SUSAN RICHARDS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUSAN RICHARDS
    • Operator : RICHARDS MARINE TOWING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1700
  • Location
    • City : CHARLESTON
    • STATE : SC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 80
  • Size
    • Register length : 91.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 95 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1968
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 237482
    • REBLT : *

RICHARDS MARINE TOWING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : WINYAH BAY, GEORGETOWN, SC ATLANTIC COAST LITTLE RIVER, SC / SAVANNAH RIVER, GA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

News

Fuel Futures: Diesel Will Spike on IMO2020

Fuel Futures: Diesel Will Spike on IMO2020

New marine fuel rules to boost diesel prices for at least a year -analystsGlobal prices for diesel and marine fuels should rise by October ahead of a January switchover to new, very low-sulfur marine fuels, and remain higher for at least a year as refiners shift production to make more of the new fuels, analysts said.Marine fuels containing no more than 0.5% sulfur by weight, down from the 3.

Report: FBI Falls Short On Port Threat Assessment

Report: FBI Falls Short On Port Threat Assessment

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is not taking appropriate steps to review and assess potential maritime terrorism risks facing U.S. sea ports, the Justice Department's internal watchdog has found.The audit, released on Thursday by Inspector General Michael Horowitz, found that while top FBI officials believe the country faces a low maritime terrorism threat

Troubled Shipbuilder Uljanik Draws Investor Interest

Troubled Shipbuilder Uljanik Draws Investor Interest

Croatia's largest shipbuilder Uljanik, which is trying to attract investors to stay afloat, extended a due diligence process until late next week after drawing the interest of potential strategic partners.Croatia's Economy Minister Darko Horvat said four potential investors were looking at Uljanik's business data and another company was also interested, but did not elaborate.

Containership Ablaze Off Canada's East Coast

Containership Ablaze Off Canada's East Coast

German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Friday that it was trying to extinguish a fire on its Yantian Express container vessel off Canada's east coast but was being hampered by bad weather.A spokesman for Hapag Lloyd said the fire broke out on Thursday in a container on deck and spread to some other containers on the vessel, but the cause was not yet known.

Port of Cape Town Boosts Tug Fleet

Port of Cape Town Boosts Tug Fleet

Transnet National Ports Authority has redeployed a new tug to the Port of Cape Town, as Tug UMBILO went into service recently after being redeployed from the Port of Durban.Built in 2017, UMBILO was the sixth of nine new vessels to roll off the production line as part of $95 million tug construction contract being executed by Durban ship builder Southern African Shipyards.

US Fines HHI $47Mln Over Dirty Engines

US Fines HHI $47Mln Over Dirty Engines

US authorities announced that South Korea's top shipbuilding conglomerate Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) will pay a US$47 million fine for illegally importing and selling dirty diesel engines in violation of American environmental rules.US Justice Department and and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said that between 2012 and 2015, the company imported nearly 2

African LNG to Attract $103Bln in 2019

African LNG to Attract $103Bln in 2019

With greenfield investments in Nigeria, Egypt, Mozambique and elsewhere reaching nearly $103 billion this year, it is clear that liquefaction is viewed as the most profitable strategy for realizing Africa’s gas potential, said Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.

Trade Tension Hurts Shipping, Maersk Warns

Trade Tension Hurts Shipping, Maersk Warns

A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world's largest container shipping company, warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown are slowing growth in global freight.Maersk, which is seen as an indicator of global trade patterns, cut its forecast for global growth in container traffic this year due to the trade dispute between the United States and China.

150 Missing After Eastern Congo Shipwreck

About 150 people are missing after a boat sunk on a lake in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Tuesday."I am very saddened by the shipwreck of a pirogue on (Monday) April 15 on Lake Kivu. The provisional toll is 150 people missing," Tshisekedi said on his office's Twitter account.

Crowley Promotes King and Stewart

Crowley Promotes King and Stewart

Crowley Maritime Corp. has announced the promotion of Tiffanny King and Jeannie Stewart to the positions of vice president of People Services. While each has different areas of focus, both will ultimately support Crowley’s mission of ensuring high-performance and employee development across the company.

Gulftainer Names Fred Castonguay New Group CEO

Gulftainer Names Fred Castonguay New Group CEO

UAE-based privately-owned port operator Gulftainer has appointed Fred Castonguay its new group chief operating officer to strengthen its growing ports and logistics portfolio globally.Castonguay previously served as the vice president of Operations at Ports America Group and as president and COO for Ports America Outer Harbour in Oakland, California.

Cape Town to Employ Helo Pilotage Transfers

Cape Town to Employ Helo Pilotage Transfers

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has taken the decision to introduce a helicopter service at its Port of Cape Town to transfer marine pilots onto and off visiting vessels. This would make the port one of three within the South African port landlord’s complementary port system that offer the service, the others being Durban and Richards Bay.