WILLIAM C

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WILLIAM C
    • Operator : ILLINOIS MARINE TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : LEMONT
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 97
  • Size
    • Register length : 76.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 76.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.8 Feet
    • Height : 15.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 517882

ILLINOIS MARINE TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO, IL TO CAIRO, IL; ALSO, LAKE AND RIVER HARBORS IN VICINITY OF CHICAGO, IL
  • Principal Commodity : PET COKE, SAND

AGGIE C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALBERT C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHANNAHON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EILEEN C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEMONT TRADER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIDWEST PRIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WINDY CITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IMT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RCI

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RMT

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Houthis Approve UN Plan to Assess Decaying Oil Tanker off Yemen

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Caribbean Cruise Paused as Passengers Test Positive for COVID-19

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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.

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

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List: Major Oil Spills from Ships

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Grounded Bulk Carrier Wakashio Breaks Apart off Mauritius

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Turkey Slams Greek Claim Over Mediterranean Seismic Survey

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Saudi-led Alliance Destroys Explosive Boats in the Red Sea

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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.

USS Fitzgerald Exits Shipyard 3 Years After Fatal Collision

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After US Warning, Iran Says its Navy Will Still Operate in Gulf

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The Iranian navy will maintain regular missions in the Gulf, the ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday, a day after the United States warned mariners there to stay away from U.S. warships.“The naval units of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman will continue their regular missions in accordance with professional principles as in the past

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

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Pirates Release 11 Crew, Hold 7 Hostage off Benin

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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.

31 Years Ago Today: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

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