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

American Offshore Services Orders Four Jones Act CTVs

American Offshore Services Orders Four Jones Act CTVs

American Offshore Services (A-O-S) announced Tuesday it has ordered four hybrid-ready crew transfer vessels (CTV) from Blount Boats to service the United States' emerging offshore wind industry.In the years ahead, it's expected that potentially dozens of CTVs will be built as part of a new fleet of Jones Act compliant vessels required to support the construction and long-term service of a

Transatlantic Container Shipping Spot Rates Jump 210% -BIMCO

Transatlantic Container Shipping Spot Rates Jump 210% -BIMCO

For almost three months now, the spot freight rate for containerized goods shipped by sea from North Europe to the U.S. East Coast has been 210% higher than last year (July 1 – September 23), according to shipping organization BIMCO.It wasn’t until April 1, 2021 that we saw the ripple effects from the globally stretched supply chains impacting front-haul freight rates on the Transatlantic

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.

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

Shipbuilding and The Navy Of Tomorrow

In the United States, it is a frustrating time to be in the government shipbuilding business. Even though America depends upon maritime commerce and faces growing security risks at sea, shipbuilding is just not a major national focus.Up to now, shipbuilders have had it pretty good. For the past several years, big naval shipbuilders have enjoyed steady growth and strong performance.

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

Waterways Commerce Cutter: It's Time for an Upgrade

In the last week of April, with little fanfare, the U.S. Coast Guard released a much-anticipated opportunity to build up to 27 Waterways Commerce Cutters. After the detailed design and construction contract is awarded in Spring of 2022, a lucky shipbuilder will begin replacing the Coast Guard’s eclectic fleet of 18 venerable river buoy tenders (WLR) and 13 inland construction tenders (WLIC).

Michelin to Use Sailing Cargo Ships for Tire Transport

Michelin to Use Sailing Cargo Ships for Tire Transport

The Michelin Group said it signed a deal with French startup NEOLINE to transport its tires across the Atlantic aboard sailing cargo ships. The move aims to reduce CO2 emissions from the manufacturer's logistics operations.The partners expect to begin containerized tire shipments aboard NEOLINE's "wind-powered" vessels on a pilot line from Halifax (Canada) to Saint-Nazaire - Montoir de Bretagne

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order aiming to use government spending to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, in a move widely praised by America's maritime industry.The executive order, titled Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers"

Biden Announces Return to Global Climate Accord, New Curbs on US Oil Industry

Biden Announces Return to Global Climate Accord, New Curbs on US Oil Industry

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced America's return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change, the centerpiece of a raft of day-one executive orders aimed at restoring U.S. leadership in combating global warming.The announcements also included a sweeping order to review all of former President Donald Trump's actions weakening climate change protections

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Tuesday authorized the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV), marking a key milestone for one of America's most high-profile shipbuilding programs.The new vessels will replace aging training ships at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine

Elbit Systems to Buy Sparton for $380 Million

Elbit Systems to Buy Sparton for $380 Million

Israel-based international defense electronics company Elbit Systems has signed an agreement to buy maritime defense contractor Sparton for $380 million.  Elbit said Wednesday that its U.S. subsidiary Elbit Systems of America had signed a definitive agreement with an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. for the acquisition of Sparton. Sparton Parent, Inc.

Video: Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for First NSMV

Video: Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for First NSMV

Philly Shipyard held a steel cutting ceremony for the new National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV), the first of five planned purpose-built, state-of-the-art training vessel for America’s state maritime academies, marking a key milestone in one of the U.S.' most significant shipbuilding programs.“This new state-of-the-art modern school training ship will be a tremendous addition to the U. S.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Plans First Jones Act Rock Installation Vessel

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Plans First Jones Act Rock Installation Vessel

U.S.-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is developing a first-of-its-kind vessel to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry.The nation's largest dredging services provider announced Thursday it is working with Ulstein Design and Solutions B.V. to design and develop the first U.S.-flagged Jones Act compliant, inclined fallpipe vessel for subsea rock installation.