DELTA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DELTA
    • Operator : ROBBINS MARITIME, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2600
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 119
  • Size
    • Register length : 78 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 78 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 23 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1998
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 980115
    • REBLT : *

ROBBINS MARITIME, INC.

  • Area of Operation : COAST WISE - HAMPTON ROADS, INLAND WATERWAYS AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

CAJUN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CANDICE L

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIGHTNING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STORM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THUNDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WEEKS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Drones, Navies, Attack Boats: Will They be Enough to Tackle the World's Latest Piracy Hotspot?

Drones, Navies, Attack Boats: Will They be Enough to Tackle the World's Latest Piracy Hotspot?

Helicopters hover above a patrol vessel in Nigeria's frenetic Apapa port as attack boats zoom past. On the dock, drones emblazoned with the Nigerian flag sit ready to deploy – all part of a $195 million U.S.-backed "Deep Blue" initiative to deter pirate attacks in the world's most dangerous area for seafarers.The more than 2.

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Divers have discovered rare remains of a military vessel in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion—once Egypt's largest port on the Mediterranean—and a funerary complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country said on Monday.The city, which controlled the entrance to Egypt at the mouth of a western branch of the Nile

Royal Caribbean Sees Entire Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

Royal Caribbean Sees Entire Fleet Sailing by Spring 2022

Royal Caribbean International, which operates the biggest cruise ships in the world including "Symphony of the Seas", said on Tuesday its complete fleet of ships would resume sailing by spring 2022.The division of Royal Caribbean Group said its next group of returning ships would restart sailing in September.

Ever Given Arrives in Rotterdam

Ever Given Arrives in Rotterdam

The container ship Ever Given, which got stuck in the Suez Canal for six days in March, arrived in the Dutch port of Rotterdam on Thursday after being released by authorities in Egypt.It was scheduled to dock at Rotterdam's ECT Delta terminal for unloading until Aug. 3 before departing for Felixstowe, England, the port said.

World Faces Shortage of Sailors to Crew Commercial Ships, Study Says

World Faces Shortage of Sailors to Crew Commercial Ships, Study Says

There could be a shortage of merchant sailors to crew commercial ships in five years if action is not taken to boost numbers, raising risks for global supply chains, a report said on Wednesday.The shipping industry is already struggling with crewing shortfalls due to the coronavirus pandemic, a situation that will exacerbate expected labour supply problems over the next few years

Wind Boost: MOL Plans to Install Sails on Cranes of Dry Bulk Vessels

Wind Boost: MOL Plans to Install Sails on Cranes of Dry Bulk Vessels

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is working on a project for research and development of a sail (Delta Sail) that can be mounted on ships' cargo handling cranes and similar equipment to boost propulsion force.MOL's subsidiary MOL Drybulk, Oshima Shipbuilding, and Iknow Machinery are part of the R&D project which aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from vessels while

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

A court in Lagos sentenced 10 men to 12 years in prison on Friday for kidnapping the crew of a Chinese-flagged merchant vessel last year, the navy said, a verdict that officials hope will help tackle piracy in the waters off Nigeria's coast.Federal high court Justice Ayokunle Faji, who also fined each man 250,000 naira ($608) for each of the three counts for which they were charged

Covid-19 on S. Korea's Anti-piracy Ship Off Africa: Over 80% of Crew Test Positive

Covid-19 on S. Korea's Anti-piracy Ship Off Africa: Over 80% of Crew Test Positive

South Korea's military has recorded in biggest cluster of COVID-19 infections to date, with more than 80% of personnel aboard a destroyer on anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden testing positive.While the 247 cases are not directly linked to new domestic infections, with the destroyer having left South Korea to start its mission in February

South Korea Sends Team to Tackle Coronavirus on Anti-piracy Ship

South Korea Sends Team to Tackle Coronavirus on Anti-piracy Ship

South Korea is sending a medical team to the Middle East to tackle a coronavirus outbreak on one of its ships on anti-piracy patrol while at home, new daily infections are hovering around record levels with 1,600 reported on Thursday.South Korea was for months a coronavirus success story as it kept outbreaks under control with testing

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at Container Shipping Ports in Southern China Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up disinfection measures amid a flare-up in COVID-19 cases, causing the biggest backlog since at least 2019.More than 150 coronavirus cases have been reported in Guangdong province, a key manufacturing and exporting hub in southern China, since the latest wave of cases struck in late May

Fire-Stricken Containership Starts Transit to Port of Oakland

Fire-Stricken Containership Starts Transit to Port of Oakland

The Unified Command, consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, the State of California, Resolve Marine and Witt O'Briens said Sunday it was coordinating the safe transit of a containership 80 miles southwest of Big Sur to the Port of Oakland, Calif. after the ship had reported an engine fire on Friday.

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria’s navy plans to strengthen its measures to root out and punish personnel who collude with kidnappers and criminals, its new naval chief said.Kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea, which covers 2.3 million square kilometers and borders some 20 countries, hit a record last year, according to the International Maritime Bureau.