CHEMICAL PIONEER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHEMICAL PIONEER
    • Operator : USS CHARTERING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Chemical Tanker
    • Vessel Type : Chemical Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 15000
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 16276
  • Size
    • Register length : 688.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 90 Feet
    • Overall Length : 688.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 90 Feet
    • Load draft : 36.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 19 Feet
    • Height : 127.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1983
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP2 : 1/4000 HEAT COIL
    • EQUIP1 : 2/3000 LB CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : 661060
    • REBLT : *

USS CHARTERING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF LOAD PORTS TO U. S. EAST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, OCCASIONALLY U. S. WEST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, U. S. JONES ACT COASTWISE TANKER TRADE
  • Principal Commodity : PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, CHEMICAL PARCELS

CHARLESTON

  • Type : Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

HOUSTON

  • Type : Liquid Bulk Tanker
  • Construction : Steel

BROWNSVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORPUS CHRISTI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEPORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALVESTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM PRODUCER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM SUPPLIER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM TRADER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Chemical Tanker Capsizes Off Coast of Japan

Chemical Tanker Capsizes Off Coast of Japan

A South Korean-flagged chemical tanker has capsized off the coast of Yamaguchi prefecture in western Japan, with operations to rescue the crew underway, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday, citing the Coast Guard.The tanker, Keoyoung Sun, requested assistance after 0700 local time (2200 GMT), reporting the vessel was tilting over, and had 11 crew onboard with four people rescued so far

Fortescue Conducts World's First Ammonia Bunker Trial in Singapore

Fortescue Conducts World's First Ammonia Bunker Trial in Singapore

Fortescue has conducted the world's first ammonia marine bunker operation in the port of Singapore, the city-state's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) and the Australian mining company said on Friday.The Singapore-flagged Fortescue Green Pioneer was loaded with liquid ammonia from an existing facility at Jurong Island's Vopak Banyan Terminal for the trial

NYK and Stolt Tankers to Build Six Multi-Purpose Chemical Tankers

NYK and Stolt Tankers to Build Six Multi-Purpose Chemical Tankers

NYK Stolt Tankers, a joint venture between NYK and Dutch company Stolt Tankers, has signed a contract with Nantong Xiangyu Shipyard in China to build six parcel chemical tankers.The contract will strengthen NYK’s chemical tanker business, for which demand is expected to grow steadily, and deepen the partnership with Stolt Tankers, a leading player in the industry, the company said.

Euronav Concludes Billion-Dollar Acquisition of CMB.TECH

Euronav Concludes Billion-Dollar Acquisition of CMB.TECH

Belgian tanker operator Euronav has concluded the acquisition of 100% shares in cleantech maritime group CMB.TECH for $1.15 billion in cash.The transaction is part of Euronav’s renewed strategy of diversification, decarbonization and accelerated optimization of the its current crude oil tanker fleet, driven by CMB.

NYK Stolt Tankers Orders Six Chemical Tankers

NYK Stolt Tankers Orders Six Chemical Tankers

NYK Stolt Tankers, a joint venture between NYK Line and Stolt Tankers, has placed an order with Nantong Xiangyu Shipyard in China to build six 38,000 deadweight tonne stainless steel chemical tankers for delivery between late 2026 and 2029.The newbuilds will be sisters to a series of six vessels Stolt Tankers ordered at Wuhu Shipyard in November.

Israeli-Linked Chemical Tanker Seized

Israeli-Linked Chemical Tanker Seized

Unidentified armed individuals have seized a tanker carrying a cargo of phosphoric acid in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday, the vessel's managing company and a U.S. defence official said.The incident, involving the chemical tanker Central Park, is the latest in a series of attacks in Middle Eastern waters since a brutal war between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas broke out on October 7.

Damen Wins Order to Build Vessel for Taiwan Offshore Wind Market

Damen Wins Order to Build Vessel for Taiwan Offshore Wind Market

Japan-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, (MOL)  and Taiwan-based Ta Tong Marine Co. have through their joint venture Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. (TSSM), signed a deal with the Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new service operation vessel (SOV).As TSSM's second Taiwan-flagged SOV, following Asia's first, the TSS Pioneer, which was delivered in 2022

MOL Chemical Tankers to Acquire Fairfield Chemical Carriers

MOL Chemical Tankers to Acquire Fairfield Chemical Carriers

MOL Chemical Tankers has reached a deal to acquire the business of Fairfield-Maxwells' Fairfield Chemical Carriers in an all-cash transaction.Under the agreement, MOL Chemical Tankers would obtain 100% of the shares in Fairfield Chemical Carriers for about $400 million, subject to change depending on the price adjustment under the share purchase agreement.

Video: Pyxis Ocean Sails with WindWings

Video: Pyxis Ocean Sails with WindWings

Mitsubishi Corporation’s Pyxis Ocean, chartered by Cargill, is the first vessel to be retrofitted with two BAR Tech WindWings.The 37.5 meter sails were produced by Yara Marine Technologies and are expected to generate average fuel savings of up to 30% on new build vessels.The installation of the wings took place at the COSCO shipyard in China and the Pyxis Ocean is now on the water

PHOTO: First U.S. Offshore Wind Substation Stands Tall

PHOTO: First U.S. Offshore Wind Substation Stands Tall

Avangrid, a U.S.-based subsidiary of the Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola, on Monday shared a photo of the completed Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind substation.This is the first offshore wind substation installed in the U.S. and will serve the country's first large-scale offshore wind farm - Vineyard Wind.

Shearwater in 'Pioneering' Seismic Survey Project Offshore Norway

Shearwater in 'Pioneering' Seismic Survey Project Offshore Norway

Offshore seismic survey specialist Shearwater on Friday announced a new project with the Austrian oil firm OMV for a "pioneering" towed streamer survey with Ocean Bottom Nodes over the Berling gas and condensate discovery in the Norwegian Sea. Spanning 1040 sq.km, this hybrid survey starts in July 2023 and will last for three months.

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Contaminated marine fuels from several suppliers led to fouled engines on about a dozen vessels operating from the U.S. Gulf Coast this spring, according to Lloyd's Register and marine fuel testing service VPS.The tainted fuel was the first major occurrence along the U.S. Gulf Coast since 2018, when about 200 ships had engines fouled by fuel containing an epoxy, said Steve Bee