ISLAND EXPLORER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ISLAND EXPLORER
    • Operator : STEVENS TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 720
  • Location
    • City : YONGES ISLAND
    • STATE : SC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 83
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 619367

STEVENS TOWING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : AIWW - JACKSONVILLE, FL TO WILMINGTON, NC; BALTIMORE TO MIAMI & TAMPA; U.S. ATLANTIC, GULF & WEST COASTS; CARIBBEAN SEA & NORTH COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA; GIWW - BROWNSVILLE TO APALACHICOLA; WESTERN RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL TOWING AND GENERAL FREIGHT

COASTAL VENTURE

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND BOY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND EXPRESS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND LOOKOUT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND PILOT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND TRADER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND VENTURE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROYAL ENGINEER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEA CRESCENT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SJ

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STEVENS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STEVENS OCEAN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STONO RIVER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TOOGOODOO CREEK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

OSV Powers Up for Deepwater Efficiency the Island Offshore Way

OSV Powers Up for Deepwater Efficiency the Island Offshore Way

While facing the same challenging market conditions as offshore vessel owners and service companies worldwide, Norway’s Island Offshore recently broke free from the enforced conservatism of the E&P sector, by 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.

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

Staten Island Ferries: A "New York State of Mind"

It takes a thick skin to live in New York City, let alone to run its Staten Island Ferry service. James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, has been charged with running the ferry service for the last 16 years. We met with him for his insights on the challenges of keeping the iconic ferry running safely and efficiently.

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

"Ship-Spotter" of the Day

Barry Parker, contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News and MarineNews magazines, is – like many people around the world – sequestered and working from home. He is our designated “ship spotter” for the day.In the maritime business, most of us have been adept at working from home (or from remote locations).

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

Sunken Submarine USS Stickleback Found

A World War II era submarine sunk during a Cold War training exercise off the shores of Hawaii more than six decades ago has been discovered by a team of ocean explorers utilizing pioneering robotics and methods at the forefront of today's underwater technology.USS Stickleback (SS 415), lost in nearly 11,000 feet of water 62 years ago

Offshore Installation Ship Island Victory Delivered

Offshore Installation Ship Island Victory Delivered

Island Offshore took delivery of Island Victory, a new offshore installation vessel, at VARD Langsten today (Friday, February 7, 2020).Upon delivery the vessel will head straight into operation, spending a couple of weeks in the spot market, before commencing a series of contracts – in the Barents Sea and the Gulf of Mexico – securing work for the vessel potentially throughout October this year.

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

It was Canadian whalers, the Norwegians tell us, who first noticed that a dead whale does not bob in the waves. The carcass didn’t pitch or roll, either, and it was somehow “self-propelled” — its fins giving it forward motion and acting as stabilizers, or foils. The story still inspires Trondheim company Wavefoil, maker of scalable

Fincantieri Delivers Seven Seas Splendor

Fincantieri Delivers Seven Seas Splendor

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced it has delivered Seven Seas Splendor for US-based Regent Seven Seas Cruises.The Ancona-built ultra-luxury cruise ship is the second Fincaantieri has delivered for the Regent Seven Seas Cruises, a Norwegian Cruise Line brand. The newbuild is the fifth-all-suite vessel in Regent’s fleet.

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

BC Ferries Orders 4 Hybrid-Electric Vessels

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) has made a further order of four additional electric-battery hybrid Island Class vessels from a major European shipyard.The ferry corporation announced that Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands has been awarded the contract to build the new vessels.

UK Polar Research Vessel Named

UK Polar Research Vessel Named

The UK’s new polar research ship is being formally named the RRS Sir David Attenborough today (Thursday, September 26) by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and special guest Sir David Attenborough will be in attendance. A three-day public celebration, hosted at the shipyard by British Antarctic Survey and Cammell Laird

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

China Merchants Heavy Industry has delivered an expedition cruise vessel to SunStone Ships, the first of its next-genn INFINITY-class vessel and perhaps more significantly China's firm entrance into the cruise ship building sector.The arrangement to bring this ship from drawing board to delivery slip is the culmination of marrying European cruise design and quality with Chinese ship-building

U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the designation of nine Marine Highway Projects and a Marine Highway Route that will benefit Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington State and American Samoa. Marine highways are navigable waterways that can be used as alternate options to traditional shipping methods.

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Operations to recover oil from a World War II-era shipwreck are nearing completion after commencing on May 11, 2019 off the coast of Long Island, N.Y., the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.The sunken vessel, Coimbra, was a supply ship owned by Great Britain that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Long Island during World War II.