RISING SUN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RISING SUN
    • Operator : SMITH MARINE TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : BALTIMORE
    • STATE : MD
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 72
  • Size
    • Register length : 57 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 57 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 34 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 556813

SMITH MARINE TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BALTIMORE HARBOR, CHESAPEAKE BAY AND DELAWARE RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING (SHIFTING)

BANDIT

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

GATLIN

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

OUTLAW

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

CAPT. STEVE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS DEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GERARD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SMITH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, October 11, 2019, after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, raising the prospect of supply disruptions weeks after attacks on Saudi oil plants.The Suezmax crude tanker Sabiti was ablaze and suffered heavy damage after being hit by two missiles, Iranian media reported.

Methanol-Fueled Chem Tanker Delivered to NYK

Methanol-Fueled Chem Tanker Delivered to NYK

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Group) has taken delivery of Takaroa Sun, a methanol carrier equipped with two-stroke dual-fuel engine tech that allows the vessel to be powered by methanol. Built in South Korea at Hyundai MIPO Dockyard, the new ship was funded through NYK’s green financing initiative established to support environment-friendly projects.

Car Carrier Shipping in Rough Weather

Car Carrier Shipping in Rough Weather

As car carrier shipping is expected to continue its slow recovery, backed by better utilization and minimal vessel ordering, costs are increasing while the trade outlook seems vulnerable to emerging geopolitical risk.  Slow car carrier recovery is expected to lead to more distressed vessel sales as shipping lines focus on landside investments in search of profitability

Revenues Soar at Russia’s PAO Sovcomflot

Revenues Soar at Russia’s PAO Sovcomflot

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group), which serves the energy shipping and offshore services to the oil and gas industries, reported in the first half of 2019 revenues rose 16.6% ($828m vs. $710.1m), TCE revenue rose 19.1% ($609m vs. $511.3m) and EBITDA rose 42.4% ($381.2m vs. $267.7m) as compared to the first half of 2018.

Market in Focus: Gas Ships

Market in Focus: Gas Ships

Infrastructure continues to expand, and pricing incentives will continue to shift as the market matures. The LNG markets look like they may resemble the clean product tanker market in several years, which is highly arbitrage driven. We look to see an increased number of portfolio players working the spot market, which will drive the commoditization of the space and enable further demand.

Vitol Builds Refinery for New Ship's Fuel

Vitol, the world's largest independent oil trader, has started building a small oil refinery at its storage terminal in Malaysia that will provide low-sulfur fuel for ships, a senior company official said on Monday.The project consists of a crude distillation unit that can process 30

Bourbon's Creditors Seal Restructuring Deal

Bourbon's Creditors Seal Restructuring Deal

The creditors of indebted French marine services company Bourbon reached a restructuring deal that would give them control of the company, protect jobs and draw new liquidity.Bourbon has been hurt by market overcapacity and a fall in spending on services by upstream oil and gas companies, but the deal with its creditors lifted its shares.

Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors and Singapore's Sembcorp Marine, on Thursday, showed off the world's largest crane vessel that can be used for the setup and decommissioning of offshore oil and gas facilities.The semi-submersible vessel, which cost Heerema about $1.5 billion, is equipped with two cranes that can reach a height of 220 metres

Woodmac: 10% of Marine Fuel to be Scrubbed

Woodmac: 10% of Marine Fuel to be Scrubbed

Recent research from Woodmac makes some fairly bold and insightful predictions on the future of maritime fuel as the clock ticks toward 2020 and new fuel rules from the IMO that will dramatically reduce the level of sulfur emissions from ships.* Research firm Woodmac sees a rise in the use on ships of "scrubbers", the equipment to clean up sulfur emissions

LNG Import: China is World's No. 2 buyer in 2018

LNG Import: China is World's No. 2 buyer in 2018

China's imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in December soared 25 percent from the same period a year earlier to a monthly record of 6.29 million tonnes, customs data showed on Wednesday.The previous record of 5.99 million tonnes was set in November.For the whole of 2018, imports grew 41 percent from 2017 to a record 53.

IMO 2020: Oil Refining Capacity to Grow at Record Pace

IMO 2020: Oil Refining Capacity to Grow at Record Pace

Global oil refining capacity is set to increase at its fastest pace on record this year, possibly boosting stocks of products such as diesel, gasoline and marine fuel, the International Energy Agency said.Oil refining capacity will rise by 2.6 million barrels per day (bpd) and demand for refined products by around 1.1 million bpd, the IEA said in a monthly report.

Crude & Fuel Outlook: Fund Managers Neutral

Crude & Fuel Outlook: Fund Managers Neutral

Hedge fund managers show signs of having completed their recent sale of crude and refined fuels, with positions edging up slightly in the first week of the new year, amid hopes a recession can be averted.Oil prices have bounced off their recent lows, the U.S. dollar has weakened against most other major currencies and expectations of a trade deal between the United States and China are rising.