WESTERN SERVICE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WESTERN SERVICE
    • Operator : WESTERN TOWBOAT COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2418
    • Full Load Capacity : 7000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 255.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 70 Feet
    • Overall Length : 270 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 70 Feet
    • Load draft : 18 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1052878

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

WASP

  • 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 VENTURE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WTB #1

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Biden Administration Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permitting

Biden Administration Suspends Federal Oil and Gas Permitting

The Biden administration has temporarily suspended oil and gas leasing and permitting on federal lands and waters while it evaluates the legal and policy implications of the program, according to a Department of Interior memo.The move appears to be a first step in delivering on newly sworn-in President Joe Biden's campaign promise to ban all new federal drilling permits

Shell's Prelude FLNG Restarts LNG Shipments

Shell's Prelude FLNG Restarts LNG Shipments

Shell's Prelude LNG, the world's largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, offshore Australia, has resumed LNG cargo shipments, almost one year after a shutdown caused by an electrical trip.In a brief statement sent to Offshore Engineer, a Shell spokesperson said Monday that the Prelude project had restarted LNG cargo shipping.

Nord Stream 2 Completes Pipe Laying Works in German Waters

Nord Stream 2 Completes Pipe Laying Works in German Waters

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium said on Monday it has completed laying pipes for the project in German waters, finishing work on a 2.6 kilometer-long portion of the pipeline, which had been stalled by the threat of U.S. sanctions."We have completed this work," the consortium said in an emailed statement, referring to the pipe-laying in the German economic zone.

Australia Aids Listing Livestock Carrier

Australia Aids Listing Livestock Carrier

A Marshall Islands flagged livestock carrier listing from hull damage off Australia's western coast was directed to the Port of Geraldton.On Monday night, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) tasked its Challenger search and rescue jet to fly over the vessel Barkly Pearl, and it was able to confirm damage to the starboard side of the vessel, which was listing to port.

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australia Evacuates Crew from Coronavirus-hit Livestock Carrier

Australian officials were evacuating workers from a Kuwaiti-flagged livestock ship docked off the country’s west coast on Tuesday after at least half the 52 crew tested positive for COVID-19.The cluster of cases is the fourth outbreak detected onboard a ship arriving at a Western Australia port over the last month, in a state that has otherwise been free of the coronavirus for weeks.

Oil Firms Restoring Output as Hurricane Exits Gulf of Mexico

Oil Firms Restoring Output as Hurricane Exits Gulf of Mexico

U.S. energy companies were returning workers and restarting operations at storm-swept production facilities along the U.S. Gulf Coast on Sunday, two days after Hurricane Delta barreled through the area.Chevron Corp, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BHP Group were returning workers to production platforms in the U.S.-regulated northern Gulf of Mexico, the companies said.

Australia Sends Troops to Help Contain Virus on Bulker

Australia Sends Troops to Help Contain Virus on Bulker

Australian defense personnel are being deployed to Port Hedland, one of the world’s largest iron ore loading ports, to help contain a coronavirus outbreak on a bulk carrier that last changed crews in the major seafaring city of Manila.Seventeen of the 21 crew from the Patricia Oldendorff carrier have tested positive for the virus, ship owner Oldendorff Carriers said in a statement.

US Coast Guard Cutter Docks in Japan After Shipboard Fire

US Coast Guard Cutter Docks in Japan After Shipboard Fire

A fire-stricken U.S. Coast Guard cutter docked in Yokosuka, Japan Tuesday for inspection and possible repairs days after an onboard blaze left five crew members with minor injuries.Black smoke was reported on the cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) at 5:18 p.m. (local time) on Sunday while the ship was on deployed within the U.S. 7th Fleet's area of operations, the Coast Guard said.

Alberta Oil Shipped Through Panama Canal to Atlantic Canada

Alberta Oil Shipped Through Panama Canal to Atlantic Canada

On July 20, the tanker Cabo de Hornos delivered an estimated 450,000 barrels of crude oil to the Irving Oil refinery’s Canaport storage facilities in Saint John, N.B.What made Cabo de Hornos’s delivery different was that it was the first time crude oil had arrived in Saint John by ship from Alberta. It came via the Trans Mountain pipeline to the Westbridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby, B.C.

Wabtec to Supply Engines for Marad's NSMV Fleet

Wabtec to Supply Engines for Marad's NSMV Fleet

Wabtec Corporation said it has been awarded a contract worth more than $10 million to supply engines for the first two of the U.S. Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMVs) being built at Philly Shipyard.In April Philly Shipyard was selected to build up to five NSMVs that will enable at-sea training for America’s future mariners and support humanitarian

Carnival: Delivery of Mardi Gras Delayed due to COVID-19

Carnival: Delivery of Mardi Gras Delayed due to COVID-19

Carnival Cruise Line has said that the delivery of its new ship Mardi Gras, the first LNG-powered cruise ship to operate in the Western Hemisphere, will be delayed due to COVID-19. The same goes for Carnival's Carnival Radiance ship. The company has also been forced to cancel several itineraries between November 2020 and May 2021.

Austal Wins Contract to Build Six Australian Navy Patrol Boats

Austal Wins Contract to Build Six Australian Navy Patrol Boats

Shipbuilder Austal Australia has been awarded a A$324 million (US$209.8 million) contract to design and construct six evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats (CCPBs) for the Royal Australian Navy.It is the largest contract for an Australian vessel construction program ever awarded to Austal in the company’s 30-year history.