AMERICAN CONTENDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN CONTENDER
    • Operator : AMERICAN WORKBOATS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2600
  • Location
    • City : HONOLULU
    • STATE : HI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 99
  • Size
    • Register length : 86 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27 Feet
    • Overall Length : 100 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 11 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.1 Feet
    • Height : 55 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1966
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 502231

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 CHAMPION

  • 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

Canada Gives Lockheed Martin First Chance to Bid on Warships Design

Canada Gives Lockheed Martin First Chance to Bid on Warships Design

The Canadian government on Friday said Lockheed Martin Corp would be given first chance to bid on a contract to design 15 warships that will end up costing Canada around C$60 billion ($46 billion).The ministries of procurement and defense said Ottawa and Irving Shipbuilding, a Canadian firm which will actually build the vessels

Maritime Administration Issues RFP for NSMV Training Vessels

Maritime Administration Issues RFP for NSMV Training Vessels

Vessel Construction Manager Will Deliver National Security Multi-Mission Vessel. Today, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit for a Vessel Construction Manager (VCM) to deliver a new class of training ships referred to as a National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV).

The Inouye: The Largest American-Made and American-Crewed Containership Ever Built

The Inouye: The Largest American-Made and American-Crewed Containership Ever Built

I was honored to be present in South Philadelphia on June 30 to witness the christening of the largest container ship ever built in the United States. It was built by Philly Shipyards for shipping company, Matson, Inc., and was named for the former Hawaii senator, war hero, and long-standing maritime champion Daniel K. Inouye.   At a time when the U.S.

Apply Now for the MN 100

Apply Now for the MN 100

Each year the August edition of Marine News magazine, the leading voice in the North American workboat market, features the very best 100 leaders and innovators, including workboat owners and operators, builders, OEMs and repairers, and product and service providers.This year's MN100 edition application portal is live and open.

St. Louis, Plaquemines Ports Ink MoU for Mississippi River Cooperation

St. Louis, Plaquemines Ports Ink MoU for Mississippi River Cooperation

St. Louis Regional Freightway, Port of Plaquemines and St. Louis Regional Ports Sign Agreement to Foster Economic Growth on the Mississippi River. The pact will help support development of a new transportation link for cargo to move along the Mississippi River.   The St. Louis Regional Freightway

MN100 2018 Application is Online and Open

MN100 2018 Application is Online and Open

Each year the August edition of Marine News magazine, the leading voice in the North American workboat market, features the very best 100 leaders and innovators, including workboat owners and operators, builders, OEMs and repairers, and product and service providers. This year's MN100 edition application portal is live and open.

USS Little Rock Helps the Homeless in Montreal

USS Little Rock Helps the Homeless in Montreal

A group of American sailors stuck in Montreal for the winter are pitching in to help the local community. The U.S. Navy’s new Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Little Rock (LCS 9), which was originally scheduled to sail for its home port in Mayport, Fla. after its December 2017 commissioning in Buffalo, N.Y.

All American Marine Wins Kitsap Ferry Contract

All American Marine Wins Kitsap Ferry Contract

Kitsap Transit Approves $15 Million Contract for Two All American Marine High Speed Low Wake Ferries.   Kitsap Transit’s board recently approved a $15 million contract with All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) for the construction of two additional Rich Passage-class passenger ferries.  The new ferries will be designed to operate on Kitsap Transit’s current cross sound ferry route between Bremerton

Congressional, Maritime Leaders Support Jones Act on the Hill

Congressional, Maritime Leaders Support Jones Act on the Hill

MARAD Administrator RADM Buzby: “[American] mariners are a de facto layer of our national security.”              The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing Wednesday on “The State of the U.S. Flag Maritime Industry” during which congressional and maritime leaders stressed the importance of the Jones Act.

Algoma Purchases Four U.S. Flag 'Lakers'

Algoma Purchases Four U.S. Flag 'Lakers'

Algoma Central Corporation, a provider of marine transportation services, today announced it has reached an agreement with American Steamship Company to acquire four vessels.      The Company has acquired the M.V. Buffalo, the M.V. Adam E. Cornelius, the S.S. American Valor and the S.S. American Victory.

Philly Shipyard Completes Tanker Series for APT

Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI) has delivered American Pride, the final vessel in a series of four 50,000 dwt product tanker newbuilds for American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, Inc.   The 600-foot product tanker has a 14.5 million gallon carrying capacity and is based on a design from Hyundai Mipo Dockyards (HMD) that incorporates numerous fuel efficiency features

Op/Ed: Facts Do Matter - A Defense of the Jones Act

Op/Ed: Facts Do Matter - A Defense of the Jones Act

I recently read a story in The New Yorker – but that sounds more intellectual than what really happened, let me start over. I recently clicked a link on Facebook, which sought to explain why the term “Fake News” has become so popular.    The article claimed that facts no longer matter to the average voter.