FALCON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FALCON
    • Operator : VANE LINE BUNKERING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 64
  • Size
    • Register length : 74.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25 Feet
    • Overall Length : 74.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 598501

VANE LINE BUNKERING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : FROM EASTPORT, ME TO BROWNSVILLE, TX; AND AICWW
  • Principal Commodity : BULK PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

CHRISTIAN

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BROOKLYN

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  • Construction : Steel

HOUMA

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  • Construction : Steel

PARADISE CREEK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DOUBLE SKIN

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

RA

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eye on Design: A Titanium USS Enterprise (NCC-1701 that is)

Eye on Design: A Titanium USS Enterprise (NCC-1701 that is)

Dennis Bryant provided a link to a story about the USCG Cutter Bear in his March 18, 2020 newsletter. It is a great story about a great ship with a great Captain (Michael Healy) and a great crew. It shows that the right combination of ship and crew can perform miracles.This one ship, its Captain (and his wife who often shipped with him)

Adm. James Steele Gracey, 17th USCG Commandant, Passes Away

Adm. James Steele Gracey, 17th USCG Commandant, Passes Away

Admiral James Steele Gracey, USCG (retired), 17th Commandant of the Coast Guard, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020, in Falls Church, Va., at the age of 92.Born in Newton, Mass. in 1927, Adm. Gracey graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1949. Adm. Gracey was a 1956 graduate of the Harvard Graduate School where he earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

Nigeria Pledges Improved Information Sharing

Nigeria Pledges Improved Information Sharing

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigeria Navy are set for a regime of improved information sharing as arrangements to integrate the Command, Control, Computer Communication and Information (C4i) Cente of the Deep Blue Project along with the Falcon Eye of the Nigerian Navy.The Director General of NIMASA Dr.

Reeling in the Benefits of Upgraded Boat Controls

Reeling in the Benefits of Upgraded Boat Controls

A fisherman from a popular reality television series recently outfitted his vessel with a new electronic control system—giving him the edge in a high-stakes fishing competition.The waters of the North Atlantic Ocean can be treacherous—especially for fishermen pursuing the elusive bluefin tuna.

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.

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.