WILLIAM B

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WILLIAM B
    • Operator : MCGINNIS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : SOUTH POINT
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 37
  • Size
    • Register length : 52.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 52.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.6 Feet
    • Height : 28 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 561219

MCGINNIS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

ALAN ALBRIGHT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRANT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BTU SPECIAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CANADIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOHN CHURCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHRIS ARDEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHUCK PIEPMEIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITY OF SOUTH POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

E. W. THOMPSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GARRY LACEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JIM LANCASTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JO ANN MCGINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN GREER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAC MCGINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MOUNTAIN GIRL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. KING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POCAHONTAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM BUSSLER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOMBIGBEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIVIAN MC GINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MGI

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WTT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AO

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

EBL

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

News

France's Next-generation Aircraft Carrier Will Be Nuclear-powered

France's Next-generation Aircraft Carrier Will Be Nuclear-powered

France's next-generation aircraft carrier will be nuclear-powered and replace the national fleet's flagship warship, the Charles de Gaulle, in 2038, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday.The 11th carrier-vessel in the French Navy's history will be built by French defense contractor Naval Group and equipped with the new electromagnetic aircraft launch system developed by U.S.

Houthis Approve UN Plan to Assess Decaying Oil Tanker off Yemen

Houthis Approve UN Plan to Assess Decaying Oil Tanker off Yemen

Houthi authorities in Yemen have given long-awaited approval for a United Nations plan to visit and assess a deteriorating oil tanker off Yemen's coast that is threatening to spill 1.1 million barrels of crude oil into the Red Sea.Staff and equipment could be expected to arrive at the tanker by late January or early February, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters on Tuesday.

Caribbean Cruise Paused as Passengers Test Positive for COVID-19

Caribbean Cruise Paused as Passengers Test Positive for COVID-19

SeaDream Yacht Club has halted a cruise in the Caribbean following several positive coronavirus tests among passengers, the company said on Friday.The SeaDream I vessel has returned to port in Barbados and all passengers are currently being re-tested, the privately owned company said in a statement.

Greece Calls for Tougher EU Stance Over Turkish Mediterranean Exploration

Greece Calls for Tougher EU Stance Over Turkish Mediterranean Exploration

Greece urged the European Union on Wednesday to reconsider its customs union with Turkey in response to Ankara's continued gas exploration in contested Mediterranean areas, deploring what it termed Ankara's "imperial fantasies."After meeting Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Nicosia

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.

List: Major Oil Spills from Ships

List: Major Oil Spills from Ships

The Sri Lankan navy said on Tuesday an oil slick had been spotted a kilometer from a loaded supertanker carrying roughly 2 million barrels of oil that has been engulfed in intermittent fires since an explosion on September 3.Oil from the engine room of the 20-year old New Diamond tanker “appears to have leaked out to the sea” following regular bouts of water-dousing by fire-fighting vessels

Grounded Bulk Carrier Wakashio Breaks Apart off Mauritius

Grounded Bulk Carrier Wakashio Breaks Apart off Mauritius

A Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius last month threatening a marine ecological disaster around the Indian Ocean island has broken apart, authorities said on Saturday.The condition of the MV Wakashio was worsening early on Saturday and it split by the afternoon, the Mauritius National Crisis Committee said.“At around 4:30 p.m.

Turkey Slams Greek Claim Over Mediterranean Seismic Survey

Turkey Slams Greek Claim Over Mediterranean Seismic Survey

The eastern Mediterranean region where a Turkish ship will carry out a seismic survey is part of Turkey's continental shelf, Ankara said on Wednesday, rejecting Greece's accusation that the ship is encroaching on its own shelf.Long-standing tensions between the NATO allies escalated after Turkey's navy on Tuesday issued an advisory known as a Navtex for seismic surveys in waters between Cyprus

Seven Ships Catch Fire at Iranian Port

Seven Ships Catch Fire at Iranian Port

At least seven ships have caught fire at Iran’s Bushehr port, the Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday, in what appeared to be the latest in a series of fires and explosions around the country, some of which have hit sensitive sites.No casualties have been reported, the agency said.

Saudi-led Alliance Destroys Explosive Boats in the Red Sea

Saudi-led Alliance Destroys Explosive Boats in the Red Sea

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi group in Yemen destroyed two explosive-laden boats in the Red Sea on Thursday, its spokesman said.The two remotely controlled boats belonged to Houthi forces and were threatening navigation, his statement carried on Saudi state news agency SPA said.They were destroyed 6 km (3.

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

Pirates Release 11 Crew, Hold 7 Hostage off Benin

Pirates Release 11 Crew, Hold 7 Hostage off Benin

Pirates attacked a Portugal-flagged ship and kidnapped its Bulgarian captain and seven sailors off the coast of Benin, Bulgaria's foreign ministry said on Tuesday.A ministry statement said the pirates who boarded the Tommi Ritscher container ship at the port of Cotonou in the Gulf of Guinea on Sunday had released 11 other members of the crew.