INDEPENDENCE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : INDEPENDENCE
    • Operator : BOSTON TOWING & TRANSPORTATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5400
  • Location
    • City : BOSTON
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 91
  • Size
    • Register length : 128.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 44.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 128.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 44.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 20.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 18 Feet
    • Height : 37.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP1 : DECK CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1223689

BOSTON TOWING & TRANSPORTATION

  • Area of Operation : COASTAL WATERS AND RIVER PORTS OF NEW ENGLAND
  • Principal Commodity : REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

FREEDOM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

H. J. REINAUER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HAROLD A REINAUER II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIET REINAUER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUSTICE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VINCENT D TIBBETTS JR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

AIS Provide Skidmarks on the Ocean

AIS Provide Skidmarks on the Ocean

Many years ago, I received a call from an attorney who wanted me to get on the plane to Houston right away to take a look at damage on two ships that had collided in the approaches to Houston.He told me that both vessels had become confused, had started to turn and managed to occupy the same bit of ocean at the same time.

Tomas Tillberg: Rebel with a Cause

Tomas Tillberg: Rebel with a Cause

Designer Tomas Tillberg’s quest for freedom breaks down barriers and expands to China, where his team builds China’s first expedition cruise ships putting Antarctica - and the most remote, mysterious parts of the world - within reach.All for freedom. Freedom for all. Tomas Tillberg could be Harley Davidson’s new poster boy.

Troubled Shipbuilder Uljanik Draws Investor Interest

Troubled Shipbuilder Uljanik Draws Investor Interest

Croatia's largest shipbuilder Uljanik, which is trying to attract investors to stay afloat, extended a due diligence process until late next week after drawing the interest of potential strategic partners.Croatia's Economy Minister Darko Horvat said four potential investors were looking at Uljanik's business data and another company was also interested, but did not elaborate.

U.S. Needs to Revive Shallow-Water GoM E&P

U.S. Needs to Revive Shallow-Water GoM E&P

The US should define the Gulf of Mexico Shallow Water Province as a distinct entity to avoid stranding more than $20 billion of its oil and gas resource, said a new research.According to a research from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) the GOM Shallow Water Province, comprised of water less than 200 meters deep

LCS Kansas City Completes Trials

LCS Kansas City Completes Trials

The future USS Kansas City (LCS 22) successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico. LCS 22 is the 11th Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), built by Austal USA in Mobile, to reach this milestone.Acceptance trials involve the execution of intense comprehensive tests by the Austal USA-led industry team while underway

First Major U.S. OWF Delayed

First Major U.S. OWF Delayed

Massachusetts’ first offshore wind project has been delayed indefinitely by the federal government.The $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts had planned to break ground on the project by the end of this year, but progress has been halted pending a final environmental review by the U.S. body.

Siemens Exits Power, Gas, Renewable Biz

Siemens Exits Power, Gas, Renewable Biz

German conglomerate Siemens AG said it will spin off and give up its majority stake in its energy division and merge it with separately listed wind turbine supplier Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), creating a new multi-technology global energy powerhouse. The company’s supervisory board announced the spinoff on May 7 as part of its Vision 2020+ strategy concept.

OP/ED: The Capital Construction Fund

OP/ED: The Capital Construction Fund

How to make the Capital Construction Fund work for all vessel owners and operators.The Red and White Fleet is a passenger vessel operator on San Francisco bay with roots back to 1892. We make no secret of the fact that we want to build new vessels with zero environmental signatures, all in an effort to increase employment for shipyard workers, provide new jobs for US mariners

U.S. Navy: Construction on USS Canberra

U.S. Navy: Construction on USS Canberra

Construction on the future USS Canberra (LCS 30) has began at Austal USA.Dave Growden, LCS Program Director and a 30-year member of Austal USA’s team, pushed the button to start the router that cut the first piece of aluminum, signalling start of construction for the 15th Independence-variant littoral combat ship.LCS 30 will be the second U.S.

Sempra Energy's Port Arthur LNG in Pact with PGNiG

Sempra Energy's Port Arthur LNG in Pact with PGNiG

Poland's state-owned gas company Polish Oil & Gas Company (PGNiG) and Port Arthur LNG, LLC, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, have entered into a definitive 20-year sale-and-purchase agreement for liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Port Arthur LNG liquefaction-export facility under development in Jefferson County, Texas.

Royal Caribbean Selects Optimarin BWMS for Three Ships

Royal Caribbean Selects Optimarin BWMS for Three Ships

Royal Caribbean International chose Optimarin to provide its USCG compliant Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) for three flagship vessels. Optimarin has now retrofitted its BWMS tech on Independence of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas, with installation on Grandeur of the Seas set for Q1 2019.

Shipbuilding; Austal USA Wins Contract for Two More LCS'

Austal USA was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy today to build two additional Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) for the US Navy fleet – bringing the total to four LCS awarded to Austal USA in 2018. The specific value of each contract is under the congressional cost cap of $584 million per ship.