BOMBA CHALLENGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BOMBA CHALLENGER
    • Operator : VARLACK VENTURES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Unknown
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1020
  • Location
    • City : CRUZ BAY
    • STATE : VI
  • Capacity
  • Size
    • Register length : 62.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • Coast Guard Number : 542625

VARLACK VENTURES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN, U.S.V.I. TO RED HOOK AND CHARLOTTE AMELIA, U.S.V.I. TO ST. THOMAS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CAPITOL VENTURE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

ISLAND PRINCESS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

LADY VENTURE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

MISSY V

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

NIKI V

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

VENTURE PRIDE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

VENTURE STAR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

The United States this week hardened its position on the South China Sea, where it has accused China of attempting to build a "maritime empire" in the potentially energy-rich waters, despite regional concerns.The rivals have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

At lest three shipping containers were lost overboard from the containership Navios Unite last week off the coast of Australia, the country's maritime safety agency said.The ship reported losing the containers overboard in rough weather about 33 kilometers southwest of Cape Leeuwin in Western Australia at 8 p.m. AWST, Thursday.

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Plunging into the deep, dark abyss of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard heard a loud cracking sound in their vessel—the bathyscaphe Trieste, which the Office of Naval Research (ONR) purchased for scientific observations.Already 30,000 feet below sea level

MOL Gets AIP for Wind Challenger Design

MOL Gets AIP for Wind Challenger Design

Japan’s shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Oshima Shipbuilding have jointly obtained Approval in Principle (AIP) from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai  (ClassNK) for the design of a hard sail system.The system converts wind energy to propulsive force with telescopic hard sail, and is a fundamental technology of the "Wind Challenger Project"  that MOL and Oshima Shipbuilding are spearheading.

Royston Completes OSV Engine Overhaul

Royston Completes OSV Engine Overhaul

New work to overhaul engines on an offshore support vessel (OSV) operated by United Offshore Support (UOS), has been completed by Royston.Engineers undertook the 30,000 running hour service on the main propulsion engines onboard the GH Challenger, as part of an extensive refurbishment and maintenance program of critical power plants.

MSC Appoints Toft as CEO of Cargo Business

MSC Appoints Toft as CEO of Cargo Business

Swiss headquartered container shipping group MSC has appointed Soren Toft as the new chief executive officer of its cargo business from rival company A.P. Moller Maersk, an MSC spokesman said on Monday.A start date for Toft has yet to be determined, the spokesman said.Maersk, the world's biggest container line, said last week that Toft, who had served as its head of operations

MOL, Tohoku Trial Hard Sail on a Coal Carrier

MOL, Tohoku Trial Hard Sail on a Coal Carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Tohoku Electric Power have announced that they intend to move ahead with a joint study to install the Wind Challenger telescopic hard sail system on a coal carrier.MOL said that the two companies have been studying the feasibility of using the Wind Challenger on ships carrying coal to Tohoku Electric’s thermal power plants and it was recently confirmed that a Wind