AMPOL RECOVERY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMPOL RECOVERY
    • Operator : AMERICAN POLLUTION CONTROL CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 660
  • Location
    • City : BAYOU VISTA
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 51
    • Full Load Capacity : 150 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 16
  • Size
    • Register length : 95.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 95.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP2 : 25 CCE PUMPS
    • EQUIP1 : TRANSFER PUMPS,
    • Coast Guard Number : 500892

AMERICAN POLLUTION CONTROL CORP.

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO - ICW (LOUISIANA, TEXAS, MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA)
  • Principal Commodity : OIL FIELD SUPPORT, SUPPLIES, CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND OIL SPILL RESPONSE EQUIPMENT

AMPOL RESPONDER

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

News

Elakha: The Repowering of OSU's Valued Research Vessel

Elakha: The Repowering of OSU's Valued Research Vessel

Ocean science is in high demand by scientists studying ocean acidification, wave energy, seabed composition, changing water temperatures, fish populations and dozens of other research projects. The Oregon State University (OSU) has a proud history in the field. The wide variety of research project require a variety of vessels.One boat that has made large contributions to research is the 54 by 16.

MOL to Spend $9.4 Mln on Mauritius Oil Spill Clean-up

MOL to Spend $9.4 Mln on Mauritius Oil Spill Clean-up

Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd said on Friday it would spend about 1 billion yen ($9.42 million) on measures to help Mauritius, including the clean-up of the island's mangrove forests and contribution to an environmental recovery fund.A bulk carrier owned by Japan's Nagashiki Shipping and chartered by Mitsui OSK ran aground on a reef in Mauritius on July 25 and later began leaking oil

Second Wave of Floating Storage Triggered by Ailing Oil Market

Second Wave of Floating Storage Triggered by Ailing Oil Market

A stalled global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is leading to a fresh build-up of global oil supplies, pushing traders including Trafigura to book tankers to store millions of barrels of crude oil and refined fuels at sea again.The use of so-called floating storage onboard tankers comes as traditional onshore storage remains close to capacity as supplies outpace demand.

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three Migrants Rescued After Jumping off Stranded Tanker

Three migrants were rescued off the coast of Malta on Sunday after they jumped overboard from a tanker that has been denied entry by several countries since a rescue operation a month ago.The captain of the Maersk Etienne chemical tanker had warned last week that, while the migrants had no critical physical problems, the mental strain for those onboard was getting worse.

CMA CGM Sees Strong Shipping Rebound After Coronavirus Storm

CMA CGM Sees Strong Shipping Rebound After Coronavirus Storm

Container shipping group CMA CGM on Friday reported higher second-quarter profits and said it expects results to improve again in the current quarter as the shipping sector recovers quickly from disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.French-based CMA CGM recorded a net profit of $136 million for the second quarter compared with a year-earlier $109 million loss.

Salvors Outline Plan to Recover Titanic's Telegraph System

Salvors Outline Plan to Recover Titanic's Telegraph System

Marine salvors on Wednesday outlined plans to recover the Marconi wireless telegraph from inside the RMS Titanic after being cleared by a U.S. judge in May to retrieve a piece of history from the world's most famous shipwreck.Originally scheduled to embark on the mission to recover the system this summer

Shipyard Bottlenecks Expected

Shipyard Bottlenecks Expected

The shipping industry will face bottlenecks and increasing prices at ship repair yards globally once activities begin to return toward normalcy following the conronavirus health crisis, says Trusteddocks, a shipyards matchmaking platform for shipping companies and dock operators.“Our Ship Repair Index (SRI) predicts a very competitive market once activities fully resume,” says Carsten Bullemer

Baltic Index Hits Over 7-month High on Increasing Vessel Activity

Baltic Index Hits Over 7-month High on Increasing Vessel Activity

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index touched its highest level in more than seven months on Tuesday, as rates across all vessel segments rose on increasing trading activity.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities and reflects rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 59 points, or 3.8%, to 1,617, its highest since November 5.

Shannon Buys Ardent's Australian Subsidiary

Shannon Buys Ardent's Australian Subsidiary

The Ardent Group sold its Australian subsidiary Ardent Oceania Pty Ltd to its managing director Drew Shannon. It will continue as an independent company under the new name United Salvage Pty Ltd.Ardent, a maritime emergency management and wreck removal company created by the 2015 merger of salvage divisions of Svitzer and Crowley

First YM Efficiency Containers Retrieved

First YM Efficiency Containers Retrieved

Work is underway to retrieve dozens of containers lost from a containership off the coast of Australia, with the first boxes raised to the surface this week. The first container was recovered from the seafloor on Monday using a hydraulic crane and rigging, remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and a specially manufactured steel basket, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said.

Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

Containership Runs Aground Near New Orleans

A 334-meter containership ran aground near mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River, Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard watchstanders in New Orleans received a call at 3:20 a.m. that the Liberian-flagged Belita had run aground near 12-mile point, at mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River.

Search Called Off for Two Missing After Ship Collision

Search Called Off for Two Missing After Ship Collision

Responders have called off a search for two fisherman missing following a fatal ship collision near Galveston, Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.One crew member has been rescued, one is deceased and two remain missing at the conclusion of a three-day search involving the Coast Guard and local responders that covered more than 49 square miles by aerial flights