RALPH SYKES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RALPH SYKES
    • Operator : GULF MATERIALS, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : BRADDOCK
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 23
  • Size
    • Register length : 61 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 23 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1939
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 239198

GULF MATERIALS, LLC

  • Area of Operation : HARBOR SHIFTING AT MON RIVER MILE 10.2
  • Principal Commodity : COAL & SCRAP

MISS TINA LOU

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PRINCIPIO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GULF

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

US Considering Jones Act Waivers Amid Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

The Transportation Department said on Tuesday it was evaluating whether a temporary waiver of the Jones Act is needed to ensure sufficient gasoline supply to some U.S. states after the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline."The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has started the work needed to enable consideration of a temporary and targeted waiver of the Jones Act," the department said.

Huntington Ingalls Industries Building Unmanned Systems Hub

Huntington Ingalls Industries Building Unmanned Systems Hub

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is building a new hub for unmanned systems prototyping, production and testing to meet growing demand from the U.S. Navy for autonomous and uncrewed systems.The purpose-built Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence will include two buildings totaling over 150,000 square feet constructed on a 20-acre campus in Hampton, Va., the U.S.

Designated Risk Areas: Arbitrary Lines or Useful Tool for Illustrating Risk?

Designated Risk Areas: Arbitrary Lines or Useful Tool for Illustrating Risk?

The art of drawing lines on maps is fraught with contention. Sir Mark Sykes and François Georges-Picot are likely unfamiliar to many, but their names and actions live on. Their role in carving up the Ottoman Empire toward the end of the of World War I created artificial borders in the Middle East—determined arbitrarily with a ruler and with no regard to ethnic or sectarian

Ever Given Fiasco Illustrates Importance of the Shipping Container

Ever Given Fiasco Illustrates Importance of the Shipping Container

Take a look around you.Perhaps you’re snacking on a banana, sipping some coffee or sitting in front of your computer and taking a break from work to read this article. Most likely, those goods—as well as your smartphone, refrigerator and virtually every other object in your home—were once loaded onto a large container in another country and traveled thousands of miles via ships crossing the

Favorable Offshore Winds Blowing from the Biden Administration

Favorable Offshore Winds Blowing from the Biden Administration

As part of his Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad (EO 14008)—issued on the first day he took office—President Biden made significant commitments to renewable energy. These commitments include collaborating with multiple federal agencies in the United States and promoting critical industry support for the acquisition of electric vehicles for the federal fleet

IMO Honors 'Exceptional Maritime People'

IMO Honors 'Exceptional Maritime People'

The International Maritime Organization has recognized the contributions of a long-standing maritime industry chief and has presented its highest bravery accolade to two maritime pilots from Brazil and an off-duty seafarer from the Philippines.The event, which premiered on April 7, saw Peter Hinchliffe, former Secretary-General, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)

First Building Complete at HII's New Unmanned Systems Campus

First Building Complete at HII's New Unmanned Systems Campus

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) said Monday it has completed the first phase of its Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence with the construction of a 22,000-square-foot facility.The first of two planned buildings on the 20-acre campus in Hampton, Va. will be used to assemble hull structures for Boeing’s Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) program for the U.S. Navy.

First High-pressure SCR System Seals Class Approval

First High-pressure SCR System Seals Class Approval

The first ever PBST-branded and -built cluster-3 SCR-HP system has passed its ClassNK approval test at the MAKITA works in Japan, MAKITA Corporation and MAN Energy Solutions announced.The compact SCR system is one of four – originally ordered in 2018 and 2019 – for vessels featuring MAN B&W two-stroke engines with two now delivered and the others currently en route to customers.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Names Blanchette VP of Quality and Engineering

Ingalls Shipbuilding Names Blanchette VP of Quality and Engineering

America's largest military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Thursday that Brian Blanchette has been promoted to vice president of quality and engineering of its Ingalls Shipbuilding division.Blanchette will be responsible for the management and oversight of the division’s quality program as well as all ship design, engineering

Port of Virginia Names Edwards CEO

Port of Virginia Names Edwards CEO

The Virginia Port Authority Board (VPA) of Commissioners today introduced Stephen Edwards as the next leader of The Port of Virginia. He succeeds John F. Reinhart who for the last seven years has led the VPA as its CEO and executive director.Edwards has extensive experience in the global transportation industry most recently as the president and CEO of TraPac, LLC (TraPac)