COLUMBIA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COLUMBIA
    • Operator : SS COLUMBIA PROJECT/TFOTC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1217
  • Location
    • City : DETROIT
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 549
    • Passenger Capacity : 2564
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 216 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 60 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 60 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1902
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 127665

News

Gernot Ruppelt to Take Over as Ardmore Shipping CEO

Gernot Ruppelt to Take Over as Ardmore Shipping CEO

Product and chemical tanker shipping company Ardmore Shipping Corporation on Monday announced that its current senior vice president and chief commercial officer Gernot Ruppelt will succeed company founder Anthony Gurnee as CEO.Gurnee will retire on September 16, 2024, at which point Ruppelt will step into the CEO position and current CFO Bart Kelleher will take on the additional role of

Washington State Ferries Goes Out to Bid for New Hybrid-electric Vessels

Washington State Ferries Goes Out to Bid for New Hybrid-electric Vessels

Deliveries will begin in 2028 if all goes well. Delays and escalating costs have bedeviled the procurement process up until now.Washington State Ferries on Thursday published an invitation to bid on building five new hybrid-electric ferries, an overdue achievement that promises to eventually bring more reliability to cross-Sound ferry service.

SAAM Towage’s First Electric Tugs Arrive in Canada

SAAM Towage’s First Electric Tugs Arrive in Canada

The first electric tugs of the SAAM Towage's fleet, built by SANMAR Shipyards, have reached the Port of Vancouver in Canada. The vessels are named Saam Volta and Chief Dan George."We continue to make progress on this milestone for SAAM Towage, which is part of our strategy to drive innovation and development for increasingly sustainable operations.

Oil Industry, Green Groups Challenge Biden Offshore Drilling Plan

Oil Industry, Green Groups Challenge Biden Offshore Drilling Plan

Oil and gas companies and environmental groups on Monday filed dueling legal challenges to the Biden administration's five-year plan to offer drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico.The petitions to a U.S. appeals court come four months after the Interior Department unveiled a congressionally-mandated plan for offshore leasing that included just three sales

Samsung Heavy Industries Gets $1.5B FLNG Order

Samsung Heavy Industries Gets $1.5B FLNG Order

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new floating LNG production unit worth $1.5 billion.SHI formed a consortium with Black & Veatch for the delivery of the new FLNG unit, subject to final investment decision for the project (FID) being developed by the 'North American client'.

Top 10 Things to Watch in Offshore Wind in '24

Top 10 Things to Watch in Offshore Wind in '24

Despite short-term obstacles driven by high inflation and interest rates coupled with supply chain issues, we maintain that the foundations supporting long-term offshore wind activity remain solid. As we prepare for the new year, let us look at 10 factors that will shape the offshore wind sector in 2024.1.

Insights: Frank Manning, President & COO, Diversified Marine, Inc.

Insights: Frank Manning, President & COO, Diversified Marine, Inc.

Frank Manning has quickly risen through the ranks during his eight years in the shipyard business, today serving as president and COO at Diversified Marine, Inc. (DMI) in Portland, Ore. Crucial along the way has been a passion for the business itself and the people that make it all possible.“The first day I walked in a shipyard I knew that I was in the right industry,” Manning said.

US Says it Disrupts Illicit Oil Shipment by Iran's IRGC

US Says it Disrupts Illicit Oil Shipment by Iran's IRGC

The U.S. on Friday divulged it disrupted in April a multimillion-dollar shipment of crude oil by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, seizing more than 980,000 barrels of contraband crude oil that violated U.S. sanctions.In April, Reuters reported that the U.S. confiscated cargo onboard tanker Suez Rajan, which was carrying Iranian oil at sea. The U.S.

Sanmar Delivers Second Electric Tug for Western Canada

Sanmar Delivers Second Electric Tug for Western Canada

Turkey's Sanmar Shipyards announced it has delivered a second electric-powered tug to HaiSea Marine in Canada.The newly built HaiSea Wee’git and its sister HaiSea Wamis, delivered earlier this year, will provide harbor and escort tugboat services to tankers calling at LNG Canada’s new export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia.

Canada's Dock Workers, Employers Reach Labor Deal

Canada's Dock Workers, Employers Reach Labor Deal

Dock workers on Canada's West Coast and their employers said they reached a new labor agreement, averting an immediate strike, as they sought to end a dispute that has disrupted operations at the country's busiest ports.The International Longshore and Warehouse Canada Union (ILWU) and the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) are recommending the ratification of the deal

U.S. Navy Shipbuilders & Disaggregated, Dispersed Production

U.S. Navy Shipbuilders & Disaggregated, Dispersed Production

With a lame-duck CNO, a divided Congress and the impending launch of the next Presidential election cycle, America’s naval market is locked into something of a fragile and fearful autopilot, cruising inexorably towards whatever excitement 2024 might bring.Materially, don’t expect much change: The demand for naval platforms will continue to outstrip available funding

Columbia Group and Crowley Partner

Columbia Group and Crowley Partner

Columbia Group and Crowley are teaming up to enhance their ship management solutions, leveraging their expertise across the maritime, logistics and energy sectors.The alliance will enable customers to better capitalize on the capabilities of both organizations for more efficient and greater scale of international management services, the companies said