ALABAMA ENTERPRISE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALABAMA ENTERPRISE
    • Operator : U. S. UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 6891
    • Full Load Capacity : 23450 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 452.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 76 Feet
    • Overall Length : 547.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 76.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 28.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 77.2 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 691889

U. S. UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, LLC

  • Area of Operation : GULF COAST AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER; U. S. EAST COAST; WORLDWIDE GRAIN TRANSPORTATION, INCLUDING LOADING PORTS ON U. S. WEST COAST; ALL CONTINENTS TO U. S. PORTS
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, PHOSPHATE ROCK AND ALL BULK CARGO, INCLUDING GRAIN, PET COKE, SCRAP STEEL, SLAG, ETC.

MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

COASTAL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAIDA RAMIL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROSIE PARIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLORIDA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PEGGY PALMER

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Cautious Consolidation for OSV Companies Brings Market Change

Cautious Consolidation for OSV Companies Brings Market Change

Will a rising tide in the offshore oil markets float all the boats? In the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, that remains to be seen.Offshore services, exploration and production are on a roll. In early October, yet another business combination of big drillers was announced. In a sign of optimism, Ensco announced its plan for an all-stock acquisition of Rowan Offshore, worth around $2.4 billion.

Metal Shark Open for Business in Alabama

Metal Shark Open for Business in Alabama

Metal Shark announced it has secured a contract to build three 120’ x 35’ river towboats for Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. (FMT), signalling the U.S. shipbuilder’s entry into the towboat market.The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboats were designed by John W. Gilbert Associates, Inc.

Ensco to Buy Rowan in $2.38 Bln Deal

Ensco to Buy Rowan in $2.38 Bln Deal

Offshore driller Ensco Plc said on Monday it plans to buy smaller rival Rowan Cos Plc in an all-stock deal valued at $2.38 billion, as it looks to expand its fleet and benefit from a partnership with Saudi Aramco.This is Ensco's second deal since OPEC-led efforts boosted oil prices in the second half of 2016. Ensco bought rival Atwood Oceanics in a similar deal last year.

Singapore Looks to Tighten Controls in its Bunkers Supply Chain

Singapore Looks to Tighten Controls in its Bunkers Supply Chain

Singapore authorities are looking to apply stricter control measures across the marine fuels sector supply chain, a spokeswoman for the government agency Enterprise Singapore said on Thursday, to boost transparency and accountability in a notoriously opaque industry.The Technical Committee for Bunkering has submitted a proposal to the national standards body, Enterprise Singapore

Austal Awarded Two More Independence-variant LCS

Austal Awarded Two More Independence-variant LCS

The U.S. Navy awarded a contract modification to shipbuilder Austal USA to build two additional Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships, LCS 32 and 34, its 16th and 17th vessels in the class. The specific value of each contract is under the congressional cost cap of $584 million per ship.

Austal USA Delivers Third LCS of 2018

Austal USA Delivers Third LCS of 2018

The future USS Charleston (LCS 18) delivered to today will be the 16th littoral combat ship (LCS) to enter the U.S. Navy fleet.The Independence-variant LCS is the ninth delivered by Austal USA, the American branch of Australian shipbuilder Austal, and the third LCS delivered by the Alabama shipyard this year.Five LCS remain under construction at Austal’s Alabama shipyard.

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Significant moments in naval architecture & marine engineeringUSS Enterprise (CVN-65), formerly CVA(N)-65, was commissioned November 25, 1961 as the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The longest naval vessel ever built, "The Big E" was constructed at the Newport News shipyard in Virginia and cost nearly $451.3 million, or roughly $4 billion in 2018 dollars.

Fincantieri Marine Group Announces CEO Succession

Fincantieri Marine Group Announces CEO Succession

Fincantieri Marine Group, the U.S. subsidiary of Italian based shipbuilding enterprise Fincantieri, announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Francesco Valente, will step down from the position to assume another leadership role within the Fincantieri group.As a result, the Board has selected Dario Deste to assume the role of President and Chief Executive Officer.

Metal Shark Acquires Horizon Shipbuilding Assets

Metal Shark Acquires Horizon Shipbuilding Assets

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has acquired the assets of Alabama-based Horizon Shipbuilding, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October 2017.Metal Shark will assume ownership of Horizon’s fully developed 35-acre shipbuilding facility in the Mobile Bay region, following a motion approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Alabama on June 5, 2018.

Carnival Scoops Up Port, Rail and Retail Operations in Alaska

Carnival Scoops Up Port, Rail and Retail Operations in Alaska

A subsidiary of Carnival Corporation has reached a deal to purchase port, railroad and retail operations that form a gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush region, in a major push into the Alaskan tourism industry.Carnival, the world’s largest cruise and leisure travel company, announced Thursday it has entered a purchase and sale agreement through its subsidiary Holland America Princess Alaska Tours

Refit for Jack-up at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

Refit for Jack-up at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR)  completed a refit project on the MPI Enterprise, a 120-metre, self-elevating, DP2, wind turbine installation vessel owned and operated by MPI Offshore, part of the Vroon Group.    The works included the installation of spudcans on her four-legged jacking system, which can elevate the vessel at rate of one metre per minute in water depths up to 45 metres.

US Navy Asks Huntington Ingalls for Pricing on Two Aircraft Carriers

US Navy Asks Huntington Ingalls for Pricing on Two Aircraft Carriers

The U.S. Navy asked shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries on Monday for detailed pricing on the cost of two aircraft carriers, showing the Trump administration is taking a serious look at doubling its order for the most expensive ship in the U.S. fleet.   The Navy’s request seeks to determine the savings achievable with a two-ship buy.