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

Wreck of USRC Bear Found off Nova Scotia

Wreck of USRC Bear Found off Nova Scotia

The decades long mystery of a missing U.S. Coast Guard Ship has finally been solved. U.S. Revenue Cutter (USRC) Bear, lost at sea in 1963, has been found on the seafloor about 90 miles south of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, NOAA Rear Adm. Nancy Hann announced Thursday.Widely considered one of the most historically significant ships in American history, Bear was purchased by the U.S.

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

Five New Ships Poised to Transform US Maritime Training

For professional maritime training, the 2020 holiday season was bright indeed. In a world clutching for optimism, officials from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) made a series of announcements that will strengthen, expand and intensify America’s maritime academic programs—really the maritime industry—for at least the next decade, likely much longer.

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Tuesday authorized the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV), marking a key milestone for one of America's most high-profile shipbuilding programs.The new vessels will replace aging training ships at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine

Video: Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for First NSMV

Video: Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for First NSMV

Philly Shipyard held a steel cutting ceremony for the new National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV), the first of five planned purpose-built, state-of-the-art training vessel for America’s state maritime academies, marking a key milestone in one of the U.S.' most significant shipbuilding programs.“This new state-of-the-art modern school training ship will be a tremendous addition to the U. S.

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

For the Design issue Greg Trauthwein asked me to write about a favorite ship design. I have no favorite ship design, or should say there are simply too many that are truly worthy of mention.  But when considering favorite designs, ship designers (and builders) do carry a strange curse.

California Ports, Key to US Supply Chain, Among World's Least Efficient

California Ports, Key to US Supply Chain, Among World's Least Efficient

Southern California’s Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handle the most ocean cargo of any ports in the United States, but are some of the least efficient in the world, according to a ranking by the World Bank and IHS Markit.In a review of 351 container ports around the globe, Los Angeles was ranked 328, behind Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam and Alaska’s Dutch Harbor.

USCG Commissions Bollinger-built FRC Emlen Tunnell

USCG Commissions Bollinger-built FRC Emlen Tunnell

Bollinger Shipyards joined U.S. Coast Guard officials at USCG Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia, Pa., for the commissioning of one of the newest Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (“FRC”), USCGC Emlen Tunnell.Named in honor of Coast Guard hero and NFL great Emlen Tunnell, the cutter is the fourth of six FRCs to be home-ported in Manama, Bahrain, which will replace the aging 110-ft.

From Cameroon to Kingston: NUWC Helps Fund, Hires URI Doctoral Student Specialized in Corrosion

From Cameroon to Kingston: NUWC Helps Fund, Hires URI Doctoral Student Specialized in Corrosion

For those operating equipment on, under or near the water for commercial or recreational purposes, the corrosive effects of saltwater can be costly. For the U.S. Navy, the ramifications could be much more severe.As a doctoral student in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics at the University of Rhode Island

Reefer Ship Catches Fire at Port of Wilmington

Reefer Ship Catches Fire at Port of Wilmington

A fire broke out on board a refrigerated cargo ship at the Port of Wilmington, in Delaware, late Monday evening.The crew aboard the Dole containerized fruit carrier contacted U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at approximately midnight, reporting that an engine fire erupted shortly after leaving port.

Hornblower to Resume DC Passenger Vessel Service

Hornblower to Resume DC Passenger Vessel Service

Hornblower Cruises and Events announced Monday it will restart its Washington D.C. passenger vessel operations, including dinner cruises and water taxi service.Water taxi service will resume starting Friday, March 19, and dining experience offerings with brunch, lunch and dinner cruises will return beginning Saturday, March 27.

GE to Supply Propulsion Systems for MARAD's New Training Ships

GE to Supply Propulsion Systems for MARAD's New Training Ships

GE’s Power Conversion business has been awarded a $40 million contract to supply the power and propulsion systems for two National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV). This new class of purpose-built ships for the U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) will be used primarily to provide cadets with at-sea training on operational vessels.