FOURNIER TRACTOR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FOURNIER TRACTOR
    • Operator : PENOBSCOT BAY TRACTOR TUG CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : BELFAST
    • STATE : ME
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 104
  • Size
    • Register length : 85.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 85.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.7 Feet
    • Height : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 678368

PENOBSCOT BAY TRACTOR TUG CO.

  • Area of Operation : PENOBSCOT BAY, BELFAST, SEARSPORT, BUCKSPORT, BREWER & ROCKLAND, ME
  • Principal Commodity : DOCKING AND UNDOCKING

FORT POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion.“At a macro level, the bigger ships are causing downward pressure on the ship assist business because there are fewer ship calls given the increased capacity of these vessels.

INLAND FINANCE: But I Don’t Need That Much

INLAND FINANCE: But I Don’t Need That Much

When enough to meet the need is not enough to get the help.From my office window in downtown St. Louis, I can see a dramatic illustration of the inefficiency in how our country moves freight. My office faces east, and I look down on a stretch of Interstate 70, that major east-west highway that runs from Baltimore to Interstate 15 in Utah.

Design: RNLI’s Shannon Class Lifeboat

Design: RNLI’s Shannon Class Lifeboat

The latest lifeboat to join the fleet of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the main sea rescue service in the UK and Ireland, is the waterjet-propelled Shannon class, which the organization says is its most agile and maneuverable all-weather lifeboat yet to be deployed. Designed entirely in-house by RNLI engineers

Eye on Innovation: RNLI's L&R Tractor

Eye on Innovation: RNLI's L&R Tractor

Coming in the April 2019 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News we report on the latest lifeboat to join the fleet of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the main sea rescue service in the UK and Ireland, the waterjet-propelled Shannon class, RNLI says is its most agile and maneuverable all-weather lifeboat yet to be deployed.

The Future: Autonomous Robotic Hull Grooming

The Future: Autonomous Robotic Hull Grooming

Ship hull biofouling has significant impacts on fleet readiness, ship performance, cost, and the environment.  Biofouling results in increased hydrodynamic drag which results in greater fuel use and greater emissions per distance traveled than a hydraulically-smooth hull.  A study by Schultz, et al.

Port Napie Orders Damen Tug

Port Napie Orders Damen Tug

Napier Port, the third largest port on New Zealand’s North Island, has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Group for an Azimuth Tractor Drive (ATD) Tug 2412 Twin Fin for delivery later this year.The contract was signed by Sjoerd de Bruin, sales manager Pacific for Damen and Napier Port CEO Todd Dawson at Napier Port main office.

NBBB Delivers First Hybrid Tug

NBBB Delivers First Hybrid Tug

The Boat builders in Freeland, Washington, Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) has successfully trialed and delivered Baydelta Maritime’s,  new 100’ x 40’ Delta Class Hybrid Tractor Tug.The Tug is the seventh tractor tug NBBB has built for Baydelta and its affiliated companies, but the first Hybrid, an exciting milestone for both NBBB and Baydelta.

Gulf Island Delivers Z-Tech Tugs

Gulf Island Delivers Z-Tech Tugs

American manufacturer Gulf Island Shipyards has completed the second of 10 Z-Tech 30-80 tugs, five of which were ordered by Suderman & Young Towing Co.Once completed, these tugs will be operated in ports on the Texas Gulf Coast by G&H Towing Co, said a press release from Robert Allan Ltd.The Z-Tech 30-80 tug Ted C. Litton evolved from the previous Z-Tech 7500 design for Suderman & Young.

Svitzer Christens Latest Tug Meridian

Svitzer Christens Latest Tug Meridian

The global towage operator Svitzer held a ceremony on the River Thames  to officially christened Svitzer Meridian as the latest - and tenth - vessel in its Port of London fleet.During a naming ceremony held on the River Thames with guests representing a variety of customers and partners – including vessel builder Sanmar – the 70 tonnes bollard pull Azimuth Tractor Drive (ATD) Svitzer Meridian

Sanmar Wins Tug Order

Sanmar Wins Tug Order

Tug boat builder and a tug boat manufacturer Sanmar Shipyards has been awarded contract for true tractor configuration tug with forward mounted thrusters by Rimorchiatori Riuniti in Italy."This will be sixth example of the Turkish specialist tug builder’s, exclusive Delicay design in barely a year since the first vessel of this type was delivered to New Zealand," said a press note.

Keel Laid for Foss Tier IV Tugboat

Keel Laid for Foss Tier IV Tugboat

Foss Maritime announced the keel laying of the first of its new class of ASD 90 tugboat, to be built at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in Freeland, Washington.Nicole Engle, one of the principals of Foss’ parent company, Saltchuk, made the first ceremonial weld of her initials into the keel, assisted by journeyman welder Justina Mackie.

Med Tier III Harbor Tug Powered by MAN

Med Tier III Harbor Tug Powered by MAN

MAN Energy Solutions won the contract to supply the engines for a new harbor tug in Spain, unique in that it is reportedly the first IMO Tier III compliant tug operating in the Mediterranean.P&O Reyser will operate the 27-m, 75T bollard-pull-rated Asymmetric Tractor Tug (ATT) in the Port of Barcelona, which is expected to enter service from mid-2020.