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

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.

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

The United States this week hardened its position on the South China Sea, where it has accused China of attempting to build a "maritime empire" in the potentially energy-rich waters, despite regional concerns.The rivals have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

At lest three shipping containers were lost overboard from the containership Navios Unite last week off the coast of Australia, the country's maritime safety agency said.The ship reported losing the containers overboard in rough weather about 33 kilometers southwest of Cape Leeuwin in Western Australia at 8 p.m. AWST, Thursday.

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Plunging into the deep, dark abyss of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard heard a loud cracking sound in their vessel—the bathyscaphe Trieste, which the Office of Naval Research (ONR) purchased for scientific observations.Already 30,000 feet below sea level

MOL Gets AIP for Wind Challenger Design

MOL Gets AIP for Wind Challenger Design

Japan’s shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Oshima Shipbuilding have jointly obtained Approval in Principle (AIP) from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai  (ClassNK) for the design of a hard sail system.The system converts wind energy to propulsive force with telescopic hard sail, and is a fundamental technology of the "Wind Challenger Project"  that MOL and Oshima Shipbuilding are spearheading.

Royston Completes OSV Engine Overhaul

Royston Completes OSV Engine Overhaul

New work to overhaul engines on an offshore support vessel (OSV) operated by United Offshore Support (UOS), has been completed by Royston.Engineers undertook the 30,000 running hour service on the main propulsion engines onboard the GH Challenger, as part of an extensive refurbishment and maintenance program of critical power plants.

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.

Halter Marine Launches US Navy Berthing Barge

Halter Marine Launches US Navy Berthing Barge

Over the course of several days, Halter Marine Inc. celebrated multiple milestones on the Auxiliary Personnel Lighter–Small (APL(S)) program. The Pascagoula, Miss. shipbuilder launched the first two berthing barges, erected modules on the third barge and laid the keel on the fourth barge.

Fishermen Rescued After Two Weeks Adrift at Sea

Fishermen Rescued After Two Weeks Adrift at Sea

Two fisherman reportedly adrift for two weeks and presumed lost at sea were rescued with help from a good Samaritan towboat crew and the U.S. Coast Guard.Domingo Jimenez, 45, and Ramon Castillo, 29, both from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, departed Samana, Dominican Republic on May 2.

MSC Appoints Toft as CEO of Cargo Business

MSC Appoints Toft as CEO of Cargo Business

Swiss headquartered container shipping group MSC has appointed Soren Toft as the new chief executive officer of its cargo business from rival company A.P. Moller Maersk, an MSC spokesman said on Monday.A start date for Toft has yet to be determined, the spokesman said.Maersk, the world's biggest container line, said last week that Toft, who had served as its head of operations

MOL, Tohoku Trial Hard Sail on a Coal Carrier

MOL, Tohoku Trial Hard Sail on a Coal Carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Tohoku Electric Power have announced that they intend to move ahead with a joint study to install the Wind Challenger telescopic hard sail system on a coal carrier.MOL said that the two companies have been studying the feasibility of using the Wind Challenger on ships carrying coal to Tohoku Electric’s thermal power plants and it was recently confirmed that a Wind