INVESTIGATOR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : INVESTIGATOR
    • Operator : PACIFIC COAST MARITIME, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : PORTLAND
    • STATE : OR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1730
    • Full Load Capacity : 3296 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 214.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 65 Feet
    • Overall Length : 214.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 65 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : 2 PUMPS DIESEL
    • Coast Guard Number : 638965

PACIFIC COAST MARITIME, INC.

  • Area of Operation : DUTCH HARBOR, AK TO AKUTAN, KING COVE, SAND POINT & BEAVER INLET, AK; KODIAK, AK TO CORDOVA, AK; ALITAK, AK AND OTHER POINTS ON KODIAK ISLAND AS NEEDED; LONG BEACH, CA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CA
  • Principal Commodity : LEASES TO OTHERS

EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GYRFALCON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HML

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Divers Search for Bodies in CA Boat Fire

Divers Search for Bodies in CA Boat Fire

Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the coast of southern California, as authorities launched an investigation into one of the area's worst maritime disasters.Emergency crews found at least 25 bodies after the fire broke out before dawn on Monday, leaving nine people still missing, the Associated Press reported.

AIS Data: History & Future

AIS Data: History & Future

The Automatic Identification System (AIS) was developed with the sole goal of improving maritime safety by allowing ships in proximity to one another to automatically exchange information regarding their name, course, speed, type, cargo, etc.  The exchange of this information would allow conning officers on each ship to make better decisions regarding the possibility of close encounters and the

Alaska Ranger: “Shipwrecked in Alaska”

Alaska Ranger: “Shipwrecked in Alaska”

On the night of March 23, 2008, most of the crew sleeps while fishing vessel Alaska Ranger makes her way to the rich fishing grounds off the coast of Alaska. As the Engineer makes his nightly rounds, he discovers a serious flood in the rudder room. He raises the alarm and the captain issues a Mayday call.

Survey Vessel Joins Hunt for Lost F-35

Survey Vessel Joins Hunt for Lost F-35

Japan expanded its search for a missing F-35 stealth fighter on  with a maritime survey vessel joining a navy ship and a U.S. Navy salvage team is expected in the area in coming days, a Japanese air force spokesman said.Only small pieces of the Japanese Air Self Defense Force aircraft's tail have been found since the advanced jet disappeared from radar screens during an exercise with three other

DAPI 101: Outreach and Enforcement

DAPI 101: Outreach and Enforcement

Even as the minimum Random Drug Testing Rate is raised to 50 PCT, the Coast Guard wants its mission to consist of 90% outreach and just 10% enforcement. Really.The domestic waterfront got some less-than-happy news when the U.S. Coast Guard announced that the calendar year 2019 minimum random drug testing rate had been set at 50 percent of covered crewmembers.

Maersk, Tide Maritime Targeted in Petrobras Probe

Maersk, Tide Maritime Targeted in Petrobras Probe

Brazilian authorities on Wednesday targeted Maersk and other companies for allegedly paying bribes to get an edge in securing shipping contracts with state oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, in the latest phase of a sprawling graft probe.Federal prosecutors said in a statement that Denmark's Maersk, the world's largest shipping company, was involved in allegedly paying $3.

Brazil Targets Greek Tanker in Pollution Probe

Brazil Targets Greek Tanker in Pollution Probe

Brazilian investigators said on Friday a Greek-flagged ship carrying Venezuelan crude was the source of oil tarring thousands of kilometers of coastline over the past two months.While prosecutors and police did not name the vessel, a prosecutors' document obtained by Reuters identified the ship as the Bouboulina, owned by Greece's Delta Tankers Ltd.

CSB: Chemical Leak Caused Fire at ITC Houston Terminal

CSB: Chemical Leak Caused Fire at ITC Houston Terminal

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said on Wednesday that a fuel leak, possibly due to open valves and a running pump, set off a massive blaze at a Mitsui & Co Ltd petrochemical storage operation along the Houston Ship Channel in March.The fire that began on March 17 at Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) spread black smoke across Houston, shut the nearby ship channel

FBI Seeks Evidence in California Boat Fire

FBI Seeks Evidence in California Boat Fire

Federal and local investigators on Sunday carried out search warrants involving the owners of a diving boat that caught fire off the California coast in the middle of the night last week, killing 34 people.Agents from the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office searched the offices and two additional vessels owned by Truth

8 Dead, 26 Missing After Dive Boat Fire

Eight people were confirmed dead from a predawn fire that sank a boat off a Southern California island and 26 others who were on the scuba diving vessel were missing, a local sheriff said.The fire broke out aboard the Conception, a 75-foot (23-metre) boat, at about 3:15 a.m. while it was moored just off the shore of Santa Cruz Island, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement.

SAFETY: Distractions Can Sink Careers

SAFETY: Distractions Can Sink Careers

Familiarity can and does breed contempt. You don’t need anything else added to that heavy burden.We live and work in a frenetic environment replete with a wide range of both human and technological distractions. When those two elements came together on the bridge of a towboat traveling downriver to pick up a load of empty barges, the result was career-changing for the vessel’s first mate

CG Investigating Passenger Ferry Grounding

The Coast Guard is investigating a ferry grounding near Atlantic Highlands, NJ, Monday morning.At approximately 7:30 a.m., watch standers at Coast Guard Sector New York Vessel Traffic Service were notified that the 140-foot commuter ferry, with 400 passengers aboard ran aground 200-yards from the pier in Atlantic Highlands, N.J.All passengers were safely disembarked at the ferry terminal pier.