AMERICAN CHAMPION

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN CHAMPION
    • 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 : 106
  • Size
    • Register length : 107.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29 Feet
    • Overall Length : 118 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 15 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10.9 Feet
    • Height : 45 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 571252

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 CHALLENGER

  • 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

Thyssenkrupp, Fincantieri Discussing Shipbuilding Consolidation

Thyssenkrupp, Fincantieri Discussing Shipbuilding Consolidation

Thyssenkrupp is exploring several strategic options for its warship unit, ranging from combining it with Italy’s Fincantieri to creating a national champion with German peers, a person familiar with the matter said.The talks are aimed at creating economies of scale for the division, Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS)

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

Iran Says It Will Destroy US Warships if Threatened

Iran Says It Will Destroy US Warships if Threatened

Iran will destroy U.S. warships if its security is threatened in the Gulf, the head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards told state TV on Thursday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump warned Tehran over "harassment" of U.S. vessels."I have ordered our naval forces to destroy any American terrorist force in the Persian Gulf that threatens security of Iran's military or non-military ships

Thyssenkrupp in Talks About Possible Warship Unit Merger

Thyssenkrupp in Talks About Possible Warship Unit Merger

German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp is in talks about possibly merging its subsidiary ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) with a domestic rival to create a national champion.The Thyssenkrupp board member in charge of the marine systems unit, Oliver Burkhard, tweeted earlier that the company was in talks as an alliance could make sense in the current European market environment

US Says No Requests Yet to Waive Jones Act to Help Oil Companies

US Says No Requests Yet to Waive Jones Act to Help Oil Companies

The U.S. government said on Monday it has not yet received requests to waive a 100-year-old law on shipping goods between domestic ports, despite some interested parties who say temporarily lifting the regulation would help energy companies hurt by the oil price plunge.Kelly Cahalan, a spokesperson at the U.

Profiles in Training: American Seafoods

Profiles in Training: American Seafoods

Lance Camarena recognized from a young age that he wanted to work in the learning and development arena. But his plans changed while studying in college to become a public school music teacher and a job working a swing shift at Intel led to a new path of study and a career in the IT world.

AAM Takes Over Hydrogen Ferry New Build

AAM Takes Over Hydrogen Ferry New Build

All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) won a contract by SWITCH Maritime (SW/TCH) to complete the aluminum construction and outfitting of a 70-foot 84-passenger zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered, electric drive ferry that will operate in the California Bay Area (referred to as the ‘Water-Go-Round’ project).Prior to transfer to AAM, the project had begun at Bay Ship & Yacht shipyard in Alameda, Calif.

No Need for a Jones Act Waiver -AMP

No Need for a Jones Act Waiver -AMP

America's maritime industry has hit back at a recent request by U.S. shale drillers to waive the Jones Act, a law requiring goods transported between U.S. ports to be carried on ships that are built, owned and operated by Americans.The American Exploration and Production Council, which represents independent oil firms that have been thrashed by an oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

There was important cruise news in January: Viking – a premier European ocean and river cruise company - will offer two new “destination-focused travel experiences,” starting in 2022.  One set of cruises becomes Viking’s first foray in the inland North American market, in this case the Great Lakes.  Another set of cruises will head to the Arctic and Antarctica.

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

New Jersey-based Rand Logistics announced it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire rival Great Lakes shipping company American Steamship Company (ASC) from Chicago-based GATX Corporation for $260 million.Headquartered in upstate New York, ASC operates the Lakes' largest U.S.

AWT, Blount, Chartwell Sign Offshore Vessel Deal

AWT, Blount, Chartwell Sign Offshore Vessel Deal

U.S. offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has signed a multi-million-dollar, market-first order for two state-of the-art Chartwell 24 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), developed by Chartwell Marine.The vessels, to be deployed in support of new wind farms off the East Coast, will be built by Blount Boats, with delivery scheduled for 2020."Meeting the demands of U.S.

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

US-flagged LNG Bunker Barge Launched

America’s first offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) barge has been launched for owner Q-LNG Transport, Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine announced on Wednesday.The Q-LNG 4000 barge, designed to carry 4,000 cubic meters of LNG, with dimensions of 324’ x 64’ x 32’.6”, will be operated as part of an articulated tug and barge (ATB) unit designed to meet the requirements of American Bureau of