GRACE MORAN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GRACE MORAN
    • Operator : MORAN TOWING CORPORATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3165
  • Location
    • City : MOREHEAD CITY
    • STATE : NC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 191
  • Size
    • Register length : 93.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28 Feet
    • Overall Length : 107.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 17.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 15.9 Feet
    • Height : 47 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 508659

MORAN TOWING CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : U. S. EAST COAST AND U. S. GULF
  • Principal Commodity : FUEL OIL PRODUCTS

CAPE HATTERAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE ROMAIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EUGENIA MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELEN D COPPEDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LYNNE MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRACY MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRISTAN K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TURECAMO BOYS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

D.S.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLESTON

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

CONNECTICUT

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

GEORGIA

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

HOUSTON

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

LONG ISLAND

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

MASSACHUSETTS

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

NEW HAMPSHIRE

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

PHILADELPHIA

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

PORTLAND

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

TENNESSEE

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

News

Leading the Charge

Leading the Charge

Alternatives to fossil fuels are emerging throughout the maritime universe, and vessels working in U.S. rivers, waterways and harbors are at the cusp on this trend. While the alternative fuels spectrum is wide, battery power and electrification—a technology that has seen a decade of shipboard applications already—is particularly suited for smaller vessels.

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

Racing for 30GW—and a Piece of the US Offshore Wind Pie

“30 by 30” is the rallying cry for all concerned with the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind business. In Spring 2021, the Secretaries of Energy, Interior and Commerce resolved to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of electricity generated from offshore turbines by 2030. Consultants McKinsey, in a recent article frame the value proposition for this clean fuel source

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Partner on Autonomous Ship Control Solutions

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Partner on Autonomous Ship Control Solutions

Rolls-Royce and Sea Machines Robotics announced they are working together to deliver remote command, autonomous control and intelligent crew support systems to the marine market.As part of this agreement, Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems and Sea Machines, the developer of remote-vessel command and autonomous control systems

Expect the Unexpected on the Inland Waterways

Expect the Unexpected on the Inland Waterways

Among transportation planners, “resilience”, describing the ability to bounce back from adversities, both economic and other, has become a top consideration as we increasingly must “expect the unexpected.” The U.S. waterway system, covering the network of inland rivers and coastwise waterways, has seen a mix of good and not so good.

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

Dredge Barge Capsizes in Charleston

A 120-foot dredge barge capsized in the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a call at 3:34 a.m. from the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina staff stating the dredge barge rolled over on its side in the marina.

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board found that the erratic steering of a supply vessel led to a 2019 collision resulting in more than 6,000 gallons of diesel oil being dumped into the Sabine Pass, a busy waterway between Texas and Louisiana.On Thursday, April 8, 2021, NTSB released Marine Accident Brief 21/08 detailing its investigation of the collision between offshore supply vessel

How Will Biden's Iran Strategy Impact Shipping?

How Will Biden's Iran Strategy Impact Shipping?

How will Biden read Iranian hostilities? Forceful diplomacy or reckless militancy?Anticipating the Biden Administration’s Iran strategy is crucial for understanding future risks for maritime operators in the Strait of Hormuz, the Gulf of Oman and wider Indian Ocean.Though the new U.S.

US Blacklists Tankers, Oil Traders Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

US Blacklists Tankers, Oil Traders Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

The United States on Tuesday sanctioned a network of oil trading firms, individuals and vessels that have helped Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA sell crude mainly to Asia despite Washington's sanctions on the South American nation.The measure targets a network that the U.S. Treasury Department says helped the administration of President Nicolas Maduro

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

For the Design issue Greg Trauthwein asked me to write about a favorite ship design. I have no favorite ship design, or should say there are simply too many that are truly worthy of mention.  But when considering favorite designs, ship designers (and builders) do carry a strange curse.

Offshore Wind & Shipping – Importance of Interplay Between Shipbuilding Contracts and Charters

Offshore Wind & Shipping – Importance of Interplay Between Shipbuilding Contracts and Charters

While 2020 proved to be a challenging year for offshore oil and gas markets, the same cannot be said about offshore renewables, which saw substantial growth."It is expected that a number of offshore support vessels (“OSVs”) and crew boats will be redeployed from the offshore oil and gas sector to service the offshore wind industry and that existing offshore wind installation vessels will be

VARD Delivers Expedition Cruise Ship to Coral Expeditions

VARD Delivers Expedition Cruise Ship to Coral Expeditions

Ship designer and builder VARD said it has delivered a second expedition cruise vessel to Coral Expeditions of Australia.The newbuild, Coral Geographer, is ready to sail after arriving from Vard Vung Tau, VARD’s shipyard in Vietnam. Her maiden voyage with passengers will start from Cairns, Queensland, at the end of March.

Sea Machines Hires Moran David as CCO

Sea Machines Hires Moran David as CCO

Sea Machines Robotics, a Boston-based developer of autonomous command and control systems for commercial vessels, has hired Moran David as chief commercial officer (CCO).Effective immediately, this new position gives David responsibility for the company’s global sales and marketing of Sea Machines’ advanced technology to the builders and operators of the world’s commercial and defense fleets.