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

Keppel O&M Delivers Dual-fuel Dredger to Van Oord

Keppel O&M Delivers Dual-fuel Dredger to Van Oord

Singaporean shipbuilder Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) announced it has delivered Vox Ariane, the first in a series of three new 10,500-cubic-meter-capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) for Dutch contracting company Van Oord.The high-specification dredger can run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), making it the first dual-fuel TSHD built in Singapore, according to the builder.

COSCO Takes Delivery of LNG Dual-fuel VLCC

COSCO Takes Delivery of LNG Dual-fuel VLCC

A newly delivered very large crude carrier (VLCC) is said to be the world's first capable of running on liquefied natural gas (LNG).The Yuan Rui Yang was handed over on Monday at China's Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) for shipping giant COSCO.Classed by China Classification Society (CCS), the 333-meter-long vessel will be operated by COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation Company.

U.S. Navy: DDG(X) is a Large Surface Combatant with Room to Grow

U.S. Navy: DDG(X) is a Large Surface Combatant with Room to Grow

“DDG-51 hull form is maxed out in nearly every mission area.  Meanwhile, the threat marches on.”Rear Adm. Paul Schlise, director for surface warfareThe U.S. Navy’s highly successful USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) surface combatant program is still going strong and growing in capability.  Nearly 40 years later, new ships are still being built.

Princess Cruises Pleads Guilty to Violating 'Magic Pipe' Probation

Princess Cruises Pleads Guilty to Violating 'Magic Pipe' Probation

Carnival Corp.'s Princess Cruises has again pleaded guilty to violating its probation imposed as a result of its record $40 million criminal conviction for its "magic pipe" environmental crimes.The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said on Tuesday that Princess failed to establish and maintain an independent internal investigative office as required after pleading guilty to felony dumping and

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Another eight current and former merchant mariners have been indicted in a a test score-fixing scheme at a U.S. Coast Guard exam center in Louisiana.The defendants are charged with obtaining, and intending to use, officer-level licenses that were procured through falsified exam scores.

First Methanol Dual-fuel Tanker Launched for Proman Stena Bulk

First Methanol Dual-fuel Tanker Launched for Proman Stena Bulk

The first in a series of three new 49,900 dwt methanol dual-fuel MR tankers has been launched for a joint venture between Proman and Stena Bulk.Stena Pro Patria’s launching took place at Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI), which is the first Chinese shipyard to build a Methanol Dual-Fuel vessel.

Fednav Orders 10 Bulk Carriers from Oshima

Fednav Orders 10 Bulk Carriers from Oshima

Canadian dry-bulk shipping company Fednav Limited on Thursday announced it has signed an agreement with Sumisho Marine Co., Ltd. (Sumitomo Corporation Group) and Oshima Shipbuilding to build 10 new oceangoing lakers. The ships will be built at Oshima shipyard in Japan, with the first vessel expected to be delivered in mid-2023.

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

A cargo ship was ordered to leave the U.S waters after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Port of New Orleans discovered invasive insects found in the wood used to secure its previous cargo offloaded earlier in Mexico. The ship, named Pan Jasmine, arrived at the anchorage of Davant, downriver from New Orleans at mile marker 54, on July 17

Fincantieri Delivers New Cruise Ship to Holland America Line

Fincantieri Delivers New Cruise Ship to Holland America Line

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri on has delivered a new cruise ship 'Rotterdam' to the cruise line Holland America Line, part of Carnival Corporation.This is Holland America Line's eleventh ship in the fleet. A handover ceremony took place at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy on the evening of July 29.

Moving Forward with Emissions - Is it Tiers, Tears or Fears?

Moving Forward with Emissions - Is it Tiers, Tears or Fears?

As International Maritime Organization (IMO) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions requirements continue throughout the IMO Emission Control Areas (ECA), they are also forcing postponement of many new construction decisions as vessel owners and operators continue to tread cautiously along the path forward.

Japanese Steelmaker to Charter Three 210,000-dwt LNG-fueled Bulk Carriers

Japanese Steelmaker to Charter Three 210,000-dwt LNG-fueled Bulk Carriers

Japanese steelmaker JFE Steel has signed long-charters shipping firms NYK Line, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines to charter three 210,000-ton LNG-fueled bulk carriers for transporting iron ore and coal from overseas locations to JFE Steel’s steelworks in Japan. JFE Steel said the charters would make it the first company in Japan to deploy LNG-fueled ships in the 210,000-ton class

LNG Bunker Vessel Marseille Completes Sea Trials Ahead of Deployment in France

LNG Bunker Vessel Marseille Completes Sea Trials Ahead of Deployment in France

The first LNG bunker vessel to be based in France has successfully completed sea and gas trials, marking another step towards the delivery and operational start-up.The new vessel, named Marseille, is TotalEnergies Marine Fuels’ second collaboration with shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and shipbuilder, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding.