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

IMO 2020: U.S. Restricts the Use of Certain Fuels in Scrubber Vessels

IMO 2020: U.S. Restricts the Use of Certain Fuels in Scrubber Vessels

With the January 1 implementation of IMO 2020, which requires dramatic reductions in the sulfur content of emissions from ocean-going vessels, the United States government issued a new rule that it asserts actually facilitates the distribution of compliant fuel.The US Environmental Protection Agency asserts that it is taking steps to allow for the distribution of distillate fuel with sulfur

Russia Says Nord Stream 2 Will Be Ready in Months

Russia Says Nord Stream 2 Will Be Ready in Months

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be completed in a matter of months and U.S. sanctions imposed on the project last week would not be "catastrophic".Russia's new gas transit deal with Ukraine would also mollify the impact on Russian gas supplies of U.S. sanctions introduced on the pipeline project, he said.

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.

Hapag-Lloyd Splits EU Ops into Two Regions

Hapag-Lloyd Splits EU Ops into Two Regions

Cargo container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has is to split its European operations into northern and southern regions. The company said the move was part of its strategy to remain closely connected with international clients. After the reorganization, Hapag-Lloyd will serve its customers from a total of six regions.

U.S. to hit $300B of Chinese goods with 10% tariff

U.S. to hit $300B of Chinese goods with 10% tariff

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, as talks aimed to ease tensions between the world's two largest economies continue."Trade talks are continuing, and during the talks the U.S.

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.