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

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.

Matson's New ConRo Ship Matsonia Christened

Matson's New ConRo Ship Matsonia Christened

Matsonia, the second of two Kanaloa Class combination container/roll-on, roll-off (con-ro) vessels being built for U.S.-based carrier Matson, was christened at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, on Thursday.Peggy Forest, wife of Matson's President Ron Forest, officially christened the vessel by breaking a ceremonial bottle of champagne against its hull.

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

Video: Heavy Lift Ship Moors in Florida Ahead of Golden Ray Lift

The twin-hull heavy lift vessel VB-10,000 moored at the Port of Fernandina, Fla., July 3, 2020, for final modifications and function checks prior to heading to St. Simons Sound in early to mid-July. The two 255-foot tall gantries will use lengths of chain to cut the capsized RoRo vessel Golden Ray into eight pieces and lift them onto barges for eventual transportation to Louisiana for recycling.

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Canadian Shipyards Partner to Bid for Polar Icebreaker Build

Two Canadian shipyards have joined forces in a bid for the contract to deliver the next polar icebreaker under Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).Seaspan Shipyards (Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd.) and Heddle Shipyards (Heddle Marine Service Inc.) announced Tuesday they will big as partners to build the Canadian Coast Guard’s future polar icebreaker to replace the decades old CCGS Louis S.

Höegh Xiamen Fire Contained

Höegh Xiamen Fire Contained

A three-alarm fire that broke out aboard vehicle carrier Höegh Xiamen in the Port of Jacksonville last week continues to burn but has been controlled and contained, authorities said Monday.Firefighters with Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department (JFRD) and specialist marine firefighters with Resolve Marine Group are working to maintain the structural integrity of the 600-foot roll-on

Final Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray Wreck

Final Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray Wreck

T&T Salvage installed the final lifting lug on the M/V Golden Ray, a roll-on, roll-off vessel that ran aground and overturned near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia in September.The 16 lugs welded to the frame of the Korean-owned car carrier will provide connection points for the 255-foot tall Versabar VB 10

Oil Producers Evacuating GoM Workers Ahead of Storm

Oil Producers Evacuating GoM Workers Ahead of Storm

BP Plc began turning off production at three platforms in the northern Gulf of Mexico and evacuating workers because of the threat from Tropical Storm Cristobal, forecast to make landfall in Louisiana over the weekend, the company said.Norwegian state-oil company Equinor ASA began evacuating non-essential workers on Wednesday and plans to shut production on Friday at its Titan oil platform if

Face Masks Washing Ashore After Cargo Ship Loses Boxes

Face Masks Washing Ashore After Cargo Ship Loses Boxes

Surgical masks and other items have been found washing up onto Australian beaches Tuesday after the Singapore-flagged APL England lost at least 40 containers overboard in heavy seas off the coast of Sydney.The medical supplies have been found on shores between Magenta Beach and The Entrance, according to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)

Third and Fourth Lifting Lugs Installed on M/V Golden Ray

Third and Fourth Lifting Lugs Installed on M/V Golden Ray

T&T Salvage on Friday installed the third and fourth lifting lugs on the M/V Golden Ray, a roll-on, roll-off vessel that ran aground and overturned near the Port of Brunswick in Georgia in September.In total, 16 lugs will be installed: two on each of the eight sections of the South Korean car carrier, which rests on its side in St. Simons Sound.

Stowage Deficiencies Caused YM Efficiency Containers Loss -Report

Stowage Deficiencies Caused YM Efficiency Containers Loss -Report

Deficiencies in the cargo stowage arrangement ultimately caused the YM Efficiency to lose 81 containers while sailing in heavy seas off Australia in June 2018, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau's (ATSB) investigation revealed.The Liberian-flagged vessel was en route from Taiwan to Sydney when it suddenly rolled heavily in strong gale force winds and rough seas

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

The Netherlands-based Mammoet confirmed it has completed its acquisition of UK-based rival ALE, creating the industry’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport services provider.The businesses will operate as one company under the Mammoet brand with more than 140 offices and branches worldwide, Mammoet said in a press release on Wednesday.

Matson Takes Delivery of First Kanaloa Class ConRo

Matson Takes Delivery of First Kanaloa Class ConRo

Largest "Con-Ro" Ship Built in U.S. Will Serve Hawaii.Matson today took delivery of its newest vessel, the largest combination container / roll-on, roll-off ("con-ro") ship ever built in the United States, from General Dynamics NASSCO. Christened 'Lurline,' the new ship is the first of two "Kanaloa Class" con-ro vessels being built for Matson by NASSCO at a total cost of approximately $500