SIEM GIANT

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Supply Vessel 2014-05-15 Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9578672 PPLC
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
87.9 19.24 3933 1180 4700

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Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After 7-hour Closure

48 minutes ago
The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Tuesday morning after a seven-hour closure to raise a fishing vessel that sank in mid-January near the waterway's entrance in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Houston ship pilots association.The ship channel, a 53-mile waterway connecting the busiest U.S. petrochemical port with the Gulf of Mexico, reopened at 10:15 a.m. local time on Tuesday, according to the Houston Pilots, the ship pilots association.Two people aboard the 81-foot (25-meter) fishing vessel Pappy's Pride remain missing following a collision with the 600-foot tanker Bow Fortune on January 14, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

Profiles in Training: Staten Island Ferries

2 hours ago
When James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, signed on to run the Staten Island Ferries in 2003, the organization was still in the aftermath of one of the most significant accidents in its history: the ferry Andrew J. Barberi allision of October 2003, an accident which included a number of fatalities and serious injuries. DeSimone, who had long-tenures in both the commercial and public end of the marine business, brought a unique perspective to the organization.“For the city to go outside the system to hire (me) was huge,” said DeSimone.
Water Audits at Sea

Water Audits at Sea

5 hours ago
On land, one of the most effective ways to reduce water consumption is to conduct a “water audit,” which involves analyzing a building’s water use, discovering where potential water savings are possible, and implementing a cost-effective plan to turn those possible water savings into reality.Typically, a water audit involves:Identifying where water is brought into a facility (looking for leaks before water is delivered)Location of all water-using fixtures and systems as well as drainage systemsGathering two years of water utility bills, checking them, not necessarily for charges

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Three Missing Mariners

19 hours ago
The search for three missing mariners was called off on Monday after two towing vessels collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Search crews scoured more than 835 nautical miles for approximately 67 hours but were unable to find the three missing mariners, the Coast Guard said.The towing vessel Cooperative Spirit was reportedly transiting upbound on the river when it entered a barge fleeting area and allied with barges before colliding with another towing vessel RC Creppel, causing the RC Creppel to sink and barges to breakaway. Four crew members were missing intially, but one was rescued by nearby vessel.
@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

yesterday
From racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy to taking the helm of Glosten, Morgan Fanberg has led a ‘maritime life.’ We caught up with Fanberg in his Seattle office to discuss the path ahead for one of the U.S.’ most progressive and respected naval architecture and marine engineering firms.Morgan Fanberg has always been a ‘maritime guy,’ but his early maritime aspirations centered on racing sailboats.  “I went to St. Mary’s College of Maryland to race dinghies at a collegiate level but soon realized that racing sailboats was not going to turn into a career,” said Fanberg.