ALFRED A. III

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALFRED A. III
    • Operator : MARINE CONTRACTING CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 620
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 54
  • Size
    • Register length : 63.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 63.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.7 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1965
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 274492
    • REBLT : *

MARINE CONTRACTING CORP.

  • Area of Operation : HAMPTON ROADS AREA, CHESAPEAKE BAY, INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE CANAL, DELAWARE RIVER - C & D CANAL TO WILMINGTON AND POTOMAC RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : FLOATING EQUIPMENT, PILE DRIVERS AND BARGES USED IN CONSTRUCTION WORK

CAPTAIN BOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FALCON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARCO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SEAHAWK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Petronas Drillship Exits South China Sea After Standoff

Petronas Drillship Exits South China Sea After Standoff

An oil exploration vessel contracted by Malaysian state energy company Petronas that was involved in a standoff with a Chinese survey vessel in the South China Sea left the disputed waters on Tuesday, three security sources and the vessel operator said.Petronas has been conducting exploration activities near an area claimed by Malaysia and Vietnam as well as by China since late last year.

U.S. Tells China to Stop 'Bullying Behavior' in South China Sea

U.S. Tells China to Stop 'Bullying Behavior' in South China Sea

The United States called on China on Saturday to stop "bullying behavior" in the South China Sea and said it was concerned by reports of Beijing's "provocative actions" aimed at offshore oil and gas developments in the disputed waters.Three regional security sources told Reuters on Friday that a Chinese government survey ship was tagging an exploration vessel operated by Malaysia's state oil

Conrad Delivers 6,000hp Towboat to Canal Barge

Conrad Delivers 6,000hp Towboat to Canal Barge

Conrad Shipyard said it delivered the 6,000-horsepower towboat, H. Merritt ‘Heavy’ Lane, Jr., to Canal Barge Company, Inc. (CBC). Built at Conrad Amelia, the Subchapter M-compliant vessel measures 166 feet by 49 by 12 and is powered by EPA Tier IV-compliant Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) engines.The H. Merritt ‘Heavy’ Lane, Jr.

Osage Takes Towboat Delivery from Master Marine

Osage Takes Towboat Delivery from Master Marine

Master Marine, Inc. has delivered a second towboat for Osage Marine Services, Inc. The newly built M/V Frank Mellor, like its sister ship, is a 67’ x 28’ vessel designed by Entech Designs, LLC. All USCG certificates for their Sub M compliance have been obtained.The towboat is powered by a pair of Laborde Products, S6R2-Y3MPTAW Mitsubishi 803 HP Tier III diesel marine engines to be operated at 1

Bouchard Says All Back Pay Processed

Bouchard Says All Back Pay Processed

Bouchard Transportation Co. reports all back pay has been processed as the company continues to work to raise capital that would allow it to return its vessels to service, the company's president and CEO Morton S. Bouchard III said Tuesday in a letter to staff, customers and vendors.The full letter is below:To Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

Seattle Cancels Two Cruise Calls Amid Coronavirs Outbreak

The Port of Seattle announced Wednesday that it has canceled two cruise ship calls to help curb the spread of the novel coronoavirus.“This region is in a public health emergency and we will cancel the first two sailings of our cruise season,” said Port of Seattle Commission President Peter Steinbrueck. “The health, safety, and wellbeing of our residents is our top priority.

Research Vessel Atair to be Commissioned this Spring

Research Vessel Atair to be Commissioned this Spring

A new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered survey, wreck-search and research vessel built by German Naval Yards Kiel is currently undergoing installation and finishing works at Fassmer in Berne, Germany prior to being commissioned this spring.Ordered by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH), the new research vessel will be homeported in Hamburg, replacing the previous Atair

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Bath Iron Works Begins Building Next US Navy Destroyer

Shipbuilder Bath Iron Works (BIW) has officially started construction of the future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126), the U.S. Navy announced. The new warship will be the first Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built in the Flight III configuration at BIW.The milestone was marked by a ceremony on Tuesday at General Dynamics BIW's structural fabrication facility in Brunswick, Maine.

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) completed builder’s trials February 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Navy said. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding Division.The ship was previously underway for Alpha trials in December, and will be underway again in March for acceptance trials

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

New Jersey-based Rand Logistics announced it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire rival Great Lakes shipping company American Steamship Company (ASC) from Chicago-based GATX Corporation for $260 million.Headquartered in upstate New York, ASC operates the Lakes' largest U.S.

IMO2020: Methanol Proves Promising

IMO2020: Methanol Proves Promising

When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2019, the maritime world enters a bold new era of emission reduction. With its growing fleet of methanol fueled ship and more than 60,000 hours of operating experience under its belt, Waterfront Shipping Company has a five-year headstart.

Keppel Delivers TSHD Sanderus to Jan De Nul

Keppel Delivers TSHD Sanderus to Jan De Nul

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) delivered the 6000m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Sanderus to Jan De Nul Group.The Ultra-Low Emission vessel (ULEv) is the fourth dredger that Keppel O&M has delivered to Jan De Nul Group.According to a press release from the shipbuilder, this follows the delivery of three 3500m3 TSHDs earlier this year