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

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.

Opinion: Renewable Energy Wins Over Oil and Gas in Post-Coronavirus World

Opinion: Renewable Energy Wins Over Oil and Gas in Post-Coronavirus World

Imagine waking up one morning with a deadly tiger snake in your bed. To make matters worse out of the window you notice an approaching bushfire.Both are a threat to your life, but you are going to deal with the imminent danger of the snake first, and then tackle the more distant but still serious fire. It's the same with the new coronavirus and climate change.

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

Car Carrier Shipping in Rough Weather

Car Carrier Shipping in Rough Weather

As car carrier shipping is expected to continue its slow recovery, backed by better utilization and minimal vessel ordering, costs are increasing while the trade outlook seems vulnerable to emerging geopolitical risk.  Slow car carrier recovery is expected to lead to more distressed vessel sales as shipping lines focus on landside investments in search of profitability

USCG Investigating Offshore Facility Fatalities

USCG Investigating Offshore Facility Fatalities

Rear Adm. John Nadeau, who recently took command of the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans, convened a formal investigation last week for the incident that occurred onboard the offshore production facility Auger, June 30, 2019.Crewmembers aboard the Auger were testing the facility’s lifeboat recovery system when a malfunction occurred resulting in the loss of two lives.

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Oil Recovered from WWII Shipwreck

Operations to recover oil from a World War II-era shipwreck are nearing completion after commencing on May 11, 2019 off the coast of Long Island, N.Y., the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.The sunken vessel, Coimbra, was a supply ship owned by Great Britain that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Long Island during World War II.

66m Shadow Cat Launched

66m Shadow Cat Launched

Incat Crowther announced the delivery of Shadow Cat HODOR, significant in that it is the first in the Shadow Cat range which for Incat Crowther.Design and naval architecture was by Incat Crowther, project management and technical consultation by Robert Smith of YCTS and construction by Astilleros Armón at their Burela shipyard in Spain.

Northern Drilling Orders New Drillship at DSME

Northern Drilling Orders New Drillship at DSME

John Fredriksen's offshore drilling firm Northern Drilling has ordered another newbuild rig having exercised a previously held option for the Cobalt Explorer drillship to be delivered by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) by the first quarter of 2021.The drilling contractor said in a press release it has exercised the option for the 7th generation DP3 and ultra-deepwater drillship

GasLog Predicts LNG Spot Rate Recovery

GasLog Predicts LNG Spot Rate Recovery

GasLog Partners, which owns, operates, and acquires liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers under multi-year charters, said that the longer-term outlook for natural gas demand continued to strengthen in the first quarter of 2019.Despite LNG demand in the first quarter of 2019 being negatively impacted by warmer than usual weather in the Northern Hemisphere winter

Design: RNLI’s Shannon Class Lifeboat

Design: RNLI’s Shannon Class Lifeboat

The latest lifeboat to join the fleet of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the main sea rescue service in the UK and Ireland, is the waterjet-propelled Shannon class, which the organization says is its most agile and maneuverable all-weather lifeboat yet to be deployed. Designed entirely in-house by RNLI engineers

Vigor to Build Pair for LA Port Pilots

Vigor to Build Pair for LA Port Pilots

Shipbuilder Vigor said it has been awarded a contract from the Port of Los Angeles to build two 56’ pilot boats.The new vessels, designed by Camarc, will feature a twin chine heavy weather hull form for excellent seakeeping. The design accommodates multiple heavy fender systems facilitating safer pilot transfers in challenging weather. An articulated rescue davit provides man overboard recovery.