RAM CHALLENGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RAM CHALLENGER
    • Operator : W. F. C., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3320
  • Location
    • City : IBERIA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 172
    • Full Load Capacity : 1200 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 16
  • Size
    • Register length : 198.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 44 Feet
    • Overall Length : 198.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 44 Feet
    • Load draft : 16 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 65 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1052845

W. F. C., INC.

  • Area of Operation : VARIOUS PORTS AND RIGS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : OIL FIELD EQUIPMENT AND DRILLING PRODUCTS

ABIGAIL CLAIRE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BETTY PFRANKUCH

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CALVIN BAYNE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

DWIGHT S. RAMSAY

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

ELSA LEIGH

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

KYLIE WILLIAMS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

RAM CHARGER

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

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BY THE NUMBERS: the OSV Markets

BY THE NUMBERS: the OSV Markets

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MOL Gets AIP for Wind Challenger Design

MOL Gets AIP for Wind Challenger Design

Japan’s shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Oshima Shipbuilding have jointly obtained Approval in Principle (AIP) from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai  (ClassNK) for the design of a hard sail system.The system converts wind energy to propulsive force with telescopic hard sail, and is a fundamental technology of the "Wind Challenger Project"  that MOL and Oshima Shipbuilding are spearheading.

Royston Completes OSV Engine Overhaul

Royston Completes OSV Engine Overhaul

New work to overhaul engines on an offshore support vessel (OSV) operated by United Offshore Support (UOS), has been completed by Royston.Engineers undertook the 30,000 running hour service on the main propulsion engines onboard the GH Challenger, as part of an extensive refurbishment and maintenance program of critical power plants.

2 Workers Die at Alang Ship Breaking Yard

2 Workers Die at Alang Ship Breaking Yard

Two workers recently died on the shipbreaking beach of Alang, India. Two separate accidents took place at well-known scrapping yards that have applied to be included in the EU list of approved ship recycling facilities.On July 29, 50 years old Subash Vishwakarma lost his life at Priya Blue yard - Plot V1. He was working on a ship when a metal plate fell on his head.

Norway Cautious on Indian shipbreaking

Norway Cautious on Indian shipbreaking

The Council on Ethics of the Government Pension Fund Global (Oil Fund), Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund (SWF), said that it will turn its attention towards Indian shipbreaking practices.The SWF cautioned that this may well result in further divestments from shipping companies with poor shipbreaking records.

MOL Works on Environmental Agenda

MOL Works on Environmental Agenda

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) formulated MOL Group Environmental Vision 2030 to present our cutting-edge initiatives for environmental preservation."Shpping companies are responsible for undertaking the marine transportation vital to the infrastructure underpinning people's daily lives worldwide," it said.

Sakhalin: Offshore Heavy Lift Refit

Sakhalin: Offshore Heavy Lift Refit

Large-scale conversion project on offshore platform Molikpaq operated by Sakhalin Energy.While the refit of heavy lift capacity onboard an offshore rig might sound mundane, Liebherr’s project to replace and modernize cranes on the offshore platform Molikpaq operated by Sakhalin Energy, a unit subjected to some of the world’s harshest conditions, is anything but mundane.

MSC Appoints Toft as CEO of Cargo Business

MSC Appoints Toft as CEO of Cargo Business

Swiss headquartered container shipping group MSC has appointed Soren Toft as the new chief executive officer of its cargo business from rival company A.P. Moller Maersk, an MSC spokesman said on Monday.A start date for Toft has yet to be determined, the spokesman said.Maersk, the world's biggest container line, said last week that Toft, who had served as its head of operations

MOL, Tohoku Trial Hard Sail on a Coal Carrier

MOL, Tohoku Trial Hard Sail on a Coal Carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Tohoku Electric Power have announced that they intend to move ahead with a joint study to install the Wind Challenger telescopic hard sail system on a coal carrier.MOL said that the two companies have been studying the feasibility of using the Wind Challenger on ships carrying coal to Tohoku Electric’s thermal power plants and it was recently confirmed that a Wind

World Maritime Day Parallel Event Colombia

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"Shipping must draw talent from every corner of the globe and every sector of the population to ensure its own sustainability."This was a key message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim, in his opening remarks to  the 2019 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event (15-18 September), held in Cartagena, Colombia.

Mainstream Names Asia-Pacific Head

Mainstream Names Asia-Pacific Head

Irish wind and solar projects developer Mainstream Renewable Power has appointed Raghuram Natarajan chief executive of its Asia-Pacific business."This key appointment to the Group’s Leadership Team, based out of its newly opened regional headquarters in Singapore, comes ahead of significant expansion plans for the region," said a press release.