ROBERT PURCELL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROBERT PURCELL
    • Operator : ANDRIE SPECIALIZED
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : MUSKEGON
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 23
  • Size
    • Register length : 45.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 45.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 18 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1943
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 966982

ANDRIE SPECIALIZED

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

MEREDITH ASHTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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Interview: Mike Fitzpatrick, Robert Allan Ltd.

Interview: Mike Fitzpatrick, Robert Allan Ltd.

Robert Allan Ltd. is a consulting naval architectural firm, established in Vancouver, Canada in 1930. Mike Fitzpatrick has been a driving force in the company’s growth since joining the firm in 2003. As a key member of the initial employee ownership group, he was named president and CEO in 2015, responsible for corporate direction, business development, management of senior project managers

Video: Bay Shipbuilding Delivers Ferry for Washington Island Fleet

Video: Bay Shipbuilding Delivers Ferry for Washington Island Fleet

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has delivered a new, year-round passenger/vehicle ferry, Madonna, for service to the Washington Island community across the Death’s Door Passage between the Bay of Green Bay and Lake Michigan.At 124 feet in length, 40 feet in beam and 9 feet in draft, and with capacity for up to 28 vehicles and 150 passengers

CSBC-DEME JV Makes FID for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

CSBC-DEME JV Makes FID for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

CDWE, a joint venture company between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME has taken the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the construction of ‘Green Jade’, which is the first DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan.The Green Jade, with its 4,000-tonne crane capacity and DP3 capability, will serve the offshore wind market, and according to the JV

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

Merchent Named CEO of VT Halter Marine

ST Engineering North America, Inc. announced Monday that Robert "Bob" L. Merchent has been named President and CEO of VT Halter Marine, Inc. He replaces outgoing President and CEO, Ron Baczkowski.Much of Merchent's career was spent at Ingalls Shipbuilding, where he advanced through multiple positions of ever-increasing responsibility, leading programs critical to both the business and the U.S.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Reopens Facility Wrecked by Katrina

Ingalls Shipbuilding Reopens Facility Wrecked by Katrina

Ingalls Shipbuilding has reopened its rebuilt and modernized facility on the east bank of the Pascagoula River after much of the site was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.The Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder announced Friday that it moved the newly built destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the east bank's Pier Four, signifying the site's official reactivation.

Iran: 19 Sailors Killed in Naval Friendly-Fire Incident

Iran: 19 Sailors Killed in Naval Friendly-Fire Incident

One Iranian warship accidentally struck another with a missile during an exercise, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15 others, Iran's navy said on Monday.The incident took place during training in the Gulf of Oman, a sensitive waterway that connects to the Strait of Hormuz through which about a fifth of the world’s oil passes. Iran regularly conducts exercises in the area.

Ruby Princess Reaches the Philippines

Ruby Princess Reaches the Philippines

A cruise ship at the heart of Australia’s biggest coronavirus cluster arrived off the Philippines on Thursday to repatriate more than 200 crew, leaving behind weeks of outrage and acrimony over why symptomatic passengers were allowed to disembark.Just under a quarter of Australia’s 97 coronavirus deaths can be traced back to Carnival Corp’s Ruby Princess

Chinese Seismic Vessel Returns to Waters off Vietnam Amid Virus 'Distraction' Charges

Chinese Seismic Vessel Returns to Waters off Vietnam Amid Virus 'Distraction' Charges

A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea while other claimants are pre-occupied with the coronavirus.Vietnamese vessels last year spent months shadowing the Chinese Haiyang Dizhi 8 survey vessel in resource-rich waters that are a potential global

Singapore Readies 'Floating Hotels' for Workers as Coronavirus Spreads

Singapore Readies 'Floating Hotels' for Workers as Coronavirus Spreads

Singapore is preparing to house hundreds of foreign workers in accommodation vessels typically used for offshore and marine industry staff as it races to find alternatives to dormitories where the novel coronavirus has been spreading rapidly.Tens of thousands of migrant workers, many from South Asia, live in cramped dormitories across Singapore

Robert Allan Ltd.: The Evolution of Marine Design

Robert Allan Ltd.: The Evolution of Marine Design

As the 90th anniversary of Robert Allan Ltd. approaches it is quite timely to address the development of Robert Allan’s designs as the years passed by and technology changed.When the first Robert Allan came out to Canada at the end of the First War he was a trained naval architect experienced in the design of rivetted steel ships.

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One painting is called the Great Chase and it tells this amazing story of the US Frigate Constitution being becalmed off the New Jersey coast and becoming

New Pusher Tugs for Hidrovias do Brasil

New Pusher Tugs for Hidrovias do Brasil

Hidrovias do Brasil S.A. has started operating two new pusher tugs custom-designed by Vancouver, Canada based Robert Allan Ltd, pushing barges containing bulk products along the Amazon River system. This HB PIRARARA shallow-draft pusher tug and sister vessel HB PIRARUCU have a Robert allan RApide 4000-Z3 tug design and were constructed by Estaleiro Rio Maguari in Belem, Brazil.