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

News

Joey D’Isernia Named CEO of Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Joey D’Isernia Named CEO of Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Thursday announced Joey D’Isernia has been appointed CEO and chairman of the board, succeeding company founder Brian D’Isernia, who is retiring after more than 46 years in the role.“We all stood on Brian’s shoulders as he built this company from the ground up.

Norway Naval Officer Goes on Trial Over Oil Tanker Collision

Norway Naval Officer Goes on Trial Over Oil Tanker Collision

A Norwegian naval officer stands trial on Monday accused of negligence that led to the 2018 collision between a warship he commanded and an oil tanker in which the military vessel sank. Building a replacement for the lost Helge Ingstad frigate would cost up to 13 billion crowns ($1.3 billion), the armed forces estimated in a 2019 report.

Rain Lifts Rhine Water Levels, Helps Cool Off Cargo Rates

Rain Lifts Rhine Water Levels, Helps Cool Off Cargo Rates

Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have risen sharply after rain this week, approaching normal levels and helping cool off cargo shipping rates, vessel brokers and commodity traders said on Thursday.Prices for cargo shipping are falling as vessels are able to load more freight, they said.

Depleted Rhine Water Level in Germany Holds Above Crisis Lows

Depleted Rhine Water Level in Germany Holds Above Crisis Lows

Water depths on the river Rhine in Germany have fallen after dry weather this week but remain well above the crisis lows of this summer, vessel brokers and commodity traders said on Friday.Rain is expected in south German river catchment areas over the weekend and next week, which is expected to raise water levels again, they said.

Holy Land Shipwreck Reveals Tenacity of Ancient Traders as Empires Shifted

Holy Land Shipwreck Reveals Tenacity of Ancient Traders as Empires Shifted

An ancient shipwreck found off the shore of Israel and loaded with cargo from all over the Mediterranean shows that traders from the West still came to port even after the Islamic conquest of the Holy Land, researchers say.A surprise storm? An inexperienced captain? Whatever the reason

Rhine Water Levels in Germany Approaching Normal Depths

Rhine Water Levels in Germany Approaching Normal Depths

Water depths on the Rhine River in Germany have risen thanks to recent rain and are approaching normal levels after falling this summer to lows that disrupted transportation, vessel brokers and commodity traders said on Monday.But, since dry weather was forecast for much of this week, levels could fall again and the picture had not yet normalized, brokers said.

Relief as Rhine Water Rises in Germany, But Expected to Drop again

Relief as Rhine Water Rises in Germany, But Expected to Drop again

Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have risen after recent rain but are expected to fall again with mostly dry weather forecast in the coming days, ship operators said on Wednesday.Weeks of high temperatures and scant rainfall drained water levels in the river, a major German commercial transport artery, causing delays to shipping and pushing freight costs up.

Workers at UK's Biggest Container Port to Begin 8-day Strike

Workers at UK's Biggest Container Port to Begin 8-day Strike

More than 1,900 workers at Britain's biggest container port are due on Sunday to start eight days of strike action which their union and shipping companies warn could seriously affect trade and supply chains.The staff at Felixstowe, on the east coast of England, are taking industrial action in a dispute over pay

Oil Leak Contained at Three US Gulf Platforms, Shell Says

Oil Leak Contained at Three US Gulf Platforms, Shell Says

Top U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil producer Shell said on Thursday it halted production at three U.S. Gulf of Mexico deepwater platforms after a leak shut two pipelines connecting the platforms, adding it expected pipeline service to resume on Friday.A failure at an onshore pipeline junction in Louisiana leaked about two barrels of oil, said Chett Chiasson

Keppel Terminates Semi-sub Rig, Jack-up Rig, and Liftboat Orders as Clients Fail to Pay Up

Keppel Terminates Semi-sub Rig, Jack-up Rig, and Liftboat Orders as Clients Fail to Pay Up

Singapore-based shipbuilder Keppel has terminated three construction contracts signed years ago, citing clients' failure to pay up. The terminated contracts are related to orders made by TS Offshore, Sapura Energy, and Crystal Heights. TS Offshore, in March 2014, ordered a 500 feet water depth N Plus jack-up rig, worth about US$500 million (“TS Jasper Vessel”).

Rhine Water Level Falls Again in Germany, Raising Freight Costs

Rhine Water Level Falls Again in Germany, Raising Freight Costs

Water levels on the Rhine in Germany continue to fall in hot weather, sending shipping costs higher because vessels cannot sail on the river fully loaded, vessel brokers said on Friday.Freight shipping on the river continues but with vessels sometimes forced to sail 75% empty.Low Rhine water will also hit output from two German coal-fired power stations in the coming months.

Staff Vote to Strike at UK's Biggest Container Port

Staff Vote to Strike at UK's Biggest Container Port

Staff at Britain's largest container port, Felixstowe, have voted in favor of strike action in a dispute over pay, the Unite union said on Thursday, warning of huge disruption across the supply chain.The dockworkers join a growing wave of employees, in a range of sectors from rail to telecoms