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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Ruby Princess Inquiry Blames NSW Health Officials for Debacle

The inquiry commissioned by the Berejiklian government into the Ruby Princess COVID-19 disaster has laid blame on NSW health officials, who made “inexcusable” and “inexplicable” mistakes. It also exonerated the Australian Border Force.In the report, the federal government was sharply criticized for refusing to allow an official to appear before the inquiry

SMM 2021: Plotting a Course Forward for the Global Maritime Community

SMM 2021: Plotting a Course Forward for the Global Maritime Community

As the maritime world collectively feels its way forward in a time now defined by the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers of the SMM in Hamburg, traditionally the world's largest and most influential maritime and shipbuilding trade event, share market overview insights on the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the the shipping industry.

Responder Immunity: The Means to Protect the Salvor in “Bet the Company” Responses

The specter of liability beyond the limits of applicable insurance for the salvor’s liability to both its contractual partner and third parties continues to haunt the American Salvage Association’s members. Hence, the efforts since 2011 to obtain broad based immunity from claims beyond the patch work of statute, judge made law and contractual risk shifting terms.

Beirut Blast a Wake-up Call on Dangers of Ammonium Nitrate

Beirut Blast a Wake-up Call on Dangers of Ammonium Nitrate

The devastating explosion in Beirut should be a wake-up call for countries on the dangers of ammonium nitrate, which caused the blast, experts say.Lebanese authorities said 2,750 tonnes of the industrial chemical had been stored for six years at Beirut port without safety measures.

SHIPPINGInsight and CMA to Be Held Back-to-back

SHIPPINGInsight and CMA to Be Held Back-to-back

Two U.S. shipping conferences have joined forces to create the first ever North American Shipping Week, to be held October 12-16 in Stamford, Conn., organizers announced Thursday.SHIPPINGInsight will open the week on October 12, one day ahead of its orginal opening date, followed back-to-back by CMA Shipping starting on the afternoon of October 14.

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.

SMS Delivers Workboat to Maltese Tuna Farmer

SMS Delivers Workboat to Maltese Tuna Farmer

U.K. shipbuilder SMS Group reports it has delivered a newbuild aquaculture vessel to a Tuna farm operator in Malta.The new vessel, Emmaya, has 24m LOA, 8.5m beam and a 3m draft, and it is built to the MCA-MGN-280-Catergory 1 (150nm from safe haven) workboat code. Designed by Walker Marine Design

HII Promotes Boudreaux

HII Promotes Boudreaux

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced Tuesday that Chad N. Boudreaux has been appointed executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective April 1, 2020. Current Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Kellye Walker recently announced her decision to pursue another opportunity, and she will depart HII on March 31.

BMT’s 85m Ro-Pax Cat

BMT’s 85m Ro-Pax Cat

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Gravesend Old West Street Pier to be Removed

Gravesend Old West Street Pier to be Removed

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