KILLER WHALE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KILLER WHALE
    • Operator : ISLAND TUG & BARGE CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 4470
    • Full Load Capacity : 6000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 272 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 68 Feet
    • Overall Length : 272 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 68 Feet
    • Load draft : 16.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.9 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1980
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 278410
    • REBLT : *

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 CHIEF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • 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

BARGE

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

News

The Path to Zero: First Wave of Ships Explore Green Hydrogen

The Path to Zero: First Wave of Ships Explore Green Hydrogen

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Aggressive Killer Whales Batter Sailboats off Spain and Portugal, Maritime Authorities Warn

Aggressive Killer Whales Batter Sailboats off Spain and Portugal, Maritime Authorities Warn

Orcas behavior of battering sailboats off Spain and Portugal baffles expertsThere are many mysteries in the maritime environment.  For Sailors along Spain and Portugal’s Atlantic coastline, there has been a recent series of puzzling incidents involving apparently aggressive orcas.While orcas are not known to attack humans, they can cause damage to boats.

Mitigating Underwater Noise

Mitigating Underwater Noise

Noise Control Engineering, LLC (NCE) recently completed an underwater radiated noise study for Washington State Ferries (WSF), a study which entailed measurement of nine vessels representing all seven operating classes of WSF vessels, quantifying noise, potential impacts to orcas and other marine life, and methods of reducing noise.

A Killing at Sea Implicates the Armed Forces in Lawless Venezuela

A Killing at Sea Implicates the Armed Forces in Lawless Venezuela

Around midnight on February 23, Eulalio Bravo, a marine electrician, was dozing in his rack aboard the San Ramon, an oil tanker anchored off the coast of Venezuela.Suddenly, he heard footsteps pounding along the passageway outside. His captain, Jaime Herrera, cried for help."Be still!" an unfamiliar voice ordered.A gun fired.

Maritime History: Columbia Lighting the World; How Classification Can Make a Difference

Maritime History: Columbia Lighting the World; How Classification Can Make a Difference

I don’t remember when I discovered that the first application of lightbulbs occurred at sea rather than ashore. But when I dug a little deeper into the subject recently, I came across an interesting set of coincidences that shows how innovation often relies on simply doing, rather than endlessly talking about it.

Pioneer Crew Transfer Vessels: Designing the US Fleet

Pioneer Crew Transfer Vessels: Designing the US Fleet

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US Sanctions 24 Companies Over South China Sea Dispute

US Sanctions 24 Companies Over South China Sea Dispute

The United States on Wednesday blacklisted 24 Chinese companies and targeted individuals it said were part of construction and military actions in the South China Sea, its first such sanctions move against Beijing over the disputed strategic waterway.The U.S. Commerce Department said the two dozen companies played a “role in helping the Chinese military construct and militarize the

Austal COO Gregg Promoted to CEO

Austal COO Gregg Promoted to CEO

Australian shipbuilding group Austal announced its Chief Operating Officer Patrick Gregg will take over as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2021, following a six-month transition from current Managing Director and CEO David Singleton.Gregg was appointed as COO 3.5 years ago with a view to him being a natural successor for the CEO role in the future, said John Rothwell

The Path to Zero: Creating a Pathway to Carbon-Negative Shipping

The Path to Zero: Creating a Pathway to Carbon-Negative Shipping

Greenhouse gas emissions capture and storage may be a more practical alternative to emissions reduction for meeting the IMO’s 2050 CO2 target. Tom Mulligan reports.Shipping emits close to 1 billion tons of CO2 each year and the shipping industry needs carbon-free solutions to achieve the IMO’s 2050 target of a 50 percent reduction, compared to the 2008 level, in these massive emissions.

Rewrite the Rules: The Path to Zero Emissions

Rewrite the Rules: The Path to Zero Emissions

With social media updates and conference agendas addressing the subjects of climate change, emissions reductions and alternative fuels, it’s a wonder we are not climbing the Himalayans in search of the Jedi Master that will provide us with the magic potion. Yoda’s blessing with a calming breath, “You have chosen wisely.

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

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AWT, Blount, Chartwell Sign Offshore Vessel Deal

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