WASP

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WASP
    • Operator : WESTERN TOWBOAT COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 730
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 49
  • Size
    • Register length : 63 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 66 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 19 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 514329

WESTERN TOWBOAT COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND, COLUMBIA RIVER, ALASKA AND OREGON, FLORIDA AND CUBA, MEXICO & CALIFORNIA
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL TOWING AND FREIGHT

ALASKA MARINER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALASKA TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARTIC TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLYER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GULF TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HORNET

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN MARINER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN NAVIGATOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN RANGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OCEAN TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRIUMPH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WEST POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN MARINER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN NAVIGATOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN RANGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTRAC

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WESTRAC II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BALLARD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN CARRIER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN PROVIDER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN SERVICE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WESTERN VENTURE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WTB #1

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Navy to Remove Island on Fire-stricken USS Bonhomme Richard

Navy to Remove Island on Fire-stricken USS Bonhomme Richard

The U.S. Navy has begun the process to remove the island from the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of an ongoing inactivation availability for the warship that was destroyed by a major fire in 2020.Salvage contractor Smit Americas started the removal process Tuesday, the Navy said.

Fire-stricken Warship USS Bonhomme Richard to Be Scrapped

Fire-stricken Warship USS Bonhomme Richard to Be Scrapped

The U.S. Navy announced it will scrap the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), forgoing repairs to the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship that was ravaged by a major fire in San Diego in July."We did not come to this decision lightly," said Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite. "Following an extensive material assessment in which various courses of action were considered and evaluated

Sailor Under Investigation for Arson in USS Bonhomme Richard Fire

Sailor Under Investigation for Arson in USS Bonhomme Richard Fire

A sailor is being investigated for arson in connection to the fire that raged for four days aboard the warship USS Bonhomme Richard in July, multiple sources report, citing anonymous U.S. Navy officials.Naval investigators are focused on one sailor from the ship, an official said, adding no motive has been determined and no one has been charged, according to the New York Times.

All Known Fires Extinguished Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

All Known Fires Extinguished Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

Firefighters have extinguished a major ship fire that burned for more than four days aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) moored pier side at Naval Base San Diego, the Navy said Thursday afternoon.Rear Adm. Philip Sobeck, Commander of U.S. Navy Expeditionary Strike Group 3, said all known fires have been extinguished on board as fire teams continue to search the 844-foot-long Wasp-class

Firefighters Evacuated from Listing USS Bonhomme Richard

Firefighters Evacuated from Listing USS Bonhomme Richard

The U.S. Navy said it has cleared the burning USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and its adjacent San Diego pier of all personnel due to a shift in the vessel's list. The warship has been ablaze since Sunday morning."Out of an abundance of caution the pier and ship were cleared of personnel due to an initial shift in the ship’s list. Personnel are now pier side.

Boomsma Cargo Ship Equipped With Wind Propulsion Units

Boomsma Cargo Ship Equipped With Wind Propulsion Units

Boomsma Shipping announced its general cargo vessel Frisian Sea has been fitted with wind-assisted propulsion units to help reduce the ship's fuel usage and emissions as the shipping industry continues work to reduce its environmental footprint. “We believe it is necessary and very important to meet sustainability challenges to reduce our environmental footprint.

Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Decarbonization is Blowing in the Wind

Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Decarbonization is Blowing in the Wind

The global shipping industry is going to face a big challenge during the coming years when regulators, investors and stakeholders demand the drastic reduction of CO2 and other GHG emissions during ship operations. But in reality, the change is already underway.Since 2013, any newbuild ship over 400GRT has been obliged to comply with a specific Energy Efficiency limits – the well-known Energy

BAE Systems Wins $197 Million Contract for USS Wasp Modernization

BAE Systems Wins $197 Million Contract for USS Wasp Modernization

BAE Systems said Tuesday it has received a $197.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to drydock and perform maintenance and modernization work aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). This is the second time in four years that the company has performed significant work on board the Wasp to sustain its warfighting capability.Under the new contract, BAE Systems’ Norfolk, Va.

Ingalls Awarded $187 Mln Advance Procurement Contract for LHA 9

Ingalls Awarded $187 Mln Advance Procurement Contract for LHA 9

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced Tuesday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $187.46 million advance procurement contract from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9.“This contract allows us to maintain the health of our critical nationwide shipbuilding supplier base while continuing our

Ingalls Wins $145 Mln Contract for LHA 9

Ingalls Wins $145 Mln Contract for LHA 9

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a third contract modification from the U.S. Navy for $145 million to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9. This modification brings the total advance funding for LHA 9 to $350 million.