ISLAND CHIEF

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ISLAND CHIEF
    • Operator : ISLAND TUG & BARGE CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 83
  • Size
    • Register length : 70 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 73.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 23.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 55 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1963
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 290759

ISLAND TUG & BARGE CO.

  • Area of Operation : EAGLE HARBOR, ELLIOT BAY, PUGET SOUND AND LAKE WASHINGTON; VICTORIA AND FRASER RIVER (CANADA); COASTAL - MEXICO TO ALASKA
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL; MARINE CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, SCRAP STEEL; BULK DRY CEMENT AND CONTAINERIZED CARGO

ALISON S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELEN S

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND CHAMPION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND EAGLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND MIST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND SCOUT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND SPIRIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND STORM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND VIKING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND VOYAGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND WIND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIOUX

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ITB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KILLER WHALE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

Greece Rescues Cargo Ship with 400 Migrants in Distress

Greece Rescues Cargo Ship with 400 Migrants in Distress

Greece mounted a rescue operation on Friday for a cargo ship carrying about 400 migrants after it sent out a distress signal off the island of Crete, the coast guard said.The Greek coast guard quoted passengers as saying the Turkish-flagged vessel had sailed from Turkey, calling it “one of the largest search and rescue operations carried out in the eastern Mediterranean.

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) announced it has completed the first of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The MV SSG Michael H. Ollis, Hull 219, departed ESG’s Port St. Joe, Fla. facility fully certified and passenger ready.

Humanitarian Aid: Mexico Sends Fuel Tanker to Cuba

Humanitarian Aid: Mexico Sends Fuel Tanker to Cuba

A diesel cargo sent by Mexico's state-run Pemex [was] due to arrive in Cuba's Havana port on Monday, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and sources, after Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised humanitarian aid to the Communist-run island, [Reuters reported Monday.]The Jose Maria Morelos II, a tanker owned and managed by a Pemex unit

Car Carrier Sinks After Collision With Tanker Off Japan; Three Missing

Car Carrier Sinks After Collision With Tanker Off Japan; Three Missing

Japanese coast guard ships and aircraft were searching on Friday for three missing crew of a cargo ship that capsized and sank after a collision with a Marshall Islands-registered tanker in the Seto Inland Sea, authorities said.The Byakko sank at about 2:40 a.m. after colliding with the chemical tanker Ulsan Pioneer just before midnight in the Kurushima Strait

Indonesian Leader Orders All-out Effort to Find Submarine as Oxygen Runs Low

Indonesian Leader Orders All-out Effort to Find Submarine as Oxygen Runs Low

Indonesia's president ordered an all-out effort to find a missing submarine in a race against time to save the 53 crew, whose oxygen supply defense chiefs said would last only until Saturday.Indonesia sent a helicopter and five ships to search waters north of the holiday island of Bali but found no signs of the KRI Nanggala-402, which went missing early on Wednesday during a torpedo drill.

Bollinger Buys Gulf Island’s Shipyard Facilities

Bollinger Buys Gulf Island’s Shipyard Facilities

Lockport, La.-based Bollinger Shipyards has acquired Gulf Island Fabrication’s shipyard facilities in nearby Houma for approximately $28.6 million.The purchased site encompasses 437 acres on the west bank of the Houma Navigation Canal, of which 283 acres is unimproved land that is available for expansion.

Indonesia: Sailors on Missing Submarine Have Enough Oxygen Until Saturday

Indonesia: Sailors on Missing Submarine Have Enough Oxygen Until Saturday

The sailors aboard a missing Indonesian submarine have enough oxygen to last until Saturday, aboard a vessel that had been in good condition, the country's defense chiefs said on Thursday, as the search for the submarine continued.There were no signs of the KRI Nanggala-402, with 53 crew aboard as of Thursday afternoon, where a search and rescue mission was ongoing in calm weather conditions.

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.Adventure of the Seas and Celebrity Millennium ships will also have vaccinated crews and accept children under the age of 18 with a negative COVID-19 test, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises said on Friday.

Bulk Carrier Caught Dumping Garbage in Great Barrier Reef

Bulk Carrier Caught Dumping Garbage in Great Barrier Reef

A shipping company and chief officer have been convicted in Australia for dumping garbage near the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system.Following a prosecution by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), on February 26, 2021, the chief officer and operator of Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Iron Gate were fined and convicted in the Brisbane Magistrates Court for

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Morton S. Bouchard, III, fourth generation leader of family-owned Bouchard Transportation, has been ordered to step down from his role as chief executive officer as the Long Island-based tug and barge operator continues to navigate through bankruptcy and a string of legal challenges.

Denmark to Build Giant Wind Energy Hub In the North Sea

Denmark to Build Giant Wind Energy Hub In the North Sea

Denmark has reached a deal on the construction of the first of its kind wind energy hub in the North Sea that promises to produce yet unseen amounts of green electricity, in what has been described as the largest construction project in Danish history.The energy hub - an artificial island - will serve as an offshore power plant gathering and distributing green electricity from hundreds of wind

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Great Ships [ of 2020 ]: Island Victory, the Most Powerful (& green) Multi-Purpose OSV Ever

Norway’s Island Offshore broke free from the enforced conservatism of the E&P sector, adding not just a new ship to its fleet, but one that re-writes the rulebook in capabilities, technology and despite its size and power, environmental credentials.Simply put, Island Offshore’s new deep water installation Vessel ‘Island Victory’ is the most powerful multi-purpose offshore vessel ever built; a