ALFRED WALKER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALFRED WALKER
    • Operator : BLAHA TOWING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 128
  • Size
    • Register length : 88.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 88.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1952
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 263382

BLAHA TOWING

  • Area of Operation : HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA - SHIP DOCKING HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA TO NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, JAMES RIVER, AND BARGING
  • Principal Commodity : BULK BARGING OF FERTILIZER DRY

HILL CARTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BCT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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USCG Arctic Satellites aim to Add Margin of Safety

The U.S. Coast Guard’s mission of keeping the seas safe will soon get an additional boost from space with two polar satellites. The two satellites, called “cube satellites” or “cubesats” for their small size of about 60 square centimeters, or a little under 2 feet, will be part of a payload on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Nov. 28.

Diversity, Tech on Tap at WISTA Conference

Diversity, Tech on Tap at WISTA Conference

A top hostage negotiator, the CEO of a company which supplies environmental products to ship owners and operators and the heads of two maritime technology firms are all part of an impressive line-up of speakers scheduled to speak at the 2019 Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) AGM & Conference which takes place next week from Tuesday, October 29, to Friday, November 1.

WFW Advises on Race Bank Wind Farm Deal

WFW Advises on Race Bank Wind Farm Deal

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW), an international law firm based in London, said that it has advised Race Bank Wind Farm Limited on its USD 608 million sale of transmission system assets relating to the 573 MW Race Bank offshore wind farm to Diamond Transmission Partners.Race Bank is a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50%), Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (25%)

Eco-Friendly Ferry Arrives  in Scotland

Eco-Friendly Ferry Arrives in Scotland

Scottish operator Pentland Ferries’ new vessel Alfred arrived in Orkney after completing a 5,481 nautical mile voyage from shipbuilder Strategic Marine’s Vung Tao, Vietnam, shipyard that began August 29.After final fittings and trials, MV Alfred will connect passengers from Orkney to the Scottish mainland on the service already operated by family business Pentland Ferries.

HRH The Princess Royal becomes Patron of BOAM Campaign

HRH The Princess Royal becomes Patron of BOAM Campaign

The charity behind the campaign to build the UK’s national memorial to the Battle of the Atlantic in Liverpool has announced that HRH The Princess Royal, has become its Patron.In a letter to the campaign Her Royal Highness said:“The Battle of the Atlantic, a six-year long campaign, was enormous in its scale, both geographically and logistically.

Chevron Buys Anadarko for $50Bln

Chevron Buys Anadarko for $50Bln

Chevron, the second-largest US oil and gas company, has agreed a $50bn deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum (APC)  in a massive deal that will bolster its natural gas and shale operations.The cash and stock deal announced Friday values Anadarko at $65 per share, 39% higher than the oil company's closing stock price on Thursday.

CMA CGM Boxship for French West Indies Christened

CMA CGM Boxship for French West Indies Christened

CMA CGM Group announced that the CMA CGM Fort de France, the first vessel belonging to its new fleet dedicated to the French West Indies, was christened on April 4th, 2019 in Martinique by Mrs. Annick Girardin, French Minister for Overseas Territories.This inauguration took place in the presence of Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group, Tanya Saadé Zeenny

Viking Star Repowered with Cummins

Viking Star Repowered with Cummins

In 1978 Allied Shipyards of North Vancouver built a series of three big steel purse seiners that have become much-admired classics amongst the excellent fleets of British Columbia. In the years since the boats have changed owners and changed names. One, the Viking Star, has even shifted from being a dedicated purse seiner to a transport vessel for salmon farms for the Walcan Seafood plant on

BMT’s 85m Ro-Pax Cat

BMT’s 85m Ro-Pax Cat

BMT Specialized Ship Design has recently designed an 85m catamaran vehicle-passenger ferry built by Strategic Marine Vietnam, for family-owned Scottish ferry operator Pentland Ferries. The vessel is the latest in a series of collaborations between Strategic Marine and BMT, which now includes a variety of ferries and the extensive portfolio of windfarm support vessels

Gravesend Old West Street Pier to be Removed

Gravesend Old West Street Pier to be Removed

Work to dismantle and remove the old West Street Pier in Gravesend is well underway. The pier was used for a number of years by passengers of the Gravesend-Tilbury ferry. But in 2012 the ferry service moved to the renovated Town Pier.The old West Street pier has therefore not been used for a number of years and is now in very poor repair.

Pieridae Mulls Extensions with Uniper

Pieridae Mulls Extensions with Uniper

Canadian energy company has negotiated extensions of the key deadlines under its 20-year agreement with German energy trader Uniper.These include expected commercial deliveries of  LNG gas to Uniper to start between November 30, 2024 and May 31, 2025, and the extension of the deadline to make a positive financial investment decision (FID) for the company’s proposed Goldboro LNG facility to

MSC Joins NAMEPA

MSC Joins NAMEPA

The provider of container shipping services MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is a new member of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), which works to preserve the marine environment by promoting sustainable maritime industry best practices and educating the public.