SUN CHIEF

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUN CHIEF
    • Operator : 901421
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : PHILA- DELPHIA
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 96
  • Size
    • Register length : 64 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Height : 37.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1971
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 536753

DOUBLE SKIN

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

DOUBLESKIN

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

SUN STATE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

ALEXANDER DUFF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANACOSTIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOHEMIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRANDYWINE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES BURTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES HUGHES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHATHAM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHESAPEAKE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHOPTANK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELK RIVER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ENDEAVOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRED E. ADAMS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

G. AND E. NO.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HUNTING CREEK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAGOTHY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANTICOKE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OYSTER CREEK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATAPSCO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATUXENT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PETER GELLATELY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POCOMOKE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POTOMAC

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

QUANTICO CREEK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED HOOK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROANOKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAVANNAH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCHUYLKILL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEVERN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUN COMMANDER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUN MERCHANT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUN RIVER CITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUN TRADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSQUEHANNA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TUCKAHOE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VANE BROTHERS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WICOMICO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WYE RIVER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STRONG ISLAND

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

B

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

DBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Maritime Resilience and the Human Element at MRS2020

Has the age of maritime discovery and exploration actually ended?  Perhaps not exactly.  As the history of maritime resilience and the human element shows, as far back as the 1500s and earlier, from using new navigational aids and improved ship designs, to coastal and inland route sailing, to navigating on open seas with uncertain charts, wayward icebergs, dense fog and luckily at times

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri Delivers Its First Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

Fincantieri handed over the 145,000-gross-ton Enchanted Princess to Carnival Corp. brand Princess Cruises on Wednesday, marking the Italian shipbuilder's 100th cruise ship delivery over the last 30 years, and the first since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.The milestone delivery was celebrated with a live video message from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during a ceremony virtually

Migrants Disembark Maersk Tanker After 38 Days on Board

Migrants Disembark Maersk Tanker After 38 Days on Board

A group of 27 migrants who had been stuck onboard the Maersk Etienne tanker for more than a month have been transferred safely to a ship operated by the NGO Mediterranea, Maersk Tankers said on Friday.The tanker’s crew rescued the migrants, including a pregnant woman, on August 4 near Malta from a wooden dinghy that had been at sea for days and sank immediately after the rescue operation.

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three migrants were rescued off the coast of Malta on Sunday after they jumped overboard from a tanker that has been denied entry by several countries since a rescue operation a month ago.The captain of the Maersk Etienne chemical tanker had warned last week that, while the migrants had no critical physical problems, the mental strain for those onboard was getting worse.

Maersk Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck on Board

Maersk Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck on Board

The captain of a tanker that rescued 27 migrants at sea, including a pregnant woman, is calling for immediate help as conditions worsen on board after a month anchored off the coast of Malta having been denied entry by several countries.The migrants have no critical physical issues, but mentally the situation is getting desperate, the Maersk Etienne captain said

Maersk Tanker Caught at Sea After Rescuing Migrants off Malta

Maersk Tanker Caught at Sea After Rescuing Migrants off Malta

A Maersk oil tanker has been anchored off the coast of Malta for two weeks after rescuing 27 migrants, including a child and a pregnant woman, with authorities in Malta and Tunisia denying the vessel entry, the company said on Wednesday.The crew of Maersk Etienne, an oil tanker owned by Denmark's Maersk Tankers, rescued the migrants following a request from Maltese officials on August 4

Maersk Expects Pre-COVID Container Demand in 2021

Maersk Expects Pre-COVID Container Demand in 2021

Shipping group Maersk on Wednesday issued full-year earnings guidance above its forecast at the beginning of the year and said it expects demand for moving containers at sea to return to pre-COVID levels in the first half of next year.The company's share price jumped more than 7% in early trade to an eight-month high, and has doubled in value since March

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

An NYK First: Internally Trained Seafarer Promoted to Captain

An NYK First: Internally Trained Seafarer Promoted to Captain

In its storied 135-year history of NYK, Akihiro Mori now holds a distinguished place in the company, as effective April 1, 2020, Mori becomes the first internally trained seafarer promoted to captain.The story is an important one for the maritime industry as a whole, as the plight of the seafarer and the ongoing quest to find and groom the ‘next generation’ is universally shared in 2020.

Oil Storage at Sea Approaching Record Levels

Oil Storage at Sea Approaching Record Levels

Oil traders are storing as much as 80 million barrels of oil on tankers at sea, with further ships being sought as land storage sites fill up fast due to a global glut of stocks, shipping industry sources say.Traders rushed for storage after global oil demand collapsed by a third due to the coronavirus outbreak, and as top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia have refused to curb output so far

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers Make Way for USNS Comfort in New York

Dredgers are expediting operations in New York to make way for the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, which will dock in the epicenter of America's COVID-19 outbreak to assist hospitals that become overrun by the pandemic.Dredging contractor Donjon Marine Co., Inc. was contacted last week and asked to begin dredging Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Berth 4 in anticipation of the arrival of the ship

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

The Netherlands-based Mammoet confirmed it has completed its acquisition of UK-based rival ALE, creating the industry’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport services provider.The businesses will operate as one company under the Mammoet brand with more than 140 offices and branches worldwide, Mammoet said in a press release on Wednesday.