LIL NICK

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LIL NICK
    • Operator : PHIL'S TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 220
  • Location
    • City : GEORGETOWN
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 18
  • Size
    • Register length : 40.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 40.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.3 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1955
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 269150

PHIL'S TOWING CO., INC.

  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

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Shipowner Blames Suez Canal for Ever Given Grounding

Shipowner Blames Suez Canal for Ever Given Grounding

The owner of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March says the canal authority was at fault over its grounding as it disputes the vessel's detention and a compensation claim, a lawyer representing the owner said on Saturday.The Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, became jammed across the canal in high winds on March 23, and remained grounded for six days

Sea Change: Global Freight Sails Out of the Digital Dark Ages

Sea Change: Global Freight Sails Out of the Digital Dark Ages

If suppliers in China fail to pick up freight containers to fill an order for MediaShop, Marcel Schneider gets an alert via a digital freight system, allowing the retailer to reach out and fix the problem swiftly.Before July 2020, Austria-based MediaShop’s deputy supply chain director says he would discover problems in his supply chain only when containers failed to arrive in Hamburg as scheduled.

Indonesian Navy's Submarine Goes Missing with 53 Aboard. Oil Spill Spotted Near Dive Spot

Indonesian Navy's Submarine Goes Missing with 53 Aboard. Oil Spill Spotted Near Dive Spot

Indonesian rescuers searching for a submarine that went missing with 53 people on board found an oil spill on Wednesday near where the vessel dived, authorities said.The 44-year-old submarine, KRI Nanggala-402, was conducting a torpedo drill in waters north of the island of Bali but failed to relay the results as expected, a navy spokesman said.

Oldendorff to Trial Folding Rotor Sails for Bulk Carriers

Oldendorff to Trial Folding Rotor Sails for Bulk Carriers

German shipowner Oldendorff Carriers (OC) said it has signed onto a project to develop and trial a fuel-saving wind-assisted propulsion solution for bulk carriers that will help to reduce vessels' carbon emissions.The joint development project (JDP), which also involves Anemoi Marine Technologies, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI)

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

The company that bought the ammonium nitrate which exploded in Beirut last August had possible links to two Syrian businessmen under U.S. sanctions for ties to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a report by a Lebanese journalist and London company filings.Savaro Ltd, the trading firm which procured the chemicals in 2013

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

Dive Boat Captain Charged in Fire that Killed 34

The captain of a dive boat that caught fire last year near Santa Cruz Island, resulting in 34 deaths, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter.Jerry Nehl Boylan, of Santa Barbara, was named in the indictment by a federal grand jury that alleges Boylan, as the captain and master of the Santa Barbara-based Conception

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

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

While there is no consensus on what will be the maritime 'fuel of the future', developers across the world are for the first time testing the use of hydrogen to power ships as the maritime industry races to find technologies to cut emissions and confidence grows the fuel is safe to use commercially.

UK Special Forces Storm Oil Tanker, Detain Stowaways in English Channel

UK Special Forces Storm Oil Tanker, Detain Stowaways in English Channel

British special forces stormed a Greek-operated oil tanker in the English channel on Sunday to wrestle control of the vessel from seven stowaways who had threatened the crew in a suspected hijacking.Troops from the Special Boat Service, a navy special forces unit whose headquarters in just a few miles away from where the vessel began showing signs of distress

Samsung's Ammonia-fueled Tanker Design Gets LR AIP

Samsung's Ammonia-fueled Tanker Design Gets LR AIP

An ammonia-fueled tanker design developed by South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received approval in principle (AIP) from classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR).The project to develop the novel, emissions-slashing aframax tanker was announced in January as maritime stakeholders consider cleaner-burning ammonia and other zero-carbon options to meet the International

Who Pays for Mauritius Oil Spill and How Much?

Who Pays for Mauritius Oil Spill and How Much?

A Japanese bulk carrier struck a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius on July 25, spilling about 1,000 tonnes of fuel oil and triggering a state of "environmental emergency".Scientists say the spill is the country's worst ecological disaster, killing wildlife and damaging pristine waters that attract tourists from around the globe. The full impact is still unfolding.

Who Owned the Chemicals that Blew up Beirut? No One Will Say

Who Owned the Chemicals that Blew up Beirut? No One Will Say

In the murky story of how a cache of highly explosive ammonium nitrate ended up on the Beirut waterfront, one thing is clear—no one has ever publicly come forward to claim it.There are many unanswered questions surrounding last week's huge, deadly blast in the Lebanese capital, but ownership should be among the easiest to resolve.

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

The United States this week hardened its position on the South China Sea, where it has accused China of attempting to build a "maritime empire" in the potentially energy-rich waters, despite regional concerns.The rivals have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.