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

Ørsted, TSS Hold Naming Ceremony for First Asia-built SOV

Ørsted, TSS Hold Naming Ceremony for First Asia-built SOV

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and Taiwanese vessel company Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. held a ceremony in Taichung on Tuesday to christen and name the first-ever purpose-built Service Operation Vessel (SOV) "TSS Pioneer" in the Asia-Pacific region. The vessel, built in Vietnam, will be used to service the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan.

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

World’s First IMO Type-B Tank VLEC Named in Houston

World’s First IMO Type-B Tank VLEC Named in Houston

Ineos' new ethane carrier, said to be the world's largest and first with IMO type-B tanks, was named Pacific Ineos Belstaff at a ceremony in Houston.The 230-meter-long, 99,000-cubic-meter-capacity very large ethane carrier (VLEC) was built by China's Jiangnan Shipyard and will be operated by Pacific Gas, primarily for the transport of U.S. ethane to China and Europe.

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia announced on Thursday its navy would stage a sweeping set of exercises involving all its fleets this month and next from the Pacific to the Atlantic, the latest show of strength in a surge of military activity during a standoff with the West.The drills will take place in the seas directly adjacent to Russia and also feature maneuvers in the Mediterranean, the North Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk

Final Section of Golden Ray Shipwreck Removed

Final Section of Golden Ray Shipwreck Removed

The largest shipwreck removal project in American history is drawing to a close.On Monday, salvage personnel removed the final section of the overturned car carrier Golden Ray, which capsized in the St. Simons Sound near Georgia's Port of Brunswick in September 2019.The ensuing salvage project—considered to be the largest and most complex in U.S.

A BC Ferries Case Study: Lessons Learned in Setting Underwater Radiated Noise Targets

A BC Ferries Case Study: Lessons Learned in Setting Underwater Radiated Noise Targets

In a typical year, the waters surrounding British Columbia’s Port of Vancouver host approximately 3,000 deep sea commercial vessels and 19 of the 35 ferries operated by BC Ferries, one of the largest ferry operators in the world. These waters are also home to a wide variety of aquatic wildlife, including the southern resident killer whales (SRKW)

Despite Preparation, California Pipeline Operator May Have Taken Hours to Stop Offshore Leak

Despite Preparation, California Pipeline Operator May Have Taken Hours to Stop Offshore Leak

The company that operates the pipeline that spilled an estimated 3,000 barrels of oil into the Pacific Ocean off California has an 800-page manual on handling an oil spill - but it is unclear whether its employees followed those procedures.Houston-based Amplify Energy Corp and several state and federal regulatory agencies have provided differing accounts of what happened on Oct.

US Nuclear Sub Hits 'Object' in Asia-Pacific

US Nuclear Sub Hits 'Object' in Asia-Pacific

U.S. Navy submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) hit an "object" while submerged in the Asia-Pacific region, but the incident did not result in any life-threatening injuries, the United States military said on Thursday.The incident took place on Saturday and the submarine's nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not impacted and remain operational, the Navy said in a statement.

Inaccurate Stability Calculations Caused Golden Ray Capsizing -NTSB

Inaccurate Stability Calculations Caused Golden Ray Capsizing -NTSB

Inaccurate stability calculations caused the capsizing of vehicle carrier Golden Ray that resulted in $200 million worth of damages, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Tuesday.The Marine Accident Report details the NTSB’s investigation of the September 8, 2019, capsizing of the roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier Golden Ray as it transited outbound through St.

Union Pacific to Restart Container Shipments from U.S. West Coast Seaports

Union Pacific to Restart Container Shipments from U.S. West Coast Seaports

Union Pacific Corp container shipments from U.S. West Coast seaports to one of the railroad's major hubs in Chicago will restart early next week after a seven-day suspension, Chief Executive Lance Fritz told Reuters on Thursday.The railroad on Sunday night paused cargo shipments from the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

Golden Ray Salvage Paused—Again

Golden Ray Salvage Paused—Again

Salvage crews have once again paused operations to remove the Golden Ray wreck outside Georgia's Port of Brunswick, this time for "routine maintenance" on the equipment being used to cut and separate sections of the hulking overturned car carrier. Considered one of the most complex wreck removals in U.S.

Fire Put Out at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Fire Put Out at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Engineers are assessing the condition of the Golden Ray wreck and salvage equipment after a fire ripped through the overturned and partially dismantled car carrier outside the Port of Brunswick, Ga. on Friday.The fire broke out on Friday afternoon aboard the Korean-owned Golden Ray, which has been aground on its side in the St.