FREEDOM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FREEDOM
    • Operator : AMERICAN CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TACOMA
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 834
  • Size
    • Register length : 232.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 242 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 19.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2014
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1249684

AMERICAN CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND; TRANSIT BETWEEN PUGET SOUND, WA COAST, GRAYS HARBOR; COLUMBIA RIVER CHANNEL, WEST COAST- FROM CALIFORNIA TO ALASKA
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGING AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

CHELAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TULALIP

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DUNGENESS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

EVERETT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LUMMI ISLAND

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SKAGIT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STILLAGUAMISH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VALOR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

SOS (Save our Shipbuilding): Germany’s VSM Calls for Reduction of Dependence on China

SOS (Save our Shipbuilding): Germany’s VSM Calls for Reduction of Dependence on China

As the geopolitical landscape continues to quickly transform with the Russia/Ukraine war, Europe's over-dependence on Russian energy has become painfully apparent. VSM – the German Shipbuilding and Ocean Industries Association that represents the political and commercial interests of the German maritime over a diversity of maritime market segments – issued the following statement and overview of

Ships Stranded in Ukraine as Conflict Slows UN Rescue Efforts

Ships Stranded in Ukraine as Conflict Slows UN Rescue Efforts

With more than 1,000 seafarers stranded on ships in Ukrainian ports and food supplies running low, the United Nations is pressing for their safe passage out of danger but security risks and disagreements are hobbling those efforts, maritime sources say.Russia's military took control of waterways when it invaded Ukraine on February 24, in what Moscow calls a "special operation".

Crowley Completes First Vessel Acquisition for MARAD's Ready Reserve Force

Crowley Completes First Vessel Acquisition for MARAD's Ready Reserve Force

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced it has managed the first vessel acquisition under its contract to help recapitalize a sealift fleet with the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD).In 2021, Crowley was awarded a multi-year vessel acquisition and management (VAM) contract to help recapitalize MARAD's Ready Reserve Force (RRF).

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

2022 US Shipbuilding Report

It’s a common story in the U.S. shipbuilding industry today. A piece of equipment that used to be available for delivery on short notice—maybe in one or two weeks—now must be ordered months or more in advance, and it costs double. Add to this rising steel prices and the labor issues that have pervaded nearly all industrial sectors since the early days of the pandemic

Biden Bans Russia Oil Imports to the US

Biden Bans Russia Oil Imports to the US

U.S. President Joe Biden announced a ban on Russian oil and other energy imports on Tuesday in retaliation for the invasion of Ukraine, underscoring strong bipartisan support for a move that he acknowledged would drive up U.S. energy prices."We're banning all imports of Russian oil and gas energy," Biden told reporters at the White House. "That means Russian oil will no longer be acceptable in U.

Russian Troops Enter Strategic Ukrainian Port of Kherson

Russian Troops Enter Strategic Ukrainian Port of Kherson

Russian troops were in the center of the Ukrainian port of Kherson on Thursday after a day of conflicting claims over whether Moscow had captured a major urban center for the first time in its eight-day invasion.Russia's defense ministry said it had captured Kherson on Wednesday but an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy responded that Ukrainian forces continued to defend the

Staten Island Ferry Sandy Ground Commissioned

Staten Island Ferry Sandy Ground Commissioned

Staten Island Ferry's second new Ollis-class vessel, Sandy Ground, was commissioned Friday by New York City Mayor Eric Adams.“I am honored to commission a new Staten Island Ferry named for a community of New Yorkers who represent the best of our city and our country,” said Mayor Adams.

Does the US Have the Right to Sail Warships Through the South China Sea?

Does the US Have the Right to Sail Warships Through the South China Sea?

Images of what appeared to be U.S. warships emerged from China last month, but they were not anywhere near an ocean. In fact, they were thousands of kilometers away, in a desert in western China.Military experts said the mock-ups of U.S. warships were part of a new target range developed by the People’s Liberation Army.

U.S. Navy: Constellation-class Brings Frigates Back to the U.S. Fleet

U.S. Navy: Constellation-class Brings Frigates Back to the U.S. Fleet

Introducing a new class of warship can be fraught with pain, and the first ship is always the hardest – almost always behind schedule and over budget. And trying something new and transformational is even harder.The U.S. Navy knows this from experience. That’s one reason why the Navy is opting for a lower risk design for its next class of guided missile frigates (FFGs).

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) announced it has completed the first of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The MV SSG Michael H. Ollis, Hull 219, departed ESG’s Port St. Joe, Fla. facility fully certified and passenger ready.

U.S. Navy Asserts “Freedom of Navigation” in the South China Sea

U.S. Navy Asserts “Freedom of Navigation” in the South China Sea

“The United States military flies, sails, and operates anywhere international law allows.”The 1982 Law of the Sea Convention recognizes the rights and freedoms of all nations to engage in traditional uses of the sea. According to the Department of Defense 2020 Annual Freedom of Navigation Report to Congress

Interview: Chris Deegan, President & Chief Executive, Gibbs & Cox

Interview: Chris Deegan, President & Chief Executive, Gibbs & Cox

In 1985, Chris Deegan was hired out of Penn State as a nuclear submarine cost estimator by the Naval Sea Systems Command and retired nearly 28 years later as the Executive Director of PEO Integrated Warfare Systems, with the last 10 as a member of the Senior Executive Service. He’s been with Gibbs & Cox since 2013, first as the Vice President of Engineering