WESTERN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WESTERN
    • Operator : AMERICAN BOAT COMPANY, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3500
  • Location
    • City : ALTON
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 599
  • Size
    • Register length : 155 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36 Feet
    • Overall Length : 167 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.1 Feet
    • Height : 48.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1956
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 271681

AMERICAN BOAT COMPANY, LLC

  • Area of Operation : ST. LOUIS TO NEW ORLEANS, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING (CHARTERS TO OTHERS) GRAIN

ARROWHEAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLOLINGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EASTERN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

'Containergeddon' Drives Sugar, Rice Shippers Back to Bulk Carriers

'Containergeddon' Drives Sugar, Rice Shippers Back to Bulk Carriers

Food traders are switching from containers back to dry bulk vessels to transport refined sugar and rice, hoping to avoid shipping delays caused by container shortages and port congestion that the industry is calling "containergeddon", according to traders.Container-based transportation has been hit by sky-high costs and delays amid booming shipping demand

Iran says US to Lift Oil and Shipping Sanctions, US Says Nothing Agreed

Iran says US to Lift Oil and Shipping Sanctions, US Says Nothing Agreed

Iran said on Wednesday the United States had agreed to remove all sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping but Washington said "nothing is agreed until everything is agreed" in talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.The remarks by outgoing President Hassan Rouhani's chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi echoed previous assertions by officials in Rouhani's pragmatist camp that Washington is ready to make

Fourteen Die Offshore India After Barge Sinks as Cyclone Batters West Coast

Fourteen Die Offshore India After Barge Sinks as Cyclone Batters West Coast

Fourteen people have died as a barge sank off India's west coast after a powerful cyclone barrelled into the country, authorities said on Wednesday, while Indian navy ships and aircraft scoured waters to locate scores of other missing personnel."We can confirm that 14 bodies have been recovered from the rescue operation of barge P305" that sank off the coast of Mumbai, Mehul Karnik

Fire Breaks Out on Tanker Near Syrian Coast

Fire Breaks Out on Tanker Near Syrian Coast

A small fire occurred in one of the engines of a tanker off the coast of Syria's Mediterranean port of Banias, state media said.The fire was extinguished by the crew quickly with no casualties, it said."The technical fault took place in one of the engines of the oil tanker near the coast...it caused a small fire and a plume of smoke," state media said.

Subsea Discovery: SOI Releases Images from Study of NW Australian Deep Corals

Subsea Discovery: SOI Releases Images from Study of NW Australian Deep Corals

Scientists circumnavigate and map the seafloor of the entire mesophotic (deep water) zone in Ashmore Reef Marine Park.Scientists discovered a sea snake thought to be locally extinct and saw several species such as the great spotted cowrie (Perissersoa guttata) for the first time in the Ashmore Reef Marine Park, off Australia

Oil Tanker Hit By Suspected Drone Attack Off Syria

Oil Tanker Hit By Suspected Drone Attack Off Syria

Syria's oil ministry said firefighters on Saturday put out a fire on an oil tanker off the Baniyas refinery after a suspected attack by a drone coming from the direction of Lebanese waters.The identity of the vessel was unclear, with Iran's al-Alam TV saying it was one of three Iranian oil tankers that had recently arrived at the Syrian oil terminal

Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is embarking on a new chapter in its ocean research with the construction of a state-of-the-art ship, a vessel named in honor of MBARI’s founder, David Packard. The R/V David Packard will be capable of accommodating diverse expeditions in Monterey Bay and beyond to further the institute’s mission to explore and understand our changing ocean.

U.S. Designates Already Sanctioned Russian Ship as Helping to Build Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

U.S. Designates Already Sanctioned Russian Ship as Helping to Build Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

The Biden administration on Friday identified a Russian ship and a company it believes are helping to build the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, but the entities had already been sanctioned by the Trump administration and the project's opponents in Congress said the move would do little to halt work on it.

Biden Pauses Federal Oil & Gas Leasing, Eyes Offshore Wind Growth

Biden Pauses Federal Oil & Gas Leasing, Eyes Offshore Wind Growth

President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed a new raft of executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil and gas leases on federal land and cutting fossil fuel subsidies, as he pursues green policies he billed as a boon for job creation.The orders map out the direction for the Democratic president's climate change and environmental agenda and reverse the policies of his

Biden Administration Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permitting

Biden Administration Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permitting

The Biden administration has temporarily suspended oil and gas leasing and permitting on federal lands and waters while it evaluates the legal and policy implications of the program, according to a Department of Interior memo.The move appears to be a first step in delivering on newly sworn-in President Joe Biden's campaign promise to ban all new federal drilling permits

Shell's Prelude FLNG Restarts LNG Shipments

Shell's Prelude FLNG Restarts LNG Shipments

Shell's Prelude LNG, the world's largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, offshore Australia, has resumed LNG cargo shipments, almost one year after a shutdown caused by an electrical trip.In a brief statement sent to Offshore Engineer, a Shell spokesperson said Monday that the Prelude project had restarted LNG cargo shipping.

Nord Stream 2 Completes Pipe Laying Works in German Waters

Nord Stream 2 Completes Pipe Laying Works in German Waters

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium said on Monday it has completed laying pipes for the project in German waters, finishing work on a 2.6 kilometer-long portion of the pipeline, which had been stalled by the threat of U.S. sanctions."We have completed this work," the consortium said in an emailed statement, referring to the pipe-laying in the German economic zone.