MASSACHUSETTS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MASSACHUSETTS
    • Operator : MORAN TOWING CORPORATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 8974
    • Full Load Capacity : 19683 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 430 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 84 Feet
    • Overall Length : 430 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 84 Feet
    • Load draft : 32 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 62 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2005
    • Year : 2005
    • EQUIP1 : PUMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 643069
    • REBLT : *

MORAN TOWING CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : U. S. EAST COAST AND U. S. GULF
  • Principal Commodity : FUEL OIL PRODUCTS

CAPE HATTERAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE ROMAIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EUGENIA MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRACE MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELEN D COPPEDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LYNNE MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRACY MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRISTAN K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TURECAMO BOYS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

D.S.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLESTON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

CONNECTICUT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGIA

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

HOUSTON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

LONG ISLAND

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PHILADELPHIA

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PORTLAND

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

TENNESSEE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Construction of U.S. First Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts

Construction of U.S. First Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts

Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola has informed that it has started construction work for the Vineyard Wind 1, the United States' first large-scale offshore wind farm.The offshore wind farm will be located off the coast of Massachusetts. It is 25 times larger than an existing offshore wind farm in Rhode Island, which has 30 MW installed capacity and supplies electricity to 17,000 homes.

DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

DEME Offshore, Prysmian Win Largest Ever U.S. Offshore Wind Installation Deal

Offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore has said it has secured a +$1.1 billion Balance of Plant (BoP) contract for the construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in a consortium with Prysmian.  The contract, with a total value amounting to +$1.9 Billion, has been awarded by Dominion Energy Virginia, a subsidiary of Dominion Energy Inc.

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.

Vineyard Wind Secures $2.3 Bln Loan, Allowing Construction to Start

Vineyard Wind Secures $2.3 Bln Loan, Allowing Construction to Start

Vineyard Wind, which is on track to be the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, closed on a $2.3 billion loan and will begin construction in Massachusetts later this year, its owners said on Wednesday.The senior debt financing allows the project, a joint venture between Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, to mobilize its contractors and suppliers to begin work, the companies said.

U.S. Looking at Ways to Compensate Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

U.S. Looking at Ways to Compensate Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

The Biden administration is considering ways to ensure the U.S. commercial fishing industry is paid for any losses it incurs from the planned expansion of offshore wind power in the Atlantic Ocean, according to state and federal officials involved in the matter, [Reuters reported in an exclusive on Thursday.

500 Local Jobs: Vineyard Wind Signs Labor Union Deal for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

500 Local Jobs: Vineyard Wind Signs Labor Union Deal for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

Vineyard Wind on Friday announced a deal to use union labor to help construct what will become the nation's first major offshore wind project off the Massachusetts coast near Martha's Vineyard.The labor agreement with the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Council covers 500 jobs, most of which will go to local workers, the company said in a statement.

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

For professional maritime training, the 2020 holiday season was bright indeed. In a world clutching for optimism, officials from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) made a series of announcements that will strengthen, expand and intensify America’s maritime academic programs—really the maritime industry—for at least the next decade, likely much longer.

US Vineyard Wind Project Clears Key Hurdle

US Vineyard Wind Project Clears Key Hurdle

The Interior Department completed its final environmental review of what would the first commercial scale U.S. offshore wind farm, it announced on Monday, clearing a key hurdle needed to permit the project off Massachusetts.The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)’s final environmental impact statement for the Vineyard Wind project

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard on Wednesday marked the start of fabrication for the second of five planned National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV). The purpose-built, state-of-the-art training ships will be used by America’s state maritime academies.The first steel plates cut by the yard’s state-of-the-art plasma cutting machine will be later joined into a double bottom, mid-ship section.

BOEM to Restart Permitting for Major US Offshore Wind Project

BOEM to Restart Permitting for Major US Offshore Wind Project

The Biden administration said on Wednesday it would restart permitting for the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, reversing a Trump administration decision that canceled the process late last year.The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said in a statement it would resume environmental review of the Vineyard Wind project as part of the administration's broad plan to speed renewable

U.S. Offshore Wind Developer Asks Biden to Restart Permitting Process

U.S. Offshore Wind Developer Asks Biden to Restart Permitting Process

Vineyard Wind, the developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, said on Monday it has asked the Biden administration to restart its permitting process after former President Donald Trump's government abruptly canceled it last month.The company said in a statement it had notified the U.S.

Permitting for Big US Offshore Wind Farm to Resume 'Very, Very Soon' -Avangrid CEO

Permitting for Big US Offshore Wind Farm to Resume 'Very, Very Soon' -Avangrid CEO

The developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm said on Wednesday it will soon apply for a federal permit from President Joe Biden's administration, after former President Donald Trump's government abruptly canceled its initial application last month.Vineyard Wind will resubmit its construction plan to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management "very very soon