Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Tug Nov 4 1999 12:00AM United States of America 1078977 Tampa, FL
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
27.5234 15.24 330 99 0

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Nautronix Inc.

Acoustic Equipment, Diving Equipment, Oil Drilling Equipment, Control Systems, Navigation Systems

Seabulk Towing, Inc.

Tankships; harbor tugs; offshore tugs; supply; crewboats

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US Grants BWTS Extension Due to COVID-19

US Grants BWTS Extension Due to COVID-19

6 hours ago
The U.S. Coast Guard is giving additional time for vessels impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to comply with regulations requiring ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to be installed on board.Recognizing the impact of public health policies and the importance of a the continued flow of maritime commerce, the Coast Guard said vessels with BWTS compliance dates before April 1, 2021 will have an extra 12 months to comply.In some instances, disruptions to supply chains and workforce availability due to the coronavirus pandemic have made it difficult for owners and operators to bring their vessels into compliance with the Coast Guard Ballast Water Management Regulations.
An NYK First: Internally Trained Seafarer Promoted to Captain

An NYK First: Internally Trained Seafarer Promoted to Captain

7 hours ago
In its storied 135-year history of NYK, Akihiro Mori now holds a distinguished place in the company, as effective April 1, 2020, Mori becomes the first internally trained seafarer promoted to captain.The story is an important one for the maritime industry as a whole, as the plight of the seafarer and the ongoing quest to find and groom the ‘next generation’ is universally shared in 2020.In fiscal 2006, NYK became the first shipping company in Japan to hire graduates from ordinary four-year universities to undergo extensive in-house training for positions on board vessels.“Although the seafarer profession is tough and challenging, it is a worthwhile lifetime path,” said Mori.
BW Offshore's FPSO Stuck in New Zealand

BW Offshore's FPSO Stuck in New Zealand

12 hours ago
FPSO-leasing company BW Offshore has been unable to remove the Umuroa FPSO from the Tui field in New Zealand following the contract termination, client liquidation, and the country's court and environment regulator intervention.The company was in October 2019 informed by the client Tamarind Taranaki (TTL), a subsidiary of Tamarind Resource, the FPSO contract would not be extended after December 31, 2019.BW Offshore then said it would undertake work to disconnect and demobilize the FPSO, expecting to disconnect from the field and sail away to Singapore by the end of March.
Petrobras Idles Six Platforms in Campos Basin Due to Coronavirus

Petrobras Idles Six Platforms in Campos Basin Due to Coronavirus

16 hours ago
Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said in a letter to the workers union on Thursday that it will idle six oil and gas platforms in five fields of the Campos basin due to the coronavirus epidemic.The company said the idling was aimed at reducing costs in the middle of the crisis hitting the oil industry, the letter seen by Reuters said.It comes at a time when Petrobras is trying to adapt to the new scenario of oil prices that have fallen about 50% this year due to the retreat in demand during the pandemic and the price war sparked by Russia and Saudi Arabia.The letter dated on Wednesday said the current crisis was the worst in 100 years.
Eastern Gets Green Light to Build Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

17 hours ago
Eastern Shipbuilding said the U.S. Coast Guard executed a modification to the contract to build the second Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) and Long Lead Time Materials for the third OPC. These accomplishments result from successful completion of a Production Readiness Review (PRR) in February 2020.Eastern’s President Joey D’Isernia said, "Today represents not only the continuation of production for the USCG’s future replacement of their 210-foot and 270-foot class Medium Endurance Cutters, but also an important step in the continuing recovery of Northwest Florida and ESG post Hurricane Michael.