DISPATCH

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DISPATCH
    • Operator : BREWER HAWTHORNE COVE MARINA
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 44
  • Location
    • City : SALEM
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 75
    • Passenger Capacity : 20
  • Size
    • Register length : 25.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 9.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 26 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 9.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

BREWER HAWTHORNE COVE MARINA

  • Area of Operation : SALEM SOUND, SALEM MA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

TONTO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

BOUNCE

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

JUBILEE II

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

Cruise Ship Makes Rescue off Florida

Cruise Ship Makes Rescue off Florida

A cruise ship idling without passengers came to the aid of a small craft in distress in international waters 37 miles off the coast of Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday.Upon seeing the boat in the water, the 855-foot Carnival Sensation maneuvered alongside the craft and provided blankets, life jackets, food and water to the 24 people on board

Bulk Carrier Grounds After Losing Propulsion in the Columbia River

Bulk Carrier Grounds After Losing Propulsion in the Columbia River

A 608-foot bulk carrier that suffered an engine failure and ran aground in the Columbia River Thursday has been refloated without injury or pollution, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report at 12:50 a.m. that the Marshall Islands-flagged Genco Auvergne had run soft aground due to a loss of main engine propulsion while transiting down the

Report: Reefer Ship Attacked Offshore Nigeria. Two Crew Members Kidnapped

Report: Reefer Ship Attacked Offshore Nigeria. Two Crew Members Kidnapped

Maritime security intelligence agencies have reported that the Water Phoenix reefer vessel was boarded Tuesday morning off Nigeria by an unknown number of persons and that two Russian nationals have been kidnapped.Per Praesidium International, a risk consultancy and maritime security company, the incident happened at 5:50 a.m. UTC Tuesday, approximately 34 nautical miles south of Lagos.

Wakashio Bow Towed to Deeper Waters

Wakashio Bow Towed to Deeper Waters

The bow section of the stricken bulk carrier Wakashio has been towed to deeper waters eight nautical miles off Mauritius after the grounded vessel broke apart atop a coral reef near Pointe d'Esny off the Indian Ocean island's east coast. The Japanese-owned Wakashio struck the reef on July 25 and began spilling oil on August 6

Cargo Ship Grounds After Officer On Watch Falls Asleep

Cargo Ship Grounds After Officer On Watch Falls Asleep

A Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship ran aground near the Philippines' Antique province Thursday after the officer on watch fell asleep, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.The 90-meter, 2,551-gross-ton Globe 6 was transporting a rice cargo from Ho Chi Minh City to Davao City and had 25 crew members on board at the time of the incident.

Operator of Grounded Bulker in Mauritius Apologizes for Oil Spill

Operator of Grounded Bulker in Mauritius Apologizes for Oil Spill

The operator of a Japanese bulk carrier which ran aground off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean apologized on Sunday for a major oil spill which officials and environmentalists say is creating an ecological disaster.The MV Wakashio, operated by Mitsui OSK Lines, struck the reef on Mauritius' southeast coast on July 25. Fuel started leaking from the cracked vessel on Thursday.

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

The United States this week hardened its position on the South China Sea, where it has accused China of attempting to build a "maritime empire" in the potentially energy-rich waters, despite regional concerns.The rivals have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.

Crew Kidnappings Soar in West Africa

Crew Kidnappings Soar in West Africa

Crew kidnappings and violent attacks on vessels in the oil-rich West Africa region have soared in 2020, with 77 seafarers taken hostage or kidnapped for ransom since January, according to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest piracy report.The Gulf of Guinea off West Africa is increasingly dangerous for commercial shipping

Pirates Holding Containership Crew Hostage in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates Holding Containership Crew Hostage in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates reportedly boarded a Portuguese-flagged containership anchored off the coast of Benin on Sunday and are believed to be holding eight crew hostage, according to maritime security consultancy Dryad Global.An unknown number of pirates in a speedboat approached the 255-meter Tommi Ritscher at the Cotonou anchorage and several of them boarded the vessel

Fishing for Trouble

Fishing for Trouble

Radar confusion and speed cited in ferry groundingWhile the perennial issue of commercial vessel and recreational boat collisions, near misses and allisions with navigational aids are certainly nothing new, in much of  the navigable waters of the United States they are typically associated with the warmer weather of late spring

South Korea Anti-piracy Unit Heading to the Strait of Hormuz

South Korea Anti-piracy Unit Heading to the Strait of Hormuz

South Korea's military said on Tuesday it plans to expand the deployment of an anti-piracy unit now operating off the coast of Africa to the area around the Strait of Hormuz, after the United States pressed for help in guarding oil tankers.Attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz off the coast of Iran last year prompted U.S.

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel capsized on Saturday with four crew members aboard near Pier 39 in Astoria, Ore.Four Coast Guardsmen were aboard the 26-foot Coast Guard Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat conducting routine operations when the vessel reportedly encountered a series of heavy wakes that came over the bow, which resulted in an unrecoverable starboard list that capsized the vessel