RIO GRANDE

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Tanker for Oil 2012-10-26 Bahamas NASSAU
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9492062 8002004 C6ZT3
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
244.745 42.36 62753 29157 105190

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RIO GRANDE Owner, Manager, Shipyard

V.Ships Brasil SA

Shipmanagers/South America Office

Maritime News

Cruise Ship Makes Rescue off Florida

Cruise Ship Makes Rescue off Florida

3 hours ago
A cruise ship idling without passengers came to the aid of a small craft in distress in international waters 37 miles off the coast of Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday.Upon seeing the boat in the water, the 855-foot Carnival Sensation maneuvered alongside the craft and provided blankets, life jackets, food and water to the 24 people on board, which included individuals from various nationalities and two children, operator Carnival Cruise Line said.When the boat began taking on water, Carnival Sensation rescued all 24 individuals and brought them on board. They were evaluated by Carnival Sensation’s medical team and were quarantined away from crew members.
Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Tribology

Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Tribology

8 hours ago
Tip #1: Tribology - Assume All Hydraulic Components are Designed EquallyBelieve it or not, maintenance begins during the design phase. Moving parts create friction, and friction can lead to wear, ending in premature failure, especially when tribology is ignored. In order to have a long-lasting hydraulic system, it is critical to specify operating conditions and environment during the project start. When all conditions are considered, it is possible to select the right component with the ideal tribological configuration for lasting component life.
Volvo Penta, Danfoss Editron Power Hybrid CTVs

Volvo Penta, Danfoss Editron Power Hybrid CTVs

7 hours ago
A pair of hybrid-electric crew transfer vessels (CTV) being built for Danish operator MHO&Co will be powered by propulsion systems manufacturer Volvo Penta and electrification specialist Danfoss Editron.The 35-meter CTVs were designed by MHO&Co in cooperation with Incat Crowther in the U.K. and Australia and are being constructed at the Afai Southern Shipyard in China for delivery in 2021.Volvo Penta marine gensets will help power these vessels – the electric propulsion power for the driveline will come from five variable speed Volvo D8 gensets.
Seychelles Ports Authority Takes Delivery of New Tug

Seychelles Ports Authority Takes Delivery of New Tug

8 hours ago
Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) recently completed technical acceptance of a new azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug from Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey. The latest addition to the SPA fleet is another of the Sanmar flagship RAmparts 2400SX, designed by Robert Allan Limited exclusively for Sanmar and designated the Bogacay XLI.Mobilization has already commenced under the direction of a Sanmar delivery crew. The tug’s name will be unveiled upon arrival to its new home at Port Victoria in Mahe.Measuring 24.4m in length with a molded beam of 11.25m and a maximum draft of 5.
Lounsbury Joins Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions

Lounsbury Joins Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions

8 hours ago
U.S.-based Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions said it has appointed LaDawn Lounsbury to its Business Development Team.Lounsbury brings to the position extensive subsea background and well-established client relationships, having previously held roles with Helix, Ranger Offshore, Oceaneering International and, most recently, Bayou Companies Deepwater Flow Assurance and Coating and Insulation Business, over the course of her 12-year career. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Louisiana Tech.A wholly owned subsidiary of Harvey Gulf International Marine, Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions aims to provide a total package of turnkey solutions for all subsea requirements.