LANGFOSS

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
General Cargo (single deck) 1991-01-18 Antigua and Barbuda SAINT JOHN'S
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
8915536 3116 V2QK3
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
92.9 15.37 3625 1952 3546

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Oil Tanker Ablaze off UAE

Oil Tanker Ablaze off UAE

3 hours ago
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates are "working to put out a fire that broke out aboard an oil tanker 21 miles off the coast of Sharjah after receiving a distress message. A proper investigation is in progress," an official at the UAE National Media Council said on Wednesday, citing the UAE Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime (FTA).The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said earlier on Wednesday that it had received reports of a vessel on fire northwest of the UAE emirate of Sharjah.
Aasen Orders Hybrid-power Self-discharging Bulkers

Aasen Orders Hybrid-power Self-discharging Bulkers

5 hours ago
A pair of 9,300 DWT self-discharging bulk carriers being built for Norway’s Aasen Shipping at the Royal Bodewes shipyard in the Netherlands will be the first of their kind to be fitted with a hybrid propulsion solution.Wärtsilä said it secured an order in December 2019 to provide the complete system design and full equipment scope for two newbuilds.Torbørn Torkelsen, CEO at Aasen Shipping, said, “We approached Wärtsilä because of their capabilities in delivering hybrid propulsion systems.
Hong Kong Halts Ferry Service to China on Virus Fears

Hong Kong Halts Ferry Service to China on Virus Fears

7 hours ago
Hong Kong has suspended cross-border ferry service to and from mainland China as it seeks to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.All cross-boundary ferry services to and from the China Ferry Terminal and the Tuen Mun Ferry Terminal have been suspended, Hong Kong's government announced on Wednesday,The government said other modes of transport, including rail and airline service, have also been suspended or restricted as part of its plans to reduce the flow of people between the Mainland and Hong Kong.As of Wednesday morning, the flu-like virus, first detected in Wuhan in December, has killed 132 people in China, according to local authorities.
Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

yesterday
The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Tuesday morning after a seven-hour closure to raise a fishing vessel that sank in mid-January near the waterway's entrance in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Houston ship pilots association.The ship channel, a 53-mile waterway connecting the busiest U.S. petrochemical port with the Gulf of Mexico, reopened at 10:15 a.m. local time on Tuesday, according to the Houston Pilots, the ship pilots association.Two people aboard the 81-foot (25-meter) fishing vessel Pappy's Pride remain missing following a collision with the 600-foot tanker Bow Fortune on January 14, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

yesterday
When James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, signed on to run the Staten Island Ferries in 2003, the organization was still in the aftermath of one of the most significant accidents in its history: the ferry Andrew J. Barberi allision of October 2003, an accident which included a number of fatalities and serious injuries. DeSimone, who had long-tenures in both the commercial and public end of the marine business, brought a unique perspective to the organization.“For the city to go outside the system to hire (me) was huge,” said DeSimone.