FAIRFIELD PURSUIT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FAIRFIELD PURSUIT
    • Operator : FAIRFIELD INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6400
  • Location
    • City : SUGAR LAND
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 121
  • Size
    • Register length : 179.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 197 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 14.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.8 Feet
    • Height : 60 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2011
    • Year : 2011
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 653208
    • REBLT : *

FAIRFIELD INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO AND NORMAL PORTS - FOURCHON, LA; GALVESTON AND TEXAS CITY
  • Principal Commodity : OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH VESSELS

FAIRFIELD CHALLENGER

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

FAIRFIELD NEW VENTURE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

News

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

In the United States, it is a frustrating time to be in the government shipbuilding business. Even though America depends upon maritime commerce and faces growing security risks at sea, shipbuilding is just not a major national focus.Up to now, shipbuilders have had it pretty good. For the past several years, big naval shipbuilders have enjoyed steady growth and strong performance.

Seaspan Orders 10 More Box Ships for Charter to Zim

Seaspan Orders 10 More Box Ships for Charter to Zim

Seaspan Corporation on Tuesday announced it has entered into long-term charters with Zim Integrated Shipping Services for 10 dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) containership newbuilds, extending the containership lessor's newbuild ordering spree amid continued high demand and vessel shortages.

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million

Cruise operator Royal Caribbean Group said on Tuesday it reached a deal to sell its Azamara brand to private-equity firm Sycamore Partners for $201 million in cash, as it grapples with biting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.Sycamore Partners will acquire the entire Azamara brand, including its three-ship fleet—Azamara Quest

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Maritime Security: Neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea

Is neo-colonialism in the Gulf of Guinea the answer to West Africa’s maritime crime crisis?In October 2020, China’s transport ministry established an ad hoc workgroup to lay down precautionary measures for ships and seafarers passing through high piracy risk West African waters.The move came as China told its vessels to up vigilance and implement a series of precautionary measures to ensure the

Elbit Systems to Buy Sparton for $380 Million

Elbit Systems to Buy Sparton for $380 Million

Israel-based international defense electronics company Elbit Systems has signed an agreement to buy maritime defense contractor Sparton for $380 million.  Elbit said Wednesday that its U.S. subsidiary Elbit Systems of America had signed a definitive agreement with an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. for the acquisition of Sparton. Sparton Parent, Inc.

World First: Retrofitted VLGC Runs on LPG

World First: Retrofitted VLGC Runs on LPG

BW LPG said the week-long sea and gas trials have kicked off for very large gas carrier (VLGC) BW Gemini, which has been retrofitted with pioneering liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel propulsion technology. The shipowner said the 2015-built BW Gemini achieved "a historic milestone" as the world’s first VLGC to be fueled by LPG, after its main engine was retrofitted from a MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.

Piracy and Ship Attacks in the Gulf of Guinea

Piracy and Ship Attacks in the Gulf of Guinea

Incidents of piracy and attacks on merchant vessels in waters of the Gulf of Guinea are endemic.  There are multiple factors at play, including but not limited to: poverty, limited government presence in coastal communities, minimal maritime law enforcement capability among coastal states, and corruption.

Solstad Offshore CSVs Net Offshore Wind, Seismic Survey Contracts

Solstad Offshore CSVs Net Offshore Wind, Seismic Survey Contracts

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Solstad Offshore said Thursday it had won new contracts for two of its subsea construction vessels (CSV), the Normand Fortress and the Normand Mermaid, in offshore wind and seismic sectors, respectively.The CSV Normand Fortress has secured a contract with the UK-based contractor Manor Renewable Energy for operation on a UK offshore wind farm.

Edison Chouest Inks Deal for Battery-equipped PSV

Edison Chouest Inks Deal for Battery-equipped PSV

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has entered into a contract with an oil major to install battery systems aboard one of its Jones Act platform supply vessels (PSV), the U.S.-based shipowner announced Monday. With the long-term deal in hand, ECO said it is working alongside its affiliate Marine Technologies to install the battery-on-board (BoB) system aboard one of its ECO 312-foot Class PSVs

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)

Atlantic Wind Transfers Pursuing Integrated Management System Certification

Atlantic Wind Transfers Pursuing Integrated Management System Certification

Rhode Island-based owner and operator of crew transfer vessels (CTV) Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has engaged classification society DNV for the company’s integrated Management System Certification as it seeks to scale up in the U.S. offshore wind industry. The company is working with DNV in pursuing international Safety Management Systems (SMS) certification and ISO 9001, ISO 14001

More GoM Work for Magseis Fairfield

More GoM Work for Magseis Fairfield

Oslo-listed Magseis Fairfield on Friday said it had won a deep-water 4D Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) monitor survey contract in the US Gulf of Mexico with a repeat customer.The survey will be conducted with Magseis Fairfield’s ZXPLR technology, currently in use for ongoing projects in the same region. The start-up is expected to be mid-Q2 2021, and the project will run for approximately two months.