CHESAPEAKE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHESAPEAKE
    • Operator : IRELAND MARINE TRANSPORTATION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 450
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 52
  • Size
    • Register length : 75.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 82 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Height : 28 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 81217

IRELAND MARINE TRANSPORTATION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHESAPEAKE BAY AREA AND ITS' TRIBUTARIES; ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY; OCCASIONALLY TO NEW ORLEANS, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING; CHARTERS BARGES TO OTHERS

GOOSE CREEK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HANNAH LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS LORI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SWIFT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WHITE HILL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KELLY JO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARIAN D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

UC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WAD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ATLANTIC SULPHUR

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Interview: Chris Deegan, President & Chief Executive, Gibbs & Cox

Interview: Chris Deegan, President & Chief Executive, Gibbs & Cox

In 1985, Chris Deegan was hired out of Penn State as a nuclear submarine cost estimator by the Naval Sea Systems Command and retired nearly 28 years later as the Executive Director of PEO Integrated Warfare Systems, with the last 10 as a member of the Senior Executive Service. He’s been with Gibbs & Cox since 2013, first as the Vice President of Engineering

Car Carrier Grounds Near Cape Charles

Car Carrier Grounds Near Cape Charles

A 760-foot car carrier vessel ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay, on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received a report that the Norwegian-flagged Tirranna ran aground near the Cape Charles Anchorage at approximately 3:30 a.m. The vessel was heading southbound on its way from Baltimore to Savannah, Ga.

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

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Dominion Energy Files Plans for 2.6GW CVOW Project to Virginia Authorities

Dominion Energy Files Plans for 2.6GW CVOW Project to Virginia Authorities

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MARAD Awards $20 Million in Shipyard Grants

MARAD Awards $20 Million in Shipyard Grants

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Cocaine Seized From Bulker Anchored Near Annapolis

Cocaine Seized From Bulker Anchored Near Annapolis

More than 44 pounds of cocaine was seized from a Marshall Islands-flagged bull carrier anchored in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Md., on Wednesday.The drugs were discovered during an early morning examination by officers and agents from the DEA, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Homeland Security Investigations, U.S.

New Riverboat Delivered to American Cruise Lines

New Riverboat Delivered to American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines Accepts Delivery of American Melody and Announces the Names of the 5th & 6th Modern RiverboatsAmerican Cruise Lines announced it has taken delivery of its newest riverboat, American Melody, from Chesapeake Shipbuilding. The vessel was handed over on time despite various challenges as the Maryland shipyard continued building through the pandemic.

New Push Tug Delivered to Vane Brothers

New Push Tug Delivered to Vane Brothers

Jones Act marine transportation provider Vane Brothers announced it has taken delivery this month of the third in a series of four 3,000-horsepower push tugs. Named the Rock Hall, Vane’s newest addition is the nineteenth Maryland-built towing vessel to join the Baltimore-based company’s fleet since 2008.

Gladding-Hearn Delivers New Launch to Maryland Pilots

Gladding-Hearn Delivers New Launch to Maryland Pilots

The Association of Maryland Pilots has taken delivery of its fourth Chesapeake class launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation.Twenty-two Chesapeake class pilot boats have been delivered to 12 pilot associations throughout the U.S. since the launch was introduced by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard in 2003.

Vane Brothers Adds New Tug Cape Henry

Vane Brothers Adds New Tug Cape Henry

Vane Brothers said it has taken delivery of its new 3,000-horsepower model bow tug Cape Henry from Chesapeake Shipbuilding.Cape Henry is a true sister tug of the Cape Fear, which was delivered to Van Brothers in October 2020. Both model bow tugs are primarily tasked with towing petroleum barges engaged in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic coastwise trade.

Maryland Dredging Project Benefits the Environment and Economy

Maryland Dredging Project Benefits the Environment and Economy

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