MICHAEL T SOMALES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MICHAEL T SOMALES
    • Operator : 2188480
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 282
  • Size
    • Register length : 112.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 112.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 36.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1987
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 922485

BURNING STAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN L. ROZANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JONATHAN ROBERT MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATY I

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT EDWARD MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RYAN MICHAEL MURRAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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Congress on Monday approved $390 million to fund construction of a fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV). The state-of-the-art ship will be assigned to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy at Texas A&M University at Galveston, serving as a training platform for future merchant mariners and offer a critical disaster resource in the Gulf Coast.

Stena Line Says Role in UK Vaccine Delivery Going Well

Stena Line Says Role in UK Vaccine Delivery Going Well

Ferry firm Stena Line’s role in the roll-out of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is going well, and the firm is prepared to deal with any eventuality of Brexit trade talks, the company’s Brexit chief said on Friday.“We have trust and confidence in the government to use these last few days (of Brexit talks) wisely...

Biden Expected to Roll Back Trump's Offshore Energy Rollbacks

Biden Expected to Roll Back Trump's Offshore Energy Rollbacks

Joe Biden could erase much of President Donald Trump’s four-year legacy of energy and climate deregulation with the stroke of his pen, according to regulatory experts, but replacing it with something new and durable may prove trickier.Trump’s rollbacks are on shaky ground because most were done not through Congressional lawmaking but via presidential executive orders that can be easily torn up

Video: Heavy-lift Ship Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Video: Heavy-lift Ship Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The heavy-lift vessel VB 10,000 arrived Tuesday at the Golden Ray wreck site in Georgia's St. Simons Sound, where the specialized vessel will be used by salvage crews to cut and lift sections of the overturned car carrier. The Korean-owned Golden Ray, which capsized after leaving the Port of Brunswick in September 2019, will be dismantled in place and removed in sections.

Operator of Grounded Bulker in Mauritius Apologizes for Oil Spill

Operator of Grounded Bulker in Mauritius Apologizes for Oil Spill

The operator of a Japanese bulk carrier which ran aground off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean apologized on Sunday for a major oil spill which officials and environmentalists say is creating an ecological disaster.The MV Wakashio, operated by Mitsui OSK Lines, struck the reef on Mauritius' southeast coast on July 25. Fuel started leaking from the cracked vessel on Thursday.

Australia Bans Marmaras Bulker for Underpaying Crew

Australia Bans Marmaras Bulker for Underpaying Crew

A Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Agia Sofia has been banned from Australian ports for six months after authorities discovered seafarers on board were being underpaid.Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) inspected the 82,045 dwt panamax bulker at Hay Point in Mackay on Saturday after receiving a complaint via the International Transport Workers’ Federation and found evidence that some of

Chinese 'Dark Fleets' Fishing off North Korea Despite Sanctions Ban

Chinese 'Dark Fleets' Fishing off North Korea Despite Sanctions Ban

“Dark fleets” believed to be from China have been fishing in North Korean waters, potentially netting Pyongyang millions of dollars in illicit fees and forcing smaller North Korean vessels further afield, a series of reports said this week.The South Korean coast guard as well as independent experts monitoring the implementation of United Nations sanctions have reported for years that ships of

Sea Machines Raises $15 Mln, Partners with Huntington Ingalls Industries

Sea Machines Raises $15 Mln, Partners with Huntington Ingalls Industries

Autonomous vessel technology developer Sea Machines Robotics announced Wednesday it has closed a new $15 million financing round with significant participation by America's largest military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII).The Boston-based tech company said it expects the investment and associated partnership with HII will accelerate the deployment of self-piloting technologies

US Coast Guard Commissions Cutter Harold Miller

US Coast Guard Commissions Cutter Harold Miller

The U.S. Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller, the service's 38th Sentinel-class fast response cutter, at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Wednesday.Rear Adm. John Nadeau, Eighth Coast Guard District commander, presided over the commissioning ceremony, along with Lt. Michael Salerno, Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller’s commanding officer.

Crew Kidnappings Soar in West Africa

Crew Kidnappings Soar in West Africa

Crew kidnappings and violent attacks on vessels in the oil-rich West Africa region have soared in 2020, with 77 seafarers taken hostage or kidnapped for ransom since January, according to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest piracy report.The Gulf of Guinea off West Africa is increasingly dangerous for commercial shipping

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the second of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” Ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The Sandy Ground was launched Friday at Eastern’s Allanton facility in Panama City, Fla.

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Shipbuilding said the U.S. Coast Guard executed a modification to the contract to build the second Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) and Long Lead Time Materials for the third OPC. These accomplishments result from successful completion of a Production Readiness Review (PRR) in February 2020.