FREEPORT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FREEPORT
    • Operator : USS CHARTERING, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 12000
  • Location
    • City : EDISON
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 848
    • Full Load Capacity : 1248 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 144 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 46 Feet
    • Overall Length : 144 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 46 Feet
    • Load draft : 22.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16 Feet
    • Height : 88.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1184053

USS CHARTERING, LLC

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF LOAD PORTS TO U. S. EAST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, OCCASIONALLY U. S. WEST COAST DISCHARGE PORTS, U. S. JONES ACT COASTWISE TANKER TRADE
  • Principal Commodity : PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, CHEMICAL PARCELS

CHARLESTON

  • Type : Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL PIONEER

  • Type : Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

HOUSTON

  • Type : Liquid Bulk Tanker
  • Construction : Steel

BROWNSVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORPUS CHRISTI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GALVESTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHEMICAL TRANSPORTER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM PRODUCER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM SUPPLIER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

PETROCHEM TRADER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Marine News' 2024 US Shipbuilding Report

Marine News' 2024 US Shipbuilding Report

If nothing else, building vessels in the U.S. is a complicated business.In a session on the domestic shipbuilding marketplace, at Marine Money’s late-November 2023 conference held in New Orleans, Ben Bordelon, president and CEO of Bollinger Shipyards (with more than a dozen facilities, in Mississippi and Louisiana)

Some LNG Carriers Avoiding the Red Sea as Attacks Increase

Some LNG Carriers Avoiding the Red Sea as Attacks Increase

Several liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels have changed their courses in recent days to avoid the Red Sea region amid maritime attacks by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis on the world's main East-West trade route.The Red Sea is linked to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal, creating the shortest shipping route between Europe and Asia

US LNG Exports Through Panama Canal Shrink, Asia-Europe Spreads Widen

US LNG Exports Through Panama Canal Shrink, Asia-Europe Spreads Widen

The number of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels transiting the Panama Canal to Asia halved in November compared with a year ago as Asia prices for the gas this week traded at their steepest premium to European prices in nearly two years.A severe drought has cut vessel traffic through the canal

FOCUS-How Shipping More US Natural Gas to Europe Helped Fuel CO2 Pollution

FOCUS-How Shipping More US Natural Gas to Europe Helped Fuel CO2 Pollution

Carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. liquefied natural gas facilities have jumped to 18 million tons per year, up 81% since 2019, adding a volume of greenhouse gas to the atmosphere equivalent to that produced by several big coal plants, according to United States government data.They could more than double to 45 million tons per year by the end of the decade as new facilities

Tanker Involved in US Seizure of Iran Oil Cargo Changes Name

An oil tanker confiscated by the United States for carrying Iranian oil and diverted to the U.S. Gulf Coast, was headed to the Bahamas on Wednesday under a new name, ship tracking data showed.The tanker Suez Rajan was the subject of attention this year for carrying more than 980,000 barrels of contraband Iranian crude oil, which was confiscated by the U.S. in a sanctions enforcement operation.

Enterprise Products Gets Port License for Gulf of Mexico Oil Terminal

Enterprise Products Gets Port License for Gulf of Mexico Oil Terminal

Enterprise Products Partners said on Tuesday it had received a deepwater port license for its Sea Port Oil Terminal (SPOT) in the Gulf of Mexico from an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation.The project, located near Freeport, Texas, would become the biggest offshore oil export terminal in the U.S.

Welsh Port Steps Closer to Becoming Floating Wind Hub

Welsh Port Steps Closer to Becoming Floating Wind Hub

A project to transform the Port Talbot into a major hub for floating offshore wind (FLOW) and green energy development has come one step closer to securing a share of up to $200 million (£160 million) of UK Government funding.The UK Government has agreed to take forward the Future Port Talbot project and the Port of Cromarty Firth to undergo due diligence as part of the next stage of its

KOTUG Takes Full Ownership of Its Bahamas Towage JV with SEACOR

KOTUG Takes Full Ownership of Its Bahamas Towage JV with SEACOR

KOTUG International, a marine services and towage provider based in the Netherlands, announced on Thursday it has concluded its acquisition of Kotug Seabulk Maritime (KSM), taking full ownership of the Caribbean marine towage business.KOTUG said it has acquired the interest of its joint venture partner, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

US Awards More than $653 Million for Port Projects

US Awards More than $653 Million for Port Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced over $653 million to fund 41 port improvement projects across the nation under the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP).The investments—part of the largest dedicated funding for ports and waterways in history

US Regains Crown as World's Largest LNG Exporter

US Regains Crown as World's Largest LNG Exporter

The U.S. regained its crown as the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the first six months of this year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA).US exports of the superchilled gas, particularly to Europe, have jumped in the last year as buyers looked for alternatives to Russian gas imports and to fill Europe's storage inventories, the EIA said.An average 11.

USACE Awarded a Slew of Dredging Work in the First Half of 2023

USACE Awarded a Slew of Dredging Work in the First Half of 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is snapping back from the doldrums of COVID-19, wrapping up a strong first half of 2023 with a slew of awarded dredging work.“The federal government is no different from state and local governments, nor the private sector when it comes to COVID-19 work related recovery and USACE is not an exception,” said William P.

Dredging: Keeping the Mississippi Open

Dredging: Keeping the Mississippi Open

“Not only does the top of the river move, but the bottom of the river also moves.” - James Bodron, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, Regional Business Director.Dredging was the Herculean act that allowed much of the U.S. economy to keep chugging along as usual, at least for Midwest and Central states