PRESQUE ISLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PRESQUE ISLE
    • Operator : KEY LAKES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 14840
  • Location
    • City : DULUTH
    • STATE : MN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1073
  • Size
    • Register length : 154 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 53.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 154 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 19.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 19.4 Feet
    • Height : 107.1 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 553416

KEY LAKES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES BETWEEN DULUTH, GARY & BUFFALO AND CONNECTING TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : IRON ORE, LIMESTONE, COAL AND TACONITE

ARTHUR M. ANDERSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

CASON J CALLAWAY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

EDGAR B. SPEER

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

EDWIN H. GOTT

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

GREAT REPUBLIC

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN G. MUNSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

PHILIP R. CLARKE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ROGER BLOUGH

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

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USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

The wreck of one of the U.S. Navy's longest serving battleships has been found 15,400 feet beneath the surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, researchers said Monday.The USS Nevada (BB-36), which served in two world wars over the course of a career that spanned more than three and a half decades, was discovered by underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm SEARCH, Inc.

Salvors Working to Refloat Cargo Ship Aground in the UK

Salvors Working to Refloat Cargo Ship Aground in the UK

Salvage operations continue on board the cargo vessel MV Kaami after it ran aground in the Minches in March in northwest Scotland.A HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter winched all of the eight-person crew to safety from the cargo vessel which ran aground in adverse weather conditions in the early hours on March 23.

Hurricane Dorian Update

Hurricane Dorian Update

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 79.6 West.Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and a northwest or north-northwest motion is expected through this morning.  A turn toward the north is forecast by this evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning.

Britain Foils Iranian Attempt to Block Tanker

Britain Foils Iranian Attempt to Block Tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday.Britain urged Iran to "de-escalate the situation in the region" after the British Heritage, a Suezmax oil tanker operated by BP under an Isle of Man flag, was approached.

Today in Maritime History: Grounding of the Supertanker Torrey Canyon

On the world stage, the grounding of the supertanker TORREY CANYON on Pollard’s Rock in the Seven Stones reef between Cornwall and the Scilly Isles is more significant than the 1989 EXXON VALDEZ oil spill. The TORREY CANYON was one of the first tankers large enough (120,000 tons capacity) to be designated a supertanker. It was also the first loaded supertanker to spill its entire cargo.

Icebreaking Kicks Off on the Great Lakes

Icebreaking Kicks Off on the Great Lakes

It's that time of year.The US Coast Guard announced it has commenced icebreaking operations in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of western Lake Superior.Operation Taconite, launched by Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie on Wednesday, is one of two icebreaking operations that support the Great Lakes. It encompasses Lake Superior, St.

Wight Shipyard to Build 4 Ferries

Wight Shipyard to Build 4 Ferries

British shipbuilding company Wight Shipyard Co. has secured an order for four vessels for Malta’s Captain Morgan Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Fortina Investments Ltd.The order is for two 20 m and two 33 m catamarans, all to be designed by One2Three Naval Architects, said the shipbuilding company based in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight in the UK.

Metal Shark To Build Fireboat for Canaveral

Metal Shark To Build Fireboat for Canaveral

Shipbuilder Metal Shark is significantly expanding its presence in the fireboat market with a diverse range of fireboats currently in production for multiple customers. Most notably, the company has announced a custom “70 Defiant” fireboat to be built for Canaveral Fire Rescue in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Seafast Marine Names New RSV

Seafast Marine Names New RSV

Seafast Marine has named its renewables service vessel (RSV) Isle of Jura at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in The Netherlands.Isle of Jura is a newbuild vessel, constructed at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld, and is the second vessel built to a new Damen Renewables Service Vessel design.The RSV, according to Seafast Marine, is for use in the offshore and onshore wind industries.

Ørsted Picks Hellenic Cables for UK Projects

Ørsted Picks Hellenic Cables for UK Projects

Hellenic Cables, the provider of turnkey cable solutions for the offshore wind industry, has been awarded a contract to supply 23km of subsea cable to Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind.The cable company, a subsidiary of Belgium giant Cenergy Holdings, said that Hellenic Cables Cablel will undertake the design

UK to Insist on Zero Emission Ships from 2025

UK to Insist on Zero Emission Ships from 2025

Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution.Britain last month announced a target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal.

Robert Allan to Design Canadian Navy Tugs

Robert Allan to Design Canadian Navy Tugs

Robert Allan Ltd. announced that  they have been awarded the contract from Ocean Industries Inc., a related corporation of Ocean Group Inc., to design a new generation of Ship Handling tugs to be built at the Ocean Industries Inc. shipyard at L'Isle-aux-Coudres, Quebec for the Royal Canadian Navy.