ISLAND TRADER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ISLAND TRADER
    • Operator : STEVENS TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1050
  • Location
    • City : CHARLESTON
    • STATE : SC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 67
  • Size
    • Register length : 65 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 45.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 560346

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 EXPLORER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND EXPRESS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND LOOKOUT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND PILOT

  • 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

Traders Scout for Tankers to Store Diesel as Virus Spreads

Traders Scout for Tankers to Store Diesel as Virus Spreads

Oil traders are scouting for newly built supertankers to store diesel for the next few months as they brace for lower demand in Europe amid renewed restrictions aimed at battling the COVID-19 pandemic, shipping and trade sources said.Trading companies, including oil majors, are making enquiries to charter very large crude carriers (VLCC) to carry diesel with 10 parts-per-million (ppm) sulphur

Second Wave of Floating Storage Triggered by Ailing Oil Market

Second Wave of Floating Storage Triggered by Ailing Oil Market

A stalled global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is leading to a fresh build-up of global oil supplies, pushing traders including Trafigura to book tankers to store millions of barrels of crude oil and refined fuels at sea again.The use of so-called floating storage onboard tankers comes as traditional onshore storage remains close to capacity as supplies outpace demand.

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries said its newest vessel, Island Aurora, officially entered service Thursday on the Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula (Vancouver Island-Cormorant Island-Malcolm Island) route. This follows last week’s start of service for sister vessel Island Discovery on the Texada Island-Powell River run.

Euronav Posts Record High 1Q Results

Euronav Posts Record High 1Q Results

Leading tanker operator Euronav posted record high first-quarter results on Thursday and expects strong demand for oil storage at sea to continue in 2020, driving its shares up 8.5%.The world is still struggling with an oil glut due to a drop in demand caused by the coronavirus even after top oil producing countries have cut output.

Crude Oil Held in Sea Storage Hits New Record

Crude Oil Held in Sea Storage Hits New Record

Traders are storing an estimated record 160 million barrels of oil on ships - double the level from two weeks ago as they seek to tackle a glut of stocks created by a slide in global demand from the coronavirus, shipping sources say.Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers including Russia have agreed a record cut in output from May of 9.

Tankers Pile Up Off Europe's Coast

Tankers Pile Up Off Europe's Coast

Dozens of tankers holding jet fuel and gasoline are at anchor in sea lanes around Europe's main storage hubs, unable to discharge their cargoes as onshore tanks are full to capacity following the collapse in demand linked to the coronavirus crisis.Nearly 1 million tonnes of refined products are parked on around 30 tankers off Europe's coast, Reuters calculations found.

Oil Storage at Sea Approaching Record Levels

Oil Storage at Sea Approaching Record Levels

Oil traders are storing as much as 80 million barrels of oil on tankers at sea, with further ships being sought as land storage sites fill up fast due to a global glut of stocks, shipping industry sources say.Traders rushed for storage after global oil demand collapsed by a third due to the coronavirus outbreak, and as top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia have refused to curb output so far

Oil Economics: Freight Rate Surge Cuts into Trader's Profits

Oil Economics: Freight Rate Surge Cuts into Trader's Profits

A jump in freight rates has shaved profits for oil traders seeking to store crude for sale towards the end of the year, even as the contango in the first six months for Brent futures stretched to its widest ever, trade sources said.While a sharp rebound in spot crude differentials could lift traders' profits

Oil Tanker Rates Double

Oil Tanker Rates Double

Supertanker freight rates are on the rise for a second time this month as producers, refiners and traders scramble to secure ships to transport crude or store a fast-growing global glut of oil, industry sources said.Freight rates for very large crude-oil carriers (VLCC) along the Middle East Gulf to China route were assessed at about $180,000 a day on Monday, up from some $125

Fully Laden LNG Tankers Sit Idle Off Indian Ports after Force Majeure

Fully Laden LNG Tankers Sit Idle Off Indian Ports after Force Majeure

At least five fully-laden liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers are idling offshore India, as yet unable to discharge their cargoes, after importers there declared force majeure earlier this week, according to an analyst and shipping sources.Gas demand is falling globally amid the fast-spreading coronavirus which has capped industrial output

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

Brent's Fall Creates Steepest Contango in 11 Years

The discount on front-month Brent crude oil futures to later contracts increased to an 11 year high on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to cause an unprecedented slump in global demand. The spread on the May to November contracts had widened to as much as minus $10.31 per barrel at 1004 GMT, a level not seen since January 2009.

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

Work from Home: Energy Traders Swap Shouts for Babies, Barking Dogs

SINGAPORE, March 24 -- From banks of screens and giant phones in the office, energy traders worldwide are adapting to a laptop in the bedroom -- and it's going surprisingly well.Working from home has become the new norm in the oil trading hubs of Singapore, London and New York as governments encourage physical distancing to curb the spread of coronavirus.