AMERICAN CHALLENGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN CHALLENGER
    • Operator : AMERICAN WORKBOATS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : LOS ANGELES
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 135
  • Size
    • Register length : 103.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 111 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11 Feet
    • Height : 37 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1975
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 569788

AMERICAN WORKBOATS

  • Area of Operation : CALIFORNIA: LOS ANGELES, LONG BEACH, SAN FRANCISCO, SAN DIEGO; COASTAL PORTS BETWEEN SEATTLE AND SAN DIEGO; HAWAII; PORTS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, CRANES, WINCHES, SPOOLS, ETC.

CHRISTY S

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

DAVID S

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

GLADYS S

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

HAROLD S

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

MEGAN S

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

STEPHEN S

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

AMERICAN CHAMPION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN CONTENDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN EMERALD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN PATRIOT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN SPIRIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DSV SHAMROCK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOKALIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN SERVICE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AWB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eneti Orders $330M Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Market, Too

Eneti Orders $330M Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Market, Too

Offshore wind installation company Eneti Inc, until recently known as Scorpio Bulkers, has entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. The vessel will be built by South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering.The company also said it was in talks to build another offshore wind installation vessel for the U.S. offshore wind market.

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

A privately funded mission has found, surveyed and filmed the USS Johnston, the world’s deepest known shipwreck, offshore Samar Island in the Philippines Sea.The expedition was backed by Victor Vescovo, is an entrepreneur, explorer and retired U.S. Navy Commander who personally piloted his submersible DSV Limiting Factor down to the wreck during two separate, eight-hour dives 21,180 feet (6

Opinion: A Bipartisan Boost for Dredging, the Economy, and the Environment

Opinion: A Bipartisan Boost for Dredging, the Economy, and the Environment

When leadership at the White House changes parties, you can expect a shift in priorities and policies. In one case, however, continuity is welcome, as President Biden has voiced his support for Buy American and the Jones Act, which are especially beneficial to the maritime and dredging industries.Read the March 2021 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News, an edition dominated by dredging.

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

This week, U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioners Daniel B. Maffei and Carl W. Bentzel sent letters to the Governors of major port states urging them to prioritize the vaccination of the maritime workforce to protect the nation’s supply chain.Letters were sent to the Governors of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, South Carolina

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"

Tanker Rescues Two Clinging to Boat Debris in Torres Strait

Tanker Rescues Two Clinging to Boat Debris in Torres Strait

A Marshall Islands-flagged tanker helped rescue two people from the water after their boat sank in the Torres Strait.At about 7:15 a.m. AEST on Thursday, a coastal pilot on board the tanker Godam contacted Townsville Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) to report a sighting of two people clinging to a timber plank in the water.

Australia Aids Listing Livestock Carrier

Australia Aids Listing Livestock Carrier

A Marshall Islands flagged livestock carrier listing from hull damage off Australia's western coast was directed to the Port of Geraldton.On Monday night, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) tasked its Challenger search and rescue jet to fly over the vessel Barkly Pearl, and it was able to confirm damage to the starboard side of the vessel, which was listing to port.

Offshore Wind Webinar: North American Opportunities and Challenges

Offshore Wind Webinar: North American Opportunities and Challenges

Offshore wind has the potential to impact North America's entire offshore energy, maritime, ports and logistics value chain. An October 22 webinar presented by World Energy Reports, Ørsted and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will deliver insights on the current progress, future pace and direction of development in the offshore wind market in North America.When: October 22, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

[Op/Ed] The Gulf of Mexico: An Energy Platform for America

[Op/Ed] The Gulf of Mexico: An Energy Platform for America

Even as business, schools and scenes from everyday life seem frozen as society adjusts to the coronavirus, the U.S. marches closer toward the November presidential election. In early August, Vice President Joe Biden announced Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. As the Biden-Harris ticket works out their policy platforms

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

What's Behind Rising Tensions in the South China Sea?

The United States this week hardened its position on the South China Sea, where it has accused China of attempting to build a "maritime empire" in the potentially energy-rich waters, despite regional concerns.The rivals have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

Containership Navos Unite Drops Boxes off Australia

At lest three shipping containers were lost overboard from the containership Navios Unite last week off the coast of Australia, the country's maritime safety agency said.The ship reported losing the containers overboard in rough weather about 33 kilometers southwest of Cape Leeuwin in Western Australia at 8 p.m. AWST, Thursday.

MarAd Insights: “In peace and war” -- Even Against a Virus

MarAd Insights: “In peace and war” -- Even Against a Virus

The U.S. maritime industry takes great pride in our motto: “In Peace and War.” It sums what we’re all about. From colonial times, through the Revolution, the Civil War, two World Wars, several regional conflicts, and many natural and humanitarian disasters, we got the cargo delivered because our economic security and our national security depend on it.