ST. MARYS CHALLENGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ST. MARYS CHALLENGER
    • Operator : PORT CITY STEAMSHIP HOLDING COMPANY INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : MUSKEGON
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 5384
    • Full Load Capacity : 10250 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 530 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 56.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 530 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 56.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 21.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13 Feet
    • Height : 68 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1967
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP2 : CONVEYOR W/BOOM
    • EQUIP1 : SELF UNLOADING
    • Coast Guard Number : 202859
    • REBLT : *

PORT CITY STEAMSHIP HOLDING COMPANY INC.

  • Area of Operation : LAKE MICHIGAN - PORT OF GREEN BAY, WI, MANITOWOC, WI, MILWAUKEE, WI, WAGKEGAN, IL, CALUMET HARBOR, IL AND GRAND HAVEN, MI; LAKE HURON - SAGINAW, MI; LAKE ERIE - CLEVELAND, OH, FAIRPORT, OH, ASHTABULA, OH, BUFFALO, NY, TOLEDO, OH AND DETROIT
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

News

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.

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

The first towboat of 2024 passed through Lock and Dam 2, in Hastings, Minn. on Sunday, signaling the start of this year's navigation season on the Mississippi River.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' St. Paul District said it considers the first tow to arrive at Lock and Dam 2 as the unofficial start of the Mississippi River navigation season

TankerTrackers Locates Seized Tanker off Iran's Qeshm Island

TankerTrackers Locates Seized Tanker off Iran's Qeshm Island

The Marshall Islands-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday has been located east of Iran's Qeshm Island, monitoring service TankerTrackers.com said in a post on social media platform X.Iran seized the St Nikolas, loaded with Iraqi crude destined for Turkey, in retaliation for the confiscation last year of the same vessel and its Iranian oil cargo by the United States

Iran Confirms Seizure of Oil Tanker Involved in US-Iran Dispute

Iran Confirms Seizure of Oil Tanker Involved in US-Iran Dispute

Iran seized a tanker with Iraqi crude destined for Turkey on Thursday in retaliation for the confiscation last year of the same vessel and its oil by the U.S., Iranian state media reported, a move likely to stoke regional tensions.The seizure of the Marshall Islands-flagged St Nikolas coincides with weeks of attacks by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militias targeting Red Sea shipping routes.

US-flagged Laker Grounds in the St. Clair River

US-flagged Laker Grounds in the St. Clair River

A U.S. registered laker ran aground in the St. Clair River near Marine City, Mich. on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said it was notified at 7:21 a.m. that the 617-foot-long vessel American Courage grounded with a cargo of 20,000 tons of stone on board. No injuries or pollution have been reported.

Grounded Cargo Ship Refloated in the Caribbean

Grounded Cargo Ship Refloated in the Caribbean

A cargo ship that ran aground off St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands earlier this month has been refloated and towed to a safe mooring location at the Crown Bay Sandfill dock, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Vessel owners and salvors will now coordinate further operations to remove the damaged cargo, remaining oil and conduct further salvage or repair operations for the Bonnie G.

St. Lawrence Seaway Reopens Following Tentative Deal to End Strike

St. Lawrence Seaway Reopens Following Tentative Deal to End Strike

The union representing St. Lawrence Seaway workers in eastern Canada said it reached a tentative labor agreement on Sunday, ending a week-long strike that shut down a key North American trade route linked to the Atlantic Ocean.The Unifor union, representing some 360 workers, said it agreed to a deal with the St.

Close Call: US Coast Guard Rescues 12 as Bonnie G Ro-Ro Ship Runs Aground

Close Call: US Coast Guard Rescues 12 as Bonnie G Ro-Ro Ship Runs Aground

A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew rescued 12 people, Wednesday morning, after they were forced to abandon the Bonnie G vessel that was taking on water and ran aground just south of the airport in St. Thomas.All 12 people aboard the Bonnie G, a 195-foot Vanuatu-flagged “ro-ro” cargo vessel, are safe, and no injuries have been reported to the Coast Guard.

Car Carrier Rescues Sailors from Shark-bit Russian Yacht

Car Carrier Rescues Sailors from Shark-bit Russian Yacht

A Panamanian-flagged vehicle carrier vessel rescued three sailors from a Russian yacht that was mauled by sharks in the Coral Sea. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said it coordinated the rescue after the Russian-registered Tion activated its emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) at 1:30 a.m. (AEST) on Wednesday.

Pieces of Shattered Titanic Submersible Brought Ashore in Canada

A Canadian-flagged ship on Wednesday brought ashore debris from the Titan submersible that imploded while on a voyage to the century-old wreck of the Titanic earlier this month, killing all five people on board.Video from the Canadian Broadcast Corporation showed what appeared to be the nose of the submersible and other shattered fragments wrapped in white tarp pulled up by a crane off the

Lloyd's Register Drops Ships of Top Indian Carrier of Russian Oil

Lloyd's Register Drops Ships of Top Indian Carrier of Russian Oil

Lloyd's Register has told India's Gatik Ship Management, which has become a major carrier of Russian oil since the Ukraine war, that it will withdraw certification of 21 of its vessels by June 3, the maritime services company told Reuters.It is the latest setback for Gatik, which was also been forced to find new flags for 36 of its ships after they were deflagged by the St.