SIGNET CHALLENGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SIGNET CHALLENGER
    • Operator : GENERAL ELECTRIC CREDIT CORP. OF TENNESSEE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4200
  • Location
    • City : INGLESIDE
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 59
    • Full Load Capacity : 186 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 98.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36 Feet
    • Overall Length : 104 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12.8 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1145058

GENERAL ELECTRIC CREDIT CORP. OF TENNESSEE

GRETA

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MILLENIUM MAVERICK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MILLENNIUM DAWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POLAR VIKING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

Z-THREE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AEP

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALEUTIAN TRADER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARTY J

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

A privately funded mission has found, surveyed and filmed the USS Johnston, the world’s deepest known shipwreck, offshore Samar Island in the Philippines Sea.The expedition was backed by Victor Vescovo, is an entrepreneur, explorer and retired U.S. Navy Commander who personally piloted his submersible DSV Limiting Factor down to the wreck during two separate, eight-hour dives 21,180 feet (6

Tanker Rescues Two Clinging to Boat Debris in Torres Strait

Tanker Rescues Two Clinging to Boat Debris in Torres Strait

A Marshall Islands-flagged tanker helped rescue two people from the water after their boat sank in the Torres Strait.At about 7:15 a.m. AEST on Thursday, a coastal pilot on board the tanker Godam contacted Townsville Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) to report a sighting of two people clinging to a timber plank in the water.

Australia Aids Listing Livestock Carrier

Australia Aids Listing Livestock Carrier

A Marshall Islands flagged livestock carrier listing from hull damage off Australia's western coast was directed to the Port of Geraldton.On Monday night, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) tasked its Challenger search and rescue jet to fly over the vessel Barkly Pearl, and it was able to confirm damage to the starboard side of the vessel, which was listing to port.

Four Missing, Six Injured After Dredge Strikes a Pipeline in Corpus Christi

Four Missing, Six Injured After Dredge Strikes a Pipeline in Corpus Christi

Four people are missing and six have been hospitalized for injuries caused by a pipeline explosion in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel on Friday, officials said.The explosion and subsequent fire were reported at about 8 a.m. local time near Nueces Bay in the northern part of the city after a dredge struck a pipeline in the water.

Ship Design: Pure 3D Process Deployed for US-built Advanced Rotortug

Ship Design: Pure 3D Process Deployed for US-built Advanced Rotortug

The evolution of commercial ship design and construction now includes a first in the U.S.: the first commercial U.S. vessel designed, built and verified using an end-to-end 3D design process, a project coordinated through ABS, Robert Allan Ltd. (RAL), Signet Maritime Corporation (Signet) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).

SeaTac Marine Boosts Barge Capacity on Alaska Route

SeaTac Marine Boosts Barge Capacity on Alaska Route

Seattle-based SeaTac Marine Services announced it has acquired a new heavy deck cargo barge. The 2010-built barge can haul up to 11,000 tons and with nearly 30,000 square feet of deck space, making it one of the larger barges in the Pacific cargo trade. The 300 x 100 feet barge was purchased from Signet Marine in late 2020.

ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore Upgrades 'Signet Warhorse II' Propulsion

ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore Upgrades 'Signet Warhorse II' Propulsion

Mississippi-based ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore has recently won a contract to retrofit new propulsion and maneuvering systems on an ocean towing tug, Signet Warhorse II, for Signet Maritime Corporation.The scope of work included removing existing shafts and fixed-pitched propellers to be replaced with Controllable Pitch Propellers consisting of shaft bearings and shafts.

Ports of New Orleans, Caddo-Bossier Work Together to Move Cargo on the Mississippi

Ports of New Orleans, Caddo-Bossier Work Together to Move Cargo on the Mississippi

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) discharged 300 steel coils on June 10, 2021, to barge at Coastal Cargo breakbulk and heavy-lift terminal at the Louisiana Ave. Complex that were transported to the barge from the SK Shipping Star Challenger and made their way upriver to be off-loaded at the Port of Caddo-Bossier in Shreveport.