SAND FLY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAND FLY
    • Operator : NORFOLK DREDGING CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 135
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 18
  • Size
    • Register length : 40 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 40 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1961
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 964559

NORFOLK DREDGING CO.

  • Area of Operation : NORFOLK, VA AND APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILE RADIUS
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGED MATERIAL AND DREDGING PIPELINE

CAPTAIN ED

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN SAM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HILTON HEAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORDRECO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORFOLK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PUSHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

R. J. THORNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBBIE R

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM JR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

B. R.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHOCTAW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SJ

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KIRBY

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN BILLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

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COVID Curbs Bite at Chinese Ports, Threatening Global Supply Chains

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RWE Building 'World's First' Amphibious Vessel for Shallow Water Wind Farms

RWE Building 'World's First' Amphibious Vessel for Shallow Water Wind Farms

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'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

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Baltic Dry Index Extends Rally

Baltic Dry Index Extends Rally

The Baltic Exchange's main dry bulk sea freight index extended its rally on Wednesday as robust demand and port congestion propelled the capesize index above 10,000 points for the first time in more than 13 years.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize vessels, rose 238 points, or 4.4%, to 5,647, its highest since September 2008.

Oil Tanker Market Set to Endure Low Earnings for Another Year -BIMCO

Oil Tanker Market Set to Endure Low Earnings for Another Year -BIMCO

The global oil tanker market faces another year of low earnings as the coronavirus pandemic and vaccine inequalities disrupt demand and producers limit output of crude, a shipping analyst said on Wednesday.The earnings of very large crude carriers (VLCCs) that carry the bulk of crude stand at about $10,000 a day, down from 2020 record highs of more than $240,000

Transatlantic Container Shipping Spot Rates Jump 210% -BIMCO

Transatlantic Container Shipping Spot Rates Jump 210% -BIMCO

For almost three months now, the spot freight rate for containerized goods shipped by sea from North Europe to the U.S. East Coast has been 210% higher than last year (July 1 – September 23), according to shipping organization BIMCO.It wasn’t until April 1, 2021 that we saw the ripple effects from the globally stretched supply chains impacting front-haul freight rates on the Transatlantic

2021: The Year of the Containership

2021: The Year of the Containership

What’s not to like about 2021 for container shipping? Freight rates are record high, record amounts of cargo are shipped across the Pacific Ocean, as well as globally, and the previous yearly record for new container ship orders has just been broken (measured in capacity) in less than eight months.

VLCC Owners Avoid Scrapping ... For Now

VLCC Owners Avoid Scrapping ... For Now

During the first seven months of 2021, only three actively trading Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) have been sold for demolition. The current market for seaborne transportation of crude oil is weak and has caused freight rates to drop to multi-year lows. Despite this, crude oil tanker shipowners are not seizing the opportunity to reduce capacity and send less efficient units to the demolition

U.S. Navy Asserts “Freedom of Navigation” in the South China Sea

U.S. Navy Asserts “Freedom of Navigation” in the South China Sea

“The United States military flies, sails, and operates anywhere international law allows.”The 1982 Law of the Sea Convention recognizes the rights and freedoms of all nations to engage in traditional uses of the sea. According to the Department of Defense 2020 Annual Freedom of Navigation Report to Congress

VIDEO: Coast Guard Medevacs Mariner from Tanker Off North Carolina

VIDEO: Coast Guard Medevacs Mariner from Tanker Off North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man from the CL Yingdu tanker, around 223 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina on Saturday. Watchstanders from the U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District command center received notification that a man aboard the CL Yingdu (Ex-Maersk Tianjin) was suffering from an eye injury and needed medical attention. The command center consulted with a U.S.

South Korea Sends Team to Tackle Coronavirus on Anti-piracy Ship

South Korea Sends Team to Tackle Coronavirus on Anti-piracy Ship

South Korea is sending a medical team to the Middle East to tackle a coronavirus outbreak on one of its ships on anti-piracy patrol while at home, new daily infections are hovering around record levels with 1,600 reported on Thursday.South Korea was for months a coronavirus success story as it kept outbreaks under control with testing

China Crude Processing Spikes to All-time High

China Crude Processing Spikes to All-time High

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