D.B. PACIFIC

  • General
    • Vessel Name : D.B. PACIFIC
    • Operator : GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CO.
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2114
    • Full Load Capacity : 2114 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 250 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 72 Feet
    • Overall Length : 250 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 72 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 653245

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CO.

  • Area of Operation : TACOMA, SEATTLE & PUGET SOUND, WA; AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

D B ANCHORAGE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D B LOS ANGELES

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D B SEATTLE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D. B. COLUMBIA

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D.B. GENERAL

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D.B. OLYMPIA

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

GC

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

GC PT NO POINT

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

KIEWIT

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

KIEWIT PACIFIC

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

KP

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

PT. BASALT

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

PT. DEFIANCE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

PT. VASHON

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

News

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia announced on Thursday its navy would stage a sweeping set of exercises involving all its fleets this month and next from the Pacific to the Atlantic, the latest show of strength in a surge of military activity during a standoff with the West.The drills will take place in the seas directly adjacent to Russia and also feature maneuvers in the Mediterranean, the North Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk

Leadership of U.S. Nuclear Submarine Sacked Over Seamount Crash

Leadership of U.S. Nuclear Submarine Sacked Over Seamount Crash

The leadership of an American nuclear-powered submarine that hit a seamount in the South China Sea last month will be relieved of command, U.S. officials told Reuters on Thursday.The U.S. Navy fast-attack submarine Connecticut hit the submerged object last month but there were no serious injuries and the vessel is currently in Guam.

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.

U.S. Coast Guard Boards Containership in Connection to California Pipeline Oil Spill

U.S. Coast Guard Boards Containership in Connection to California Pipeline Oil Spill

The U.S. Coast Guard boarded a container ship on Saturday in the Port of Long Beach that dragged its anchor close to a subsea pipeline found to be the source of an oil spill off Orange County, California, it said in a press release.The spill released some 3,000 barrels (126,000 gallons) of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean, killing wildlife

Despite Preparation, California Pipeline Operator May Have Taken Hours to Stop Offshore Leak

Despite Preparation, California Pipeline Operator May Have Taken Hours to Stop Offshore Leak

The company that operates the pipeline that spilled an estimated 3,000 barrels of oil into the Pacific Ocean off California has an 800-page manual on handling an oil spill - but it is unclear whether its employees followed those procedures.Houston-based Amplify Energy Corp and several state and federal regulatory agencies have provided differing accounts of what happened on Oct.

US Nuclear Sub Hits 'Object' in Asia-Pacific

US Nuclear Sub Hits 'Object' in Asia-Pacific

U.S. Navy submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) hit an "object" while submerged in the Asia-Pacific region, but the incident did not result in any life-threatening injuries, the United States military said on Thursday.The incident took place on Saturday and the submarine's nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not impacted and remain operational, the Navy said in a statement.

'Catastrophic' California Offshore Oil Spill Kills Fish, Damages Wetlands

'Catastrophic' California Offshore Oil Spill Kills Fish, Damages Wetlands

A large oil spill off the southern California coast left fish dead, birds mired in petroleum and wetlands contaminated, prompting local officials to call it an environmental catastrophe.The U.S. Coast Guard, heading a clean-up response involving federal, state, and city agencies, said on Sunday there was an around-the-clock investigation into how the spill occurred.

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Docked at a Canadian port, crew members returned from a test run of the Ocean Cleanup's system to rid the Pacific of plastic trash were thrilled by the meager results — even as marine scientists and other ocean experts doubted the effort could succeed.The non-profit, launched in 2013 amid buoyant media coverage, hopes to clear 90% of floating plastic from the world's oceans by 2040.

HVAC: Three Challenges to Challenge Engineers

HVAC: Three Challenges to Challenge Engineers

“On the 27th of July, 1850, I sailed from Baltimore in the ship Nonantum, of Boston, (Bates, master,) bound to San Francisco. In the ship's hold was stowed 1,050 tons of coal. The second morning after the commencement of the storm, smoke had been discovered between decks. The alarming truth instantly flashed upon our minds. The gas that originated from the coal had generated fire.

Union Pacific to Restart Container Shipments from U.S. West Coast Seaports

Union Pacific to Restart Container Shipments from U.S. West Coast Seaports

Union Pacific Corp container shipments from U.S. West Coast seaports to one of the railroad's major hubs in Chicago will restart early next week after a seven-day suspension, Chief Executive Lance Fritz told Reuters on Thursday.The railroad on Sunday night paused cargo shipments from the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

Baltic Dry Index Surges to 11-year Peak

Baltic Dry Index Surges to 11-year Peak

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index soared to its highest in 11 years on Thursday as rates across all vessel segments were lifted by strong demand for dry bulk commodities.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, added 91 points, or 2.9%, to 3,267, its highest level since June 2010.

US Navy Recovers Downed Helicopter from Record Ocean Depth

US Navy Recovers Downed Helicopter from Record Ocean Depth

The U.S. Navy last week retrieved one of its crashed helicopters from 19,075 feet below the surface of the North Pacific, setting a record for the deepest aircraft recovery at sea.The helicopter, a twin engine Sikorsky Seahawk, crashed off the coast of Okinawa, Japan last year while operating from the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19).