IRON EAGLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : IRON EAGLE
    • Operator : CONTI ENTERPRISE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1100
  • Location
    • City : SOUTH PLAINFIELD
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 61
  • Size
    • Register length : 51.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 51.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 23.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 297627

CONTI ENTERPRISE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS FROM BEAUFORT NC TO SAVANNAH, GA

News

Interlake Steamship Christens First New US-flagged Laker in Nearly 40 Years

Interlake Steamship Christens First New US-flagged Laker in Nearly 40 Years

The Interlake Steamship Company held a christening ceremony in Cleveland on Thursday for its new vessel, Mark W. Barker, the first U.S.-flagged freighter built on the Great lakes in nearly four decades.“This is truly a historic celebration for our company and for the United States maritime industry as we proudly christen the newest vessel to join the U.S.

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

US' First Modern Laker Begins Maiden Voyage

The newly built Mark W. Barker, the United States' first new Great Lakes bulk carrier in nearly 40 years, has embarked on its maiden voyage from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.“This is a monumental day for our company and the U.S. flag fleet as our much-anticipated freighter departs on her first voyage in what will be a long life of service on the Great Lakes,” said Mark W.

Dirk Lesko Named President of Irving Shipbuilding

Dirk Lesko Named President of Irving Shipbuilding

Dirk Lesko will assume the role of President of Irving Shipbuilding Inc., effective September 1, 2022, the Canadian shipbuilder announced.Ross Langley, Vice Chairman of Irving Shipbuilding, will continue as interim President until Lesko joins the company.Lesko retired in April 2022 as a Vice President of the General Dynamics Corporation and President of Bath Iron Works (BIW).

Romanian Port Races Against Clock to Move Ukrainian Grain to Global Markets

Romanian Port Races Against Clock to Move Ukrainian Grain to Global Markets

Pressed into emergency service by the blockade of Ukraine's seaports by Russian invaders, neighboring Romania is racing against time to move Ukrainian grain to global markets before the next harvest triggers bottlenecks.Ukraine, the world's fourth largest grain exporter, has been forced by Russia's invasion to re-route shipments by train via its western border into neighboring Poland

COSCO Takes Delivery of LNG Dual-fuel VLCC

COSCO Takes Delivery of LNG Dual-fuel VLCC

A newly delivered very large crude carrier (VLCC) is said to be the world's first capable of running on liquefied natural gas (LNG).The Yuan Rui Yang was handed over on Monday at China's Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) for shipping giant COSCO.Classed by China Classification Society (CCS), the 333-meter-long vessel will be operated by COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation Company.

AET Names Dual-fuel VLCC Eagle Valence

AET Names Dual-fuel VLCC Eagle Valence

Tanker operator AET announced it has named its new dual-fuel very large crude carrier (VLCC) Eagle Valence.Named during a virtual ceremony at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in Geoje, South Korea, the 300,000 dwt newbuild is the first of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel VLCCs being built for long-term charter to Chartering and Shipping Services SA

Tug and Barge Transporting Munitions Run Aground on Florida Beach

Tug and Barge Transporting Munitions Run Aground on Florida Beach

A tug and barge ran aground Thursday night near Deerfield Beach, Fla., while transporting munitions from Port Canaveral to a U.S. Naval facility in the Bahamas.The U.S.-flagged tug Sea Eagle had four people on board when it began taking on water and went aground at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said.

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes Rise 15% as Economy Recovers

Port of Rotterdam Freight Volumes Rise 15% as Economy Recovers

Freight volumes in the port of Rotterdam increased 15% on a yearly basis in the third quarter as international trade continued to recover from its COVID-19 slump, Europe's largest sea port said on Tuesday.Trade flows to and from Rotterdam have been almost 9% higher in the first nine months of the year, with strong growth in almost all segments, the port said.

Baltic Dry Index Extends Rally

Baltic Dry Index Extends Rally

The Baltic Exchange's main dry bulk sea freight index extended its rally on Wednesday as robust demand and port congestion propelled the capesize index above 10,000 points for the first time in more than 13 years.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize vessels, rose 238 points, or 4.4%, to 5,647, its highest since September 2008.

'K' Line Takes Delivery of 210,000 DWT Bulk Carrier

'K' Line Takes Delivery of 210,000 DWT Bulk Carrier

The 210,000-dwt ton capesize bulker Cape Brolga has been delivered from Japan Marine United Corporation's Tsu shipyard to Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line).The newbuild will carry iron ore and coal for JFE Steel Corporation under a long-term consecutive voyage charter contract.

Baltic Dry Index Extends Rally, Hits 13-year High

Baltic Dry Index Extends Rally, Hits 13-year High

The Baltic Exchange's main dry bulk sea freight index extended its rally on Tuesday, rising about 5% to its highest in 13 years, steered by strong gains in capesize rates, and helped by demand for smaller vessels.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize vessels, jumped 245 points, or 5.2%, to 4,962, its highest since September 2008.

Baltic Dry Index Hits 12-year Peak

Baltic Dry Index Hits 12-year Peak

The Baltic Exchange's main dry bulk sea freight index rose for a fourth straight session on Wednesday to a 12-year high, buoyed by higher rates across vessel segments.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize vessels, rose 150 points, or 3.4%, to 4,560, its highest since November 2009.