ALERT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALERT
    • Operator : OLDPORT MARINE SERVICES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 44
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT
    • STATE : RI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2
    • Passenger Capacity : 18
  • Size
    • Register length : 25.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 10 Feet
    • Overall Length : 26 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 10 Feet
    • Load draft : 3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE

OLDPORT MARINE SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NEWPORT HARBOR AND VICINITY; GREAT SALT POND; BLOCK ISLAND, RI AND EDGARTOWN, MA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

AMAZING GRACE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CAN DO

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Wood

ECHO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

PATRIOT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

RANGER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

REMEDY

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

RESTLESS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ROLL

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

SALLY FORTH

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SCOUT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

TANGO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

WELCOME

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel capsized on Saturday with four crew members aboard near Pier 39 in Astoria, Ore.Four Coast Guardsmen were aboard the 26-foot Coast Guard Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat conducting routine operations when the vessel reportedly encountered a series of heavy wakes that came over the bow, which resulted in an unrecoverable starboard list that capsized the vessel

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) has made a further order of four additional electric-battery hybrid Island Class vessels from a major European shipyard.The ferry corporation announced that Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands has been awarded the contract to build the new vessels.

ABB Brings Autonomous Tech to Singapore

ABB Brings Autonomous Tech to Singapore

ABB signs a landmark contract with Singaporean shipyard Keppel Offshore & Marine to enable autonomous tug operation in 2020.ABB, in collaboration with Keppel O&M’s technology arm, Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDTech), will jointly develop the technology for autonomous vessels and retrofit a 32-meter harbor tugboat with leading-edge digital solutions

Cyber Hack: Fortifying Maritime, Port Security

Cyber Hack: Fortifying Maritime, Port Security

The United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert 06-19 (USCG MSA 06-19) outlines a February 2019 incident aboard a deep draft commercial vessel that called on the Port of New York / New Jersey after experiencing a significant cyber incident that impacted their shipboard network. The Safety Alert stated in part:“An interagency team of cyber experts, led by the Coast Guard

India's Ports on Alert for 'Underwater' Attacks

India's Ports on Alert for 'Underwater' Attacks

India's two main ports said on Thursday they had been warned by the coastguard and intelligence officials that Pakistan-trained commandos have entered Indian waters to carry out underwater attacks on port facilities.The Mundra Port, run by Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, and the state-owned Kandla Port had asked their employees and ship operators to be vigilant

Marad: Send Gulf Transit Plans in Advance

Marad: Send Gulf Transit Plans in Advance

The U.S. maritime agency has told U.S.-flagged commercial vessels they should send transit plans in advance to American and British naval authorities if they intend to sail in Gulf waters following several incidents over tankers involving Iran.The seizure of commercial vessels and attacks on tankers near the Strait of Hormuz have unsettled shipping lanes that link Middle Eastern oil producers to

Strait of Hormuz: Ships urged to alert Navies before Sailing Through

Strait of Hormuz: Ships urged to alert Navies before Sailing Through

Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of Hormuz because of the escalating international crisis in the region.About a fifth of the world's oil passes through the Strait of Hormuz and shipping companies are already deploying more unarmed security guards as an extra safeguard.

Maritime Cyber Alert

Maritime Cyber Alert

For some years now, the maritime sector has experienced breaches of various computer and information technology (IT) systems.  Primarily, these breaches have been collateral damage.  The maritime sector has almost never been the intended target.  That does not mean that the damage has been minor.  In June 2017, A.P. Moller-Maersk suffered a major cyber-attack.

French Frigate Sonars Get an Upgrade

French Frigate Sonars Get an Upgrade

Since summer 2017, four vessels equipped with analog sonars have been upgraded using RTsys AS3i technology (Analog Surface Ship Sonar Improvement), which digitalized and improved the processing of signals rendered by sensors.Brittany-based company RTSYS does not only deals with AUV, subsea recorders and buoys

Panama: Seized Iranian Tanker Removed from Registry

Panama: Seized Iranian Tanker Removed from Registry

Panama's Maritime Authority said on Thursday that Grace 1, a giant Iranian oil tanker seized by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar, was no longer listed in Panama's international boat registry as of May 29.The Panamanian authority added that Grace 1 had been de-listed after receiving an alert indicating that the ship had participated in or was linked to terrorism financing.

U.S. DOT Threat Alert

U.S. DOT Threat Alert

Anchorage off Fujairah-Reported Vessel Attack or Sabotage.A maritime incident has been reported in the vicinity of the anchorages off Fujairah, UAE in the vicinity of 25-18N 56-28E on May 12, 2019. The incident has not been confirmed. The nature of the event is reported to be attacks or sabotage on one or more vessels.  The precise means of attack or sabotage is unknown.

USCG: Have a Regime When the Current’s Abeam

USCG: Have a Regime When the Current’s Abeam

Ensure adequate maneuvering space!Recently there were three marine casualties that resulted in the sinking of towing vessels on the Lower Mississippi River. One of the casualties resulted in a fatality. These cases are all under investigation by the Coast Guard, but the preliminary fact finding indicates there are some similarities between the three incidents.