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

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

USCG Oversees Disembarkation of 250,000 Cruise Ship Passengers Due to COVID-19

USCG Oversees Disembarkation of 250,000 Cruise Ship Passengers Due to COVID-19

The disembarkation of more than 1,200 passengers from the cruise ships Zaandam and Rotterdam in Port Everglades, Fla. on Friday, combined with one remaining disembarkation being coordinated, add to the U.S. Coast Guard's processing of more than 120 vessels in the last three weeks to remove 250,000 passengers from cruise ships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grand Princess Crewmember Medevaced

Grand Princess Crewmember Medevaced

A crewmember aboard the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess cruise ship was medevaced after suffering a medical emergency, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said it was notified by the ship that a man in his early-40s needed further medical attention Saturday morning.Coast Guard watchstanders consulted the duty flight surgeon who recommended the crewmember be medevaced from the Grand

Yamal LNG Gets New LNG Vessel

Yamal LNG Gets New LNG Vessel

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has held a naming ceremony for an LNG carrier, jointly ordered by MOL and China COSCO Shipping.The naming ceremony for the LNG Merak carrier was held on Wednesday, January 8, at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding yard, according to MOL.The "LNG Merak" is the second of four newbuilding LNG Carriers for the Yamal LNG Project announced at the end of June

Japan Sending Warship, Aircraft to Middle East

Japan Sending Warship, Aircraft to Middle East

Japan will send a warship and patrol planes to protect Japanese ships in the Middle East as the situation in the region, from which it sources nearly 90% of its crude oil imports, remains volatile, Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday.Under the plan approved by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet

All Aboard with Fire Safety

All Aboard with Fire Safety

The latest technology can detect the risk of an on board electrical fire – before it ignites. It’s not too late to incorporate this feature into your next workboat design.Fire on board always poses a risk to life, although certain vessels such as passenger ships present a particular danger because they carry a large number of people

Piracy: West Africa, World's Most Dangerous Seas

Piracy: West Africa, World's Most Dangerous Seas

The seas off West Africa's coastline are now the most dangerous in the world for shipping, the International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest report revealed.According to the report, of the 75 seafarers taken hostage onboard or kidnapped for ransom worldwide so far this year, 62 were captured in the Gulf of Guinea – off the coasts of Nigeria, Guinea, Togo, Benin and Cameroon.

USCG Responds to Three Tugboats Sinking

USCG Responds to Three Tugboats Sinking

The Coast Guard is responding to three vessels that sunk on the Illinois River near Hardin, Illinois, Sunday.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River received a report Friday of three tugboats and a deck barge that were tied together and began taking on water at mile marker 21 on the Illinois River.The sinking tugboats are holding approximately 4,850 gallons of diesel and oil.

e-Navigation Passage Planning transformation

e-Navigation Passage Planning transformation

Passage planning. Two words sure to elicit a groan from any navigator anywhere in the world. The vital, yet incredibly frustrating, process of developing a complete description of a vessel's voyage from start to finish, berth to berth, is an administrative burden.On average, each vessel, for each journey, uses 3.

Piracy Retreating in Q1 2019

Piracy Retreating in Q1 2019

The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) published its report for the first three months of 2019, reporting less incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships than the first quarter of 2018.During the first quarter of 2019, IMB reported 38 incidents of piracy and armed robbery at sea, which are 28 less incidents than the first quarter of 2018