PHILADELPHIA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PHILADELPHIA
    • Operator : MORAN TOWING CORPORATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 6310
    • Full Load Capacity : 18112 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 425 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 78 Feet
    • Overall Length : 425 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 78 Feet
    • Load draft : 26 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2008
    • EQUIP1 : PUMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 1215132

MORAN TOWING CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : U. S. EAST COAST AND U. S. GULF
  • Principal Commodity : FUEL OIL PRODUCTS

CAPE HATTERAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE ROMAIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EUGENIA MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRACE MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELEN D COPPEDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LYNNE MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRACY MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRISTAN K

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TURECAMO BOYS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

D.S.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLESTON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

CONNECTICUT

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGIA

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

HOUSTON

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

LONG ISLAND

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

MASSACHUSETTS

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PORTLAND

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

TENNESSEE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Product Tanker Freight Rates Rebounds

Product Tanker Freight Rates Rebounds

Product tanker freight rates softened in the third quarter of 2019 but rebounded strongly at the start of the fourth quarter following an increase in crude tanker rates that began after the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and accelerated dramatically to multi-year high levels at the end of September when the US imposed sanctions on two subsidiaries of China's COSCO Shipping.

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

SHORTSEA SHIPPING: All the Right Moves (Finally)

Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter.

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

Spotlight on Petroleum Barge Power

Spotlight on Petroleum Barge Power

Vane Brothers Company is committed to the safe handling and delivery of petroleum and chemical products. John Deere PowerTech marine engines will always be there, when they do.Vane Brothers Company’s white tugboats, distinguished by their large blue “V,” are a familiar sight while pushing barges on the Baltimore waterfront.

U.S. Coast Guard Looks beyond Mooring Lines

U.S. Coast Guard Looks beyond Mooring Lines

Strength, Safety and Sustainability are at the heart of this Homeland Security stakeholder’s mission set.For over 30 years, high performance fiber rope manufacturer Phillystran has worked with the U.S. Coast Guard to supply mooring and towing lines. As innovations in fiber rope technology have enabled lighter and stronger ropes

Philly Shipyard Repairs MARAD Ship

Philly Shipyard Repairs MARAD Ship

Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI) , formerly Aker Philadelphia Shipyard,  has commenced work on its first contract to perform modernization, repair and maintenance work on a government ship, the SS Antares.The sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA said in a press note that the SS Antares is an Algol class vehicle cargo ship, owned by the U.S.

U.S. CBP Seizes MSC Gayane following Cocaine Bust

U.S. CBP Seizes MSC Gayane following Cocaine Bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Area Port of Philadelphia seized the MSC Gayane Thursday following a record seizure of 20 tons of cocaine on June 17.Upon application from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a seizure warrant for the vessel.

17.5 Tons of Cocaine found on Containership

17.5 Tons of Cocaine found on Containership

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-led multi-agency examination of shipping containers at the Philadelphia seaport netted a historic load of cocaine, the largest cocaine seizure in the 230-year history of U.S. Customs and CBP, with an estimated weight of over 17.5 tons and a street value of about $1.1 billion.

Cocaine Seized in Philadelphia Port

Federal officials in Philadelphia seized more than 15,000 kilos of cocaine with a street value of more than $1 billion at the Philadelphia Port, making it the largest seizure ever for the eastern district of Pennsylvania area and one of the biggest in U.S. history.According to various media report, quoting law enforcement officials, more than 15,500 kilos of cocaine were found in seven containers

PSA to Acquire Halterm, Penn Terminals

PSA to Acquire Halterm, Penn Terminals

Singapore-headquartered port operator PSA International is all set to take over the Halterm Container Terminal in the Port of Halifax, Canada, and multipurpose Penn Terminals in Pennsylvania, USA.Both Halterm and Penn terminals are 100% owned by Macquarie Infrastructure Partner funds, a fund managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA). The price was not disclosed.

U.S. Dredgers Applaud President for Jones Act Support

U.S. Dredgers Applaud President for Jones Act Support

Wednesday, 1 May: Late this afternoon, President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy.  On the table was the Jones Act.  President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers.

Maersk, PBF Logistics in Low Sulfur Fuel Deal

Maersk and PBF Logistics LP announce agreement for production and storage of 0.5% sulphur fuel on the U.S. East CoastPBF Logistics terminal facility in New Jersey to deliver approx. 10% of A.P. Moller – Maersk’s annual fuel demand as Maersk continues preparations for the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 global sulfur regulation.A.P.