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

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Orsted to Build NJ's First OWF

Orsted to Build NJ's First OWF

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Maersk Explores Arctic Shipping Route with Russia

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Metal Shark Open for Business in Alabama

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Ensco to Buy Rowan in $2.38 Bln Deal

Ensco to Buy Rowan in $2.38 Bln Deal

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Singapore Looks to Tighten Controls in its Bunkers Supply Chain

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Austal Awarded Two More Independence-variant LCS

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