FOURCHON RUNNER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FOURCHON RUNNER
    • Operator : FOURCHON LAUNCH SERVICES, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2050
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
    • Full Load Capacity : 39 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 59
  • Size
    • Register length : 104.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 632285

FOURCHON LAUNCH SERVICES, LLC

  • Area of Operation : NORTH CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : SHIPS STORES / PASSENGERS

News

Severe Weather Led to Fatal Seacor Power Capsizing

Severe Weather Led to Fatal Seacor Power Capsizing

Severe winds during a thunderstorm led to a loss of stability and ultimately the capsizing of the liftboat Seacor Power, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Tuesday during a public board meeting. Of the 19 people aboard the vessel, six died and seven are missing, presumed dead. Six people were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard and other vessels.

U.S. Offshore Oil Production Restarts after Pipeline Fix

U.S. Offshore Oil Production Restarts after Pipeline Fix

A damaged oil pipeline component that disrupted output at several offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms was repaired late Friday, a Louisiana official said, with producers moving to reactivate some of the halted production.A failed flange connecting two onshore pipelines operated by Shell Plc in Louisiana leaked an estimated two barrels of oil.

Oil Leak Contained at Three US Gulf Platforms, Shell Says

Oil Leak Contained at Three US Gulf Platforms, Shell Says

Top U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil producer Shell said on Thursday it halted production at three U.S. Gulf of Mexico deepwater platforms after a leak shut two pipelines connecting the platforms, adding it expected pipeline service to resume on Friday.A failure at an onshore pipeline junction in Louisiana leaked about two barrels of oil, said Chett Chiasson

US Mid-term Elections Bring Changes, Uncertainty in Congressional Maritime Leadership

US Mid-term Elections Bring Changes, Uncertainty in Congressional Maritime Leadership

Regardless of whether the Republicans seize or the Democrats maintain control of the House and Senate, there is a guarantee that changes in leadership will occur in some of the key Congressional leadership positions that will impact the maritime industry. Two of the most significant Congressional committees of jurisdiction are the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (House T&I) and

Eye on Design: What is Old Can Be Green Again

Eye on Design: What is Old Can Be Green Again

The use of certain technologies is rarely a stand alone decision. The switch from sail to steam did not happen overnight and they actually coexisted for over a century, where, based on available technologies, in certain applications steam was more attractive and in other applications sail was more attractive.

Yesterday’s or Tomorrow’s Offshore Energy: Which to Pick?

Yesterday’s or Tomorrow’s Offshore Energy: Which to Pick?

Looking back, it is easy to wonder if one could have done better by taking the other fork in the road. I grew up in Holland in a maritime family and am pretty sure I would have stuck with maritime there. In 1968, when I was 8 years old, my father left Holland America Line and joined the United States Salvage Association. At the same time, their main customer, the U.S.

Offshore Wind: First Steel Cut for IWS Fleet's Construction Service Operation Vessel

Offshore Wind: First Steel Cut for IWS Fleet's Construction Service Operation Vessel

Norway-based offshore shipowner IWS Fleet said Monday that the first steel had been cut in China for its Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV).The steel cutting ceremony was held at the China Merchants Heavy Industry facility in Jiangsu, China, on Friday,  January 14, 2022.The walk-to-work vessel will be named IWS Skywalker and start its first contract at the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in

Alfa Laval to Provide Fuel Supply System for Six Methanol-fueled Containerships

Alfa Laval to Provide Fuel Supply System for Six Methanol-fueled Containerships

Alfa Laval said its FCM Methanol will be the low-flashpoint fuel supply system (LFSS) on six 1170 TEU containerships ordered by Eastaway, a member of the X-Press Feeders Group. The new vessel series, to be built at Chinese shipyards Ningbo Xinle Shipbuilding Group Co., Ltd and New Dayang Shipbuilding Co.

Corvus' Hydrogen Fuel Cell System Gets AIP from DNV

Corvus' Hydrogen Fuel Cell System Gets AIP from DNV

Corvus Energy announced its hydrogen fuel cell system developed through the H2NOR project has received approval in principle (AIP) from classification society DNV for its safety solution enabling simplified placement of the system inside a ship’s hull.According to Corvus, the fuel cell system (FCS) is the first designed to be inherently gas safe

Echandia Opens Branch Office in Norway

Echandia Opens Branch Office in Norway

Swedish battery systems for maritime electrification company Echandia announced its intention to expand in the Norwegian market through opening of a new branch office helmed Roy Storeng, who was recently hired to lead business development.Echandia is a developer of zero-emission energy solutions for heavy-duty maritime electrification, with customers in Europe, Asia and Oceania

U-MING Fleet Management System Takes Digitalization to the Next Level

U-MING Fleet Management System Takes Digitalization to the Next Level

ClassNK granted its Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions to U-MING Marine Transport Corporation (U-MING)’s Fleet Safety Management(FSM) System, co-developed and coded with the help of Ericsson.In July 2020, to promote the spread and development of innovative technologies

Panama Maritime Authority, ClassNK Ink MOU on Cybersecurity

Panama Maritime Authority, ClassNK Ink MOU on Cybersecurity

The Panama Maritime Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan-based Class NK on cyber security.The Panama Maritime Authority, aware of the role that maritime transport represents and the risks it faces because of the technological growth on board, said it wants to encourage all the Panamanian fleet’s shipowners, operators, and any other interested parties