KOOS KING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KOOS KING
    • Operator : KNUTSON TOWBOAT CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : EUREKA
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 82
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 662923

KNUTSON TOWBOAT CO.

  • Area of Operation : COOS BAY, COOS RIVER AND ISTHMUS SLOUGH
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

BEAVER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. LOUIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN HAROLD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HUMBOLDT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAMAEHU

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KOOS NO. 7

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ferry Damaged After 'Hard Landing' in Seattle

Ferry Damaged After 'Hard Landing' in Seattle

Washington State Ferries said one of its vessels suffered "significant damage" as the result of a "hard landing" at the Fauntleroy terminal in Seattle on Thursday.The Cathlamet, which was traveling from Vashon Island to West Seattle during a 7:55 a.m. sailing, reportedly struck an offshore dolphin (pilings, not the aquatic mammal) before alliding with the dock.

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

Largest known plant on earth discovered at Shark Bay, and it's 4,500 years old.Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Flinders University have located what is believed to be the largest plant in the world – an ancient and incredibly resilient seagrass stretching across 180km that is estimated to be at least 4,500 years old.

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

Russian fuel oil arrivals offshore Greece jumped to record levels in April, as sanctions on Moscow drive traders to find new ways to export Russian oil via ship-to-ship (STS) loadings, Refinitiv Eikon data showed and sources said.Trading Russian crude and oil products remains legal for now as the European Union is yet to fully agree on a proposed embargo

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

U.S.-headquartered offshore support vessels (OSV) owner Tidewater Inc. on Friday announced it has completed its acquisition of Singapore's Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), creating the industry’s largest OSV fleet.The $190 million transaction adds 50 vessels to the Tidewater fleet, which now stands at more than 200 vessels in total, including crew boats

Shore Power On, Engines Off for Heerema's Giant Crane Vessels Sleipnir and Thialf

Shore Power On, Engines Off for Heerema's Giant Crane Vessels Sleipnir and Thialf

Offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors said Thursday that its largest semi-submersible crane vessels, Sleipnir and Thialf, recently switched from using their engines to using Shore Power in the Port of Rotterdam."The successful commissioning of the Shore Power project is the result of a partnership between Eneco, the Port of Rotterdam Authority

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces Leadership Change

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Announces Leadership Change

U.S. shipyard Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding announced a change of leadership. Todd Thayse, who began working at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding more than 37 years ago and he has spent the last 10 years as the vice president and general manager, has decided to retire.“The timing of one’s retirement is not an easy decision,” Thayse said.

Maritime Academies Work Toward Inclusion

Maritime Academies Work Toward Inclusion

Last May, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (CGA) announced that 240 new officers made up its 140th graduating class.The Academy’s announcement referenced additional, important highlights. Women made up 34% of the Class of 2021, and 34% of the graduates were from underrepresented minority groups.

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

The world's largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on one of its ships run by a U.S. subsidiary, and said it was working closely with American authorities."We do everything we can to ensure that all of our workplace environments, including vessels

Consolidation is King – Tidewater and Swire Pacific Offshore

Consolidation is King – Tidewater and Swire Pacific Offshore

Tongues are wagging in the offshore sector, as one of the longest-running rumors in the market has finally come true. U.S. offshore vessel owner Tidewater Marine has acquired Singapore's Swire Pacific Offshore for USD 190 million, the company’s biggest powerplay since its acquisition of GulfMark Offshore back in 2018.

BSEE Inspects Murphy Oil’s New King’s Quay Platform Ahead of First Oil

BSEE Inspects Murphy Oil’s New King’s Quay Platform Ahead of First Oil

U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspectors and engineers last week carried out an offshore regulatory pre-production inspection of Murphy Oil’s King’s Quay floating production system (FPS) platform. The facility, a semi-submersible FPS, is now currently moored in Green Canyon Block 433 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, about 175 miles south of New Orleans.

California Ports, Key to US Supply Chain, Among World's Least Efficient

California Ports, Key to US Supply Chain, Among World's Least Efficient

Southern California’s Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handle the most ocean cargo of any ports in the United States, but are some of the least efficient in the world, according to a ranking by the World Bank and IHS Markit.In a review of 351 container ports around the globe, Los Angeles was ranked 328, behind Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam and Alaska’s Dutch Harbor.

An Ancient Egyptian Boat Is on the Move

An Ancient Egyptian Boat Is on the Move

King Khufu's Boat, an ancient vessel that is the oldest and largest wooden boat discovered in Egypt, has been painstakingly moved from its longstanding home next to the Giza pyramids to a nearby giant museum, officials said on Saturday.The 4,600-year-old vessel, also known as the Solar Boat, was moved to the nearby Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), due to be inaugurated later this year.