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

Maersk Profits Up 23%, Demand Slowdown Expected

Maersk Profits Up 23%, Demand Slowdown Expected

Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned of a sharp drop in global container volumes due to the coronavirus pandemic, with weaker retail sales and depressed car production dampening demand.The crisis has thrown the container shipping trade off balance as supply chains have been upended and businesses and factory activity in China and later across the world was disrupted.

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

A man who had been aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship and was infected with coronavirus has died, bringing the death toll from the ship to seven, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.The man was not Japanese, NHK said, without giving details of his nationality or age. That would make him the second foreigner from the ship to die, after a British man died last month.

Fourth Diamond Princess Passenger Dies from Coronavirus

Fourth Diamond Princess Passenger Dies from Coronavirus

A fourth passenger from the cruise ship Diamond Princess moored in Japan has died from the coronavirus, NHK public television said on Tuesday. The passenger was in their 80s, NHK said.Japan has come under fire for its handling of the situation on the cruise ship, which is operated by Carnival Corp (CCL.N) and where hundreds became infected.

Low-sulphur Fuel Sales Surge

Low-sulphur Fuel Sales Surge

The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of high-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) sales, as the industry transitioned into compliance of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 2020 Sulphur Cap (IMO 2020). In Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering hub, the bunker sale landscape saw significant change as the sale of high-sulphur fuel oil dropped tremendously in a matter of months.

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

Fuel Futures: Diesel Will Spike on IMO2020

Fuel Futures: Diesel Will Spike on IMO2020

New marine fuel rules to boost diesel prices for at least a year -analystsGlobal prices for diesel and marine fuels should rise by October ahead of a January switchover to new, very low-sulfur marine fuels, and remain higher for at least a year as refiners shift production to make more of the new fuels, analysts said.Marine fuels containing no more than 0.5% sulfur by weight, down from the 3.

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.