SWIFT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SWIFT
    • Operator : IRELAND MARINE TRANSPORTATION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 730
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 48
  • Size
    • Register length : 60.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 19 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 42 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1962
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 288602

IRELAND MARINE TRANSPORTATION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHESAPEAKE BAY AREA AND ITS' TRIBUTARIES; ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY; OCCASIONALLY TO NEW ORLEANS, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING; CHARTERS BARGES TO OTHERS

CHESAPEAKE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOOSE CREEK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HANNAH LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS LORI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WHITE HILL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KELLY JO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARIAN D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

UC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WAD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ATLANTIC SULPHUR

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

News

Sea Machines Demonstrates Autonomous Spill-Response Vessel

Sea Machines Demonstrates Autonomous Spill-Response Vessel

As a part of its cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD), Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announces that it has successfully demonstrated its autonomous systems in action on board a Kvichak Marco skimmer boat during events held along the Portland harbor earlier today.

Admiral Schultz Emphasizes Maritime as a Driver of U.S. Commerce

Admiral Schultz Emphasizes Maritime as a Driver of U.S. Commerce

Last month Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was invited to join Admiral Karl Schultz, the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, on a trek to New Orleans for an underway tour on board a mid-stream transfer operation in the Mississippi River. As the U.S. inland waterway system has endured historic water levels for more than six months

Containership Fires

Containership Fires

Incidents involving container ships, although not new, have made the news much more frequently of late. In 2011 the Container Incident Notification System (CINS) was established to allow container ship owners to self-report incidents that might be of concern the other members of the group, and today CINS has 17 vessel owner members.

Autonomous Shipping – Cyber Hazards Ahead

Autonomous Shipping – Cyber Hazards Ahead

If autonomous vessels are the future of maritime shipping, then cyber threats may be its Achilles heel.  Congested shipping, restricted visibility, limited maneuverability, and intensive docking activities all contribute to port hazards – 42 percent of EU reported marine accidents (injury/death/damage to ships) took place in port areas and 44 percent of workboat fatalities occurred on Tugs.

AAM Delivers High-Speed Ferry to Kitsap Transit

AAM Delivers High-Speed Ferry to Kitsap Transit

All American Marine (AAM) has completed construction and delivered the last of three low wake and high-speed passenger vessels built for Kitsap Transit based in Bremerton, Wa.The Lady Swift, an aluminum catamaran coupled to a composite superstructure and a dynamic carbon fiber hydrofoil, was delivered to Bremerton on Friday, July 26, 2019.

Seaspan Orders Two LNG Battery Hybrids

Seaspan Orders Two LNG Battery Hybrids

Canada's Seaspan Ferries will add two new Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) - battery hybrid ferries to its fleet in 2021.The vessels will be constructed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem B.V. at their Mangalia Shipyard in Romania, said a press release from the marine transportation services provider.With construction scheduled to begin in 2019, the vessels are expected to go into operation in 2021.

US to Overtake Saudi in Oil Exports

US to Overtake Saudi in Oil Exports

United States will soon export more oil and liquids than Saudi Arabia, thanks to the continued rise in oil production from US shale plays and the increased oil export capacity from the Gulf Coast.According to Rystad Energy, energy research and business intelligence company, it is a a pivotal geopolitical shift.

Gasum's Coralius Made 100th LNG Bunkering

Gasum's Coralius Made 100th LNG Bunkering

Nordic energy company Gasum said that its liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel, Coralius, made its 100th bunkering on February21. Coralius is operating on behalf of Gasum (former Skangas) and the vessel mainly operates in the North Sea and the Skagerrak area.The LNG bunker vessel Coralius celebrated a milestone at the end of February

Siemens Gamesa Launches First 10MW Offshore Turbine

Siemens Gamesa Launches First 10MW Offshore Turbine

Spanish offshore industry player Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has unveiled a giant new 10+ MW wind turbine it claims will boost yields by 30 per cent, paving the way for a new generation of super-charged offshore wind farms.The turbine maker said in a press release that the new SG 10.0-193 DD is set to hit the market in 2022.

Third Party Oversight

Third Party Oversight

... one year after the commandant’s Final Action Memo on the El Faro sinking.“… the Coast Guard is ultimately responsible to monitor the performance of third parties that perform delegated functions and also to guarantee the effectiveness of vessel inspections and surveys. Yet the Coast Guard failed to adequately oversee the third party in this case

Petronas Wants Malaysia to be Regional LNG Bunkering Hub

Petronas Wants Malaysia to be Regional LNG Bunkering Hub

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas plans to introduce liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operations at the country from the second half of 2019.“As a major player in the LNG business, PETRONAS is well-positioned to support the strategic intent for Malaysia to become the regional LNG bunkering hub,” it said in the Petronas Activity Outlook 2019-2021 report.

NTSB Issues Report on Passenger Vessel Casualty

NTSB Issues Report on Passenger Vessel Casualty

Insufficient Maintenance Program, Lack of Guidance Led to Passenger Vessel Fire. The National Transportation Safety Board determined during a public meeting held Tuesday that an insufficient preventative maintenance program and lack of guidance for responding to engine high-temperature conditions, led to the Jan.