FLORIDA ENTERPRISE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FLORIDA ENTERPRISE
    • Operator : U. S. UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9432
    • Full Load Capacity : 36659 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 595.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 75.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 595.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 75.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 35.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 105 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP2 : UNLOADER
    • EQUIP1 : DRY BULK, SELF
    • Coast Guard Number : 587045

U. S. UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, LLC

  • Area of Operation : GULF COAST AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER; U. S. EAST COAST; WORLDWIDE GRAIN TRANSPORTATION, INCLUDING LOADING PORTS ON U. S. WEST COAST; ALL CONTINENTS TO U. S. PORTS
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, PHOSPHATE ROCK AND ALL BULK CARGO, INCLUDING GRAIN, PET COKE, SCRAP STEEL, SLAG, ETC.

MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

COASTAL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAIDA RAMIL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROSIE PARIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALABAMA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PEGGY PALMER

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

USCG Awards Austal USA Stage 2 Offshore Patrol Cutter Contract

USCG Awards Austal USA Stage 2 Offshore Patrol Cutter Contract

Mobile, Ala. shipbuilder Austal USA has been awarded a contract to build up to 11 medium-endurance Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPC) for the U.S. Coast Guard.The initial $208.26 million award supports detail design and long lead-time material for one OPC, with options for production of up to 10 additional vessels, the Coast Guard announced on Thursday. The deal could be worth up to $3.

New U.S. Hurricane Outlook Sees Five Major Storms

New U.S. Hurricane Outlook Sees Five Major Storms

Forecasters on Thursday amped up their outlook for the U.S. Atlantic hurricane season, saying warm sea temperatures and the absence of a moderating wind shear portend a "well-above average" number of storms.Colorado State University researchers raised their estimate for tropical storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes by one apiece to 20, 10 and five, respectively.

Norway Labor Unions Threaten Strike of 28,500 Workers from April 1

Norway Labor Unions Threaten Strike of 28,500 Workers from April 1

About 28,500 workers at Norwegian shipyards, oil industry fabrication plants, and other manufacturers will go on strike from April 1, unless labor unions and employers reach a new wage deal, a state-appointed mediator said on Monday.Firms that stand to be affected are suppliers to the oil and gas industry, such as Aker Solutions, where 736 workers may strike; Aibel, with 661 employees

Tug and Barge Transporting Munitions Run Aground on Florida Beach

Tug and Barge Transporting Munitions Run Aground on Florida Beach

A tug and barge ran aground Thursday night near Deerfield Beach, Fla., while transporting munitions from Port Canaveral to a U.S. Naval facility in the Bahamas.The U.S.-flagged tug Sea Eagle had four people on board when it began taking on water and went aground at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said.

US Allocates $14 Billion to Expand Ports, Shore Up Waterways

US Allocates $14 Billion to Expand Ports, Shore Up Waterways

The Biden administration on Wednesday said it will fund $14 billion in projects to improve the country's ports and waterways in an effort to increase climate resilience, improve drinking water sources and bolster the U.S. supply chain.The funds, for fiscal year 2022, target more than 500 projects in 52 states and territories, including Florida's Everglades and the Port of Long Beach in California

EU Shipping Plan Leaves Millions of Tons of CO2 Unregulated

EU Shipping Plan Leaves Millions of Tons of CO2 Unregulated

European Commission proposals to bring shipping into the bloc's carbon market contain exclusions for small commercial and military vessels that would leave millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions unregulated, an NGO study showed on Thursday.With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.

NTSB Issues 10 Safety Recommendations Following Dredging Pipeline Strike

NTSB Issues 10 Safety Recommendations Following Dredging Pipeline Strike

The National Transportation Safety Board issued 10 safety recommendations Tuesday during a public board meeting held to determine the probable cause of the fatal August 21, 2020, hazardous liquid pipeline strike and subsequent explosion and fire aboard the dredging vessel Waymon Boyd.

Maersk Triples Quarterly Income Despite Lower Container Volumes

Maersk Triples Quarterly Income Despite Lower Container Volumes

Shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday record-high freight rates boosted quarterly earnings despite lower container volumes due to congestion at ports.The coronavirus pandemic has prompted a shortage of container ships and logjams at ports at a time of high consumer spending, pushing the cost of transporting freight to record levels.

Florida Can't Ban Cruise Ship's 'Vaccine Passport' Program, US Judge Says

Florida Can't Ban Cruise Ship's 'Vaccine Passport' Program, US Judge Says

A U.S. judge has allowed Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH.N)todemand that passengers show written proof of coronavirus vaccination before they board a ship, dealing a major blow to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's effort to ban "vaccine passports."In a preliminary ruling issued on Sunday, U.S.

Maersk Shopping Spree Continues Following Strong Earnings

Maersk Shopping Spree Continues Following Strong Earnings

Maersk bought two e-commerce companies on Friday and said more acquisitions were coming soon as the world's biggest container shipping line boosts its bet on land-based services.Maersk, which handles one in five containers shipped worldwide, aims to expand its land-based logistics services, hoping to gain a larger share of the supply chain from existing shipping clients such as Puma and Walmart.

Man in Hamster-like Floating Wheel Washes Ashore in Florida after Failed Attempt to Reach New York

Man in Hamster-like Floating Wheel Washes Ashore in Florida after Failed Attempt to Reach New York

A  man in a hamster wheel-like vessel washed ashore near the Old Salt Park beach approach in Flagler County, Florida. He said he was on the way to New York. "[The vessel's] sole occupant was with the vessel and advised that he came to shore because he was missing some of his equipment," Flagler Sheriff's report from July 24 reads.

A Win for Florida: Appeals Court Lifts CDC Cruise Ship Restrictions

A Win for Florida: Appeals Court Lifts CDC Cruise Ship Restrictions

A federal appeals court late on Friday reversed course and let stand a lower court order prohibiting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from enforcing coronavirus-related cruise ship rules in Florida.The decision is a win for Florida that had filed a lawsuit arguing the CDC curbs made it tough for the cruise industry to recover from the pandemic.