ALEXANDRA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALEXANDRA
    • Operator : LAFARGE BUILDING MATERIALS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : RAVENA
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 8512
    • Full Load Capacity : 17000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 420 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 80 Feet
    • Overall Length : 420 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 80 Feet
    • Load draft : 27 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.6 Feet
    • Height : 63.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1963
    • EQUIP2 : PUMPS; BOOMS
    • EQUIP1 : ELECTRIC CEMENT
    • Coast Guard Number : 290273

LAFARGE BUILDING MATERIALS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : HUDSON RIVER, NEW YORK HARBOR, ATLANTIC COAST, LONG ISLAND SOUND, CAPE COD CANAL, BOSTON HARBOR, NEW HAVEN HARBOR, NEWARK BAY, C&D CANAL, DELAWARE & CHESAPEAKE BAYS, WILMINGTON (NC) HARBOR, ST. JOHN'S AND SAVANNAH RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : BULK CEMENT

ADELAIDE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BECRAFT

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARIA T

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Houthi Threat to Red Sea Shipping is Growing

Houthi Threat to Red Sea Shipping is Growing

Recent developments in the Red Sea and surrounding waterways suggest that the threat to international shipping from Yemen's Houthis is growing, U.N. Special Envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday.In a briefing on the situation in Yemen, Grundberg warned of a real danger of a devastating regional escalation following new Houthi attacks on commercial shipping and

China Cracks Down on Shipping of Illicit Drugs at Ports

China Cracks Down on Shipping of Illicit Drugs at Ports

Chinese authorities have seized 4.5 tons of illicit drugs at border ports so far this year leading to 381 arrests, state media said on Tuesday, amid new efforts to fight trafficking and high-level counternarcotics talks between Washington and Beijing.The United States, where fentanyl abuse has been a major cause of death, has pushed China for deeper law enforcement cooperation

Amphibious WW2 'Duck' Vehicle Reenacts Normandy Landing on D-Day Anniversary

Amphibious WW2 'Duck' Vehicle Reenacts Normandy Landing on D-Day Anniversary

With a single piper playing bagpipes on deck, a restored World War Two amphibious vehicle landed on Gold Beach in Normandy on Thursday, exactly 80 years after the allied landing that started the liberation of France from Nazi occupation.The son of a World War Two soldier, British lawyer and vehicle historian Nigel Stoate, 55

Sanctioned Tankers Pose Rising Environmental Risk

Sanctioned Tankers Pose Rising Environmental Risk

Unregulated tankers sidestepping Western sanctions are posing a bigger risk to the Mediterranean region and Greece is undertaking more protective measures to safeguard its coast, the country's shipping minister told Reuters on Tuesday.Up to 850 oil tankers are estimated to form the so-called shadow fleet transporting oil from countries such as Iran and Venezuela as well as Russia

Wärtsilä to Deliver Its First Ammonia Ship Engine in Early 2025

Wärtsilä to Deliver Its First Ammonia Ship Engine in Early 2025

Ship engine manufacturer Wärtsilä expects to deliver its first ammonia-fueled engine on a new vessel in early 2025, with more widespread sales expected in the 2030s, a company executive told Reuters.Ammonia is among several alternative fuels that shippers are exploring to reduce carbon emissions.

Armed Pirates Board Cargo Ship Off Somalia

Armed Pirates Board Cargo Ship Off Somalia

Twenty armed people have boarded a cargo ship off the coast of Somalia and have taken control of it, a maritime security firm said on Tuesday.The vessel is the latest to be targeted following a resurgence of attacks by Somali pirates in recent months although the maritime security firm, Ambrey, did not specify that it was Somali pirates who boarded the ship.

US to Build Temporary Port to Deliver Gaza Aid

US to Build Temporary Port to Deliver Gaza Aid

President Joe Biden will announce in his State of the Union speech on Thursday that the U.S. military will construct a temporary port on Gaza's Mediterranean coast to receive humanitarian aid by sea, senior administration officials said.Planning for the operation, initially based on the island of Cyprus, does not envisage the deployment of U.S.

Germany in Talks with EU Partners on Red Sea Maritime Mission

Germany in Talks with EU Partners on Red Sea Maritime Mission

Germany and its European Union partners are examining whether they could mount a new maritime mission to protect commercial vessels under threat of attack in the Red Sea, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Thursday."We as the German government are ready for this. It is important that we as the EU are able to act as quickly as possible in view of the ongoing attacks," the spokesperson said

Yemen's Houthi Leader Says Group will Target Israeli Ships in Red Sea

Yemen's Houthi Leader Says Group will Target Israeli Ships in Red Sea

Yemen's Houthi leader said on Tuesday his forces would make further attacks on Israel and they could target Israeli ships in the Red Sea and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait.The Iran-aligned group made several missile and drone attacks against Israel this month, highlighting the risk of the war between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas spreading into the wider Middle East.

Man Drowns After Being Pushed off Ferry Departing Piraeus

A 36-year-old man who tried to board a passenger ship as it sailed from Greece's Piraeus port on Tuesday drowned after being pushed back by crew members off the vessel's stern ramp, the country's shipping minister said on Wednesday.The incident has shocked the country. Video footage released on social media showed crew members arguing with the man on the stern ramp just as the ferry Blue Horizon

Forty-one Feared Dead in Migrant Shipwreck in Central Mediterranean

Forty-one Feared Dead in Migrant Shipwreck in Central Mediterranean

Italian authorities on Wednesday said forty-one migrants are thought to have died in a shipwreck last week in the central Mediterranean, according to accounts by survivors who have been taken to the island of Lampedusa.Local public prosecutor Salvatore Vella confirmed media reports that four people who survived the shipwreck told rescuers they were on a boat carrying 45 people

Ecuador Oil Spill Blamed on 'human error' Sullies Waters, Local Beach

Ecuador Oil Spill Blamed on 'human error' Sullies Waters, Local Beach

An offshore oil spill near Ecuador's coast reached a popular beach on Wednesday, authorities said, while also showing up in nearby waters as one local official blamed "human error" following a preliminary investigation into the incident. State oil company Petroecuador, which runs the Balao maritime terminal where the spill originated