AMERICAN FORTITUDE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN FORTITUDE
    • Operator : BAY BRIDGE TEXAS LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7700
  • Location
    • City : WILLIAMS- VILLE
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 7968
    • Full Load Capacity : 25100 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 671.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 70 Feet
    • Overall Length : 690 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 70.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 27.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 17.5 Feet
    • Height : 92 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1953
    • EQUIP2 : BOOM
    • EQUIP1 : SELF-UNLOADER,
    • Coast Guard Number : 265246

BAY BRIDGE TEXAS LLC

HIGH GUN

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

LOUIS TIDE

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

REPUBLIC TIDE

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

RESERVE TIDE

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

SEA TIDE

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

VICTORY SEAHORSE

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

News

Oil Industry, Green Groups Challenge Biden Offshore Drilling Plan

Oil Industry, Green Groups Challenge Biden Offshore Drilling Plan

Oil and gas companies and environmental groups on Monday filed dueling legal challenges to the Biden administration's five-year plan to offer drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico.The petitions to a U.S. appeals court come four months after the Interior Department unveiled a congressionally-mandated plan for offshore leasing that included just three sales

US Denies Houthis Claim of Attack on US Military Cargo Ship Ocean Jazz

US Denies Houthis Claim of Attack on US Military Cargo Ship Ocean Jazz

The U.S. military on Monday denied claims made by the Yemeni Houthi movement that it had attacked American cargo ship Ocean Jazz in the Gulf of Aden."The Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists' report of an alleged successful attack on M/V Ocean Jazz is patently false," the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said in a statement.

US-flagged Laker Grounds in the St. Clair River

US-flagged Laker Grounds in the St. Clair River

A U.S. registered laker ran aground in the St. Clair River near Marine City, Mich. on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said it was notified at 7:21 a.m. that the 617-foot-long vessel American Courage grounded with a cargo of 20,000 tons of stone on board. No injuries or pollution have been reported.

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Sale Expansion, Pending Appeal

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Sale Expansion, Pending Appeal

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday temporarily paused a federal judge's order last month that had required the Biden administration to expand a planned offshore oil and gas auction in the Gulf of Mexico by 6 million acres (2.4 million hectares).The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit stayed the September decision pending an appeal, according to a court document.

Americans Evacuate Israel Aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea is transporting American citizens fleeing war between Israel and Hamas.Sailing at the request of the U.S. embassy in Israel, the Rhapsody of the Seas arrived at Israel's Haifa Port on Monday morning, loaded an unknown number of passengers and departed en route to the Port of Limassol in Cyprus.

U.S. Judge Orders Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Oil Lease Auction

U.S. Judge Orders Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Oil Lease Auction

A federal judge in Louisiana has ordered an expansion of next week's sale of oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the Biden administration must include additional acreage, according to a court ruling issued late on Thursday.The oil and gas industry, which had sued the administration

US Offshore Wind Projects Seek Looser Subsidy Rules in Fight for Survival

US Offshore Wind Projects Seek Looser Subsidy Rules in Fight for Survival

A fleet of U.S. offshore wind projects central to President Joe Biden's climate change agenda may not move forward unless his administration eases requirements for subsidies in the year-old Inflation Reduction Act, according to project developers.Norway's Equinor, France's Engie, Portugal's EDP Renewables, and trade groups representing other developers pursuing U.S.

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines’ First New Coastal Cat Enters Service

American Cruise Lines introduced its first new Coastal Cat, American Eagle, during a christening ceremony in at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus on Buzzards Bay last week.Carol Robertson, wife of American Cruise Lines’ founder the late Charles A. Robertson, served as godmother for the ship and christened the 100-passenger American Eagle with one of her handmade

Oil Companies Sue Over Lease Changes Made to Protect Whales

Oil Companies Sue Over Lease Changes Made to Protect Whales

An oil and gas industry trade group, the state of Louisiana and Chevron on Thursday sued the Biden administration over its decision to withdraw acreage from an upcoming oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico to protect an endangered whale.The suit is the latest dispute between the oil and gas industry and the administration of President Joe Biden over leasing federal lands and waters for

Bollinger Shipyards to Refit NOAA's Largest Ship "Ronald H. Brown"

Bollinger Shipyards to Refit NOAA's Largest Ship "Ronald H. Brown"

Bollinger Shipyards has begun fabrication at its newly acquired Mississippi repair facility, Bollinger Mississippi Repair, in preparation to refit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (“NOAA”) Ship Ronald H. Brown, the largest ship in NOAA’s fleet. The overhaul is expected to extend the vessel's life, first launched in 1996, by an additional 15 years.

First Jones Act-compliant Offshore Wind Farm SOV Hits Halfway Mark

First Jones Act-compliant Offshore Wind Farm SOV Hits Halfway Mark

U.S. offshore shipbuilder and shipowner Edison Chouest this week marked the 50-percent completion milestone for the U.S.-flagged ECO Edison, the first Jones Act-compliant wind farm SOV. Senior executives from offshore wind developers Ørsted and Eversource toured the Edison Chouest Offshore shipyard in Louisiana to see the progress on the SOV.

Israel Urges Brazil to Undock Iranian Warships

Israel Urges Brazil to Undock Iranian Warships

Israel on Thursday criticised Brazil's decision to grant berth to two Iranian warships in the face of U.S. pressure, and urged President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's government to send them away.The vessels docked in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Reuters reported that Brazil had declined to admit them in January, in a goodwill gesture from Lula as he flew to Washington to meet U.S. President Joe Biden.