INVESTIGATOR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : INVESTIGATOR
    • Operator : PACIFIC COAST MARITIME, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : PORTLAND
    • STATE : OR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1730
    • Full Load Capacity : 3296 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 214.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 65 Feet
    • Overall Length : 214.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 65 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : 2 PUMPS DIESEL
    • Coast Guard Number : 638965

PACIFIC COAST MARITIME, INC.

  • Area of Operation : DUTCH HARBOR, AK TO AKUTAN, KING COVE, SAND POINT & BEAVER INLET, AK; KODIAK, AK TO CORDOVA, AK; ALITAK, AK AND OTHER POINTS ON KODIAK ISLAND AS NEEDED; LONG BEACH, CA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CA
  • Principal Commodity : LEASES TO OTHERS

EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GYRFALCON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HML

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Australian Agency Believes it Can Locate MH370

Australian Agency Believes it Can Locate MH370

Australia's main scientific agency said on Wednesday it believed with "unprecedented precision and certainty" that a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft crashed into the sea northeast of an area scoured in a fruitless two-year underwater search.   The agency's assertion is based on satellite pictures taken two weeks after Flight MH370 went missing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board

US Firm Offers to Resume Search for MH370

US Firm Offers to Resume Search for MH370

A U.S. seabed exploration firm has offered to take on the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, families of passengers and a Malaysian government minister said on Wednesday, in a bid to solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries.   The Boeing 777 disappeared in 2014 en route to Beijing from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur with 239 people aboard.

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Australian Scientists Study the Antarctic

Australian Scientists Study the Antarctic

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Boaty McBoatface Ready for First Antarctic Mission

Boaty McBoatface Ready for First Antarctic Mission

Boaty McBoatface is joining ocean scientists from the University of Southampton and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on an expedition to study some of the deepest and coldest abyssal ocean waters on earth – known as Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) – and how they affect climate change.   The team of researchers, alongside engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC)

Best Practices for Successful Casualty Investigations

Best Practices for Successful Casualty Investigations

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US Probe into El Faro Disaster Concludes Public Hearings

US Probe into El Faro Disaster Concludes Public Hearings

U.S. investigators stood in silence for 33 seconds on Friday as they concluded the public phase of a probe into the sinking of the El Faro cargo ship during a 2015 hurricane, recognizing each crew member aboard who died.   The Coast Guard's Marine Board of Investigation, convened for the most serious accidents

El Faro Conditions Probed in Final Hearing

El Faro Conditions Probed in Final Hearing

The U.S. investigation into the deadly sinking of a cargo ship during a 2015 hurricane entered its final hearing on Monday, with ship conditions probed at the start of two weeks of testimony set to examine new detail on El Faro's last hours.   The Coast Guard's Marine Board of Investigation, convened only for the most serious accidents

Insights: Margo Marks -President, Beaver Island Boat Company

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El Faro's Master: 'We're gettin' conflicting reports'

El Faro's Master: 'We're gettin' conflicting reports'

The captain of a U.S.-flagged cargo ship that sank near the Bahamas last year, killing all 33 onboard, told a crew member that there was confusion about the location of the storm that doomed the vessel, a transcript released on Tuesday shows. The 790-foot (240-meter) El Faro sank on the morning of Oct. 1, 2015 in the worst cargo shipping disaster involving a U.S.

Expedition to Study Ocean’s Role in Glacial Melting

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Australian scientists are stepping up efforts to understand how the Southern Ocean is changing and how these changes are likely to affect the East Antarctic ice sheet.   A team of around 30 scientists, technicians and PhD students from CSIRO, the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems CRC (ACE CRC), the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies