WESTAR MARINE SERVICES

  • Engineering District : San Francisco
  • TSO Series Number : TS-5 Transportation Lines on the Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Coasts
  • Principal Commodity List : TOWING
  • Area of Operation : SAN FRANCISCO BAY
  • Vessels
    • Pushboat : 1
    • Deck Barge : 9
    • Vessels List : FAT CAT, BARGE, ROCK BARGE, WESTAR, WESTAR ROCK BARGE
  • Address
    PIER 50, SHED C SAN FRANCISCO CA 94158
  • Contact
    • Phone : 415-495-3191
PIER 50, SHED C SAN FRANCISCO CA 94158

Managed Vessels

FAT CAT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ROCK BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTAR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTAR ROCK BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Maersk Tankers Acquires Penfield Marine

Maersk Tankers announced it has acquired U.S. pool operator Penfield Marine, creating a large-scale crude and product tanker company with around 240 vessels under its management.Maersk Tankers’ CEO, Tina Revsbech, said, “Penfield Marine has over the years built a solid position and presence in the industry and is a perfect match to Maersk Tankers.

Wind-assisted Propulsion for World's Largest Ore Carrier

Wind-assisted Propulsion for World's Largest Ore Carrier

Brazilian mining firm Vale will install five Rotor Sails from Anemoi Marine Technologies Ltd (“Anemoi”), a supplier of wind-assisted propulsion technology for commercial vessels, onboard a 400,000 dwt Valemax, the world’s largest ore carrier. The vessel is owned by Omani shipowner, Asyad.Five 35-meter-tall, 5-meter-diameter cylindrical sails will be installed on the Sohar Max VLOC.

SEACOR Sells Its Inland River Business to Ingram

SEACOR Sells Its Inland River Business to Ingram

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. based SEACOR Holdings Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its inland river transportation and logistics business to Ingram Barge Company LLC, a division of Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group.Part of the SEACOR family of businesses for over two decades, Inland River Transport Holdings LLC (SCF) includes more than 1,000 covered dry cargo hopper barges

US Shipyards Investing to Add Serious Lifting Power

US Shipyards Investing to Add Serious Lifting Power

Shipyards across the U.S. are investing in new equipment to increase lift capacity, opening up the door for more projects and improved efficiency.Southern California-based Marine Group Boat Works, which performs a mix of yacht, commercial and government vessel repair work, in 2022 repowered its 665-ton Marine Travelift mobile boat hoist—the largest on the West Coast—with a Tier 4 John Deere

Sanmar Delivers Second Electric Tug for Western Canada

Sanmar Delivers Second Electric Tug for Western Canada

Turkey's Sanmar Shipyards announced it has delivered a second electric-powered tug to HaiSea Marine in Canada.The newly built HaiSea Wee’git and its sister HaiSea Wamis, delivered earlier this year, will provide harbor and escort tugboat services to tankers calling at LNG Canada’s new export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia.

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Contaminated marine fuels from several suppliers led to fouled engines on about a dozen vessels operating from the U.S. Gulf Coast this spring, according to Lloyd's Register and marine fuel testing service VPS.The tainted fuel was the first major occurrence along the U.S. Gulf Coast since 2018, when about 200 ships had engines fouled by fuel containing an epoxy, said Steve Bee

America's Sea Services Building Large Fleet of Small Ships and Craft

America's Sea Services Building Large Fleet of Small Ships and Craft

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Maersk Sells Supply Service to Family Holding Company for $685M

Maersk Sells Supply Service to Family Holding Company for $685M

Maersk has agreed to sell its offshore marine service provider Maersk Supply Service to family-owned holding company A.P. Moller Holding for $685 million, the Danish shipping giant said in a statement on Monday.The sale marks the completion of Maersk's strategic shift that began in 2016 away from energy towards focusing on its transport and logistics business

Philippines Beefs Up Efforts to Contain Oil Leak from Sunken Tanker

Philippines Beefs Up Efforts to Contain Oil Leak from Sunken Tanker

Philippine authorities have increased efforts to contain an oil spill from a sunken fuel tanker that has affected coastal towns and was still spreading, the environment ministry said on Tuesday, as the country grapples with cleanup challenges.Improvised spill booms made from cogon grass and coconut materials were helping to restrict oil leaking from MT Princess Empress

Philippines to Deploy Subsea ROV to Pinpoint Location of Stricken Tanker

Philippines to Deploy Subsea ROV to Pinpoint Location of Stricken Tanker

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Bleutec's 'Binary Marine Installation Solution' Earns AIP from ABS

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UK Fines Svitzer $2.4 Million Over Crewman Fatality

A.P. Moller - Maersk's towage arm Svitzer has been fined £2 million ($2.4 million) in the U.K. after pleaded guilty to safely failures that led to a crewmember fatality.Svitzer Marine Ltd pleaded guilty to failing to operate a vessel safely and failing to provide a safe system of work, causing the “avoidable tragedy” of 62-year-old Ian Webb falling into the water, the U.K.