HEROIC ACE

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Vehicle Carrier 2003-06-20 Panama PANAMA
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9252216 2923603B HPFM
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
198 0 56439 17959 19879

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Interview: Tracy Zea, President & CEO, Waterways Council Inc.

Interview: Tracy Zea, President & CEO, Waterways Council Inc.

an hour ago
We recently checked in with Tracy Zea, Waterways Council Inc.’s new President & CEO, on what’s in store for the U.S. inland waterways for the remainder of 2020.To start, give us some insight on your background and how you came to lead WCI.I was born and raised in Chandler, Ariz., and attended South Dakota State University, receiving a degree in Political Science. After college, I found my way to Washington, D.C. via an internship with Senator Thune (R-S.D.). After the internship, I was hired by the House of Representatives, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
COVID-19 to Weigh on US Seaport Peak Shipping Season

COVID-19 to Weigh on US Seaport Peak Shipping Season

54 minutes ago
Imports at major U.S. container seaports could hit their lowest level in four years as the novel coronavirus pandemic pummels a U.S. economy that was already grappling with negative effects of the U.S.-China trade war, experts said.Total container imports could fall 9.4% in 2020, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates' Global Port Tracker report.That reflects pain in the U.S. retail sector, which is smarting from government-mandated store closures and bracing for fallout from the recent expiration of a supplemental $600 weekly unemployment benefit that put $18 billion into the U.S. economy each week.Amazon.
Containerships Overtake Tankers as Most Scrubber-fitted Sector -BIMCO

Containerships Overtake Tankers as Most Scrubber-fitted Sector -BIMCO

11 minutes ago
Containerships with a collective cargo carrying capacity of 5.3 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEU) are now fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber) to remove sulphur oxides (SOx) from the exhaust gasses generated by the combustion processes in marine engines and thereby comply with the IMO 2020 global sulphur regulation which came into force on January 1, 2020.By the start of July, the share of the containership fleet with scrubbers installed exceeded that of the crude oil tanker fleet. At that time, the container shipping sector became the most scrubber-fitted among the main cargo carrying ship types.
Shipbuilders Council Announces Shipyard Safety Awards

Shipbuilders Council Announces Shipyard Safety Awards

3 hours ago
The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national association representing the U.S. shipyard industry, today announced the 2020 annual shipyard safety awards. SCA honors shipbuilding and repair organizations with the “Excellence in Safety” Award and “Improvement in Safety” Award each year for enhancement of operations and promotion of safety and accident prevention.Over the past several years, the industry has seen the total recordable incident rate steadily decline, with the most significant decline seen in 2019. Safety professionals in the industry are continuing to implement new safety policies.
Furuno Equips New US Navy Tug

Furuno Equips New US Navy Tug

an hour ago
The first of the U.S. Navy's new YT-808 tugs being built by Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) has been outfitted with a sophisticated marine electronics package from Furuno. Mackay Marine selected and installed a comprehensive suite of electronics that will assist YT-808 in fulfilling its ship-handling duties for the full range of U.S. Navy surface warships, barges and submarines. The helm aboard the new vessel includes a 12kW FAR2218BB Radar, DS80 Doppler Speed Log, GP330B GPS Receiver, FA170 AIS, and RD33 Data organizer. The tug also includes a 14" multi-touch MFD, the NavNet TZtouch TZT14, featuring upgraded C-Map cartography and a 24" DRS4DNXT Solid-State Dome Radar.