AMERICA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICA
    • Operator : SIGNET MARITIME CORPORATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6610
  • Location
    • City : PASCAGOULA
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 110
    • Full Load Capacity : 295 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 91.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 91.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 17.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2008
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1206415

SIGNET MARITIME CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS
  • Principal Commodity : OCEAN AND COAST-WISE ENERGY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND PLATFORMS

SIGNET TROJAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET VALIANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET VICTORY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET VIGILANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET VOLUNTEER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET WAR HORSE I

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET WAR HORSE II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET WAR HORSE III

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET WEATHERLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET ATLAS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

EXPEDITOR

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

RIVER CONVEYOR

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC STAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET ARCTURUS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET COLUMBIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET CONSTELLATION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET COURAGEOUS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET DEFENDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET FREEDOM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET INTREPID

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET INTRUDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET LEGEND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET LIGHTING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET MAGIC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET POLARIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET PURITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET RANGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET RELIANCE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET RESOLUTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET SPIRIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET STARS & STRIPES

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET THUNDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

CMA CGM Argentina: Largest Containership to Call a Japanese Port

CMA CGM Argentina: Largest Containership to Call a Japanese Port

The CMA CGM Group said this week it had received the arrival of the CMA CGM Argentina containership as its largest vessel to call at the Honmoku D4 terminal in Yokohama, Japan.The containership is one of two 15,000-TEU series that the group has deployed on the weekly Asia Central South America 1 (ACSA1) service.

Louisiana Announces $1.8 Billion Port Expansion Project

Louisiana Announces $1.8 Billion Port Expansion Project

A public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders will build a $1.8 billion container facility on the Lower Mississippi River, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced.The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St.

Ingalls Awarded $2.4 Billion Deal to Build US Warship LHA 9

Ingalls Awarded $2.4 Billion Deal to Build US Warship LHA 9

HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding has been awarded a $2.4 billion U.S. Navy fixed-price-incentive contract for the detail design and construction of amphibious assault ship LHA 9. The award includes options, that if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to $3.2 billion.

World's First Coal Carrier Equipped with Wind Challenger Sail Marks Maiden Call in Australia

World's First Coal Carrier Equipped with Wind Challenger Sail Marks Maiden Call in Australia

Shofu Maru, the world’s first coal carrier equipped with the Wind Challenger - a hard sail wind power propulsion system - this week made the maiden port of call in Newcastle, Australia. Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) held a ceremony on October 24 to mark the occasion.

Hapag-Lloyd to Acquire SAAM's Terminal Business for $1 Billion

Hapag-Lloyd to Acquire SAAM's Terminal Business for $1 Billion

Hapag-Lloyd AG and SM SAAM have signed a binding agreement under which Hapag-Lloyd will acquire 100 % of the shares of SAAM Ports S.A. and SAAM Logistics S.A. and thereby the entire company’s terminal business and associated logistics services.The contracting parties agreed upon a price of around $1 billion, which also includes real estate assets related to the logistics business.

Eastern Pacific Shipping Orders Four LNG Containerships for Crowley Charter

Eastern Pacific Shipping Orders Four LNG Containerships for Crowley Charter

Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) said it has secured a contract from U.S.-based Crowley for the charter of four dual fuel liquified natural gas (LNG) powered containership newbuilds.The 1,400-TEU vessels, which will be built by South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for delivery in 2025, will be deployed on Crowley’s U.S.-Central America trade connecting U.S.

New Wood Chip Carrier Will Collect Ocean Microplastics

New Wood Chip Carrier Will Collect Ocean Microplastics

A newly built wood chip carrier vessel recently delivered to Japanese shipping company NYK is equipped to collect ocean microplatics for researchers to study.The Stellar Harmony, built by Imabari's Iwagi Zosen Co., Ltd shipyard, was officially handed over on August 23. The vessel will transport wood chips mainly from New Zealand, Australia

From Surface to Subsea to Space: U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Outlook 2022

From Surface to Subsea to Space: U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Outlook 2022

As a rudderless U.S. Navy debates maritime strategy, fleet futures and platform performance, America’s naval shipbuilding industry can look forward to another year of relative stasis.Barring a major geopolitical incident or unexpected maritime provocation, government shipbuilding isn’t going to change course.

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Rear Admiral (Rear Adm.) Ann Phillips, USN, Ret., has been confirmed and sworn in as the 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Nominated by President Biden on October 21, 2021, Rear Adm. Phillips was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 10, 2022. She is the first woman to lead MARAD as administrator.

ISS Issues RFP to Construct North America’s First Zero-emissions Towboats

ISS Issues RFP to Construct North America’s First Zero-emissions Towboats

Houston-based Industrial Service Solutions (ISS) announced Thursday it is seeking bids from U.S. shipyards to build up to four hulls for what will become North America's first fully-electric towboats.The zero-emissions vessels, which will be constructed for New York-based Zeeboat and available for charter from 2025, will run entirely on battery power

Holland America Line Ship to House Ukrainian Refugees

Holland America Line Ship to House Ukrainian Refugees

A Dutch-flagged cruise ship will provide a temporary home to some 1,500 Ukrainians who fled their country in the wake of Russia's invasion.Holland America Line said its vessel Volendam will be used to accommodate Ukrainian refugees as part of an agreement announced by Netherlands and City of Rotterdam government officials.

MARAD Announces $25 Million for Marine Highways

MARAD Announces $25 Million for Marine Highways

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the availability of $25 million in funding for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP), which supports the development and expanded use of America’s navigable waterways and will help improve U.S. supply chains and the movement of goods throughout the country.