CITADEL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CITADEL
    • Operator : LAFARGE NORTH AMERICA
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : JOPPA
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 500
    • Full Load Capacity : 1500 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 25.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP2 : PUMPS
    • EQUIP1 : AIRPADS/FULLER
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

LAFARGE NORTH AMERICA

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI AND IT'S TRIBUTARIES; AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS (EAST & WEST)
  • Principal Commodity : CEMENT, FLY ASH, RAW SLAG AND NEWCEM (GROUND SLAG)

MPC

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

G.L. OSTRANDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

INNOVATION

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

INTEGRITY

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

The Navy’s Big Fleet of Small Boats

The Navy’s Big Fleet of Small Boats

The Navy is known for its big ships. It has a lot of smaller boats and craft, too—3,200 of them.The three primary stakeholders for these craft are the Surface Fleet, Commander Navy Installations Command and Navy Expeditionary Combat Command. Other stakeholders include Submarine Forces; Air Forces (which own the aircraft carriers); Naval Special Warfare; the Coast Guard; Naval Facilities Command

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria’s navy plans to strengthen its measures to root out and punish personnel who collude with kidnappers and criminals, its new naval chief said.Kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea, which covers 2.3 million square kilometers and borders some 20 countries, hit a record last year, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

Pirates Flee After Failed Bulker Hijacking Off Nigeria

Pirates Flee After Failed Bulker Hijacking Off Nigeria

Eagle Bulk Shipping confirmed reports that one of its bulk carriers was hijacked in the Gulf of Guinea, and said the vessel and crew are safe now that the incident has been resolved. Maritime security groups had reported that the Marshall Islands-flagged Rowayton Eagle was boarded by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, and AIS tracking suggests the vessel had been adrift since January 27.

Pirates Who Kidnapped Turkish Sailors Make Contact to Talk Ransom

Pirates Who Kidnapped Turkish Sailors Make Contact to Talk Ransom

Pirates who kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish-crewed container ship in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday have made their first contact with the shipping company to discuss a ransom, Turkish state media reported on Thursday.“Communication has been established with crew members of the Mozart container ship,” Istanbul-based Boden Shipping, which provides technical management services for the vessel

Why Are Pirates Attacking Ships in the Gulf of Guinea?

Why Are Pirates Attacking Ships in the Gulf of Guinea?

Pirates are stepping up attacks on ships in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, defying regional navies. On Saturday, pirates off Nigeria kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish container ship and killed one.Pirates in the Gulf of Guinea kidnapped 130 seafarers in 22 separate incidents last year, accounting for all but five of those seized at sea worldwide.

Nigeria: Pirates Kill One, Kidnap 15 Sailors from Turkish Cargo Ship

Nigeria: Pirates Kill One, Kidnap 15 Sailors from Turkish Cargo Ship

Pirates off Nigeria's coast kidnapped 15 sailors from a Turkish container ship in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday in a brazen and violent attack that was farther from shore than usual.One sailor was killed in the raid, an Azerbaijani citizen, while those kidnapped are from Turkey, according to the respective governments and a crew list seen by Reuters.

The Real Life of Seafarers Like Those on ‘Hijacked’ Tanker Nave Andromeda

The Real Life of Seafarers Like Those on ‘Hijacked’ Tanker Nave Andromeda

The suspected hijacking of the oil tanker Nave Andromeda off the coast of the Isle of Wight has captivated the press. While the heroic efforts of members of the Special Boat Service in resolving the situation have been highlighted, little public attention has been paid to the seafarers working onboard the tanker who were caught up in the incident.At around 10 a.m.

Report: Reefer Ship Attacked Offshore Nigeria. Two Crew Members Kidnapped

Report: Reefer Ship Attacked Offshore Nigeria. Two Crew Members Kidnapped

Maritime security intelligence agencies have reported that the Water Phoenix reefer vessel was boarded Tuesday morning off Nigeria by an unknown number of persons and that two Russian nationals have been kidnapped.Per Praesidium International, a risk consultancy and maritime security company, the incident happened at 5:50 a.m. UTC Tuesday, approximately 34 nautical miles south of Lagos.

SCHOTTEL to Equip Germany's New Multipurpose Ships

SCHOTTEL to Equip Germany's New Multipurpose Ships

Three new multipurpose vessels ordered from the Abeking & Rasmussen ship and yacht shipyard (A&R) in Lemwerder by the German government for the Waterways and Shipping Administration (WSV) will be equipped with SCHOTTEL propulsion systems. Planning and design as well as tendering and continuous construction supervision are carried out by the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute

Crowley Logistics Hires Bennett as SVP, GM

Crowley Logistics Hires Bennett as SVP, GM

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced Brett Bennett will join the company August 3 as senior vice president and general manager of Crowley Logistics, succeeding Steve Collar, who retired last month after a 43-year career with Crowley. He will report to Ray Fitzgerald, Crowley’s chief operating officer, and work from the corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla.