INDEPENDENCE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : INDEPENDENCE
    • Operator : AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5080
  • Location
    • City : OAKLAND
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 98
    • Full Load Capacity : 144 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 73.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 73.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11 Feet
    • Height : 34 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1196784

AMNAV MARITIME CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND LONG BEACH / LOS ANGELES / PORTLAND / SEATTLE / ALASKA / MEXICO
  • Principal Commodity : SHIP ASSIST AND OFFSHORE TOWING

LIBERTY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC COMBI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICIA ANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRIOT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

REVOLUTION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICHARD FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDRA HUGH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

USS Kansas City (LCS 22) Commissioned

USS Kansas City (LCS 22) Commissioned

The U.S. Navy commissioned Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) Saturday, June 20.The Navy commissioned Kansas City administratively via naval message due to public health safety and restrictions of large public gatherings related to the coronavirus pandemic and transitioned the ship to normal operations.

USS Oakland Completes Acceptance Trials. Delivery Set for June

USS Oakland Completes Acceptance Trials. Delivery Set for June

The Independence-class littoral combat ship - the future USS Oakland (LCS 24) - has completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico, shipbuilder Austal has informed.The LCS 24 is the 12th Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) built by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama for the United States Navy (USN).

US Shipyards Forge Ahead Through COVID-19

US Shipyards Forge Ahead Through COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus and its impacts continue to spread across America, U.S. shipbuilders, by and large, continue to build. While most yards have been deemed essential to marine transportation and/or national security and have been able to maintain operations, the situation at and around every shipyard is different

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.

USS Cooperstown Launched and Christened

USS Cooperstown Launched and Christened

The U.S. Navy launched its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Cooperstown (LCS 23), on January 19 and then christened the new warship during a ceremony on February 29, in Marinette, Wis."The christening of the future USS Cooperstown marks an important step toward this great ship's entry into the fleet," said Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly.

USA Ups BOEM Offshore Wind Budget

USA Ups BOEM Offshore Wind Budget

The Trump Administration has proposed a $189m fiscal year 2021 budget for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), designating just under $27m for offshore wind.The FY 2021 budget includes approximately $26.5 million to advance offshore renewable energy development.In recognition of the role renewable energy can play in securing the Nation’s energy independence and supporting economic growth

Austal to Support USN Ships in Australia

Austal to Support USN Ships in Australia

Austal signed an agreement with the United States Navy which will see its Henderson shipyard conduct repairs and sustainment activities on USN and Military Sealift Command (MSC) ships.With the Agreement of Boat Repair (ABR) now in place, Austal’s Australian operations may now bid to provide emergent repair services to deployed USN ships

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.

Austal USA Earns $21m LCS Post Delivery Award

Austal USA Earns $21m LCS Post Delivery Award

The U.S. Navy awarded Austal USA a $$21,529,121 order yesterday to perform planned post delivery services on the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship USS Charleston (LCS 18). Austal’s west coast operations team will perform the work in Seattle, Washington, with it scheduled to be completed by September 2020.