BLUE MOON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLUE MOON
    • Operator : TRAFALGAR SHIPPING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5350
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 185
  • Size
    • Register length : 117.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36 Feet
    • Overall Length : 128 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36 Feet
    • Load draft : 21 Feet
    • Light Draft : 19.5 Feet
    • Height : 62 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 646348

TRAFALGAR SHIPPING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : IDLE

News

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Two offshore drilling rigs, previously used for oil and gas exploration beneath the seabed, could soon help with space exploration.Namely, according to multiple reports this week, a company linked to billionaire Elon Musk bought two deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs last year, with plans - reportedly - to convert them into floating launch pads for Musk's SpaceX rockets.

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Norway’s Island Offshore broke free from the enforced conservatism of the E&P sector, adding not just a new ship to its fleet, but one that re-writes the rulebook in capabilities, technology and despite its size and power, environmental credentials.Simply put, Island Offshore’s new deep water installation Vessel ‘Island Victory’ is the most powerful multi-purpose offshore vessel ever built; a

Cruise Ship Mardi Gras Delivered to Carnival

Cruise Ship Mardi Gras Delivered to Carnival

As the battered cruise industry looks to turn the clock on 2020 and return to business as 'normal' in 2021, in Finland today there returned a semblance of 'normal' with the delivery of the 180,000 ton Mardi Gras from the Meyer Turku shipyard, a mammoth, modern liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled cruise ship for Carnival Cruise Line.

Danish Offshore Wind Installation Firm Set for Oslo IPO. Picks New Name

Danish Offshore Wind Installation Firm Set for Oslo IPO. Picks New Name

Danish offshore wind turbine transportation and installation company Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) is getting ready for listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange, to position the company for the next phase of its growth.Also, Swire Blue Ocean, as a subsidiary of Swire Pacific Offshore, will be rebranded and renamed Cadeler.

Mexico Seizes Ship Involved in Hydrocarbon Theft

Mexico Seizes Ship Involved in Hydrocarbon Theft

Mexican authorities said on Sunday they had confiscated a vessel in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz and a warehouse in neighboring Tabasco along with storage tanks and trucks used by criminal groups to steal, transport and store hydrocarbons.Fuel theft has been a problem in Mexico for decades but President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has enacted a range of measures to stamp out the practice and

Market Report: Global Heavy Lift Vessel Sector

Market Report: Global Heavy Lift Vessel Sector

The global heavy lift vessel market is a difficult place to be. Utilization for the fleet has remained depressingly low since the first oil and gas downturn in 2014, currently hovering around 33% for the global fleet with a lift capacity of over 800 tonnes, according to IHS Markit’s ConstructionVesselBase.

Grounded Bulk Carrier Wakashio Breaks Apart off Mauritius

Grounded Bulk Carrier Wakashio Breaks Apart off Mauritius

A Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius last month threatening a marine ecological disaster around the Indian Ocean island has broken apart, authorities said on Saturday.The condition of the MV Wakashio was worsening early on Saturday and it split by the afternoon, the Mauritius National Crisis Committee said.“At around 4:30 p.m.

U.S. Navy, NOAA Strike Deal to Fast-Track Unmanned Maritime Systems

U.S. Navy, NOAA Strike Deal to Fast-Track Unmanned Maritime Systems

The advent of autonomy in the maritime and subsea space has received a significant boost with the announcement that a pair of U.S. government titans, the United States Navy and NOAA, have inked an deal to jointly expand the development and operations of unmanned maritime systems.“With the strengthening of our ongoing partnership with the Navy

Shipyard Bottlenecks Expected

Shipyard Bottlenecks Expected

The shipping industry will face bottlenecks and increasing prices at ship repair yards globally once activities begin to return toward normalcy following the conronavirus health crisis, says Trusteddocks, a shipyards matchmaking platform for shipping companies and dock operators.“Our Ship Repair Index (SRI) predicts a very competitive market once activities fully resume,” says Carsten Bullemer

World's Largest Containership HMM Algeciras Launched

World's Largest Containership HMM Algeciras Launched

South Korean ocean carrier HMM held a naming ceremony for the newly constructed 24,000 TEU-class containership HMM Algeciras, the world’s largest containership, at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DMSE) Okpo shipyard in Geoje, Korea.The 399.9-meter HMM Algeciras is the first of a dozen 24,000 TEU-class vessels scheduled to be delivered this year

Singapore Readies 'Floating Hotels' for Workers as Coronavirus Spreads

Singapore Readies 'Floating Hotels' for Workers as Coronavirus Spreads

Singapore is preparing to house hundreds of foreign workers in accommodation vessels typically used for offshore and marine industry staff as it races to find alternatives to dormitories where the novel coronavirus has been spreading rapidly.Tens of thousands of migrant workers, many from South Asia, live in cramped dormitories across Singapore

Research Vessel Atair to be Commissioned this Spring

Research Vessel Atair to be Commissioned this Spring

A new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered survey, wreck-search and research vessel built by German Naval Yards Kiel is currently undergoing installation and finishing works at Fassmer in Berne, Germany prior to being commissioned this spring.Ordered by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH), the new research vessel will be homeported in Hamburg, replacing the previous Atair