DEFIANCE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DEFIANCE
    • Operator : GRAND RIVER NAVIGATION COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7200
  • Location
    • City : AVON LAKE
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 133
  • Size
    • Register length : 134.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 42.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 150 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 42.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 18.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16 Feet
    • Height : 72 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 646729

GRAND RIVER NAVIGATION COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : LAKES MICHIGAN, HURON, ERIE, SUPERIOR, ONTARIO AND CONNECTING RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : STONE, SAND, SALT, COAL AND ORE

CALUMET

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

MANISTEE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

MANITOWOC

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

INVINCIBLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ASHTABULA

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Reuters: Germany Bets U.S. Will Make the Best of 'Bad deal' Nord Stream Pipeline

Reuters: Germany Bets U.S. Will Make the Best of 'Bad deal' Nord Stream Pipeline

Germany is betting the U.S. administration will take a pragmatic approach to the Nord Stream 2 project to ship Russian gas to Europe and is pushing for the pipeline’s completion in defiance of U.S. opposition, officials and diplomats said.To try to block the $11 billion project, led by Russia’s Gazprom, successive U.S.

Iran Uses Disguised Tanker to Export Venezuelan Oil

Iran Uses Disguised Tanker to Export Venezuelan Oil

A tanker chartered by the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is loading Venezuelan crude for export, documents from state-run PDVSA show, providing evidence of the two countries’ latest tactics to expand their trade in defiance of U.S. sanctions.Venezuela and Iran have deepened their cooperation this year as Venezuela has exchanged gold and other commodities for Iranian food, condensate and fuel.

US Issues Fresh Sanctions Targeting Iran's Oil Sector

US Issues Fresh Sanctions Targeting Iran's Oil Sector

The United States on Monday imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's oil sector, including the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum, in Washington's latest move to increase pressure on Tehran.The U.S. Treasury Department in a statement said it was slapping sanctions on key actors in Iran's oil sector for supporting the Quds Force

Iran's Oil Exports Jump in September Defying Sanctions

Iran's Oil Exports Jump in September Defying Sanctions

Iranian oil exports have risen sharply in September in defiance of U.S. sanctions, three assessments based on tanker tracking showed, throwing a lifeline to the Islamic Republic and its collapsing economy.Exports have shrunk from over 2.5 million barrels per day (bpd) since the United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran and reimposed sanctions in 2018.

Four Tankers Carrying Iranian Fuel Cargoes to US for Seizure

Four Tankers Carrying Iranian Fuel Cargoes to US for Seizure

Tankers carrying Iranian fuel cargoes covered by a U.S. warrant for seizure are sailing to the United States after talks between U.S. authorities and ship owners, a U.S. government source and a shipping source said on Thursday.Iran had planned to transport the gasoline to Venezuela, a supply line that both Tehran and Caracas have flaunted in defiance of U.S. sanctions.

Chinese Buyers Snap up Indian Steel in Face of Trade Tensions

Chinese Buyers Snap up Indian Steel in Face of Trade Tensions

India's steel exports more than doubled between April and July to hit their highest level in at least six years, boosted by a surge of Chinese buying in defiance of tensions between Beijing and New Delhi.Traders said reduced prices had driven the purchases as Indian sellers sought to get rid of a surplus generated by the impact of COVID-19 on domestic demand and generate much-needed income.

Philippines Boosting Maritime Presence to Protect Territory, Resources

Philippines Boosting Maritime Presence to Protect Territory, Resources

The Philippines is beefing up its presence in the South China Sea and deploying more ships and an aircraft to protect its maritime territory and resources, a government task force said on Wednesday.The Philippines has ramped up its rhetoric in recent weeks in defiance of what it says is threatening behavior by Chinese vessels in its 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)