AMERICAN FREEDOM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN FREEDOM
    • Operator : LE BEOUF BROS. TOWING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : HOUMA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 115
  • Size
    • Register length : 72 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 72 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1136956

LE BEOUF BROS. TOWING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : INLAND AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS OF LOUISIANA; MISSISSIPPI, OHIO AND ILLINOIS RIVERS; TEXAS AND ALABAMA
  • Principal Commodity : DIESEL, GAS, CRUDE OILS AND ASPHALT

GONSOULIN

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

KEYWAY

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

BEA SONIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOO SONIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUD SONIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

C. J. BOYNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. PIC NAQUIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLAIR S SMITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE BELLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE CRUSADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE JILL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE LADY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE RIVERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE SHAWNEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE SPIRIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE SUE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVE LEBOEUF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DICKIE GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DONNIE SONNIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EARL GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

H. J. DUPRE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACKIE GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIE GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAREN ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KARL SENNER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATIE GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAT GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAURENCE GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARC MIYASAKI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MATTHEW JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MEDICINE BOW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MERLE GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHELE GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY SONIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICHARD GONSOULIN II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RUBY GONSOULIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SYDNEY ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEDDY MEYER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

W. J. AUTHEMENT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILSEY DUPRE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CREOLE

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

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 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

Opinion: Maritime Freedom & the Global Commons

Opinion: Maritime Freedom & the Global Commons

“Freedom” – the absence of subjection to foreign domination or despotic governmentIt has been decades since international relations in the world order dictated true competition for sea control, sea lines of communication, access to world markets, and diplomatic partnerships. However, it is becoming increasingly alarming that nations such as Iran

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.

Fincantieri Marinette to Build Saudi Warships

Fincantieri Marinette to Build Saudi Warships

A Lockheed Martin-led team has secured a multibillion dollar order from the U.S. Navy to build four Multi-Mission Surface Combatants ships for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as part of the U.S.’s Foreign Military Sales program.Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), who has been working with Lockheed Martin

LCS 19 Completes Acceptance Trials

LCS 19 Completes Acceptance Trials

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19, the future USS St. Louis, has completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan and will now undergo final outfitting and fine-tuning before delivery to the US Navy early next year.Christened and launched on December 15, 2018, LCS 19 was built by Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wis. The vessel is the seventh ship in naval service named after St. Louis, Mo.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.

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

USN Ship sails in Disputed South China Sea

USN Ship sails in Disputed South China Sea

The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, angering Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two biggest economies.The busy waterway is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the U.S.-China relationship, which include a trade war, U.S. sanctions and Taiwan.

OP/ED: The Jones Act is Worth Fighting For

OP/ED: The Jones Act is Worth Fighting For

The President says he wants to make American great again, so why is he trying to destroy the principal support system for America’s maritime industry? This week, we learned that President Trump is “seriously considering” issuing a broad waiver for the Jones Act, a critical law that requires domestic shipping in the U.S. to occur on ships that are built in the United States, fly the U.S.