AMERICAN ROVER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN ROVER
    • Operator : ROVER MARINE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 270
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 96
    • Passenger Capacity : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 78.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 96 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 90 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 685826

ROVER MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NORFOLK HARBOR - MILE "0", ELIZABETH RIVER TO CHESAPEAKE BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

2023 Shipbuilding Report: US Passenger Vessels

2023 Shipbuilding Report: US Passenger Vessels

With travel and tourism nearing pre-2020 levels, and transit systems benefiting from a return to work, passenger vessels have seen renewed activity. In its year-end review, John Groundwater, Executive Director of the Passenger Vessel Association (PVA), which advocates for the sector in Washington, D.C.

Anglo American's First LNG Dual-fuel Bulk Carrier Enters Service

Anglo American's First LNG Dual-fuel Bulk Carrier Enters Service

Mining company Anglo American announced that its newly launched liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fueled Capesize+ vessel, the Ubuntu Harmony, has loaded its first cargo of iron ore from its Kumba operations in South Africa.The 190,000 tonne bulk carrier, flagged in Singapore, is the first of 10 LNG dual-fueled newbuilds that Anglo American will introduce to its chartered fleet during the course

US Charges former Boxer Over $1 Billion Containership Cocaine Seizure

US Charges former Boxer Over $1 Billion Containership Cocaine Seizure

A former heavyweight boxer from Montenegro was charged by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday with trafficking in 22 tons of cocaine worth over $1 billion, most of which was part of one of the largest cocaine seizures in American history.Goran Gogic, 43, was arrested on Sunday night while trying to board a flight to Zurich from Miami International Airport

AMP President Slams Jones Act Waiver

AMP President Slams Jones Act Waiver

The president of a U.S. maritime trade group has slammed a decision by the Biden administration to approve a temporary Jones Act waiver for vessels shipping oil and other essential commodities to Puerto Rico in the wake of hurricane Fiona.“Granting of this waiver rewards calculated and predatory behavior that undermines a dedicated American supply chain for Puerto Rico

New Crewing Mandate Could Be a 'Gut Punch' to U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

New Crewing Mandate Could Be a 'Gut Punch' to U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

The U.S. House has this week passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), in which it attached a provision that would change rules for manning offshore vessels in U.S. waters, with the goal of fostering American jobs in the U.S. offshore wind sector, however, the move could be counterproductive.According to American Clean Power (ACP), which has slammed the move, the U.S.

Five-year Plan: U.S. to Hold Between Zero and 11 Offshore Drilling Lease Sales

Five-year Plan: U.S. to Hold Between Zero and 11 Offshore Drilling Lease Sales

President Joe Biden's administration on Friday unveiled a five-year proposal for offshore oil and gas development in areas of existing production, and said the final plan may have anywhere from zero to 11 lease sales.The range of options, between two auctions a year and none at all

Biden Administration, East Coast States to Push Wind Energy

Biden Administration, East Coast States to Push Wind Energy

The Biden administration is partnering with 11 East Coast states to accelerate the development of offshore wind facilities, including addressing supply chain issues, advancing construction and boosting jobs, the White House said on Thursday.The move is part of President Joe Biden's push into cleaner energy technologies as part of its efforts to address climate change and comes as rising prices

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed legislation to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which lawmakers say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs.The bipartisan bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a 369-42 vote earlier this week. Biden said he had "promised to crack down on ocean carriers whose price hikes have hurt American families.

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

US House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Monday to improve oversight of ocean shipping, which supporters say will help curb inflation and ease export backlogs. The bill was approved 369-42 and will head to the White House for President Joe Biden's signature. Biden said in a statement he looked forward to signing it into law.

Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Catches Fire in Virginia

Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Catches Fire in Virginia

More than 100 passengers, the vast majority of them school children, were rescued from a passenger vessel that caught fire on Tuesday in Norfolk, Va.The fire aboard the Spirit of Norfolk was reported around noon, while the vessel was on a cruise in the Elizabeth River, near Naval Station Norfolk.

NOIA: U.S. Gov't Move Against Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Sales 'Devastating to Americans'

NOIA: U.S. Gov't Move Against Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Sales 'Devastating to Americans'

Erik Milito, president of the U.S. National Ocean Industries Association, said this week that the U.S. government's decision not to hold offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Cook Inlet was expected, but also "devastating to Americans.""This decision is not surprising at all.

Crowley Completes First Vessel Acquisition for MARAD's Ready Reserve Force

Crowley Completes First Vessel Acquisition for MARAD's Ready Reserve Force

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced it has managed the first vessel acquisition under its contract to help recapitalize a sealift fleet with the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD).In 2021, Crowley was awarded a multi-year vessel acquisition and management (VAM) contract to help recapitalize MARAD's Ready Reserve Force (RRF).