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

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

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