SEA SPIDER

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Supply Vessel 2014-01-27 Marshall Islands MAJURO
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9656644 5742 V7GP6
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
88.408 18.984 4007 1533 4700

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Chinese Ships Intruded into Malaysian Waters 89 Times in Four Years -Report

Chinese Ships Intruded into Malaysian Waters 89 Times in Four Years -Report

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Chinese coastguard and navy ships intruded into Malaysian waters in the disputed South China Sea 89 times between 2016 to 2019, and often remained in the area even after being turned away by the Malaysian navy, the government said in a report on Tuesday.The report comes amid escalating tension between the United States and China over Beijing’s claims to most of the resource-rich South China Sea, which is also a major trade route.The Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia and Taiwan have their own claims that overlap in part with China’s and, in some cases, with each other’s.
USMI’s Family Recipe

USMI’s Family Recipe

an hour ago
Barry Dreyfus Jr., CEO of United States Marine Inc. (USMI), doesn’t keep the recipe to his company’s success a secret. In fact, it’s displayed plainly for all to see on the homepage of USMI’s website: family, integrity and quality. These have been cornerstones of the 36-year-old firm, today regarded as one of the nation’s premier military small craft builders.Headquartered in Gulfport, Miss., with a maintenance/repair facility in Chesapeake, Va., USMI is a fully integrated manufacturer of military, patrol and special warfare boats available in lengths from 21 feet to 90 feet. The company is capable of designing, building, and testing all of its vessels in house.USMI has been delivering to U.
US Navy Awards Unmanned Surface Vehicle Prototype Contract

US Navy Awards Unmanned Surface Vehicle Prototype Contract

5 hours ago
The U.S. Navy on Monday awarded a $34,999,948 to L3 Technologies, Inc. for the development of a single medium unmanned surface vehicle (MUSV) prototype, with options to procure up to eight additional MUSVs. The award follows a full and open competitive procurement process.Funding is in place on this contract for the initial prototype. With all options exercised, the contract is valued at $294,508,976 if additional funding is provided in future budget years.“The award of Medium USV is the culmination of a great dialogue with industry to right-size the requirements for a capable, reliable, and affordable unmanned surface vehicle that will employ a variety of modular payloads,” said Capt.
Baltic Index Slides on Lower Capesize Rates

Baltic Index Slides on Lower Capesize Rates

7 hours ago
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell on Tuesday weighed by falling rates for capesize vessels, while the panamax segment was flat following eight straight sessions of gains.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, fell 50 points, or about 2.8%, to 1,742.The Baltic capesize index lost 169 points, or 5.2%, to 3,082, its lowest since June 17.Average daily earnings for capesizes, which typically transport cargoes of 170,000 tonnes to 180,000 tonnes, including iron ore and coal, was down by $1,402 at $25,562.
i911: Tapping Cellphone Location Data to Save Lives

i911: Tapping Cellphone Location Data to Save Lives

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In recent years the U.S. Coast Guard has identified an increasing trend in the use of cellular phones by the maritime public when communicating distress. In 2018, leadership in the Office of Search and Rescue (SAR) at Coast Guard Headquarters asked the Research and Development Center (RDC) to investigate available technologies that could assist Coast Guard responders in adapting to this trend by leveraging the cellphone’s internal GPS. The RDC, located in New London, Conn., has been serving the Coast Guard for nearly 50 years through research, testing and evaluation of various technologies across all 11 missions.