FALCON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FALCON
    • Operator : MARINE CONTRACTING CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Full Load Capacity : 800 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 75 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 46 Feet
    • Overall Length : 75 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 46 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1955
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

MARINE CONTRACTING CORP.

  • Area of Operation : HAMPTON ROADS AREA, CHESAPEAKE BAY, INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE CANAL, DELAWARE RIVER - C & D CANAL TO WILMINGTON AND POTOMAC RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : FLOATING EQUIPMENT, PILE DRIVERS AND BARGES USED IN CONSTRUCTION WORK

ALFRED A. III

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN BOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARCO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SEAHAWK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

WinGD Develops Flexible Injector Concept

WinGD Develops Flexible Injector Concept

WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has invested in fuel research with the development of a flexible injection system. In a whitepaper released today, ‘Flexible Injector to Advance Alternative Fuels Research’, the engine designers describe how the concept will play a crucial role in its investigations into low-carbon liquid fuels and engine injection concepts to harness them.

OP/ED: Offshore Wind

OP/ED: Offshore Wind

Set to Soar, Taking Offshore Support Industry With it.Offshore energy development is opening a new front in the United States -- the Atlantic seaboard, with strong winds, a shallow continental shelf and a proximity to dense population centers is driving strong interest in offshore wind development.

Ferry Runs Aground in Boston Harbor

Ferry Runs Aground in Boston Harbor

Four people were injured Friday morning when a Boston-bound ferry ran aground off Long Island in Boston Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard said. At approximately 7:45 a.m., J.P. Vega, operations manager for Boston Harbor Cruises, reported to Coast Guard watchstanders that the ferry Lightening ran aground with 84 people aboard.

OMSA Announces Formation of Wind Committee

OMSA Announces Formation of Wind Committee

Open to all OMSA Members, the Committee Seeks to Further the Domestic Offshore Wind Industry and the Jones Act.New Orleans, LA – Today, the Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) announced the formation of the OMSA Wind Committee and announced that membership on the Committee is now open to all OMSA members.

OHT Sisters Spoted in Singapore

OHT Sisters Spoted in Singapore

Eagle and Falcon, sister vessels and the workhorses of the Offshore Heavy Transport  (OHT) family, were coincidentally working side by side in Singapore earlier this month loading two jack-up rigs.Eagle started her loading operation of the 14,527 mt CJ46 jack-up rig Noble Johnny Whitstine from 14 February, said a press note from the heavy transport vessel operator .

ASI Marine Adds Falcon ROV

ASI Marine Adds Falcon ROV

Canada-based underwater services provider ASI Marine is expanding its Falcon fleet, said a press release from Saab Seaeye, the underwater e-robotics company.Known for being the first to ingeniously exploit the Saab Seaeye Falcon’s adaptive intelligent technology by sending the 300 metre rated remotely operated underwater vehicle on a five kilometre long tunnel inspection

Cutting Ceremony at Damen Singapore

Cutting Ceremony at Damen Singapore

Work has begun at Damen Shipyards Singapore on the construction of two of Damen’s latest fast crew supply vessel; the FCS 2710. In what was described as ‘the cutting ceremony’, as the vessels are being built in aluminium, Mr. Chung Pang Chen and Mr. Polin Chen of Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd.

Tankers Switch from Clean to Dirty as Rates Surge

Tankers Switch from Clean to Dirty as Rates Surge

A recent surge in tanker rates due to U.S. sanctions on subsidiaries of Chinese shipping company Cosco is driving some shipowners to switch from carrying clean to dirty cargoes, according to oil analytics firm Vortexa.The Aframax tanker Elandra Sound, which was carrying clean products in Q3, recently loaded crude in Corpus Christi in the United States, Vortexa said in a note.

Harvey Gulf Continues Global Push

Harvey Gulf Continues Global Push

Harvey Gulf International Marine continues its commitment to expanding operations globally with the opening of offices in Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico City, Trinidad, and Guyana, and with the reflagging of two additional DP2 Offshore Supply Vessels the Harvey Seahawk and Harvey Falcon by this April.