BOW PILOT

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Tanker for Chemicals & Oil Products 1999-07-15 Singapore SINGAPORE
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9164732 388525 S6EN
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
103.6 16.6 4667 1956 6005

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Diego Aponte: MSC CEO Offers Insight on COVID-19 Impact

Diego Aponte: MSC CEO Offers Insight on COVID-19 Impact

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In an open letter posted on the MSC website, MSC Group President & CEO Diego Aponte offered public comment and perspective on the COVID-19 situation for MSC's cargo business. “The spread of COVID-19 has created a public health issue unprecedented in our lifetimes, triggering an unexpected shock for societies and economies,” said Aponte.Calling the industry “as an essential cog for global trade” Aponte’s recognizes his company’s role in helping to keep products moving while taking measures to ensure the safety and health of MSC seafarers.
HII Wins 1.5B Deal to Build 15th LPD for U.S. Navy

HII Wins 1.5B Deal to Build 15th LPD for U.S. Navy

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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) said that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $1.5 billion fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock LPD 31. The ship will be the 15th in the San Antonio class and the second Flight II LPD.Ingalls’ LPD Flight II program vendor base consists of more than 600 manufacturers and suppliers in 39 states, including 387 small businesses. More than 1,500 shipbuilders work on each LPD. Ingalls has delivered 11 San Antonio-class ships to the Navy, and it has three more under construction.
Navy Probe to Decide Future of Fired US Carrier Commander

Navy Probe to Decide Future of Fired US Carrier Commander

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Even as he is hailed as a hero by his crew, the fired commander of a coronavirus-stricken U.S. aircraft carrier is being reassigned while investigators consider whether he should face disciplinary action, acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly told Reuters on Friday.Captain Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday after a scathing letter in which he called on the Navy for stronger action to halt the spread of the virus aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was leaked to the media.Modly said in an interview that the letter was shared too widely and leaked before even he could see it.
Bollinger Delivers USCGC Harold Miller

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Harold Miller

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Bollinger Shipyards on Thursday delivered the USCGC Harold Miller to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Fla. This is the 161st vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35 year period and the 38th Fast Response Cutter delivered on the current program. The USCGC Harold Miller is the third of three FRCs to be home-ported in Galveston, Texas. “We are very proud to announce our latest FRC delivery, especially given the unprecedented times and challenges which we’re facing as a nation,” said Bollinger President & C.E.O. Ben Bordelon.
Lubrication Selection Fundamentals

Lubrication Selection Fundamentals

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As an operator of vessels, you understand that lubricants play an important role in helping you achieve your operational objectives. Yet, finding the right one can be overwhelming since there’s an almost unlimited number of different lubricant formulations. An understanding of lubrication chemistry, performance expectations and operational objectives will help you select a lubricant that will improve operations and lower your overall costs.Lubrication benefitsThe basic function of a lubricant is to reduce friction by separating interacting surfaces. In operation, a lubricating oil or lubricating grease is applied to the surface and monitored for effectiveness.