INDEPENDENCE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : INDEPENDENCE
    • Operator : HORNBLOWER FLYER, LLC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Fiberglass
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : CORPUS CHRISTI
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 70
    • Full Load Capacity : 88 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 88 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 90 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 681441

HORNBLOWER FLYER, LLC.

  • Area of Operation : CORPUS CHRISTI, TX-HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

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.

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.

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

KN Bags $148Mn Loan for its LNG Terminal

KN Bags $148Mn Loan for its LNG Terminal

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Lithuanian liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil terminal operator AB 'Klaipedos Nafta' (KN) have signed a EUR 134.1 million (USD 148 million) loan agreement to optimize costs of LNG terminal.The 25-year maturity loan will be directed to finance the rent payable for the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU).

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.

Austal USA Delivers 10th LCS  to U.S. Navy

Austal USA Delivers 10th LCS to U.S. Navy

Austal USA delivered its 10th Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) to the U.S. Navy. The future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) will be the 18th LCS to enter the fleet.Five small surface combatants are presently under various stages of construction at Austal’s Alabama shipyard. The future USS Kansas City (LCS 22) is preparing for sea trials.