CRIMSON ACE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CRIMSON ACE
    • Operator : CRIMSON SHIPPING CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : MOBILE
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 720
    • Full Load Capacity : 5500 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 240 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 80 Feet
    • Overall Length : 240 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 80 Feet
    • Load draft : 14.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 29 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1995
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1030667

CRIMSON SHIPPING CO.

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF OF MEXICO; U. S. EAST COAST; CARIBBEAN SEA
  • Principal Commodity : PAPER, KLB, LUMBER, STEEL, PROJECT CARGO AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT

CRIMSON VICTORY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CRIMSON CLOVER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CRIMSON TIDE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

US Inland Waterways: Looking for Rainmakers

As 2022 moves into its final months, low water levels and drought form the basis of the news impacting inland waterways operators and barge companies. In the first week of October, numerous barges were reported grounded in the Mississippi River, particularly south of Baton Rouge. This has consequences: barge rates jumped 218% in St. Louis, compared to 2021.

Inland Waterways Report: Columbia-Snake River System

Inland Waterways Report: Columbia-Snake River System

It’s amazing to consider that a commercial vessel in the Pacific Ocean, approaching the mouth of the Columbia River, can continue its eastward journey to finally tie up at the Port of Lewiston, in Lewiston, Idaho, America’s most inland West Coast port, 465 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

Fincantieri Marine Group Names Galbiati CEO

Fincantieri Marine Group Names Galbiati CEO

Fincantieri Marine Group, a U.S. subsidiary of Italian shipbuilding giant Fincantieri, announced Thursday that Marco Galbiati has been named as its new CEO effective July 6, while former CEO Dario Deste remains the company’s president.  Galbiati was previously FMG’s general manager, a role that he held since 2018.

MOL, TotalEnergies Complete First First Ship Refuelling with Biofuel in Singapore

MOL, TotalEnergies Complete First First Ship Refuelling with Biofuel in Singapore

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and TotalEnergies Marine Fuels have completed the first refuelling of a ship with biofuels in Singapore, the shipping company said on Wednesday.The ship, a car and truck carrier named Heroic Ace, was refueled using biofuel supplied by TotalEnergies via a ship-to-ship transfer on June 11, MOL said in a statement.

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

New federal money promises dramatic impacts throughout the United States’ inland waterways system in 2022 and beyond. This report focuses on America’s central rivers; the Western rivers will be covered in a future report. These central rivers reach 11,000 miles, from Pennsylvania to Florida and from Texas to South Dakota.Consider the money within the U.S.

Burnt Car Carrier Felicity Ace Sinks

Burnt Car Carrier Felicity Ace Sinks

The fire-ravaged car carrier Felicity Ace has sunk off the Portuguese Azores archipelago nearly two weeks after it caught fire, the vessel's manager said on Tuesday."Initial reports from the local salvage team state that the vessel had sunk at around 9 a.m. local time having suffered a list to starboard," said MOL Ship Management (Singapore), a subsidiary of Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K.

Salvage Team Boards Burnt Ship with Luxury Cars Off Azores, Towing Starts

Salvage Team Boards Burnt Ship with Luxury Cars Off Azores, Towing Starts

More than a week after a ship packed with luxury cars caught fire in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, a salvage team managed to board the vessel on Friday and started to tow it to a safe location off the Portuguese Azores archipelago.In a statement, ship manager Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd (MOL) said the Felicity Ace remained stable, and the smoke that for days billowed from the vessel

Tug Boats Spray Water on Blazing Ship Carrying Luxury Cars near Azores

Tug Boats Spray Water on Blazing Ship Carrying Luxury Cars near Azores

Heavy tug boats on Tuesday sprayed water on a burning ship carrying thousands of Porsches and Bentleys adrift off the coast of Portugal's Azores islands, the ship's manager said in a statement.The Felicity Ace, carrying around 4,000 vehicles including Porsches, Audis, and Bentleys, some with lithium-ion batteries, caught fire on Wednesday last week.

Felicity Ace Still Ablaze, Towing Vessels En Route

Felicity Ace Still Ablaze, Towing Vessels En Route

A ship carrying around 4,000 vehicles, including Porsches, Audis and Bentleys, that caught fire near the coast of the Azores will be towed to another European country or the Bahamas, the captain of the nearest port told Reuters on Friday.Lithium-ion batteries in the electric cars on board the vehicle carrier Felicity Ace have caught fire and the blaze requires specialist equipment to extinguish

Fire-stricken Car Carrier Abandoned and Adrift in the North Atlantic

Fire-stricken Car Carrier Abandoned and Adrift in the North Atlantic

A Panamanian-flagged car carrier is crewless and adrift in the North Atlantic Ocean after a fire broke out in a cargo hold on Wednesday.The Portuguese Navy said it coordinated the rescue of 22 crew members from the Felicity Ace about 90 nautical miles southwest of the island of Faial, in the Azores.

Shipbuilding: Fincantieri Marine Group Invests Mightily to Deliver for the US Navy

Shipbuilding: Fincantieri Marine Group Invests Mightily to Deliver for the US Navy

When he served as the commander of NWSC Carderock, Mark Vandroff woke every morning knowing that his counterpart in China had just gone to bed and had spent that day trying to make China’s Navy superior. His job, he figured, was to “get cracking and work to make our Navy even better.

Dredging Companies Keeping a Close Eye on New Infrastructure Dollars

Dredging Companies Keeping a Close Eye on New Infrastructure Dollars

For dredging company executives, the recently passed $550 billion federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) sits like the proverbial Horn-o’-Plenty, ready to disgorge billions of federal dollars for maritime, port, harbor, coastal, inland waterways and flood projects, many of which will require dredging.