APRIL MORAN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : APRIL MORAN
    • Operator : MORAN CHARLESTON
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5610
  • Location
    • City : CHARLESTON
    • STATE : SC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 125
  • Size
    • Register length : 92 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 92 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14 Feet
    • Height : 27 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2006
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1189119

MORAN CHARLESTON

  • Area of Operation : CHARLESTON HARBOR & TRIBUTARIES (SOUTH CAROLINA)
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR TOWING

CAPE MAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH TURECAMO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Detyens Lines Up More MSC Ship Repair Work

Detyens Lines Up More MSC Ship Repair Work

Within a week's time, Detyens Shipyards has secured two Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship repair contracts worth more than $29 million combined. The privately-owned Charleston, S.C. repair yard beat out two other competing shipyards to secure a $18,144,376, 76-calendar day, firm-fixed-price contract for the regular overhaul dry-docking availability of the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy

More than Half of Theodore Roosevelt Crew Have Coronavirus Antibodies

More than Half of Theodore Roosevelt Crew Have Coronavirus Antibodies

A U.S. Navy investigation into the spread of the coronavirus aboard the Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier has found that about 60 percent of sailors tested had antibodies for the virus, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, suggesting a far higher infection rate than previously known.

Fincantieri: No Canceled Shipbuilding Orders to Date

Fincantieri: No Canceled Shipbuilding Orders to Date

The coronavirus pandemic has not caused Italian shipbuilding giant Fincantieri to lose any of its existing orders, CEO Giuseppe Bono told a Senate defense committee.While the company has not received any order cancellations to date, the company—one of the world's top cruise ship builders—said in its first quarter report that it is in talks with clients and subcontractors to discuss potentially

BIMCO Tanker Rate Analysis: Reality Kicks In, Rates Fall

BIMCO Tanker Rate Analysis: Reality Kicks In, Rates Fall

Tanker shipping: sky high freight rates replaced by reality of falling global oil demandGeopolitical tensions have now eased, leaving freight rates to feel the full effects of the weak underlying market and falling demand. Tanker shipping looks set to be under pressure for the rest of the year.

Japan Spot LNG Import Prices Hit Record Low

Japan Spot LNG Import Prices Hit Record Low

Prices for spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes imported into Japan, the world's biggest buyer of the fuel, fell in April to their lowest since the country's trade ministry started compiling data in 2014. The latest low for LNG cargoes into Japan - reflecting actual prices paid rather than those derived from surveys or indices - highlights the evisceration of demand for gas

Buyers Cancel Saudi Crude Shipments After Tanker Rates Soar

Buyers Cancel Saudi Crude Shipments After Tanker Rates Soar

U.S. buyers of Saudi Arabian crude oil cancelled at least seven April-loading tankers after a jump in freight costs, two industry sources said, likely to result in lower-than-expected shipments from the world's top exporter.The move shows how some buyers are not rushing to take much extra oil despite a slide in prices this month to below $16 a barrel, the lowest this century

Offshore Accommodation Unit Attacked in Mexico. Crew Member Injured

Offshore Accommodation Unit Attacked in Mexico. Crew Member Injured

Offshore vessel provider Telford Offshore's offshore accommodation and hook-up unit Telford 28 was attacked earlier this week while anchored in Mexico. One crew member was injured.In an email sent to Offshore Engineer, Telford Offshore said: "We can confirm that the Telford 28 came under attack while anchored at Cuidad Del Carmen, Mexico on the evening of 14th April.

Maersk Suspends Crew Changes

Maersk Suspends Crew Changes

The widespread coronavirus outbreak has led the world's largest container carrier to suspend crew changes aboard its entire fleet of operated vessels until April 14, a Maersk spokesperson confirmed to MarineLink.The full statement from A.P. Moller - Maersk is below:With the continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the extraordinarily fast-paced closing of borders and cancellations of

Trump Says Cruise Lines Suspend Departures for 30 Days

Trump Says Cruise Lines Suspend Departures for 30 Days

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that major cruise lines would suspend cruises for 30 days, following a series of industry announcements that came after repeated transmission of coronavirus among passengers at sea.“At my request, effective midnight tonight, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and MSC have all agreed to suspend outbound cruises for thirty days,” Trump said on Twitter.

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

A Raft of Cruise Lines Have Suspended Operations

Several major cruise operators have voluntarily suspended operations in response to the developing coronavirus pandemic. For most, the reason given has been "an abundance of caution".On Wednesday, Viking became the first major cruise line to temporarily suspend operations, canceling all river and ocean cruises scheduled to embark between March 12 to April 30.

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

The Port of Seattle announced Wednesday that it has canceled two cruise ship calls to help curb the spread of the novel coronoavirus.“This region is in a public health emergency and we will cancel the first two sailings of our cruise season,” said Port of Seattle Commission President Peter Steinbrueck. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our residents is our top priority.

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.