Archive for March, 2014

19
Mar
14

Salvatore Cafiero, Bulk Carrier

Flag: Italy
Type: Bulk Carrier
IMO: 9183221
MMSI: 247015700
Call Sign: IBTW
Gross Tonnage: 40115
DeadWeight: 75668
Length x Breadth: 225m x 32m  (738+ feet long)
Year Built: 2001
Status: Active
IN the photo she is headed for Taiwan, with a load of grain from Tacoma, WA.
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19
Mar
14

Garth Foss Tug Boat

137.5 feet of muscle….

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Built in 1993, by Halter Marine Services of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #1354) as the Garth Foss for Foss Maritime of Seattle, Washington. 

Powered by two General Motors EMD ME 16-710-G7A diesel engines rated at 4,000 horsepower each turning through propulsion unit reduction gears. A turbo coupling between the engine and reduction gear replaces a clutch. With Voith Schneider cycloidal drives for a rated 8,000 horsepower.

The Voith Schneider cycloidal propulsion system consists of two sets of five vertically oriented blades installed ahead of the tug’s center. The system gives the tug 360(degrees) maneuverability. With A 345(sq)(ft) skeg at the stern helps the tug to steer and stop a moving tanker.

Her capacities are 83,700 gallons of fuel, 2,400 gallons of lube oil, and 4,000 gallons of fresh water.

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19
Mar
14

Greenline Hybrid 33

Out for a little run on Puget Sound near sunset mid March 2014… and the sun peeked through for us.

02
Mar
14

Selene Rendezvous, Roche Harbor

An aerial shot of the Selene Rendezvous at Roche Harbor.

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