COLUMBIA BOSTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COLUMBIA BOSTON
    • Operator : PAC/ATLANTIC MARINE LEASING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Other Barge
    • Vessel Type : Container Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1395
    • Full Load Capacity : 10267 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 343 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 94 Feet
    • Overall Length : 343 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 94 Feet
    • Load draft : 19 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2004
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1156429

PAC/ATLANTIC MARINE LEASING

  • Area of Operation : U. S. WEST COAST / U. S. GULF COAST
  • Principal Commodity : CONTAINERS

COLUMBIA NEWARK

  • Type : Container Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

MARAD Awards $9.8 Mln to US Shipyards

MARAD Awards $9.8 Mln to US Shipyards

Aiming to support shipbuilding modernizations that will increase productivity and allow U.S. shipyards to compete more effectively in global markets, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded $9.8 million to 18 U.S. yards through its Small Shipyard Grant Program.

Canceled LNG Project Casts Shadow over Canada's Biggest Shale Play

Petronas' decision to cancel its Pacific NorthWest LNG project is a blow to the growth outlook for Canada's largest shale play, eliminating a potentially huge source of future gas demand.   Gas from the Montney shale play in western Canada would have supplied the C$36 billion ($28.7 billion) project in northern British Columbia.

Meyer Werft Lays Keel of Norwegian Bliss

Meyer Werft Lays Keel of Norwegian Bliss

A keel laying ceremony was held for Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) new cruise ship Norwegian Bliss at the shipbuilder Meyer Werft’s facility in Papenburg, Germany.   During the ceremony, one of the keel blocks of the 167,800 gross ton vessel was lifted into the covered building hall, signifying a major milestone in the ship’s construction.

Canada to Ban Tankers off North British Columbia

Canada to Ban Tankers off North British Columbia

Canada's Liberal government has introduced legislation for a moratorium on oil tanker traffic along the northern coast of the British Columbia province, the country's transport department said on Friday, delivering on an election promise.   Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered the ban soon after the election in 2015

SUNY Maritime to Award Frangou with Honorary Doctorate

SUNY Maritime to Award Frangou with Honorary Doctorate

SUNY Maritime College will recognize one of the most prominent women in the maritime industry with an honorary doctorate during its May 2017 commencement.   Angeliki Frangou, chairman and CEO of the Navios Group, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science degree and deliver the commencement address to the college’s approximately 300 graduates on May 5 in St.

US Navy Tests UUV for Mine-hunting Operations

US Navy Tests UUV for Mine-hunting Operations

The General Dynamics Mission Systems Knifefish team completed a comprehensive evaluation of Knifefish, an autonomous surface mine countermeasure (SMCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). In coordination with the U.S. Navy, the test events took place off the coast of Boston using submerged Navy mine test targets.

Skilled Workers Needed to Build Trump's Navy Vision

Skilled Workers Needed to Build Trump's Navy Vision

U.S. President Donald Trump says he wants to build dozens of new warships in one of the biggest peace-time expansions of the U.S. Navy. But interviews with ship-builders, unions and a review of public and internal documents show major obstacles to that plan.   The initiative could cost nearly $700 billion in government funding

Case Study: Mapping a Glacial Landslide

Case Study: Mapping a Glacial Landslide

Remote Area Survey with the Z-Boat 1800RP   Products: Z-Boat 1800RP Application: Remote Area Survey Project: Taan Fiord Landslide Assessment Customer: University of Washington Tacoma, Dr. Dan Shugar   In October of 2015, a massive landslide was detected at Tyndall glacier in southeast Alaska, sending an estimated 145 million tons of valley wall into Taan Fiord.

Seaspan Ferries' First LNG-fueled Vessel Arrives

Seaspan Ferries' First LNG-fueled Vessel Arrives

Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) announced the arrival of the Seaspan Swift, the first of two new dual-fuelled/hybrid diesel, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and battery ferries to its fleet.   The new state-of-the-art vessel, currently docked at the SFC Tilbury Terminal in Delta, arrived after an eight-week journey that spanned a total of 10

Nenita Ran Aground in Columbia River

Nenita Ran Aground in Columbia River

The bulk carrier Nenita ran aground in lower Columbia river near Skamokawa in Washington, USA.   Watch standers with Sector Columbia River in Warrenton were notified at 3:21 a.m. that the 738-foot Nenita, a Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier loaded with grain and less than 300,000 gallons of fuel, was headed outbound on the Columbia when it lost propulsion and ran hard aground.

Three New Ships for American Cruise Lines

Three New Ships for American Cruise Lines

U.S. cruise company American Cruise Lines said it is expanding its fleet with the addition of three new cruise ships now under construction Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Md.   The first of the tree new vessels, American Constellation, will have capacity for 170 passengers and is scheduled to begin cruising in May of 2017.

Brunswick Wins $72 Mln Order from US Southern Command

Brunswick Wins $72 Mln Order from US Southern Command

Brunswick Commercial & Government Products (BCGP) said it has been awarded a multi-year, multi-unit contract valued at $72 million.   The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for both 32-foot and 37-foot Boston Whaler Justice boats and will include spare parts, maintenance and training support for The United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) area of responsibility