SEWELLS POINT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SEWELLS POINT
    • Operator : MORAN TOWING CORPORATION/MORAN JACKSONVILLE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3005
  • Location
    • City : JACKSON- VILLE
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 161
  • Size
    • Register length : 99.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29 Feet
    • Overall Length : 99.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29 Feet
    • Load draft : 15.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14.7 Feet
    • Height : 48 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 581156

MORAN TOWING CORPORATION/MORAN JACKSONVILLE

  • Area of Operation : JACKSONVILLE HARBOR; ATLANTIC AND GULF COASTS; FERNANDINA HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR AND OCEAN TOWING

CATHLEEN E MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DOROTHY MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUDY MORAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST. JOHN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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US Anchors Aid Pier to Gaza Beach. Aid Delivery Faces Tough Road Ahead

US Anchors Aid Pier to Gaza Beach. Aid Delivery Faces Tough Road Ahead

The United States anchored a temporary floating pier to a beach in Gaza on Thursday to boost aid deliveries, but Washington is facing the same challenges that have beset the United Nations and relief groups for months when it comes to distributing assistance to the war-torn enclave.These include working in a war zone to stave off a looming famine and a dire shortage of fuel for aid trucks.

St. Marys River Reopened After Laker Strikes Channel Light

St. Marys River Reopened After Laker Strikes Channel Light

The St. Marys River has reopened to vessel traffic after a U.S.-flagged Great Lakes freighter struck a channel light in the waterway.At approximately 1 a.m. on Thursday, the 730-foot bulk carrier American Mariner suffered a marine casualty and went bow-first into the Munuscong Junction Light, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The incident occurred in Munuscong Lake, which is a section of the St.

Great Lakes Freighter Strikes Channel Light on St. Marys River

Great Lakes Freighter Strikes Channel Light on St. Marys River

A portion of the St. Marys River has been closed to vessel traffic after a U.S.-flagged Great Lakes freighter struck a channel light in the waterway.At approximately 1 a.m., the 730-foot bulk carrier American Mariner suffered a marine casualty and struck the Munuscong Junction Light with its bow, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The incident occurred in Munuscong Lake, which is a section of the St.

Oil Leak from Capsized Barge Off Tobago Stopped After a Month

Oil Leak from Capsized Barge Off Tobago Stopped After a Month

An oil leak from a barge carrying up to 35,000 barrels of fuel oil that capsized in early February off the Caribbean island of Tobago has stopped, said the twin islands' government on Thursday.The spill, which was first spotted off the coast of Tobago's Atlantic coast on Feb. 7, damaged some of the island's mangrove and threatened its tourism and fishing sector.

Shipping Attacks Push US and Allies to Mideast Crunch Point

Shipping Attacks Push US and Allies to Mideast Crunch Point

When the United States and 11 allies published a joint statement last week calling for an end to Houthi attacks from Yemen on Red Sea shipping, they hoped the implicit threat of force might at least reduce the intensity of fire on foreign vessels.Instead, Wednesday saw the largest single attack yet on foreign vessels, according to Western defence officials

Turkey Sends Field Hospital Aid Ship to Egypt for Gaza

Turkey Sends Field Hospital Aid Ship to Egypt for Gaza

Turkey said on Friday it had sent a ship loaded with field hospital equipment, ambulances and generators to Egypt to treat war casualties from Gaza, where Israeli's devastating siege has caused a humanitarian crisis with medical care collapsing."A total of 51 containers of medical supplies, generators and 20 ambulances, with necessary permissions

Australian Court Finds Carnival Misled About Cruise's COVID Risks in Landmark Luling

Australian Court Finds Carnival Misled About Cruise's COVID Risks in Landmark Luling

Carnival Corp's Australian unit has been ordered to pay the medical expenses of a woman who contracted COVID-19, with a judge ruling that the cruise ship operator misled passengers about safety risks in a landmark class action ruling.The decision from Australia's Federal Court is the first class action win against a cruise ship operator in the world, according to Shine Lawyers

Baltic Dry Index Hits One-year High

Baltic Dry Index Hits One-year High

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index rose to its highest in a year on Monday, helped by higher rates for capesize vessels.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, climbed 3.2% to 1,991.The capesize index added 176 points, gaining 5.3% to 3,485 - its highest level since May 25, 2022.

Four Dead, 51 Missing after Migrant Ship Sinks off Tunisian Coast

Four Dead, 51 Missing after Migrant Ship Sinks off Tunisian Coast

At least four migrants died and 51 were missing after a migrant ship sank off Tunisia's Kerkennah island, a judicial official told Reuters on Sunday, adding that all the migrants onboard were from sub-Saharan Africa.The Tunisian coast guard recovered 901 bodies of drowned migrants off its coast from Jan.

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Bunker Fuel Contamination Hits US Gulf Coast

Contaminated marine fuels from several suppliers led to fouled engines on about a dozen vessels operating from the U.S. Gulf Coast this spring, according to Lloyd's Register and marine fuel testing service VPS.The tainted fuel was the first major occurrence along the U.S. Gulf Coast since 2018, when about 200 ships had engines fouled by fuel containing an epoxy, said Steve Bee

Germany Tells UN: Nord Stream Inquiry Found Subsea Explosive Traces on Yacht

Germany Tells UN: Nord Stream Inquiry Found Subsea Explosive Traces on Yacht

Germany found traces of subsea explosives in samples taken from a yacht that it suspects "may have been used to transport the explosives" to blow up the Nord Stream gas pipelines, it told the U.N. Security Council in a letter with Sweden and Denmark.A series of unexplained explosions hit the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines connecting Russia and Germany under the Baltic Sea last September in the

Global Freight Cycle May Have Reached Lowest Point

Global Freight Cycle May Have Reached Lowest Point

Global freight volumes show signs of having bottomed out in the first quarter, signalling the industrial cycle may be near its trough, which could provide some support to oil prices later in 2023.Global freight volumes fell 1.1% during the first three months of 2023 compared with a year earlier, according to the Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis (“World trade monitor”, CPB, May 25).