ROLLING THUNDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ROLLING THUNDER
    • Operator : COASTAL DRILLING COMPANY, L.L.C.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : NEW IBERIA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 12
    • Full Load Capacity : 15 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 40 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12 Feet
    • Overall Length : 40 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.9 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1990
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 963375

COASTAL DRILLING COMPANY, L.L.C.

  • Area of Operation : SOUTH LOUISIANA: VENICE, PORT SULPHUR, GOLDEN MEADOW, LAROSE, LAFITTE, DULAC, CHAUVIN, MORGAN CITY, INTRACOASTAL CITY, CAMERON AND WEEKS ISLAND
  • Principal Commodity : OIL FIELD PERSONNEL

DUKE

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

MR. MACK

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

SCOOTER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Norway Blocks Rolls-Royce's Plan to Sell Bergen Engines to Russian Firm

Norway Blocks Rolls-Royce's Plan to Sell Bergen Engines to Russian Firm

Norway will block Rolls-Royce from selling a Norwegian maritime engine maker to a Russian company on national security grounds, its justice minister told parliament on Tuesday.Based on Norway’s west coast, and owned by Britain’s Rolls-Royce for more than 20 years, Bergen Engines supplies NATO member Norway’s navy as well as the global shipping industry.

Norway Suspends Rolls-Royce Asset Sale on Security Grounds

Norway Suspends Rolls-Royce Asset Sale on Security Grounds

Norway has suspended the sale of a Norwegian engine maker owned by Rolls-Royce Holdings to a Russian-controlled company while it assesses the security implications for the country’s navy and the civilian sector, the government said on Tuesday.Norway’s NSM security agency is assessing the 150 million-euro ($178 million) sale announced on Feb.

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard on Wednesday marked the start of fabrication for the second of five planned National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV). The purpose-built, state-of-the-art training ships will be used by America’s state maritime academies.The first steel plates cut by the yard’s state-of-the-art plasma cutting machine will be later joined into a double bottom, mid-ship section.

Grimaldi Group Orders Six RoRo Ships

Grimaldi Group Orders Six RoRo Ships

The Grimaldi Group said it signed an order contract worth more than $500 million for the construction of six new ro/ro multipurpose vessels at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd (Ulsan) in South Korea.With a length of 250 meters, a beam of 38 meters and a deadweight of 45,684 tonnes, the six newbuilds  are expected to be delivered for Grimaldi's Neapolitan Group between the first months of 2023 and

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Tuesday authorized the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV), marking a key milestone for one of America's most high-profile shipbuilding programs.The new vessels will replace aging training ships at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine

World's First LNG-hybrid Tug Will Run mtu Gas Engines

World's First LNG-hybrid Tug Will Run mtu Gas Engines

A new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-hybrid tug—said to be the world's first—will be equipped with two mtu 16V 4000 M55RN gas engines from manufacturer Rolls-Royce.The harbor tug will be built by Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard and operated in Singapore by Jurong Marine Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine.

Sweden Clearing Legal Path to Reexamine Estonia Wreck Site

Sweden Clearing Legal Path to Reexamine Estonia Wreck Site

A new examination of the wreck of the ferry Estonia, which sank in the Baltic in 1994 with the loss of 852 lives, will be possible from the summer when a change to Swedish law comes into force, news agency TT reported on Thursday.The official investigation concluded in 1997 that the roll-on, roll-off ferry’s bow shield had failed, damaging the bow ramp and flooding the car deck.

Matson Takes Delivery of New Con-ro Matsonia

Matson Takes Delivery of New Con-ro Matsonia

Matson has taken delivery of Matsonia, the second of two new Kanaloa Class combination container / roll-on, roll-off (con-ro) ships built for the U.S. carrier at General Dynamics NASSCO's San Diego shipyard. Weighing in at over 50,000 metric tons, Matsonia and Lurline are each 870 feet long, with 114 feet beam and a deep draft of 38 feet.

Sweden to Allow Underwater Probe of Estonia Wreck Site

Sweden to Allow Underwater Probe of Estonia Wreck Site

Sweden said on Friday it would allow an underwater examination of the ferry Estonia, which sank in the Baltic 26 years ago with the loss of 852 lives, after a documentary film showed previously unknown holes in the wreck's hull. The official investigation concluded in 1997 that the roll-on, roll-off ferry's bow shield had failed, damaging the bow ramp and flooding the car deck.

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Could New Evidence Shed Light on a Deadly 1994 Ferry Sinking?

Estonia, Sweden and Finland will look into fresh evidence on the sinking of the ferry Estonia, which went down 26 years ago on Monday with the loss of 852 lives in Europe’s worst peacetime maritime disaster since World War Two.The roll-on roll-off ferry, carrying 803 passengers and 186 crew, sank on a stormy Baltic Sea shortly after midnight on Sept. 28, 1994.

Wind Power Breezes Back into Shipping with New RoRo Concept

Wind Power Breezes Back into Shipping with New RoRo Concept

A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) cargo ship, it said on Thursday.The 25-meter-long carrier will have a capacity for 7,000 cars and have a maximum height of 105 meters when its four 80-meter upright "wing sails" are fully extended - bringing to mind a futuristic

Container Losses in the Rolling Seas

Container Losses in the Rolling Seas

Cargoes have come off ships at sea it seems like forever. Some years ago a ship suffered a casualty transiting the English Channel in a storm. Much of its cargo of lumber and other floating items washed ashore on the southwest English coast. Before the authorities could arrive, enterprising local residents gathered it up.Nowadays, the majority of non-bulk cargo is carried in containers.