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

US Sanctions 24 Companies Over South China Sea Dispute

US Sanctions 24 Companies Over South China Sea Dispute

The United States on Wednesday blacklisted 24 Chinese companies and targeted individuals it said were part of construction and military actions in the South China Sea, its first such sanctions move against Beijing over the disputed strategic waterway.The U.S. Commerce Department said the two dozen companies played a “role in helping the Chinese military construct and militarize the

Video: LCS 21 Completes Acceptance Trials

Video: LCS 21 Completes Acceptance Trials

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan ahead of final outfitting and fine-tuning before delivery to the U.S. Navy in 2021.LCS 21 is the 11th Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team that includes Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Gibbs & Cox.

U.S. Navy, NOAA Strike Deal to Fast-Track Unmanned Maritime Systems

U.S. Navy, NOAA Strike Deal to Fast-Track Unmanned Maritime Systems

The advent of autonomy in the maritime and subsea space has received a significant boost with the announcement that a pair of U.S. government titans, the United States Navy and NOAA, have inked an deal to jointly expand the development and operations of unmanned maritime systems.“With the strengthening of our ongoing partnership with the Navy

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

New Staten Island Ferry Launched at Eastern

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the second of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” Ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The Sandy Ground was launched Friday at Eastern’s Allanton facility in Panama City, Fla.

Austal USA Delivers USS Oakland, the US Navy's 300th Ship

Austal USA Delivers USS Oakland, the US Navy's 300th Ship

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Oakland (LCS 24) Friday during a ceremony at Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. The delivery marks the final milestone prior to the ship's scheduled commissioning in early 2021.Oakland is the 22nd littoral combat ship (LCS) and the 12th of the Independence variant to join the U.S. Navy fleet.

Video: President Trump Visits Fincantieri Marinette Marine

Video: President Trump Visits Fincantieri Marinette Marine

President Donald Trump visited Fincantieri Marinette Marine Thursday following the Wisconsin shipyard’s recent contract award to design and build the U.S. Navy's first-in-class FFG(X) guided-missile frigate.The first U.S. president to visit the Marinette Marine shipyard, Trump toured the facilities where Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) are currently built and met with employees before

US Warship Sails Near Venezuela After Iranian Cargo Ship Arrives

US Warship Sails Near Venezuela After Iranian Cargo Ship Arrives

A U.S. Navy ship navigated near the Venezuelan coast on Tuesday in what the U.S. military's Southern Command called a "freedom of navigation operation," a day after a cargo ship from U.S. foe Iran docked at a port of the South American country.In a post on its website, the Southern Command said the USS Nitze, a missile destroyer

Carnival Plans to Resume Some Voyages in August

Carnival Plans to Resume Some Voyages in August

Carnival Corp announced Monday it plans to resume certain North American voyages in August as it tries to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, which has idled its ships since March.The company said its Carnival Cruise Line brand intends to restart cruises on eight ships from Miami (Carnival Horizon, Carnival Magic and Carnival Sensation)

Opinion: Maritime Freedom & the Global Commons

Opinion: Maritime Freedom & the Global Commons

“Freedom” – the absence of subjection to foreign domination or despotic governmentIt has been decades since international relations in the world order dictated true competition for sea control, sea lines of communication, access to world markets, and diplomatic partnerships. However, it is becoming increasingly alarming that nations such as Iran

Fincantieri Marinette to Build Saudi Warships

Fincantieri Marinette to Build Saudi Warships

A Lockheed Martin-led team has secured a multibillion dollar order from the U.S. Navy to build four Multi-Mission Surface Combatants ships for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as part of the U.S.’s Foreign Military Sales program.Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), who has been working with Lockheed Martin

LCS 19 Completes Acceptance Trials

LCS 19 Completes Acceptance Trials

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 19, the future USS St. Louis, has completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan and will now undergo final outfitting and fine-tuning before delivery to the US Navy early next year.Christened and launched on December 15, 2018, LCS 19 was built by Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wis. The vessel is the seventh ship in naval service named after St. Louis, Mo.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.