ACL to Christen Fourth Inland Towing Vessel

Tuesday, August 01, 2006
American Commercial Lines Inc. will christen the M/V Warren E. Bourgeois on August 2 at the new Houston Fleet Facility in Channelview, Texas. The vessel’s namesake, Mr. Warren E. Bourgeois, is currently the company’s manager of Gulf Coast Barge Operations. Bourgeois began his career with the company in 1969. The M/V Warren E. Bourgeois recently completed a $1.4m refurbishment and is the fourth vessel to be christened by ACL this year under its capital program to enhance and upgrade its fleet. The vessel’s features include new internal construction, soundproofing, satellite radio in all staterooms, flat screen televisions, wireless internet access and enhanced employee accommodations. The vessel is a 2,100 hp inland towing vessel that will operate primarily on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the Lower Mississippi River.
Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Vessels

Bodies found trapped in S Korean ferry

Divers searching for survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry saw three bodies floating through a window of a passenger cabin on Saturday but were unable to retrieve them,

Havyard to Build Hybrid Battery Arctic PSV

Norway's Havyard says it has signed a contract for the construction of a Havyard 833 WE ICE platform supply vessel with Fafnir Offshore HF. The vessel is to be

Rotterdam port's throughput almost stable

The Port of Rotterdam’s throughput in the first quarter of 2014, at 109 million tonnes, was 0.2% below the level for the corresponding period last year.Split up by goods type,

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1081 sec (9 req/sec)