CONSTITUTION

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CONSTITUTION
    • Operator : LAFARGE - NORTH AMERICA
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : SMITHLAND
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 63
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 37 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP1 : DIESEL FIRE PUMP
    • Coast Guard Number : 523974

LAFARGE - NORTH AMERICA

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY - HOUSTON, TX TO APALACHICOLA, FL; ALABAMA, BLACK WARRIOR, TENNESSEE, TOMBIGBEE, CHATTAHOOCHEE, MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : BULK SAND, GRAVEL AND LIMESTONE

EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEDOM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRIOT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAF

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PARIS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One painting is called the Great Chase and it tells this amazing story of the US Frigate Constitution being becalmed off the New Jersey coast and becoming

Japanese Warship to Patrol Oil Lifeline

Japanese Warship to Patrol Oil Lifeline

A Japanese destroyer left for the Gulf of Oman on Sunday amid simmering Middle East tension to guard sea lanes that supply nearly all the oil that powers the world's third-biggest economy."Thousands of Japanese ships ply those waters every year including vessels carrying nine tenths of our oil.

New Iranian Sanctions Target Leadership

New Iranian Sanctions Target Leadership

Yesterday U.S. President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order enhancing economic sanctions on Iran, targeting the country's leadership. The executive order, in its entirety, follows:By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.

U.S. Sanctions Firms, Ships for PDVSA Cargoes

The United States on Friday announced more sanctions on shipping companies transporting oil from Venezuela, blacklisting four shipping companies and nine vessels, some of which the U.S. Treasury Department said carried oil to Cuba.The U.S. Treasury identified the firms as Liberia-based Jennifer Navigation Ltd, Lima Shipping Corp and Large Range Ltd, and Italy-based PB Tankers S.P.A.

OP/ED: Smoother Sailing

OP/ED: Smoother Sailing

Consistent Regulations Critical to Maritime Commerce, American Prosperity.“The ease of moving people and cargo on America’s waterways is a competitive advantage and wellspring for economic prosperity and national security,” states the U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Commerce Strategic Outlook, released last fall by ADM Karl Schultz, Commandant.

Eni-led Group to Build Wave Power Stations

Eni-led Group to Build Wave Power Stations

Italian oil group Eni is joining forces with shipbuilder Fincantieri, power grid group Terna and state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) to develop wave power stations.The agreement, which follows the understanding signed last 19 April, will launch the first phase of a joint project to convert the Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter (ISWEC) pilot project

UNHCR: 21 Venezuelans Missing after Caribbean Capsizing

At least 21 Venezuelans were missing after their boat sank on the way to the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday, citing information from that country's coast guard.The boat, the “Jhonnaly Jose”, was carrying at least 25 people from the Venezuelan coastal town of Guiria when it capsized in the early hours of Wednesday

U.S. Blacklists Six Oil Tankers in New Venezuela-Related Sanctions

U.S. Blacklists Six Oil Tankers in New Venezuela-Related Sanctions

The Trump administration on Tuesday blacklisted six oil tankers involved in the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba, the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at pressuring Havana to abandon its support for socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.Six vessels belonging to state-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, were targeted, according to a statement from the U.S.

Dr. Ricaurte Takes Office as Panama Canal Administrator

Dr. Ricaurte Takes Office as Panama Canal Administrator

Dr. Ricaurte Vásquez Morales was sworn-in during a ceremony held at the Panama Canal Administration Building in Panama City, becoming the fourth Panamanian Administrator of the waterway shortly before it celebrates its 20th year under Panamanian administration on December 31, 2019.

U.S. to Deploy Hospital Ship to Venezuela

U.S. to Deploy Hospital Ship to Venezuela

As tensions with Venezuela mount, the United States is planning to announce on Tuesday the deployment of a military hospital ship to the region, U.S. officials say, in the latest sign of the Pentagon's limited, and targeted, involvement in the crisis.The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, did not specify where in the region the ship would travel to.