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

Wave Buoy Measurements on a Hexapod

Wave Buoy Measurements on a Hexapod

MARIN has recently expanded its facilities with a hexapod. This system can be used to generate forced oscillations in six degrees of freedom, either on a standalone basis or under the carriage of one of our basins. It is a useful tool to assess the efficiency of anti-roll tanks, sloshing in liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks

Don't Let the Ocean Knock You Down

Don't Let the Ocean Knock You Down

For many years, moorings have been designed using basic mass-drag-buoyancy calculations, spreadsheets, rules-of-thumb, black magic scripts and a dose of ‘salty-sea-dog’ experience. With these methods one can frequently estimate a line size to use or an approximate anchor weight. But sometimes this isn’t good enough.

Aquabotix Debuts New Integra AUV/ROV

Aquabotix Debuts New Integra AUV/ROV

UUV Aquabotix Ltd. debuts its second-generation hybrid underwater vehicle, the Integra AUV/ROV (autonomous underwater vehicle/remotely operated vehicle). Single-person deployable, portable and lithium ion battery-powered, the Integra AUV/ROV allows users to conduct multiple underwater missions

GoM Stakeholders Energized Despite Lingering Oil Bust

GoM Stakeholders Energized Despite Lingering Oil Bust

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Marine Casualty Investigation

Marine Casualty Investigation

In the realm of marine casualty investigations the allocation of blame should be secondary to marine safety.   There are three important criteria for marine casualty investigations to be of value to the maritime industry. First, the report must be completed promptly. It does little good to see for the first time the report on a casualty that occurred three or more years ago.

Man Overboard Prevention and Recovery

Man Overboard Prevention and Recovery

More than 80 maritime professionals attended two one-day events focused on the sub IMO / sub 80-ft. sector in Southampton, U.K. this Spring. The Man Overboard Prevention & Recovery Workshop brought together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to identify problems that affect the maritime sector worldwide.

U.S. Navy Relieves Seventh Fleet Commander

U.S. Navy Relieves Seventh Fleet Commander

Vice Admiral Aucoin relieved of command; Pacific Fleet commander cites "loss of confidence."   The U.S. Navy on Wednesday said it had removed Seventh Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin after a series of collisions involving its warships in Asia as the search goes on for 10 sailors missing since the latest mishap.

Ten Sailors Missing after US Warship, Tanker Collide

Ten Sailors Missing after US Warship, Tanker Collide

Ten U.S. sailors were missing after a collision between a destroyer and a tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the second involving a U.S. warship and a merchant ship in Asia in about two months, triggering a fleet-wide probe of operations and training.   The guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain and the tanker Alnic MC collided while the warship was heading to Singapore for a routine port call.

US Navy: Bigger is Better, but at What Cost?

US Navy: Bigger is Better, but at What Cost?

The U.S. Navy has a balanced fleet, but it wants to grow bigger and better. Will the budget allow both?   Maritime Reporter's March 2017 cover story on the U.S. Navy was all about the numbers. There exists several plans to grow the fleet beyond the current number of 308 ships, the Mitre recommendation of 414 ships, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment 340-ship proposal

New Generation Superyacht Designers On Deck

New Generation Superyacht Designers On Deck

Superyacht designs are evolving rapidly, as new features are incorporated at a rate of knots; innovation is a design imperative, with owner hunger for the customized, the individual and the downright original seemingly impossible to satisfy.   For the upcoming generation of superyacht designers, a myriad of new design elements is on the horizon.

Fourth LNG-powered OSV for Harvey Gulf

Fourth LNG-powered OSV for Harvey Gulf

Harvey Gulf International Marine said it has accepted delivery of its fourth liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered offshore supply vessel (OSV). The M/V Harvey Freedom, built at Gulf Coast Shipyard Group in Gulfport, Miss. is 310’ x 64’ x 24.5’, U.S. Flagged Subchapter I and L, SOLAS compliant and capable of carrying 253,000 USG of fuel oil, 18,000 bbls of liquid mud, 1,600 bbls of methanol, 10

Work Class ROVs

Work Class ROVs

An invaluable resource for the marine industry, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) perform a multitude of tasks, from pipeline inspection to subsea construction, often equipped with an array of cameras, sonars, sensors, manipulators and other tools to go to work where divers cannot.