PACIFIC SOUNDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PACIFIC SOUNDER
    • Operator : LEHIGH CEMENT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Full Load Capacity : 7000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 264.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 65 Feet
    • Overall Length : 264.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 65 Feet
    • Load draft : 18 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2005
    • EQUIP1 : SELF UNLOADING
    • Coast Guard Number : 1165904

LEHIGH CEMENT

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN BRITISH COLUMBIA AND SEATTLE, WA
  • Principal Commodity : CEMENT

News

Golden Ray Salvage Operations Resume

Golden Ray Salvage Operations Resume

Salvage operations to remove the overturned car carrier Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound in Georgia have resumed after work was paused due to coronavirus concerns and Hurricane Isaias.Due to the potential impact of the Hurricane to the St. Simons Sound area, the Unified Command (UC) response team implemented its Heavy Weather Plan which required the repositioning and securing of all response

Golden Ray Salvage Paused Due to COVID-19, Hurricane Season

Golden Ray Salvage Paused Due to COVID-19, Hurricane Season

Operations to remove the overturned car carrier Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Ga. have been suspended due to a coronavirus outbreak among responders and safety risks relating to hurricane season, the wreck removal unified command team announced Friday.To date, 10 responders have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 50 responders, out of approximately 300 personnel

OVI: 103 Tons of Garbage Removed From North Pacific Gyre

OVI: 103 Tons of Garbage Removed From North Pacific Gyre

Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V KWAI, docked at the port of Honolulu at the end of June after a 48-day expedition successfully removing 103 tons (206,000 lbs.) of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the North Pacific Subtropical Convergence Zone (more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre).

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

The twin-hull heavy lift vessel VB-10,000 moored at the Port of Fernandina, Fla., July 3, 2020, for final modifications and function checks prior to heading to St. Simons Sound in early to mid-July. The two 255-foot tall gantries will use lengths of chain to cut the capsized RoRo vessel Golden Ray into eight pieces and lift them onto barges for eventual transportation to Louisiana for recycling.

USS Fitzgerald Exits Shipyard 3 Years After Fatal Collision

USS Fitzgerald Exits Shipyard 3 Years After Fatal Collision

The USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), which suffered heavy damage and nearly sank off the coast of Japan after a fatal collision with a containership in 2017, departed Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss. Saturday following two years of extensive repairs and upgrades. Seven U.S.

Final Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray Wreck

Final Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray Wreck

T&T Salvage installed the final lifting lug on the M/V Golden Ray, a roll-on, roll-off vessel that ran aground and overturned near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia in September.The 16 lugs welded to the frame of the Korean-owned car carrier will provide connection points for the 255-foot tall Versabar VB 10

All Sailors on US Aircraft Carrier to be Tested for COVID-19

All Sailors on US Aircraft Carrier to be Tested for COVID-19

All 5,000 personnel aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt will be tested for the coronavirus after the number of sailors on the ship who have tested positive for the virus increased, U.S. Navy officials said on Thursday.The move is the latest example of the coronavirus’s impact on the military.Acting U.S.

FMC Commissioner Sees Some Normalcy Returning to Shipping

FMC Commissioner Sees Some Normalcy Returning to Shipping

A U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner said he sees some normalcy returning to trans-Pacific shipping amid widespread upheaval brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.Many Chinese manufacturing and logistics services have been severely hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic, in some cases forcing ocean carriers to cancel services to and from China and the U.S.

Murphy Charters Pacific Drilling Drillship for Mexico Wells

Murphy Charters Pacific Drilling Drillship for Mexico Wells

Deepwater drilling rig contractor Pacific Drilling has found more work for its Pacific Sharav drillship.The drilling company on Wednesday revealed that Murphy Oil had hired the drillship for work offshore Mexico. According to the fleet status report, Murphy has agreed to charter the unit for two firm wells and one optional well.

Salvors Building Protection Barrier Around Golden Ray Wreck

Salvors Building Protection Barrier Around Golden Ray Wreck

Salvors are continuing work to remove the wreck of a South Korean car carrier vessel that ran aground and overturned near Brunswick, Ga. in September 2019.Last week, unified command contractors started driving the first of 70-80 piles that will be used to hold an environmental protection barrier (EPB) in place around the MV Golden Ray wreck in St.

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

US Icebreaker Polar Star Reaches Antarctica

The U.S. Coast Guard's sole heavy icebreaker arrived January 22 at McMurdo Station, following a 58-day transit from the United States. Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) departed its’ homeport of Seattle on November 26.This year marks the Polar Star’s 23rd journey to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze, an annual joint military service mission to resupply the United States Antarctic stations

Golden Ray: Lightering of Fuel Completed

Golden Ray: Lightering of Fuel Completed

The a unified command team has completed the oil pumping of all accessible tanks from the M/V Golden Ray, a roll-on, roll-off car carrier that overturned near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia in September, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Salvage workers and divers gained access to 26 fuel tanks inside the Golden Ray