AMERICAN SPIRIT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMERICAN SPIRIT
    • Operator : AMERICAN WORKBOATS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : LOS ANGELES
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 45
  • Size
    • Register length : 55.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 19.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1970
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 525438

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 CONTENDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN EMERALD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN PATRIOT

  • 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

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

The plight of the cruise ship off Japan with more than 200 coronavirus infections and the shunning of another by five ports despite no known cases has led to a sharp change in tack for an industry in shock: avoid Asia.To that end, many cruises in the region are being cancelled while others currently sailing are being re-routed, skipping originally scheduled stops in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

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.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Three Missing Mariners

The search for three missing mariners was called off on Monday after two towing vessels collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Search crews scoured more than 835 nautical miles for approximately 67 hours but were unable to find the three missing mariners, the Coast Guard said.

Three Missing After Tug Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for three crew members missing following a collision between two towing vessels on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New Orleans were alerted at 5:37 a.m.

Containership Loses Steering After Engine Room Fire

Containership Loses Steering After Engine Room Fire

A containership lost steering off the coast of Mozambique on Monday after its crew put out an engine room fire on board the 680-foot vessel.Towage operator KOTUG International said two of its vessels responded after picking up a mayday call from the Marshall-Islands-flagged Em Oinousses, approximately 50 miles off the coast of Nacala, Mozambique, while en route from Maputo, Mozambique to Mombasa

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.

Interview: Boriana Farrar, Ship Owners Claims Bureau

Interview: Boriana Farrar, Ship Owners Claims Bureau

Boriana Farrar is a familiar face in maritime circles, the Vice President and Counsel and a Senior Claims Executive and Business Development Director for the Americas at the Ship Owners Claims Bureau, Inc. managers of the American P&I Club. We met with her in her NYC office to discuss her path from her native Bulgaria to a top maritime professional position.

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) completed her necessary repairs and extensive, accelerated upgrades over the last two years, following a fatal 2017 collision.The ship and her crew, now underway to conduct comprehensive at sea testing, will perform a series of demonstrations to evaluate onboard systems to ensure they meet or exceed Navy performance

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

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.

Pioneering Spirit Shifts to the North Sea

Pioneering Spirit Shifts to the North Sea

The world's largest heavy lift and pipelay vessel, Pioneering Spirit, will take a temporary pause from Nord Stream 2 pipelaying activities in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone to perform planned platform lift work in the North Sea.The Allseas-owned vessel, which in 2018 installed the 22,000 t drilling platform topsides for Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup development on the Norwegian continental shelf

Inside the World's Top Ferry Lines

Inside the World's Top Ferry Lines

The ferry business, unlike more industrial parts of the shipping business, touches wide swaths of the world’s population across continents. The membership of Interferry, the leading trade group for the industry, with non-Governmental organization (NGO) status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) includes 200+ members from all parts of the ferry spectrum.