JOHN J. BOLAND

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOHN J. BOLAND
    • Operator : AMERICAN STEAMSHIP CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7000
  • Location
    • City : WILLIAMS- VILLE
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9712
    • Full Load Capacity : 38000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 666 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 78 Feet
    • Overall Length : 680 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 78.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 30.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14 Feet
    • Height : 109.8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP2 : BELT
    • EQUIP1 : SELF-UNLOADER,
    • Coast Guard Number : 550954

AMERICAN STEAMSHIP CO.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKE PORTS AND ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, STONE, SAND, GYPSUM, SALT, ORE, GRAIN AND POTASH

ADAM E. CORNELIUS

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN CENTURY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN COURAGE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN INTEGRITY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN MARINER

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN SPIRIT

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN VALOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN VICTORY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

BUFFALO

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

BURNS HARBOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

H. LEE WHITE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

INDIANA HARBOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

SAM LAUD

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ST. CLAIR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

WALTER J. MCCARTHY JR.

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

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Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

An out-of-service Staten Island Ferry vessel has reportedly been purchased by Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Colin Jost.The Staten Island natives bought the decommissioned 277-foot ferry John F. Kennedy at auction in partnership with Manhattan real estate broker and comedy club owner Paul Italia, the New York Post reported.

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Ingram CEO O’Loughlin to Retire; Roberts to Take the Helm

Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group, one of the largest barging companies in the U.S., announced Monday that David O’Loughlin will retire from his role as CEO. He will be succeeded by John Roberts, the company’s current chief operating officer, who will take the helm as the new president and CEO on February 1.

Maritime Partners Acquires J. Russell Flowers

Maritime Partners Acquires J. Russell Flowers

Maritime Partners, LLC, through its managed funds, has acquired from J. Russell Flowers, Inc. and its affiliates, a diversified portfolio of over 1,000 marine vessels operating on bareboat charter. JRF’s fleet includes a variety of towboats, tank barges, hopper barges, and deck barges.

Construction of U.S. First Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts

Construction of U.S. First Large-scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts

Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola has informed that it has started construction work for the Vineyard Wind 1, the United States' first large-scale offshore wind farm.The offshore wind farm will be located off the coast of Massachusetts. It is 25 times larger than an existing offshore wind farm in Rhode Island, which has 30 MW installed capacity and supplies electricity to 17,000 homes.

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions

The U.N. shipping agency approved further measures on Thursday to boost the energy efficiency of commercial vessels although critics said the move fell short of what was needed to cut the industry's carbon footprint.The International Maritime Organization (IMO) formally adopted the rules to reduce the carbon intensity of existing ships after member states reached agreement on the plans at a

Enterprise Revisited: Titanium is the USCG Vessel Procurement Magic Bullet

Enterprise Revisited: Titanium is the USCG Vessel Procurement Magic Bullet

In my May 2020 MREN USS Enterprise column I made a reference to the benefits of titanium as a hull structural material.It related to the life of the USCG cutter Bear and I concluded the column with a suggestion that titanium would be a particularly useful and cost-effective structural material for sail training vessels, aircraft carriers, research vessels, cruise vessels

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.

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

'Nuisance' Tug Scuttled off Alaskan Coast

A derelict tugboat abandoned near Juneau, Alaska since 2016, has been towed to sea and scuttled in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Lumberman had been causing problems for locals since it was abandoned in the Gastineau channel five years ago, and the decision was made to dispose of the vessel at sea after the 107-foot steel hulled tugboat was determined to be derelict and a

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan Luxury Cruise Halted After COVID-19 Case

Japan's Nippon Yusen subsidiary NYK Cruises Co said on Friday that its luxury cruise ship Asuka II was returning to port after a passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.The ship's 295 passengers and 425 crew members will reach Yokohama, just south of Tokyo, around Saturday noon, an NYK Cruises spokeswoman said.

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

Golden Ocean to Acquire 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels

Golden Ocean to Acquire 18 Modern Dry Bulk Vessels

Dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group has entered into a Heads of Agreement to acquire 18 modern scrubbers fitted dry bulk vessels from affiliates of John Fredriksen's Hemen Holding, which is Golden Ocean's largest shareholder, for $752 million.Of the 18 vessels, ten are Newcastlemaxes built 2019-21

Biden to Target Drilling, Fossil Fuel Subsidies in New Climate Orders

Biden to Target Drilling, Fossil Fuel Subsidies in New Climate Orders

President Joe Biden was set on Wednesday to sign executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil and gas leases on federal land and cutting fossil fuel subsidies as he pursues green policies in stark contrast to those of his predecessor Donald Trump.The orders map out the direction for the Democratic president's climate change and environmental agenda and mark a reversal