KONGSFJORD

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Stern Trawler 1996-03-01 Norway NOR VARDØ
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9130183 JWRB
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
53.2 13.02 1598 479 0

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KONGSFJORD Owner, Manager, Shipyard

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US Turns Screws on Maritime Industry to Cut off Venezuela's Oil

US Turns Screws on Maritime Industry to Cut off Venezuela's Oil

an hour ago
Several companies that certify vessels are seaworthy and ship insurers have withdrawn services to tankers involved in the Venezuelan oil trade as the United States targets the maritime industry to tighten sanctions on the Latin American country.U.S. sanctions have driven Venezuela’s oil exports to their lowest levels in nearly 80 years, starving President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government of its main source of revenue and leaving authorities short of cash for essential imports such as food and medicine.The sanctions are part of U.S. efforts to weaken Maduro’s grip on power after Washington and other Western democracies accused him of rigging a 2018 re-election vote.
Seaboard CEO Bresky Passes Away

Seaboard CEO Bresky Passes Away

49 minutes ago
Seaboard Corporation announced Monday that its president, CEO and chairman of the board Steven J. Bresky passed away suddenly. The group said its board of directors expects to name Bresky's successor in the near future.Steve was the third generation Bresky to lead Seaboard in its 102-year history, following in the footsteps of his father H. Harry Bresky and grandfather and company founder Otto Bresky. He had been president, CEO and chairman of the board since 2006. Among the agribusiness conglomerate's group of companies is Seaboard Marine, a containerized shipping service between the mainland U.S., Caribbean, and Central and South America."The entire Seaboard family mourns this loss.
Towing Vessel Crewman Medevaced near Sabine Pass

Towing Vessel Crewman Medevaced near Sabine Pass

an hour ago
The U.S. Coast Guard said it medevaced an ailing mariner from a towing vessel approximately 28 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas, Friday.The agency's watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a report of a mariner experiencing severe sickness and consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac.A Coast Guard Station Sabine Response Boat-Medium boat crew was launched to the scene and transferred the patient to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Station Sabine.The mariner was reported to be in stable condition.
COMSAT Bolsters Inmarsat Network

COMSAT Bolsters Inmarsat Network

11 minutes ago
Satellite connectivity solutions provider COMSAT said it is extending the life of Inmarsat’s existing satellites through the leasing of an additional antenna at COMSAT’s Santa Paula, Calif. Teleport.  The newly leased 12.8m antenna is transmitting and receiving in both C-band and L-band frequencies, bolstering capacity for the Tracking, Telemetry and Command (TT&C) and traffic operations of the Inmarsat satellite network. The Santa Paula teleport hosts Inmarsat’s Standard C equipment, supporting Inmarsat in delivering global maritime safety service.The additional C-band and L-band capacity is a key part of Inmarsat’s global network, providing communications for more than 1.
UKHO Taps Sparkes as Acting Chief Executive

UKHO Taps Sparkes as Acting Chief Executive

30 minutes ago
The U.K. Hydrographic Office has announced the appointment of Rear Admiral Peter Sparkes, the current U.K. National Hydrographer and Deputy Chief Executive, to the position of acting chief executive and accounting officer.Sparkes will hold the position while a permanent replacement is sought for Tim Lowe CBE, the previous UKHO chief executive and accounting officer, who announced his retirement Friday.Commenting on Lowe’s retirement, Sparkes said, “On behalf of the senior leadership team and all at the U.K. Hydrographic Office, I want to acknowledge and thank Tim for the significant personal and professional investment he has made in the business and our people.