CAPT. RON L.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPT. RON L.
    • Operator : VULCAN MARINE SERVICES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 750
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 58
  • Size
    • Register length : 56 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 48 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 628726

VULCAN MARINE SERVICES

ARAPAHO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARIES

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. HENRY KNOTT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. TED

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. TOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHATTANOOGA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHESAPEAKE STAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

D. GRAY KIMEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FORT PIKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEANNIE CLAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NIGHT OWL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NIGHTHAWK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM E POOLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE CHOPTANK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE GUNPOWDER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE JAMES

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE NANTICOKE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE PATAPSCO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE POCOMOKE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE POTOMAC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE RAPPAHANNOCK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE SUSQUEHANNA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE TRED AVON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE WICOMICO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE YORK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FRI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LOVELAND

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

R

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VMC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Dredge Worker Sues for Injuries Suffered in Corpus Christi Explosion

Dredge Worker Sues for Injuries Suffered in Corpus Christi Explosion

A lawsuit has been filed in Nueces County, Texas on behalf of a worker who was injured and burned in an explosion and fire that occurred while he was working on the dredge Waymon L. Boyd in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel last month.The dredge worker, Jose Cantu, is among six crew members who were hospitalized after the dredge struck a gas pipeline, causing the vessel to catch fire and sink.

Sandy Hook Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

Sandy Hook Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

A Sandy Hook Pilots Association captain died from injuries suffered during a boarding accident on Wednesday.Capt. Timothy Murray reportedly fell from a pilot ladder while boarding a tanker inbound to the Port of New York & New Jersey at approximately 10:30 p.m., the pilots association said in a statement. Murray was evacuated to a local hospital, where he died from the injuries.The U.S.

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

ST Engineering North America, Inc. announced Monday that Robert "Bob" L. Merchent has been named President and CEO of VT Halter Marine, Inc. He replaces outgoing President and CEO, Ron Baczkowski.Much of Merchent's career was spent at Ingalls Shipbuilding, where he advanced through multiple positions of ever-increasing responsibility, leading programs critical to both the business and the U.S.

BIMCO: 2020 and the Collapse of Bunker Fuel Markets

BIMCO: 2020 and the Collapse of Bunker Fuel Markets

The sulfur regulation from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that came into force on 1 January 2020 took the center stage in the shipping industry at outset of the new decade. Four months on, the spotlights have turned to the coronavirus and the OPEC+ oil price war.The outlook for global economic growth remains bleak as the world is faced with the largest recession since the Great

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s first-of-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Argus (WMSM-915) was held on April 28, 2020 at Eastern’s Nelson Street facility in Panama City, Fla. USCGC Argus is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York Monday to support COVID-19 response efforts in the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak.The ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries

USNS Comfort Departs for New York

USNS Comfort Departs for New York

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Norfolk, Va. Saturday for New York City in support of the COVID-19 response efforts.The Military Sealift Command ship will serve as a referral hospital for patients not infected with COVID-19, providing a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries, critical care and ward care for adults

Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

A 334-meter containership ran aground near mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River, Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard watchstanders in New Orleans received a call at 3:20 a.m. that the Liberian-flagged Belita had run aground near 12-mile point, at mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River.

Glencore Charters World's Largest Tanker to Store Crude

Glencore Charters World's Largest Tanker to Store Crude

Trading house Glencore has chartered the 3 million barrel crude carrier Europe to store oil at sea for at least 6 months, trading sources on Tuesday.The vessel is one of two so-called ultra large crude carriers (ULCC), the largest tankers in the world.Glencore booked the vessel at a rate of $37,000 a day for the first six months, according to the sources.A Glencore spokesman declined to comment.

MSC Awarded DNV GL Containership Fire Safety Notation

MSC Awarded DNV GL Containership Fire Safety Notation

Classification society DNV GL had awarded a new class notation to mitigate fire risks on containerships to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The notation, announced by DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen in London, has been implemented on the largest containerships in the world, the 23,000+ TEU MSC Gülsün class.The new FCS notation is targeted exclusively towards containerships.

Low-sulphur Fuel Sales Surge

Low-sulphur Fuel Sales Surge

The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of high-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) sales, as the industry transitioned into compliance of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 2020 Sulphur Cap (IMO 2020). In Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering hub, the bunker sale landscape saw significant change as the sale of high-sulphur fuel oil dropped tremendously in a matter of months.

Most NY Waterway Ferries Back in Service

Most NY Waterway Ferries Back in Service

The majority of NY Waterway ferries taken out of service for safety violations last month have returned to regular operations, the U.S. Coast Guard said.On November 24, the Coast Guard revealed that Sector New York marine inspectors determined that 23 of NY Waterway's 32 ferries had damage or discrepancies significant enough to warrant a suspension of service.