylvania to Florida and from Texas to South Dakota.Consider the money within the U.S.

Ukraine Sets Russian Supply Ship on Fire. Thwarts Russian Armored Column River Crossing

Ukraine Sets Russian Supply Ship on Fire. Thwarts Russian Armored Column River Crossing

Ukrainian forces destroyed a pontoon bridge and parts of Russian armored column as it tried to cross a river in the Donbas region, video footage released by Ukraine's military showed on Friday, and a Russian naval ship was set afire in the Black Sea.Russia has suffered setbacks on the battlefield as Ukraine drives its troops out of the region around the second-largest city of Kharkiv

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Recovery, Resilience and Demand Shifts to Drive Inland Waterway Cargo Flows

Waterway traffic is coming back. November 2021 saw 52.1 million tons moving on the U.S. inland waterway system, the highest monthly tonnage since October 2019, a few months before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the shutdowns and stoppages of early 2020. Flows estimated by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), part of the U.S.

Madagascar Boat Accident: Death Toll Rises to 64

Madagascar Boat Accident: Death Toll Rises to 64

At least 64 people have died in a boat accident off the coast of northeastern Madagascar and searches were underway for 24 missing passengers, the maritime agency said on Wednesday.Fifty survivors were found, the Maritime and River Port Agency said.The vessel, a cargo ship that was not authorized to transport people, was overloaded and water flooded the engine, said Mamy Randrianavony

Petrobras Books Another Seadrill Drillship for Búzios Drilling

Petrobras Books Another Seadrill Drillship for Búzios Drilling

Offshore drilling company Seadrill Limited has secured a contract for the West Jupiter drillship with Brazil's Petrobras for work in the Búzios field offshore Brazil. The contract is for a firm term of 1,040 days with the start-up slated for December 2022. The total contract value is about $264 million, including mobilization revenue and additional services.

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

Infrastructure Bill a Huge Boost for US Inland Waterways

The $1 trillion infrastructure package headed to President Joe Biden to sign into law will provide a welcome funding injection for America’s inland waterway infrastructure.The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was approved by Congress on November 6 and is expected to be signed by President Biden next week.

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

A section of the Ohio River was closed to vessel traffic on Tuesday due to towboat fire near Belleview, Ky.The U.S. Coast Guard said it issued a waterway restriction between mile marker 499 and mile marker 501 on the Ohio River after a fire reportedly broke out in the engine room aboard the towing vessel Capt. Kirby Dupuis.

Mighty River to Muddy Trickle: South America's Parana Rings Climate Alarm

Mighty River to Muddy Trickle: South America's Parana Rings Climate Alarm

Gustavo Alcides Diaz, an Argentine fisherman and hunter from a river island community, is at home on the water. The Parana River once lapped the banks near his wooden stilt home that he could reach by boat. Fish gave him food and income. He purified river water to drink.Now the 40-year-old looks out on a trickle of muddy water.

Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Floods, Outages Slow Oil Companies' Efforts to Restart after Hurricane Ida

Widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages slowed efforts on Tuesday by energy firms to assess damages at oil production facilities, ports, and refineries.Nearly all of Louisiana lost electrical power on Monday after one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the region downed transmission lines and flooded communities.