SUN MERCHANT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUN MERCHANT
    • Operator : 901421
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : PHILA- DELPHIA
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 85
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.2 Feet
    • Height : 31.8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1966
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 504113

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 CHIEF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUN COMMANDER

  • 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

Cruise Ship Strikes an Iceberg in Alaska

Cruise Ship Strikes an Iceberg in Alaska

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship has canceled the remainder of its voyage and will return to Seattle after striking an iceberg off the coast of Alaska on Saturday.The Norwegian Sun was transitioning to Hubbard Glacier in Alaska when the ship made contact with a small iceberg. No injuries were reported.

Shipping Industry Pushes to Rescue Remaining Seafarers Trapped in Ukraine

Shipping Industry Pushes to Rescue Remaining Seafarers Trapped in Ukraine

Just under 500 seafarers remain stuck onboard 109 ships at Ukrainian ports - skeleton crews who were left on board to enable their crew mates to be evacuated amid the conflict with Russia, shipping officials said on Friday.Those remaining should be allowed safe passage out too, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) association said.

Floating Mines in Black Sea Putting Grain, Oil Trade at Risk

Floating Mines in Black Sea Putting Grain, Oil Trade at Risk

The risk of coming across floating mines in the major Black Sea shipping route is adding to perils for merchant ships sailing in the region, and governments must ensure safe passage to keep supply chains running, maritime officials say.The Black Sea is key for shipping grain, oil, and oil products.

Foreign Merchant Ship Hit by Missile in Mariupol

Foreign Merchant Ship Hit by Missile in Mariupol

A foreign-flagged merchant ship was hit by a Russian navy missile in the besieged southern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol with one crew member needing medical care, a Ukrainian official said on Tuesday.Ukraine said it was bracing for about 60,000 Russian reservists to be called in to reinforce Moscow's offensive in the east, where Russia's main targets have included Mariupol and Kharkiv

Ships Stranded in Ukraine as Conflict Slows UN Rescue Efforts

Ships Stranded in Ukraine as Conflict Slows UN Rescue Efforts

With more than 1,000 seafarers stranded on ships in Ukrainian ports and food supplies running low, the United Nations is pressing for their safe passage out of danger but security risks and disagreements are hobbling those efforts, maritime sources say.Russia's military took control of waterways when it invaded Ukraine on February 24, in what Moscow calls a "special operation".

Food Supplies Running Low on Foreign Ships Stuck in Ukraine

Food Supplies Running Low on Foreign Ships Stuck in Ukraine

Food and medical supplies onboard over 100 foreign flagged ships stuck in Ukraine due to the conflict are running low, with little progress on creating a maritime corridor to allow them to sail away, industry officials said on Wednesday.London's marine insurance market has widened the area of waters it considers high risk in the region as the conflict intensifies and perils to merchant shipping

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

A group of U.S. Senators has introduced new legislation aiming to strengthen sexual assault/sexual harassment (SASH) prevention, response, investigation and accountability in the maritime industry and provide additional safeguards for the Midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).The Improving Protections for Midshipmen Act is being put forward by Roger Wicker (R-Miss.

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to take action to address persistent allegations of rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment made by midshipmen at the government's main school for merchant mariners.Lawmakers said a "toxic culture" had allowed sexual abuse to fester and go unchallenged at the U.S.

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

Maersk Suspends Five Crew Members as it Investigates Alleged Sexual Assault

The world's largest shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has suspended five employees as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault on one of its ships run by a U.S. subsidiary, and said it was working closely with American authorities."We do everything we can to ensure that all of our workplace environments, including vessels

Höegh Autoliners Inks Deal with CMHI for Two Ammonia-ready Car Carriers

Höegh Autoliners Inks Deal with CMHI for Two Ammonia-ready Car Carriers

Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners announced it has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with shipbuilder China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. (CMHI) to build a series of multi-fuel, ammonia-ready Aurora class car carriers.Under the terms of the LOI, the first two vessels will be delivered already in the second half of 2024.

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Divers have discovered rare remains of a military vessel in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion—once Egypt's largest port on the Mediterranean—and a funerary complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country said on Monday.The city, which controlled the entrance to Egypt at the mouth of a western branch of the Nile

World Faces Shortage of Sailors to Crew Commercial Ships, Study Says

World Faces Shortage of Sailors to Crew Commercial Ships, Study Says

There could be a shortage of merchant sailors to crew commercial ships in five years if action is not taken to boost numbers, raising risks for global supply chains, a report said on Wednesday.The shipping industry is already struggling with crewing shortfalls due to the coronavirus pandemic, a situation that will exacerbate expected labour supply problems over the next few years