OCEAN KING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OCEAN KING
    • Operator : PATRIOT MARINE, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 135
  • Size
    • Register length : 95.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 95.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.7 Feet
    • Height : 36.1 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1950
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 259410

PATRIOT MARINE, LLC

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MAINE; MASS BAY; R. I. SOUND AND LONG ISLAND SOUND
  • Principal Commodity : MARINE CONSTRUCTION

BENJAMIN BAXTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TWISTAH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed legislation to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which lawmakers say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs.The bipartisan bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a 369-42 vote earlier this week. Biden said he had "promised to crack down on ocean carriers whose price hikes have hurt American families.

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Monday to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which supporters say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs. The bill was approved 369-42 and will head to the White House for President Joe Biden's signature. Biden said in a statement he looked forward to signing it into law.

Biden Urges Congress to 'Crack Down' on Shipping

Biden Urges Congress to 'Crack Down' on Shipping

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday urged Congress to “crack down” on ocean carriers that have raised shipping prices significantly and helped drive up the cost of goods in the country.“One of the reasons prices have gone up is because a handful of companies who control the market have raised shipping prices by as much as 1,000%,” Biden said in Twitter post.

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

4500 Years Old & 180km: World's Largest Known Plant Discovered in Shark Bay

Largest known plant on earth discovered at Shark Bay, and it's 4,500 years old.Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Flinders University have located what is believed to be the largest plant in the world – an ancient and incredibly resilient seagrass stretching across 180km that is estimated to be at least 4,500 years old.

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

Russian fuel oil arrivals offshore Greece jumped to record levels in April, as sanctions on Moscow drive traders to find new ways to export Russian oil via ship-to-ship (STS) loadings, Refinitiv Eikon data showed and sources said.Trading Russian crude and oil products remains legal for now as the European Union is yet to fully agree on a proposed embargo

PHOTO: Ocean Infinity's First 78-meter Robotic Ship Hits the Water

PHOTO: Ocean Infinity's First 78-meter Robotic Ship Hits the Water

Ocean Infinity, a seabed survey and ocean research company based in the United States, has released the first photographs of their Armada 78m remotely operated ship taking to the water, and shared them with Offshore Engineer.More than two years ago, in February 2020, Ocean Infinity first announced its plans to build the world's largest fleet of unmanned surface vehicles (USV).

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

Tidewater Completes Swire Pacific Offshore Acquisition

U.S.-headquartered offshore support vessels (OSV) owner Tidewater Inc. on Friday announced it has completed its acquisition of Singapore's Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), creating the industry’s largest OSV fleet.The $190 million transaction adds 50 vessels to the Tidewater fleet, which now stands at more than 200 vessels in total, including crew boats

US Senate Approves Bill to Ease Export Shipping Backlogs

US Senate Approves Bill to Ease Export Shipping Backlogs

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to improve oversight of ocean shipping, a step supporters say will help ease export backlogs.The Ocean Shipping Reform Act, led by Senators John Thune and Amy Klobuchar, would strengthen the investigatory authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), the U.S.

Ocean Infinity Orders Six 85m Robotic Offshore Vessels from VARD

Ocean Infinity Orders Six 85m Robotic Offshore Vessels from VARD

U.S.-based seabed survey and ocean exploration firm Ocean Infinity has hired VARD to design and build a new series of six multi-purpose offshore vessels that will all be operated from shore and will eventually run on green ammonia.This order of six, 85-metre, optionally crewed robotic vessels will take Ocean Infinity’s remote vessel fleet to 23 vessels

Opinion: A Call for the USNS Walter Munk to Honor America’s Greatest Oceanographer

Opinion: A Call for the USNS Walter Munk to Honor America’s Greatest Oceanographer

In the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress established a commission to rename several military bases and ships that commemorate members of the Confederacy.  One of these is the Naval oceanographic ship USNS Maury (T-AGS 66), named after oceanographer Matthew Fontaine Maury, who resigned his commission in the U.S. Navy to join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

The world's largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on one of its ships run by a U.S. subsidiary, and said it was working closely with American authorities."We do everything we can to ensure that all of our workplace environments, including vessels

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Docked at a Canadian port, crew members returned from a test run of the Ocean Cleanup's system to rid the Pacific of plastic trash were thrilled by the meager results — even as marine scientists and other ocean experts doubted the effort could succeed.The non-profit, launched in 2013 amid buoyant media coverage, hopes to clear 90% of floating plastic from the world's oceans by 2040.