WILD CAT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WILD CAT
    • Operator : BOWERS MARINE SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 598
  • Location
    • City : SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 12
    • Full Load Capacity : 5 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 28.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 10.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 32.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 11 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 13 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 530808

BOWERS MARINE SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SAN FRANCISCO BAY AND DELTA NEAR COASTAL PACIFIC FROM BODEGA BAY TO MONTEREY BAY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

News

Interview: Tim M. Clerc, VP Engineering, Seacor Marine

Interview: Tim M. Clerc, VP Engineering, Seacor Marine

Tim Clerc’s maritime career spans half a century, starting with his cadet training in 1969 in the U.K. He sees hybrid technology as one of the most transformational technological developments in maritime in that span, and the company is currently awaiting its 10th hybrid, the Seacor Yangtze. Clerc discusses the hybrid strategy and offers some practical insights.

When Fishing Boats Go Dark, They’re Often Committing Crimes – We Mapped Where It Happens

When Fishing Boats Go Dark, They’re Often Committing Crimes – We Mapped Where It Happens

In January 2019, the Korean-flagged fishing vessel Oyang 77 sailed south toward international waters off Argentina. The vessel had a known history of nefarious activities, including underreporting its catch and illegally dumping low-value fish to make room in its hold for more lucrative catch.At 2 a.m. on Jan.

Venezuela Arrests 'Fat Leonard' Contractor in US Navy Bribery Case

Venezuela Arrests 'Fat Leonard' Contractor in US Navy Bribery Case

Venezuelan police have arrested a fugitive Malaysian businessman nicknamed 'Fat Leonard' who is at the center of a major U.S. Navy bribery scandal, as he prepared to leave the country for Russia, Venezuelan Interpol said.Leonard Glenn Francis was detained at the country's main international airport on Wednesday under a red notification requested by the United States for crimes of corruption and

Fat Leonard is on the Lam

Fat Leonard is on the Lam

A Malaysian businessman at the center of a major U.S. Navy bribery scandal has escaped house arrest ahead of his impending sentencing by cutting off his monitoring anklet, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported on Monday.Leonard Glenn Francis, popularly known as "Fat Leonard," cut off his GPS anklet some time Sunday morning, and when police went to his home they found it empty

The New 'New York'

The New 'New York'

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Biden Bans Russia Oil Imports to the US

Biden Bans Russia Oil Imports to the US

U.S. President Joe Biden announced a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports on Tuesday in retaliation for the invasion of Ukraine, underscoring strong bipartisan support for a move that he acknowledged would drive up U.S. energy prices."We're banning all imports of Russian oil and gas energy," Biden told reporters at the White House. "That means Russian oil will no longer be acceptable in U.

Berg Secures Contract Win for Tug in Turkey

Berg Secures Contract Win for Tug in Turkey

Berg Propulsion secured its first new tug order in Türkiye since the opening of Berg Propulsion Eurasia in April 2022, contracted to provide a range of propulsion and control equipment for a harbor tug to be built at İÇDAŞ Shipyard.Built to a Robert Allan design, the newbuild RAscal 2000 tug will join the İÇDAŞ fleet to support drydock operations and activities in its surrounding port area of

Caterpillar innovates to allow 25% Hydrogen mix on G20CM34s

Caterpillar innovates to allow 25% Hydrogen mix on G20CM34s

New hydrogen fuel capability reduces CO2 emissions of Cat G20CM34Caterpillar Motoren introduced a new alternative fuel option enabling usage of up to 25% of hydrogen content mixed with natural gas in Cat G20CM34 engines. Prior to this upgrade, G20CM34 gas engines operated with a hydrogen content of up to 10%.

All American Marine Inks Deal to Build Geodynamics/NV5 Wind Survey Vessel

All American Marine Inks Deal to Build Geodynamics/NV5 Wind Survey Vessel

All American Marine (AAM) won a contract to build a research and hydrographic survey vessel for Geodynamics, an NV5 company. R/V Shackleford is a 73 x 26.7-ft. semi-displacement aluminum catamaran hull that was developed by Nic de Waal of Teknicraft Design in Auckland, New Zealand.

Seabulk Spartan Sports Propulsion Package from Berg

Seabulk Spartan Sports Propulsion Package from Berg

The high-powered tug Spartan joined the Seabulk fleet, featuring a fully integrated hybrid propulsion plant from Berg Propulsion. The tug is already operational at Port Arthur following delivery by Master Boat Builders, and the Robert Allan-designed RApport 3000 vessel is the first of two 90-ton bollard pull tugs using the Berg package, with the second due in service in Q3 2022.

Tech File: Incat Crowther "Digital Shipbuilding" for new 35m Catamaran

Tech File: Incat Crowther "Digital Shipbuilding" for new 35m Catamaran

Construction has started on a 35m Catamaran for CTM Deher of Guadeloupe in the French West Indies. The Incat Crowther 35 is being built by PT Kim Seah Shipyard Indonesia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore’s publicly listed Penguin International Limited, using Incat Crowther’s Digital Shipbuilding solution, a process that is designed to bring the designer

Viking Mississippi Floated Out at Edison Chouest's LaShip Yard

Viking Mississippi Floated Out at Edison Chouest's LaShip Yard

Viking announced its new 386-passenger river cruise ship Viking Mississippi has been floated out at Edison Chouest Offshore's LaShip shipyard in Houma, La.Set to debut in June 2022, the Viking Mississippi will sail voyages on the Lower and Upper Mississippi River, between New Orleans and St. Paul.