COLUMBIA BOSTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : COLUMBIA BOSTON
    • Operator : PAC/ATLANTIC MARINE LEASING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Other Barge
    • Vessel Type : Container Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1395
    • Full Load Capacity : 10267 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 343 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 94 Feet
    • Overall Length : 343 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 94 Feet
    • Load draft : 19 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2004
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1156429

PAC/ATLANTIC MARINE LEASING

  • Area of Operation : U. S. WEST COAST / U. S. GULF COAST
  • Principal Commodity : CONTAINERS

COLUMBIA NEWARK

  • Type : Container Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

More than 100 Containers Lost from Zim Kingston

More than 100 Containers Lost from Zim Kingston

More than 100 containers have been lost from a fire-stricken containership off British Columbia, well above original estimates, the Canadian Coast Guard said.Initial reports indicated that the Malta-flagged Zim Kingston lost roughly 40 boxes near the Strait of Juan de Fuca, on October 22, after heavy weather caused the vessel to list 35 degrees while traveling from Busan, South Korea to Vancouver

Weather Hampering Efforts to Board Fire-stricken Containership off Canada

Weather Hampering Efforts to Board Fire-stricken Containership off Canada

Bad weather off Canada's Pacific Coast on Monday prevented a salvage crew from boarding a cargo ship where several containers of chemicals burned over the weekend, the coast guard said.Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston on Saturday. Five remained onboard to fight the fire, which was largely under control by late Sunday.

Fire Breaks Out on Containership off British Columbia

Fire Breaks Out on Containership off British Columbia

A container fire that broke out on Saturday on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia is smoldering and appears to be under control, Canadian Coast Guard officials said on Sunday.Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston on Saturday, while five remained onboard to fight the fire.

'Machine Odyssey' Complete as Autonomous Tug Reaches Hamburg after 1000+nm Journey

'Machine Odyssey' Complete as Autonomous Tug Reaches Hamburg after 1000+nm Journey

The autonomous tug Nellie Bly has completed what is claimed to be the world’s first 1,000+ nautical miles autonomous and remotely commanded journey of a commercial vessel at sea.The journey around Denmark, aptly named the Machine Odyssey, officially started September 30, when the Nellie Bly departed Cuxhaven, Germany, (near Hamburg) for Denmark.

Amazon and Others Commit to Zero-carbon Ship Fuels by 2040

Amazon and Others Commit to Zero-carbon Ship Fuels by 2040

Amazon.com Inc and IKEA are among commercial users of container shipping that will opt for zero-carbon marine fuels by 2040 in a new initiative aimed at speeding up decarbonization in the maritime sector, executives said on Tuesday.With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions and the sector is under growing scrutiny to

US Aims to Hold Up to Seven Offshore Wind Auctions by 2025

US Aims to Hold Up to Seven Offshore Wind Auctions by 2025

The United States plans to hold up to seven offshore wind auctions in the next four years and will extend its ambitions to areas that have yet to be developed such as off the coast of California and in the Gulf of Mexico, a Biden administration official said on Wednesday.The announcement comes as the administration is looking to bolster the nascent industry as part of a plan to address climate

Workforce Development: Apprenticeship Programs Help Build the Fleet

Workforce Development: Apprenticeship Programs Help Build the Fleet

Naval shipyards and industry partners see business growing, but finding enough trained and qualified workers is a challenge.General Dynamics Electric Boat will invest $1.7 billion to modernize and upgrade its Quonset, R.I. and Groton, Conn., facilities over the next ten years,” said Sean Davies , vice president for EB’s Quonset Point Operations.

Batteries Installed on Auckland's New Electric Tug

Batteries Installed on Auckland's New Electric Tug

Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam recently installed the batteries aboard a fully-electric Reversed Stern Drive tug being built for New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland.In total, some 2,240 batteries, totaling 2,784 kWh, were installed. With this, the RSD-E Tug 2513, named Sparky, will carry out two or more berthing/unberthing operations with up to 70 tonnes bollard pull on a single charge.

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic icebreakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will help decide an election considered likely this year.The ruling Liberals, citing the need to boost Canada's Arctic footprint as global warming opens up the region

VIDEO: Maritime Autonomy: Damen, Sea Machines Announce Alliance

VIDEO: Maritime Autonomy: Damen, Sea Machines Announce Alliance

Damen and Sea Machines Robotics today signed an alliance that has the promise to help fast track maritime autonomy, an agreement to further investigate the adoption of collision avoidance functionality on board of Damen vessels. Specifically, Damen will incorporate Sea Machine’s autonomous and wireless-helm technologies as standard features in Damen’s global vessel build catalog.

US Coast Guard 'Alarmed' By Mariners Turning Off AIS

US Coast Guard 'Alarmed' By Mariners Turning Off AIS

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday issued a warning to mariners and commercial fisherman about the dangers and legal consequences of switching off their Automated Identification Systems (AIS), citing concern over a growing number of vessels operating with the tracking equipment disabled.