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

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Along the 1,600-mile, ice gray arch of the St Lawrence Seaway, the 2020 Great Lakes commercial shipping season will lurch back to life on March 25 when the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. reopen.The ceremonial opening signals a passage with passable ice and the 114th Great Lakes season for its fleet of 45 venerable lakers.

Maritime Schools Must Prep for Offshore Wind Jobs

Maritime Schools Must Prep for Offshore Wind Jobs

The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43,000 by 2050. To support this growth, U.S. Department of Energy reports estimate over 40,000 new jobs will be created by 2030.

Onex Elefsis Acuires Elefsina Shipyards

Onex Elefsis Acuires Elefsina Shipyards

Greece-based Onex Elefsis Shipyards announced that it will allocate up to $400 million, over a 15-year period, to purchase and finance the operation of the Elefsina Shipyards, west of Piraeus.The Greek shipyard said that the US investment firm Chatsworth Securities has agreed with it to make an investment, as part of efforts to save the complex from bankruptcy.

Atlantic Offshore Wind: Favorable Winds for Maritime

Atlantic Offshore Wind: Favorable Winds for Maritime

Now that the United States finally can envision steady winds blowing from the Atlantic Seaboard due to a pipeline of offshore wind farms on the horizon, the maritime industry can finally step up and earn some of the benefits. This includes shipbuilding, port construction, and worker training. This article reviews the key developments and forecasts the growth in maritime jobs.

Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

July is Second Busiest Month in Port of Virginia’s History.The Port of Virginia in July processed 265,559 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in July, making it the second busiest month in the port’s history.The strong cargo performance was driven by an increase of more than 4 percent in loaded import containers, and a jump of nearly 18 percent in export empty containers

Ever Larger LNG Tankers Head for Panama Canal

Ever Larger LNG Tankers Head for Panama Canal

A 'Q-Flex' LNG tanker, the world's second-largest class of liquefied natural gas carriers, is set to pass through the Panama Canal for the first time, the canal's CEO said, expanding the Americas to Asia trade route for the fast-growing commodity.The 'Al Safliyah', which can carry about 210,000 cubic metres of LNG

CCG Provides Icebreaker Nod for Seathigor

CCG Provides Icebreaker Nod for Seathigor

Thordon Bearings has received a Canadian Coast Guard contract to supply six award-winning SeaThigor shaft seals for retrofit installation to three purpose-built icebreakers.The 5,910grt CCGS Pierre Radisson, named after the 17th-century French fur trader and explorer, along with sisterships CCGS Amundsen and CCGS Des Groseilliers

High-pressure SCR System Seals Class Approval

High-pressure SCR System Seals Class Approval

MAKITA Corporation and MAN Energy Solutions have announced that the first ever PBST-branded and -built cluster-3 SCR-HP system has passed its ClassNK approval test at the MAKITA works in Japan.The most compact of its type in the market, the 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

Virginia Port Signs Pact with Ørsted

Virginia Port Signs Pact with Ørsted

Danish energy giant Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the Port of Virginia to lease a portion of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal for offshore wind staging materials and equipment.According to Virginia governor's office, Orsted could use the site for its work on the Coastal Virginia offshore wind project, which it is developing with Dominion Energy

Ground Broken for Virginia Offshore Wind

Ground Broken for Virginia Offshore Wind

The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project has entered the construction phase as the American power and energy company Dominion Energy has formally begun construction.Gov. Ralph Northam announced the start of construction of the CVOW demonstration project, consisting of two six-megawatt wind turbines located approximately 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach.