COASTAL MERCHANT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COASTAL MERCHANT
    • Operator : COASTAL TRANSPORTATION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : General Cargo Freighter
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1500
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 653
    • Full Load Capacity : 1429 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 209.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 220 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 14.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 70 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1995
    • Year : 1995
    • EQUIP2 : BOOMS, HYDRAULIC
    • EQUIP1 : 3.36 TON CARGO
    • Coast Guard Number : 1038382
    • REBLT : *

COASTAL TRANSPORTATION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : HIRAM CHITTENDEN LOCKS, SHIP CANAL-SEATTLE, WA; CHIGNIK, SAND POINT, KING COVE, FALSE PASS, DUTCH HARBOR, AKUTAN, UNALASKA, CAPTAINS BAY, ST. PAUL ISLAND, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, PORT MOLLER, TOGIAK, AK; SEATTLE AND BELLINGHAM; PRIBILOF ISLANDS
  • Principal Commodity : FROZEN FISH AND FISHERY SUPPLIES

COASTAL NAVIGATOR

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

COASTAL NOMAD

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

COASTAL PROGRESS

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

COASTAL TRADER

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

News

World’s First: Fully Autonomous Ship Navigation Systems Tested on Coastal Ferry in Japan

World’s First: Fully Autonomous Ship Navigation Systems Tested on Coastal Ferry in Japan

The Nippon Foundation, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, and Shin Nihonkai Ferry Co., Ltd. have informed they've completed a demonstration test of what the companies say is the world’s first fully autonomous ship navigation systems on a large car ferry, conducted on the Iyonada Sea from Shinmoji, Kitakyushu City, on January 17.

Does the US Have the Right to Sail Warships Through the South China Sea?

Does the US Have the Right to Sail Warships Through the South China Sea?

Images of what appeared to be U.S. warships emerged from China last month, but they were not anywhere near an ocean. In fact, they were thousands of kilometers away, in a desert in western China.Military experts said the mock-ups of U.S. warships were part of a new target range developed by the People’s Liberation Army.

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Another eight current and former merchant mariners have been indicted in a a test score-fixing scheme at a U.S. Coast Guard exam center in Louisiana.The defendants are charged with obtaining, and intending to use, officer-level licenses that were procured through falsified exam scores.

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

A group of U.S. Senators has introduced new legislation aiming to strengthen sexual assault/sexual harassment (SASH) prevention, response, investigation and accountability in the maritime industry and provide additional safeguards for the Midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).The Improving Protections for Midshipmen Act is being put forward by Roger Wicker (R-Miss.

DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

Offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has said it has secured a +$1.1 billion Balance of Plant (BoP) contract for the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in a consortium with Prysmian.  The contract, with a total value amounting to +$1.9 Billion, has been awarded by Dominion Energy Virginia, a subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc.

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Ann Phillips to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) at the Department of Transportation (DOT), the White House announced Thursday. The position has been vacant since Mark Buzby resigned from the role in the wake of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in January.If confirmed, Phillips, a retired U.S.

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to take action to address persistent allegations of rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment made by midshipmen at the government's main school for merchant mariners.Lawmakers said a "toxic culture" had allowed sexual abuse to fester and go unchallenged at the U.S.

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

The world's largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on one of its ships run by a U.S. subsidiary, and said it was working closely with American authorities."We do everything we can to ensure that all of our workplace environments, including vessels

Höegh Autoliners Inks Deal with CMHI for Two Ammonia-ready Car Carriers

Höegh Autoliners Inks Deal with CMHI for Two Ammonia-ready Car Carriers

Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners announced it has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with shipbuilder China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. (CMHI) to build a series of multi-fuel, ammonia-ready Aurora class car carriers.Under the terms of the LOI, the first two vessels will be delivered already in the second half of 2024.

World Faces Shortage of Sailors to Crew Commercial Ships, Study Says

World Faces Shortage of Sailors to Crew Commercial Ships, Study Says

There could be a shortage of merchant sailors to crew commercial ships in five years if action is not taken to boost numbers, raising risks for global supply chains, a report said on Wednesday.The shipping industry is already struggling with crewing shortfalls due to the coronavirus pandemic, a situation that will exacerbate expected labour supply problems over the next few years

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.

Congress Provides Last-minute Help for Small Inland and Coastal Ports

Congress Provides Last-minute Help for Small Inland and Coastal Ports

In two major pieces of legislation passed by Congress at the end of 2020 and the beginning of this year, Congress addressed the difficulty that many smaller inland and coastal ports have in obtaining funding for their infrastructure projects. First, on December 11, 2020 Congress passed the William M.