AMERICAN MARINER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN MARINER
    • Operator : AMERICAN STEAMSHIP CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7000
  • Location
    • City : WILLIAMS- VILLE
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 11245
    • Full Load Capacity : 41800 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 715.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 78 Feet
    • Overall Length : 730 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 78.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 30.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 112 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP2 : BELT
    • EQUIP1 : SELF-UNLOADER,
    • Coast Guard Number : 619736

AMERICAN STEAMSHIP CO.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKE PORTS AND ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, STONE, SAND, GYPSUM, SALT, ORE, GRAIN AND POTASH

ADAM E. CORNELIUS

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN CENTURY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN COURAGE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN INTEGRITY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN SPIRIT

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN VALOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN VICTORY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

BUFFALO

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

BURNS HARBOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

H. LEE WHITE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

INDIANA HARBOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN J. BOLAND

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

SAM LAUD

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ST. CLAIR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

WALTER J. MCCARTHY JR.

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Eight More Merchant Mariners Charged in Test-score Fixing Scheme

Another eight current and former merchant mariners have been indicted in a a test score-fixing scheme at a U.S. Coast Guard exam center in Louisiana.The defendants are charged with obtaining, and intending to use, officer-level licenses that were procured through falsified exam scores.

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

A group of U.S. Senators has introduced new legislation aiming to strengthen sexual assault/sexual harassment (SASH) prevention, response, investigation and accountability in the maritime industry and provide additional safeguards for the Midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).The Improving Protections for Midshipmen Act is being put forward by Roger Wicker (R-Miss.

Maritime for the Win(d)

Maritime for the Win(d)

With the recent announcement by Secretary Deb Haaland that the Department of Interior will potentially hold up to seven new offshore lease sales by 2025, the Biden administration has taken a significant step toward its goal of bringing online 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030.

'Machine Odyssey' Complete as Autonomous Tug Reaches Hamburg after 1000+nm Journey

'Machine Odyssey' Complete as Autonomous Tug Reaches Hamburg after 1000+nm Journey

The autonomous tug Nellie Bly has completed what is claimed to be the world’s first 1,000+ nautical miles autonomous and remotely commanded journey of a commercial vessel at sea.The journey around Denmark, aptly named the Machine Odyssey, officially started September 30, when the Nellie Bly departed Cuxhaven, Germany, (near Hamburg) for Denmark.

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

U.S. Lawmakers Press for Action on Maritime Sexual Assault Allegations

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to take action to address persistent allegations of rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment made by midshipmen at the government's main school for merchant mariners.Lawmakers said a "toxic culture" had allowed sexual abuse to fester and go unchallenged at the U.S.

Electronic Navigational Charts: An Update and Some Issues

Electronic Navigational Charts: An Update and Some Issues

In November 2019, the Office of Coast Survey (OCS), part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), announced the start of a five-year program to “sunset” all raster and paper nautical charts.NOAA has produced electronic navigational charts (ENCs) since 1993. In the 2019 notice, NOAA writes that “ENC sales increased 425% since 2008

Cruise Ship Runs Aground near Canton, Kentucky

Cruise Ship Runs Aground near Canton, Kentucky

The U.S. Coast Guard responded Thursday to the aground cruise vessel American Jazz near Canton, Kentucky."American Jazz is aground near mile marker 62 on the Cumberland River outside the ship channel and is carrying 120 passengers and 54 crew members," the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders received a call Thursday morning from American Cruise Lines stating their

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard Cuts Steel for Second NSMV

Philly Shipyard on Wednesday marked the start of fabrication for the second of five planned National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV). The purpose-built, state-of-the-art training ships will be used by America’s state maritime academies.The first steel plates cut by the yard’s state-of-the-art plasma cutting machine will be later joined into a double bottom, mid-ship section.

Over 300 Companies Sign 'Neptune Declaration' to Ease Crew Change Crisis

Over 300 Companies Sign 'Neptune Declaration' to Ease Crew Change Crisis

Over 300 leading companies said on Tuesday they would work together to help hundreds of thousands of merchant sailors stuck on ships for many months due to COVID-19 in a crisis that risks creating more dangers at sea.About 90% of world trade is transported by sea, and coronavirus restrictions in many jurisdictions are affecting supply chains.In December the U.N.

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"

US Defense Bill Affirms Jones Act Applies to Offshore Wind

US Defense Bill Affirms Jones Act Applies to Offshore Wind

The U.S. Senate on Friday passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021, a massive $741 billion defense bill setting policy for the Pentagon. Importantly for the U.S. offshore and maritime industries, the bill includes an amendment ensuring full enforcement of the Jones Act and other federal laws in offshore wind development.