RAM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RAM
    • Operator : COMBINED FORESTRY & MARINE SVCS., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 375
  • Location
    • City : PORTLAND
    • STATE : OR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 5
  • Size
    • Register length : 31.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13 Feet
    • Overall Length : 31.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 8.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1962
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 288702

COMBINED FORESTRY & MARINE SVCS., INC.

  • Area of Operation : SALEM, OR ON WILLAMETTE RIVER; OREGON CITY, OR ON WILLAMETTE RIVER; LONGVIEW, WA ON COLUMBIA & ASTORIA, OR ON COLUMBIA RIVER; OCCASIONAL SPECIALTY PROJECTS ON UPPER COLUMBIA & SNAKE RIVERS; MULTNOMAH CHANNEL BETWEEN ST. HELENS & PORTLAND
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING SALVAGE LOG RAFTS & BOOMSTICKS; FLOATING HOMES AND BOATHOUSES; AND SMALL BARGE WORK

CHRISTIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEANNA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

RAMONA III

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Cosmic Rays, the 'Unseen Menace' for Maritime

Cosmic Rays, the 'Unseen Menace' for Maritime

Most people these days are aware of risks inherent in our increasingly electronic maritime industry.  There is malware, ransomware, and spear phishing to name a few.  But a new one has been recently identified – cosmic rays.Cosmic rays are high-energy protons and atomic nuclei which move through space at nearly the speed of light.

A Killing at Sea Implicates the Armed Forces in Lawless Venezuela

A Killing at Sea Implicates the Armed Forces in Lawless Venezuela

Around midnight on February 23, Eulalio Bravo, a marine electrician, was dozing in his rack aboard the San Ramon, an oil tanker anchored off the coast of Venezuela.Suddenly, he heard footsteps pounding along the passageway outside. His captain, Jaime Herrera, cried for help."Be still!" an unfamiliar voice ordered.A gun fired.

Video: LCS 21 Completes Acceptance Trials

Video: LCS 21 Completes Acceptance Trials

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan ahead of final outfitting and fine-tuning before delivery to the U.S. Navy in 2021.LCS 21 is the 11th Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team that includes Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Gibbs & Cox.

The Little Bender That Could

The Little Bender That Could

Okay it’s not that little – it can bend up to 220 metric tons (240 US tons).But in the larger scheme of the U.S. economy, security and infrastructure; or of the country’s maritime competitiveness; or even the financial health of the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard and its 300 production jobs; this little bender has the potential to make a mighty big difference.

SAAM Towage Commences Operations in Peru

SAAM Towage Commences Operations in Peru

SAAM Towage has launched operations in Peru as the Valparaíso, Chile-based tugboat operator continues its growth plans in the Americas. “We are taking the first steps at the Port of Callao, which lets us provide better coverage on the southern Pacific coast,” said SAAM Towage managing director, Hernán Gómez. “We are interested in this market and foresee leveraging our broad network in the region.

Blount to Build Icebreaking Buoy Tender for Maryland

Blount to Build Icebreaking Buoy Tender for Maryland

Warren, R.I. shipbuilder Blount Boats said it has been awarded a contract to build a 90-foot icebreaking buoy tender vessel for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The vessel will be designed by BMT Designers and Planners, Inc. of Arlington, Va.The new vessel will replace the 100-foot, 167-ton M/V J. Millard Tawes commissioned by the U.S.

Is Hands-free Bluetooth Communication Right for Your Vessel?

Is Hands-free Bluetooth Communication Right for Your Vessel?

How do you handle communication on your vessel? If you are like many others, you probably use handheld two-way marine VHF radios. That, or simply yelling.There are several inherent issues with using handheld radios for marine communication. Having to push a button to talk means that you cannot use that hand for important work activities, like winching a line or turning the wheel.