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

U.S. Joins Norway, Denmark to Develop Emission-free Ship fuels

U.S. Joins Norway, Denmark to Develop Emission-free Ship fuels

The United States is working with Norway, Denmark and other countries to develop zero-emissions fuel options for ships as part of a push to de-carbonize the industry, officials involved said.With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.In April, U.S.

Remotely Operated Locks: Progress, But Still Under Study

Remotely Operated Locks: Progress, But Still Under Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is evaluating remote operation of locks within the U.S. inland waterways system. Timetables are hazy, but the Corps plans to include remote operations capabilities during rehabilitations or new construction, in the work planned, for example, in the Upper Ohio Navigation Project, part of the USACE’s Pittsburgh District.

US Trade Deficit Reaches Record High

US Trade Deficit Reaches Record High

The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a record high in March amid roaring domestic demand, which is drawing in imports, and the gap could widen further as the nation's economic activity rebounds faster than its global rivals.Manufacturers lack the capacity to satisfy the surge in demand because of resource constraints and bottlenecks in the supply chain. Inventories are very lean.

Arrested Suez Ship Fit for Onward Passage, Manager Says

Arrested Suez Ship Fit for Onward Passage, Manager Says

The cargo vessel that blocked global shipping in the Suez Canal and is caught in a legal dispute in Egypt is fit to sail once approval is given, its technical manager said on Wednesday.The Ever Given was declared suitable for onward passage from the Great Bitter Lake to Port Said, where she would be assessed again before departing for Rotterdam

Norwegian Seismic Firm Reactivates Vessels Citing Pick Up in Activity

Norwegian Seismic Firm Reactivates Vessels Citing Pick Up in Activity

Norway-based marine seismic surveyor PGS said Thursday it was experiencing an increase in seismic acquisition project activity, and that it would reactivate some previously stacked vessels."Based on project awards so far, PGS has started preparations to activate Ramform Vanguard for the summer season, with the acquisition expected to commence in April," PGS said.

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order aiming to use government spending to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, in a move widely praised by America's maritime industry.The executive order, titled Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers"

Swift COVID-19 Vaccines Urged for Largest US Ports Amid Cargo Backlogs

Swift COVID-19 Vaccines Urged for Largest US Ports Amid Cargo Backlogs

Members of Congress have joined state and local leaders in urging California officials to hasten COVID-19 vaccinations for workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the nation's two busiest, hit hard by pandemic workforce disruptions and surging imports.As of Wednesday, 27 arriving container ships stood anchored off the twin ports complex waiting for berths to clear at terminals piled

Biden Announces Return to Global Climate Accord, New Curbs on US Oil Industry

Biden Announces Return to Global Climate Accord, New Curbs on US Oil Industry

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced America's return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change, the centerpiece of a raft of day-one executive orders aimed at restoring U.S. leadership in combating global warming.The announcements also included a sweeping order to review all of former President Donald Trump's actions weakening climate change protections

Ship Finance Lenders Fall Short of Sector's Carbon Targets

Ship Finance Lenders Fall Short of Sector's Carbon Targets

Many of the world’s biggest lenders to shipping companies fell short of carbon-cutting targets last year in the first analysis of CO2 goals for the sector by financiers, a report showed on Wednesday.Global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world’s CO2 emissions and the industry is under pressure to reduce those emissions and other pollution. About 90% of world trade is transported by sea.

HMM's New Mega Ships Each Sailed Fully Loaded on Maiden Voyages

HMM's New Mega Ships Each Sailed Fully Loaded on Maiden Voyages

South Korean shipping company HMM said all 12 of its new 24,000 TEU containerships—the world's largest—have each made their maiden voyages fully laden with containers.On September 31, HMM St. Petersburg, the last of the 24K-class series, departed for Europe from the Port of Yantian, China with 19,529 TEUs loaded on board.

Top Japanese Lenders Join Shipping Industry Scheme to Cut Carbon

Top Japanese Lenders Join Shipping Industry Scheme to Cut Carbon

Leading Japanese lenders have joined an initiative that links the provision of shipping finance to cuts in carbon dioxide emissions as the sector accelerates efforts to go green.In recent weeks, Shinsei Bank Ltd, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Finance & Leasing and MUFG Bank have signed up to the scheme, the banks said.

BIMCO: Oil Tanker Market Recovery Will be Slow and Gradual

BIMCO: Oil Tanker Market Recovery Will be Slow and Gradual

The recovery of the global oil tanker market will be slow and gradual. We have forecast this many times during 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on past, present and future oil consumption.On 8 December, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimated that the global consumption of oil will reach 98.2 million barrels per day (m b/p) in 2021, a 6.3% rise, 5.