LINDA FISHER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LINDA FISHER
    • Operator : ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC. - DREDGING OPERATIONS F/K/A
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : PORT LAVACA
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 48
  • Size
    • Register length : 58.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 58.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2009
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 288919
    • REBLT : *

ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC. - DREDGING OPERATIONS F/K/A

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING - DREDGING AND MARINE CONSTRUCTION

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ROVs to Investigate Lost Shipping Containers

ROVs to Investigate Lost Shipping Containers

Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) will be deployed to investigate containers lost from a cargo ship in heavy seas off Australia.The YM Efficiency, operated by Taiwan shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, was sailing from Taiwan to Sydney in early June when it lost dozens of containers overboard amid five-meter swells in the Tasman Sea

Ghana FSU/FSRU Finally Under Construction

Ghana FSU/FSRU Finally Under Construction

Ghana's liquefied natural gas (LNG) import project is finally under construction, years after its original inception, with two vessels contracted to store and regasify the fuel by the second quarter of 2020, a project partner said on Wednesday.China Harbour Engineering Company has already begun construction work on a marina with a Floating Regasification unit (FRU) to be provided by the CSSC

Great Lakes Shipping Supports 237,000 Plus Jobs

Great Lakes Shipping Supports 237,000 Plus Jobs

The new study by the Department of Transportation Great Lakes - Saint Lawrence Seaway says that shipping  supports more than 237,000 jobs and billions in economic activity.A year-long study of the economic impacts of the entire Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway navigation system is a definitive and detailed report documenting the many contributions made by the Great Lakes Seaway system to federal

Innovation Starts @ Marine Hub Cornwall

Innovation Starts @ Marine Hub Cornwall

Marine Hub Cornwall are on a mission to showcase the UK’s southwest coast as a world class center for marine technology and innovation. Working alongside Invest in Cornwall, which manages inward investment into the region, Marine Hub’s Operations Director, Matt Hodson, explains why he believes Cornwall is best positioned to be a global hub for the marine renewable industry.

US Prepares High-seas Crackdown on N.Korea Sanctions Evaders

US Prepares High-seas Crackdown on N.Korea Sanctions Evaders

The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said. Washington has been talking to regional partners, including Japan, South Korea, Australia and Singapore

CSA Honors Environmental Achievement Award Winners

CSA Honors Environmental Achievement Award Winners

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) this week announced the 2017 Environmewntal Achievement Award Winners.   At a dinner ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC on November 8, 2017, CSA awarded Certificates of Environmental Achievement to 1,810 ships owned by seventy-two companies with a total of 15,307 years of environmental excellence.

2 divers, minor rescued in Puerto Rico

2 divers, minor rescued in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews rescued two divers and a minor during two unrelated cases Thursday in Fajardo and Vieques, Puerto Rico. The first rescue came when Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector San Juan received a 911 call Thursday afternoon reporting four children and two adults had been pulled away from shore by strong currents at “Playa Escondida” in

US Navy to Commission Submarine USS Colorado

US Navy to Commission Submarine USS Colorado

The U.S. Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS Colorado (SSN 788), during a ceremony Saturday, March 17, at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. The principal speaker will be U.S. Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado. Annie Mabus, daughter of 75th Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, will serve as the ship’s sponsor.

Lauritzen Reflags Two Gas Carriers to Denmark

Lauritzen Reflags Two Gas Carriers to Denmark

Lauritzen Kosan has reflagged two of its ships to Denmark for the first time since 2003. The registers of the two vessels, the Helena Kosan and the Linda Kosan, have been changed to the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) as they begin a period time charter which will require an EU flag.

Gold Rush: A $194B Gold Salvage Operation

Gold Rush: A $194B Gold Salvage Operation

During World War I and World War II there were an estimated 7,500 merchant ships were sunk, 700 of which were carrying shipments of gold under U.K. Government direction, leaving an estimatd $194 billion in gold lying underwater. Britannia’s Gold Ltd. was created finance the recovery of targeted cargoes and return them to the UK for the benefit of the government

IMO’s Cape Town Agreement on Protecting Fishers’ Lives

IMO’s Cape Town Agreement on Protecting Fishers’ Lives

International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety needs to be ratified and implemented in order to save fishers’ lives.    This key message was reiterated by IMO’s Sandra Allnutt during the UN Food and Agriculture (FAO) Committee on Fisheries (COFI 2018) meeting in Rome, Italy (9-13 July).

FAO on Fishing Vessel Safety Work

FAO on Fishing Vessel Safety Work

While exact figures are hard to come by, preliminary, conservative estimates of fatalities in fishing are now over 32 000 people annually. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says that the number of fishers injured or suffering from work-related illnesses are much higher.    Fatalities and accidents have major impacts on fishers' families, fishing crews and fishing communities.