ADVANTAGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ADVANTAGE
    • Operator : FORTUNE MARITIME, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : General Cargo Freighter
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 14000
  • Location
    • City : OYSTER BAY
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 11152
    • Full Load Capacity : 24240 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 541 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 86 Feet
    • Overall Length : 561 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 86 Feet
    • Load draft : 32.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9 Feet
    • Height : 130 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP2 : ELECTRIC WINCHES
    • EQUIP1 : CRANES, DERRICK,
    • Coast Guard Number : 936288

FORTUNE MARITIME, INC.

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF TO FOREIGN PORTS AND U. S. WEST COAST TO FOREIGN PORTS
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN

News

VIDEO: SBM Offshore's LNG2Wire Floater Concept

VIDEO: SBM Offshore's LNG2Wire Floater Concept

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest suppliers of floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessels for the offshore oil industry, is looking at ways to diversify its offering, with a more dominant role predicted for gas in the future.The company, which has the ambition to have 25% of revenues from Gas & Renewables by 2030

Stonepeak to Buy Teekay LNG in $6.2 Billion Deal

Stonepeak to Buy Teekay LNG in $6.2 Billion Deal

Investment firm Stonepeak said on Monday it would buy Teekay LNG Partners in a deal worth $6.2 billion, as it looks to take advantage of rising global demand for LNG amid a push towards cleaner sources of energy.Prices of the benchmark U.S. natural gas contract have been on the rise, hitting seven-year highs recently. On Monday, the front-month gas futures contract was up 6.3% at $5.

Orders for LNG-fueled Ships Are on the Rise

Orders for LNG-fueled Ships Are on the Rise

This year is shaping up to be a banner year for new liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel vessel construction contracts, with nearly 30% of the gross tonnage ordered in 2021 comprised of LNG-fueled vessels, according to the latest report from Clarksons.The trend is expected to continue as major deep-sea sectors of the maritime industry are embracing LNG in efforts to reduce both local and global

VLCC Owners Avoid Scrapping ... For Now

VLCC Owners Avoid Scrapping ... For Now

During the first seven months of 2021, only three actively trading Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) have been sold for demolition. The current market for seaborne transportation of crude oil is weak and has caused freight rates to drop to multi-year lows. Despite this, crude oil tanker shipowners are not seizing the opportunity to reduce capacity and send less efficient units to the demolition

UECC’s Edvardsen on Decarbonization: “There is no perfect solution, start the journey now”

UECC’s Edvardsen on Decarbonization: “There is no perfect solution, start the journey now”

UECC has emerged as a leader in regards to decarbonization, with an order earlier this year for its third LNG battery/hybrid Pure Car/Truck Carrier (PCTC). Glenn Edvardsen, CEO, discusses the strategy and the future for this Oslo-based ship owner.Glenn, to start, can you give a by-the-numbers overview of UECC?United European Car Carrier is a pan-European trading carrier, trading up to the Baltic

Euronav Signs on Ammonia-fueled Tanker Project

Euronav Signs on Ammonia-fueled Tanker Project

Tanker shipping company Euronav on Tuesday announced it has signed onto a joint development program (JDP) to develop dual fuel ammonia (NH3)-fitted tankers.The company said it will work alongside the world's largest shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), and classification societies Lloyd’s Register and DNV in an effort to accelerate the development of NH3-powered very large crude carrier

MAN's ME-GI Engines Ordered for 10 VLCC Newbuilds

MAN's ME-GI Engines Ordered for 10 VLCC Newbuilds

MAN Energy Solutions said Wednesday it has won an order to supply its MAN B&W 7G80ME-GI Mk9.5 dual-fuel engines for a series of 10 300,000-dwt very large crude carriers (VLCC) being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) in South Korea. HSD Engine will construct the engines, also in Korea.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Build World's First Full-scale Wind-powered RoRo vessel

Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Build World's First Full-scale Wind-powered RoRo vessel

Wallenius Wilhelmsen said Wednesday it plans to build the world`s first full-scale wind-powered RoRo vessel - the Orcelle Wind - in what the company said was its "most ambitious sustainability initiative to date."According to Wallenius Wilhelmsen, the Orcelle Wind – a wind-powered Pure Car and Truck Carrier - will achieve up to 90% reduced emissions compared to "today’s best vessels.

Seaspan Orders Two 24,000 TEU Containerships

Seaspan Orders Two 24,000 TEU Containerships

Seaspan Corporation announced it has placed an order with an unnamed "major" shipyard for two 24,000 TEU containerships, marking the Hong Kong-based shipowner's first ultra large vessels.The new ships are scheduled for delivery from the first quarter of 2023 and will enter 18-year charters with a global liner customer, Seaspan said,As of September 30, 2020

Ships Swap: Genco Trades Six Older Vessels for Three Ultramaxes

Ships Swap: Genco Trades Six Older Vessels for Three Ultramaxes

Genco Shipping & Trading has entered into an agreement to acquire three modern, eco Ultramax bulk carriers in exchange for six older Handysize vessels, the largest U.S. headquartered dry bulk shipowner announced Monday. The transaction with an unnamed trading partner is structured as an asset swap without monetary consideration or additional capital required.

Ammonia Fuel Cells for Deep-Sea Shipping: A Key Piece of the Zero-emissions Puzzle

Ammonia Fuel Cells for Deep-Sea Shipping: A Key Piece of the Zero-emissions Puzzle

Interest in ammonia-powered fuel cells for the maritime sector is growing, but stakeholders have been hesitant to commit to investments in large-scale systems. Now the ShipFC project is aiming to secure a place for ammonia in the future of deep-sea shipping.The project will equip the offshore supply vessel Viking Energy, owned and operated by Eidesvik and on contract to energy major Equinor

Interview: Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, US Navy

Interview: Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, US Navy

Insights on technology advances with Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command.Rear Admiral Okon never started out to have a career in Oceanography, rather in Broadcast Meteorology. “At NY Maritime College, I studied both Meteorology and Oceanography and became equally passionate about Oceanography. Thanks to the U.S. Navy, we have a career field in both.