ALLEN WEST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALLEN WEST
    • Operator : WEST MARINE INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 330
  • Location
    • City : MOBILE
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 27
  • Size
    • Register length : 39.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 39.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1957
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 275554

WEST MARINE INC.

  • Area of Operation : MOBILE HARBOR WARRIOR - TOMBIGBEE WATERWAY, INTERCOASTAL FLORIDA TO TEXAS
  • Principal Commodity : DRY CARGO

News

World’s First Zero-emission Cruise Ship Ordered

World’s First Zero-emission Cruise Ship Ordered

Northern Xplorer has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Portuguese shipbuilder West Sea for the construction its maiden vessel, said to be the world’s first zero-emission cruise ship.West Sea intends to build the 250-passenger vessel at its facility in Viana do Costello north of Porto for expected delivery at the start of the 2025/2026 cruise season.

Russian Attacks on Ukraine Grain Network a Move to Cut Competition - German Minister

Russian Attacks on Ukraine Grain Network a Move to Cut Competition - German Minister

Russian attacks on Ukraine's grain infrastructure look like attempts to reduce the competition in Russia's export markets, German Agriculture Minister Cem Oezdemir was reported as saying on Monday.Ukraine could lose tens of millions of tonnes of grain due to Russia's blockade of its Black Sea ports, triggering a food crisis that will hit Europe, Asia, and Africa

One Migrant Dead, 26 Missing after Dinghy Capsizes off Spain's Canary Islands

One Migrant Dead, 26 Missing after Dinghy Capsizes off Spain's Canary Islands

One migrant died and 26 were missing after their dinghy capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Spain's Canary Islands, the Spanish Coast Guard told Reuters on Tuesday.The coast guard rescued 34 people after the vessel capsized around 135 miles off the southern tip of Gran Canaria on Monday.

'World's Largest OSV Fleet': Tidewater to Buy Swire Pacific Offshore

'World's Largest OSV Fleet': Tidewater to Buy Swire Pacific Offshore

U.S.-based offshore support vessel owner Tidewater said Wednesday it had agreed to acquire Swire Pacific Offshore Holdings Limited (SPO), a subsidiary of Swire Pacific Limited for around $190 million. Tidewater said the transaction would create the industry’s largest fleet of offshore support vessels with 203 vessels in total, including crew boats, tug boats and maintenance vessels.

Canada Calls off Search for Missing Sailors from Sunken Trawler

Canada Calls off Search for Missing Sailors from Sunken Trawler

Canadian rescue officials on Wednesday suspended the search for 11 missing crew members from a Spanish trawler that sank the previous day in rough seas off the coast of Newfoundland, killing at least 10 people.Three surviving sailors from the trawler, suffering from severe hypothermia, were plucked from a life raft early on Tuesday.

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia to Hold Major Navy Drills Involving All Its Fleets

Russia announced on Thursday its navy would stage a sweeping set of exercises involving all its fleets this month and next from the Pacific to the Atlantic, the latest show of strength in a surge of military activity during a standoff with the West.The drills will take place in the seas directly adjacent to Russia and also feature maneuvers in the Mediterranean, the North Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk

Shipbuilding Interview: Rusty Murdaugh, President, Austal USA

Shipbuilding Interview: Rusty Murdaugh, President, Austal USA

Austal USA has been investing mightily, more than $600 million to expand its repair and services business for both commercial and military customers; and in the opening of a state-of-the-art steel panel line in Mobile to complement its established aluminum shipbuilding operations. Rusty Murdaugh, President, Austal USA

Petrobras Books Another Seadrill Drillship for Búzios Drilling

Petrobras Books Another Seadrill Drillship for Búzios Drilling

Offshore drilling company Seadrill Limited has secured a contract for the West Jupiter drillship with Brazil's Petrobras for work in the Búzios field offshore Brazil. The contract is for a firm term of 1,040 days with the start-up slated for December 2022. The total contract value is about $264 million, including mobilization revenue and additional services.

U.S. Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom

U.S. Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom

The U.S. labor secretary on Tuesday met with unions and employers at the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California as anxiety builds ahead of next year's contract negotiations covering roughly 22,000 West Coast dockworkers.The contract expires in July, and the stakes are particularly high at the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex that handles some 40% of U.S. imports.

Marine News' Top Boats of 2021

Marine News' Top Boats of 2021

Sea Change - America’s first hydrogen powered ferrySWITCH Maritime’s new 70-foot passenger ferry Sea Change is navigating uncharted waters as the United States’ first zero-emissions, hydrogen fuel cell-powered, electric-drive ferry.The pioneering aluminum newbuild, constructed by Bellingham, Wash. shipbuilder All American Marine, Inc.

Interview: Will Roberts, President, Foss Maritime

Interview: Will Roberts, President, Foss Maritime

Will Roberts joined Seattle-based Foss Maritime in 2017 as chief commercial officer, and in 2018 he was named chief operating officer. Prior to joining Foss, Roberts held a number of leadership roles for marine systems and services provider Rolls-Royce, rising to senior vice president, customer and services–Americas. A U.S.

'Catastrophic' California Offshore Oil Spill Kills Fish, Damages Wetlands

'Catastrophic' California Offshore Oil Spill Kills Fish, Damages Wetlands

A large oil spill off the southern California coast left fish dead, birds mired in petroleum and wetlands contaminated, prompting local officials to call it an environmental catastrophe.The U.S. Coast Guard, heading a clean-up response involving federal, state, and city agencies, said on Sunday there was an around-the-clock investigation into how the spill occurred.