CHALLENGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHALLENGER
    • Operator : SPURRY, GUY E. & JOSEPH C., JR.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 340
  • Location
    • City : ST. MICHAELS
    • STATE : MD
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 48
    • Full Load Capacity : 40 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 250
  • Size
    • Register length : 60.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1947
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 252623

SPURRY, GUY E. & JOSEPH C., JR.

  • Area of Operation : THE WATERS OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
  • Principal Commodity : SEED OYSTERS

News

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.

MOL Works on Environmental Agenda

MOL Works on Environmental Agenda

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) formulated MOL Group Environmental Vision 2030 to present our cutting-edge initiatives for environmental preservation."Shpping companies are responsible for undertaking the marine transportation vital to the infrastructure underpinning people's daily lives worldwide," it said.

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

NAVTOR and Weathernews Join Forces

NAVTOR and Weathernews Join Forces

An e-navigation company from inception, NAVTOR started life as a challenger to traditional navigation methods. Now their freshly signed collaboration agreement with Weathernews of Japan keeps them on course to redefine navigation, moving beyond charts and chores and into the very heart of vessel operations.Weathernews Inc.