BALTIC SAPPHIRE

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Tanker for Oil and Chemicals 2009-07-24 Cyprus LIMASSOL
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9443425 9443425 5BPE2
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
184 27.436 23339 9970 37250

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Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

2 hours ago
Jennifer A. Carpenter serves as President & CEO of The American Waterways Operators (AWO), the national trade association representing the inland and coastal tugboat, towboat and barge industry. Carpenter joined AWO in August 1990 and became President & CEO in January 2020. Before assuming her current position, she worked her way up the hawsepipe from Government Affairs Assistant to Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, holding a series of progressively responsible positions including Manager-Regulatory Issues, Director-Government Affairs, Vice President-Government Affairs, Senior Vice President-Government Affairs & Policy Analysis, Senior Vice President-National Advocacy
MarTID 2020: Take the Global Maritime Training Survey

MarTID 2020: Take the Global Maritime Training Survey

12 hours ago
The third annual global Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID) survey is officially open through February 29, 2020.Take the MarTID 2020 SurveyTo facilitate a broader response globally, the MarTID steering group again opted to both shorten the survey and to offer three, targeted versions for these three stakeholders:Vessel operator survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2020MarTIDOperatorMETI survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2020MarTIDMETISeafarer survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2020MarTIDSeafarerWhy is MarTID Important?This MarTID initiative is the first of its kind in the world. There is broad agreement that roughly 80% of maritime accidents involve human factors causes.
Adm. Schultz Delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

Adm. Schultz Delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

3 days ago
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz outlined his vision for the service Thursday during the State of the Coast Guard Address in Charleston, highlighting the organization’s top initiatives, accomplishments over the past year, and challenges facing the service today and on the road ahead.The 26th Commandant stressed the importance of America's marine transportation system and highlighted Coast Guard's role in safeguarding maritime commerce among the service's many crucial contributions to U.S. security. “Our interconnected global economy relies on efficient ports and waterways. Over 90% of the world’s goods move by sea.
Harvey Gulf Eyes International Markets

Harvey Gulf Eyes International Markets

3 days ago
Offshore marine transportation firm Harvey Gulf International Marine says it has been able to achieve success in the turbulent offshore market by constantly reinvented itself to fit the industry demands.Never afraid to shake things up, Harvey Gulf has maintained this mindset throughout its 70-year-history, says CEO Shane Guidry. “From a humble beginning of a three oyster fishing vessels used as supply vessels in 1949 to a larger fleet of offshore vessels that towed barges and drilling rigs to its modern day evolution of a fleet of offshore supply, support and subsea construction vessels, Harvey Gulf has constantly reinvented itself to fit the industry demands.
Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

5 days ago
Unmanned Vehicles Collect Data for Improving Storm ForecastsThe influences of ocean conditions and currents on living environments are now more widely appreciated—from the Earth’s climate and severe weather conditions to fisheries and biodiversity. Sustained and widespread measurements are needed to provide essential clues for understanding the oceans, for effective monitoring of environmental changes, and for helping to clarify the long-term effects of global warming.To meet this challenge, ocean researchers have invented various types of unmanned observing platforms.