SAMSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAMSON
    • Operator : BURNHAM ASSOCIATES, INC.
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : BOSTON
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Full Load Capacity : 1500 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 90 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 103 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : 150 TON
    • Coast Guard Number : 279149

BURNHAM ASSOCIATES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NEW ENGLAND AREA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

MANTIS

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

STRIDER

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

AEGEAN SEA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NATICK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MUD CAT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

YFN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TRINITY

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

News

Out of Service Tug Sinks in Alaska

An out of service tug has sunk at the Samson Tug and Barge Company pier in Sitka, Alaska.   The 81-foot vessel Powhatan owned by Samson Tug and Barge Company sank at the pier on the evening of April 19 and subsequently slid under the pier approximately 200 yards along an underwater ledge.   U.S.

Tug Grounding Causes Fuel Spill in Alaska

Emergency personnel continue their response to the tug boat Samson Mariner which ran aground and spilled fuel while towing a barge in the vicinity of Rosa Reef in north Tongass Narrows, Alaska, Wednesday evening.   Approximately 1,100 gallons of diesel spilled from the tug prior to being patched by Alaska Commercial Divers Wednesday night.

Double Eagle Energy Preps for IPO

Double Eagle Energy Permian LLC is a unicorn roaming the barren landscape of West Texas. Founded by a retired NFL player and his high school buddy - with land deals signed on the hood of a pickup - the Fort Worth oil and gas company is now worth nearly $3 billion, according to a half dozen bankers who have examined its value.

Finalists of Global OSCC Award Announced

Finalists of Global OSCC Award Announced

THE top three international employers and training providers shortlisted to compete to be crowned winners at the annual OPITO Safety and Competency Awards in Kuala Lumpur have been announced today (28th September, 2016).   Shell Nigeria, Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) and McDermott are shortlisted in the Employer of the Year category, while PT Sampson Tiara

Two Greek Shipping Firms Indicted

Greek shipping companies Oceanic Illsabe Limited and Oceanfleet Shipping Limited, and two of their employees, were convicted of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS), obstruction of justice, false statements, witness tampering and conspiracy, according to the US Department of Justice.

Gibdock Records Busiest Season

Gibdock Records Busiest Season

Simultaneous attention to four offshore support vessels at Gibdock demonstrates that the Gibraltar yard is now a regional hub for this specialized repair, maintenance and renewal work, operating as a base for mobilisation and de-mobilisation projects. Gibdock achieved its busiest month this year in the offshore market in June 2016

Tidewater Christens 2 New Towboats

Tidewater Christens 2 New Towboats

The two newest inland river towboats in Tidewater Transportation and Terminals’ fleet, Granite Point and Ryan Point, were christened during a late afternoon ceremony Saturday, June 11 at Vancouver Landing in Vancouver, Wash.   After Deacon Tim Dooley from Portland’s Holy Family Parish delivered a blessing, Patty Reed, wife of Bruce Reed, Tidewater’s Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

Damaged Tug Heads to Seattle for Repair

The U.S. Coast Guard said it has green lighted a transit plan for the damaged tug Samson Mariner to head south from Ketchikan, Alaska for repairs in Seattle. The vessel departed on Tuesday accompanied by an escort tug.   Samson Mariner was damaged and spilled approximately 1,100 gallons of fuel when it ran aground on February 15 while towing a barge near Rosa Reef in north Tongass Narrows, Alaska.

Tony Bon: From Yarn Handler to CEO

Tony Bon: From Yarn Handler to CEO

January of 2017 saw the retirement of one of the veterans of the Samson family. Tony Bon, CEO through 2015 retired as of December 31, 2016.   Bon shares his impressions of the time he’s been with Samson and the high points of both the company and the industry it serves. In the Navy they have an expression to describe a captain that moves up through the ranks: “He came up through the hawse pipes.

Ship Engineers Receive Prison Sentences for Pollution Crimes

Cassius Samson, 52, and Rustico Ignacio, 66, both of the Philippines, were sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Malcolm Howard for the Eastern District of North Carolina to serve jail time for obstructing a U.S. Coast Guard inspection that took place in July 2015 aboard the cargo ship Ocean Hope at the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina.

Nova Scotia Attracts Tidal Energy Players

Minas Energy said it has entered into a partnership with International Marine Energy Inc (IME) and Tocardo International BV, using Tocardo’s tidal turbines. The new collaboration, Minas Tidal Limited Partnership (MTLP), intends to test Netherland-based Tocardo technology at the Fundy Ocean Resource Centre for Energy (FORCE) in the Minas Passage. In-water testing is anticipated in late 2017.

Canada Invests $289 Mln in Harbor Improvements

Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016-2017.   The announcement includes $32 million of the $149 million allocated to small craft harbors in Budget 2016.