CRIMSON DUKE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CRIMSON DUKE
    • Operator : A D M
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 8400
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 792
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.6 Feet
    • Height : 57.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 552838

A D M

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS; OHIO, TENNESSEE, ARKANSAS AND ILLINOIS RIVERS; AND ALL WESTERN RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN, GRAIN-BY PRODUCTS, COAL AND FERTILIZER

RAMBLER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPARTAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CBL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

NYK Sends Employees to Help with Cleanup after Vessel Breaks Up Off Japan

NYK Sends Employees to Help with Cleanup after Vessel Breaks Up Off Japan

Japanese shipping firm NYK has sent ten employees to assist with the area clean-up after the NYK-chartered Crimson Polaris wood-chip carrier last week grounded and split up off the coast of Hachinohe, Japan, spilling oil into the sea.The 2008-built wood-chip carrier that ran aground off Japan last Thursday carried about 1

'Crimson Polaris' Carried Almost 1700 MT of Oil Before Grounding, Splitting Up off Japan

'Crimson Polaris' Carried Almost 1700 MT of Oil Before Grounding, Splitting Up off Japan

The Crimson Polaris wood-chip carrier that ran aground and split up off Japan Thursday, spilling oil into the ocean, carried about 1,550 MT of heavy oil and about 130 MT of diesel oil for fuel at the time of the grounding, NYK, the charterer of the ship, said Friday.As previously reported, the 199.9-meter vessel, chartered by NYK from MI-DAS Line ran aground off Hachinohe on August 11.

Wood-chip Carrier Runs Aground Off Japan. Hull Splits in Two, Oil Spills into Ocean

Wood-chip Carrier Runs Aground Off Japan. Hull Splits in Two, Oil Spills into Ocean

Crimson Polaris / Credit: Japanese Coast GuardPanama-flagged Crimson Polaris wood-chip carrier ran aground off Hachinohe in Aomori prefecture at around 7:35 am (JST) on August 11, after being swept away by a strong wind while anchored, NYK, the charterer of the vessel, said.The hull of the 199-meter vessel then split in two at 4:15 am on August 12

Ocean 100: Profits from World's Seas Dominated by 100 Companies

Ocean 100: Profits from World's Seas Dominated by 100 Companies

Just 100 companies account for most of the profits from the world’s seas, researchers said on Wednesday, calling on them to help save the oceans from over-fishing, rising temperatures and pollution.Together, the companies generated $1.1 trillion in revenues in 2018, or about 60% of the total, according to a study that sets out for the first time which firms profit the most from marine industries.

Overwatch: Advancing NATO’s Maritime Situational Awareness via Commercially Available Space-based Assets

Overwatch: Advancing NATO’s Maritime Situational Awareness via Commercially Available Space-based Assets

“All the business of war, and indeed all the business of life, is to endeavour to find out what you don’t know by what you do”Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of WellingtonIt is hard to get past headlines painting the portrait of a world besieged physically and economically by a medical crisis on a global scale and a nation that has turned the national spotlight onto the fundamentals of its

Bow Section of Broken Up Ship Crimson Polaris Towed to Shore

Bow Section of Broken Up Ship Crimson Polaris Towed to Shore

The Crimson Polaris wood-chip carrier's bow section was towed into Japan's Hachinohe Port and moored there on August 27, according to the ship's charterer NYK. The Crimson Polaris split up after running aground near Hachinohe, Japan earlier this month."Due to the weather and sea conditions, the work to remove the oil from the bow of the vessel at sea was expected to take a long time

NYK to Send 110 Workers to Help with Clean-up after Wood-chip Carrier Breaks Apart off Japan

NYK to Send 110 Workers to Help with Clean-up after Wood-chip Carrier Breaks Apart off Japan

Japanese shipping firm NYK plans to send 110 employees in total by September 11 to help with the clean-up at the area where the NYK-chartered Crimson Polaris wood-chip carrier ran aground earlier this month, dropping cargo and spilling oil into the sea as the hull of the vessel split in two.

Steel Cut for UK's New Warship HMS Belfast

Steel Cut for UK's New Warship HMS Belfast

A steel cutting ceremony was held for the U.K. Royal Navy's third Type 26 frigate, HMS Belfast, with all three of the first batch of City Class frigates now under construction.Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, set the plasma cutting machine to work on the first plate of steel at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Glasgow. The U.K.

Ports of Jersey Orders Damen Workboat

Ports of Jersey Orders Damen Workboat

Damen Shipyards Group said it has secured a contract to build a new workboat for the Ports of Jersey following a tender procedure.The newbuild, a Shoalbuster 2711, is the second vessel of its kind ever to be built, and it will be the second Damen vessel to be operated by the Ports of Jersey, which has operated a Damen Shoalbuster 2709, named Duke of Normandy

All American Marine to Build Research Vessel for BLUETIDE

All American Marine to Build Research Vessel for BLUETIDE

Bellingham, Wash. boatbuilder All American Marine announced it recently secured a contract to construct a research vessel for BLUETIDE Puerto Rico. The 73- by 26.7-foot aluminum catamaran will be constructed to USCG Subchapter T standards for use on both near coastal and ocean routes.