CHARLESTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHARLESTON
    • Operator : USS CHARTERING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Chemical Tanker
    • Vessel Type : Chemical Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 17000
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 18416
    • Full Load Capacity : 48266 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 635.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 105.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 635.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 105.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 42 Feet
    • Light Draft : 20.2 Feet
    • Height : 130.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP1 : 2/ 7.8 T CRANES
    • Coast Guard Number : 658493

USS CHARTERING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF LOAD PORTS TO U. S. EAST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, OCCASIONALLY U. S. WEST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, U. S. JONES ACT COASTWISE TANKER TRADE
  • Principal Commodity : PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, CHEMICAL PARCELS

CHEMICAL PIONEER

  • Type : Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

HOUSTON

  • Type : Liquid Bulk Tanker
  • Construction : Steel

BROWNSVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORPUS CHRISTI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEPORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALVESTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM PRODUCER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM SUPPLIER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM TRADER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

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By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

By the Numbers: Small Shipyard Grants

Small shipyards in the U.S. are critical to the nation’s maritime operations and economic security. Typically family-owned and employing less than 1,200 workers, America’s small shipyards support more than 400,000 jobs, employ more than 100,000 Americans directly and contribute tens of billions in gross domestic product, according to the U.S.

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.

Adm. Schultz Delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

Adm. Schultz Delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

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USCG's Dorian Response in Bahamas Continues

USCG's Dorian Response in Bahamas Continues

Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations are underway in support of the Bahamas.As of Wednesday at 1000 hours:Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 61 people and rescued four pets in the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian began.The Coast Guard is currently conducting air operations based out of Andros Island, Bahamas.

U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the designation of nine Marine Highway Projects and a Marine Highway Route that will benefit Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington State and American Samoa. Marine highways are navigable waterways that can be used as alternate options to traditional shipping methods.

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion.“At a macro level, the bigger ships are causing downward pressure on the ship assist business because there are fewer ship calls given the increased capacity of these vessels.

US Ports Get More Than $280 Mln in MARAD Grants

US Ports Get More Than $280 Mln in MARAD Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced that it has awarded more than $280 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. This funding is designed to improve port facilities at or near coastal seaports.

MARAD Awards Marine Highways Grants

MARAD Awards Marine Highways Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Monday announced more than $7.5 million in grants to nine Marine Highway projects. The funding, provided by MARAD’s America’s Marine Highway Program, will go toward enhancing existing services in Florida, South Carolina, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, and Washington“This $7.

DOMESTIC DREDGING: U.S. Ports Require a Diverse Fleet

DOMESTIC DREDGING: U.S. Ports Require a Diverse Fleet

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INSIGHTS: Loy Stewart, Jr.

INSIGHTS: Loy Stewart, Jr.

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Bahamians Struggle in Dorian's Devastating Wake

Bahamians Struggle in Dorian's Devastating Wake

Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian, as the storm bore down on the South Carolina coast, threatening record flooding on Thursday.The United Nations said 70,000 people in the Bahamas needed immediate humanitarian relief after the most damaging storm ever to hit the island nation.