GLADYS S

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GLADYS S
    • Operator : AMERICAN WORKBOATS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1530
  • Location
    • City : LOS ANGELES
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 65
    • Full Load Capacity : 15 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 49
  • Size
    • Register length : 85.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 21 Feet
    • Overall Length : 90 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.8 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1980
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 548257
    • REBLT : *

AMERICAN WORKBOATS

  • Area of Operation : CALIFORNIA: LOS ANGELES, LONG BEACH, SAN FRANCISCO, SAN DIEGO; COASTAL PORTS BETWEEN SEATTLE AND SAN DIEGO; HAWAII; PORTS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, CRANES, WINCHES, SPOOLS, ETC.

CHRISTY S

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

DAVID S

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

HAROLD S

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

MEGAN S

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

STEPHEN S

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

AMERICAN CHALLENGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN CHAMPION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN CONTENDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN EMERALD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN PATRIOT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN SPIRIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DSV SHAMROCK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOKALIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN SERVICE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AWB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.

Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

Reston, Va.-based Leidos said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire esteemed naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox for $380 million in cash, as the defense, engineering and IT conglomerate looks to bolster its expertise as it competes for U.S. Navy unmanned systems contracts.

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

Wallenius Bets on Wind-powered Cargo Ships

Wallenius Bets on Wind-powered Cargo Ships

Two centuries after the first coal-powered steamships crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a Swedish company is designing a futuristic throwback: a huge, wind-driven cargo ship that could help end the fossil fuel era and limit climate change.Shipping accounted for 2.9% of man-made greenhouse gas in 2018, and the industry’s share of planet-heating emissions has been rising in recent years

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

For the Design issue Greg Trauthwein asked me to write about a favorite ship design. I have no favorite ship design, or should say there are simply too many that are truly worthy of mention.  But when considering favorite designs, ship designers (and builders) do carry a strange curse.

Maritime History: Columbia Lighting the World; How Classification Can Make a Difference

Maritime History: Columbia Lighting the World; How Classification Can Make a Difference

I don’t remember when I discovered that the first application of lightbulbs occurred at sea rather than ashore. But when I dug a little deeper into the subject recently, I came across an interesting set of coincidences that shows how innovation often relies on simply doing, rather than endlessly talking about it.

Museum Acquires 80-year-old Bottle of Whisky from 'Whisky Galore!' Shipwreck

Museum Acquires 80-year-old Bottle of Whisky from 'Whisky Galore!' Shipwreck

The Scottish Maritime Museum has successfully bid for an 80-year-old bottle of whisky salvaged from one of Scotland’s most famous shipwrecks and the inspiration for the Ealing Studio comedy Whisky Galore!The unlabelled bottle of blended whisky from the 1923 SS Politician, which ran aground off the Isle of Eriskay in 1941

Norwegian Cruise Line Founder Kloster Dies at 91

Norwegian Cruise Line Founder Kloster Dies at 91

Knut Kloster, one of the founders of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. and a pioneer of the modern cruise industry, passed away on Sunday at the age of 91.“We are incredibly saddened by the loss of the visionary who not only brought our company, but our industry, to life,” said Frank Del Rio, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings president and CEO.

SS Cape Florida Arrives in Brownsville for Recycling

SS Cape Florida Arrives in Brownsville for Recycling

It's the end of the line for decommissioned barge carrier SS Cape Florida, which recently arrived at a scrapyard in the Port of Brownsville in Texas for recycling.International Shipbreaking LLC, (ISL) part of EMR, has been awarded a U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) contract to transport, strip and recycle the decommissioned vessel, which has been out of service since 2006.

NSW Premier Apologizes for Cruise Ship Failures After COVID-19 Spike

NSW Premier Apologizes for Cruise Ship Failures After COVID-19 Spike

The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologized on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the novel coronavirus from disembarking from a cruise ship in Sydney in March, triggering what was at the time Australia’s worst outbreak.The apology from NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian for her government’s poor handling of the outbreak aboard the Ruby Princess came as the number of deaths

Ocean Explorer Finds WWII Submarine off Hawaii

Ocean Explorer Finds WWII Submarine off Hawaii

A veteran ocean explorer and his team have employed advanced underwater technology to discover and scan World War II submarine USS S-35 (SS-140) offshore Hawaii.This is the 7th US WWII submarine found by Tiburon Subsea CEO Tim Taylor and his "Lost 52 Project" team. This recent discovery utilized pioneering robotics and methods at the forefront of today's underwater technology.

ABB Power System for World’s Largest Diamond Recovery Vessel

ABB Power System for World’s Largest Diamond Recovery Vessel

The world's largest, and first custom-built, diamond recovery vessel, to be owned by Debmarine Namibia, will feature an advanced power system by the Swiss company ABB.The vessel is being built by Damen at Damen Shipyards Mangalia on the Black Sea in Romania. The newbuild will be delivered to Debmarine Namibia