• General
    • Vessel Name : SAMSON
    • 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


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


  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel


  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel


  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel


  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel


  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel


  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel


  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel


  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel


  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel


COSCO Shares Climb After OOIL Bid

COSCO Shares Climb After OOIL Bid

COSCO Shipping Holdings Co Ltd saw its stock climb on Monday after bidding $6.3 billion for a Hong Kong peer, a deal that would see it become the world's third-biggest container shipper and underline China's supply-chain ambitions.   The offer for Orient Overseas International Ltd (OOIL) comes as China's government pushes to raise the country's profile in global shipping

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.

Salvors to Raise Sunken Tug in Alaska

A crane barge that will be used to hoist a sunken tug in Sitka, Alaska has arrived to the wreck site. The evolution to raise the tug is expected to take up to 10 days, the U.S. Coast Guard said.   U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Sitka and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation have been monitoring the out-of-service tug Powhatan, which sank at a pier in Sitka

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.