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

ABS Launches Guide for Wind-assisted Propulsion Systems

ABS Launches Guide for Wind-assisted Propulsion Systems

ABS has published the ABS Guide to Wind-assisted Propulsion System Installation, providing class safety standards when installing wind-assisted systems.The classification society said its new guide is applicable to both Flettner rotors and wing sails, including both rigid and soft sails.

China Merchants Orders VLCC with Sails

China Merchants Orders VLCC with Sails

China Merchants Energy Shipping said it has ordered a pair of 307,000 DWT very large crude carriers (VLCC) from China Shipbuilding Group's Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC), including one vessel that will be fitted with sail propulsion and another with air lubrication technology.

Philly Shipyard Wins Contract to Build US Training Ships

Philly Shipyard Wins Contract to Build US Training Ships

Philly Shipyard has been awarded a contract to build up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) that will enable at-sea training for America’s future mariners and support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in times of need.TOTE Services, selected in May 2019 by the U.S.

Shipping Industry Urges Free Movement of Crews to Keep Trade Moving

Shipping Industry Urges Free Movement of Crews to Keep Trade Moving

Ships must be allowed to change over overworked and exhausted crews to help to keep trade flowing as coronavirus lockdowns shut many transit points across the globe, shipping industry officials said on Tuesday.About 90% of world trade is transported by sea but a deepening lockdown in many countries and suspended air travel have disrupted supply chains

World's First Nuclear Ship Exits Drydock

World's First Nuclear Ship Exits Drydock

The world’s first nuclear-powered ship is making its way back to Baltimore flowing a repair stay in Philadelphia.On Thursday, the N.S. Savannah began its journey back from drydocking in preparation for decommissioning.Having spent the last few months at Northeast Ship Repair undergoing general inspection, repairs and structural modifications

Finnlines Orders 2 RoPax Vessels in China

Finnlines Orders 2 RoPax Vessels in China

Finnlines signed an order for two RoPax vessels with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai), previously known as AVIC Weihai.In 2018, Finnlines ordered three hybrid StoRo ultra large green vessels at Jinling Shipyard, which is also now part of China Merchants Group.The two new "Superstar" 5,100 lm RoPax vessels ordered are expected to be delivered by 2023

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

SBM Orders Two More Fast4Ward Hulls

SBM Orders Two More Fast4Ward Hulls

SBM Offshore announced it has signed contracts with Chinese shipyards for the construction of the company’s fourth and fifth hulls under its purchase program for Fast4Ward newbuild multipurpose floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) hulls.The contracts were signed with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore Co., Ltd. (SWS) and China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH).

Jan De Nul Orders Floating Installation Vessel

Jan De Nul Orders Floating Installation Vessel

Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China.Together with the Voltaire, the new floating installation crane vessel will be in a super-size class of its own, capable of building the newest generation of offshore wind farms.

Bourbon Rhode Search Continues

Bourbon Rhode Search Continues

Search teams continue to scour the Atlantic Ocean for traces of seven mariners still missing offshore tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode, which sank near a category 4 hurricane in September, the vessels' owner said."To date, the search operations decided by the CROSS continues: the Alp Striker vessel – a 90-meter anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) capable of operating over very long distances

Methanol-Fueled Chem Tanker Delivered to NYK

Methanol-Fueled Chem Tanker Delivered to NYK

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Group) has taken delivery of Takaroa Sun, a methanol carrier equipped with two-stroke dual-fuel engine tech that allows the vessel to be powered by methanol. Built in South Korea at Hyundai MIPO Dockyard, the new ship was funded through NYK’s green financing initiative established to support environment-friendly projects.

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

China-Built Cruiser Delivered to Sunstone

China Merchants Heavy Industry has delivered an expedition cruise vessel to SunStone Ships, the first of its next-genn INFINITY-class vessel and perhaps more significantly China's firm entrance into the cruise ship building sector.The arrangement to bring this ship from drawing board to delivery slip is the culmination of marrying European cruise design and quality with Chinese ship-building