LIBERTY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LIBERTY
    • Operator : BOSTON TOWING & TRANSPORTATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4400
  • Location
    • City : BOSTON
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 92 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 92 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1142383

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

INDEPENDENCE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIET REINAUER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUSTICE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VINCENT D TIBBETTS JR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Headwinds: Offshore Wind will Take Years to Carry Factory Jobs to U.S.

Headwinds: Offshore Wind will Take Years to Carry Factory Jobs to U.S.

When U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration approved the country’s first major offshore wind farm this month, it billed the move as the start of a new clean energy industry that by the end of the decade will create over 75,000 U.S. jobs.Industry executives and analysts do not contest that claim, but they make a clarification: For the first several years at least

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.

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

This has certainly been an active year for offshore wind, both in the U.S. and globally. Looking at the U.S. in particular, the East Coast is certainly giving cause for real optimism with a clear pipeline of state procurement targets indicating 12 gigawatts installed by 2030 and 29.1 gigawatts total installed by 2035.

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.

Carnival Cancels Cruises in Early 2021

Carnival Cancels Cruises in Early 2021

Carnival Cruise Line has canceled additional voyages in the early months of 2021 as it works to meet requirements to resume operations amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Having already suspended U.S. cruises for the remainder of this year, the cruise industry giant said Wednesday it has canceled all voyages from U.S.

Car Carrier Prices Are Hot and Getting Hotter

Car Carrier Prices Are Hot and Getting Hotter

Newbuild spend for vehicle carriers, including large car and truck carriers (LCTC), pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) and pure car carriers (PCC), smashed past $3.2 billion last week, following big volume orders from Eastern Pacific and Zodiac—an astonishing amount of money for a niche sector, exceeding the previous six years total combined. If we include options, a whopping $4.

Interview: Ben Reed, Managing Director, HamiltonJet

Interview: Ben Reed, Managing Director, HamiltonJet

Ben Reed is a mechanical engineer from the U.K. now leading New Zealand-based waterjet manufacturer HamiltonJet as managing director.Raised in Shropshire, Reed graduated from Loughborough University of Technology in 1995 and later became a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineering. He’s worked for a U.K.

Corvus' Energy Storage Systems for Harvey Gulf's Offshore Vessels

Corvus' Energy Storage Systems for Harvey Gulf's Offshore Vessels

Corvus Energy, an energy storage solutions provider for the offshore energy industry, has won a contract with Wärtsilä to deliver its Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the offshore support vessel fleet operated by U.S.-based Harvey Gulf.According to Corvus, the orders follow the successful sea trial of Harvey Energy

Liberty National Golf Club Gets its own Brix-built Water Taxi

Liberty National Golf Club Gets its own Brix-built Water Taxi

Port Angeles, WA-based Brix Marine delivered a new 4615-CTC luxury water taxi, Liberty National I, to Liberty National Golf Club after launch and sea trials in Port Angeles Harbor. Liberty National Golf Club selected the Brix Marine design last year and will use the planing catamaran to transport passengers between North Cove Marina in New York and the private club’s dock in New Jersey.

Noncomprehensive Sanctions: Venezuela, Global Magnitsky, Hong Kong

Noncomprehensive Sanctions: Venezuela, Global Magnitsky, Hong Kong

This article will focus on “noncomprehensive sanctions,” which target “Specially Designated Nationals” (SDNs), but otherwise do not prohibit most trade between the U.S. and the target country (if any). While there are multiple noncomprehensive sanctions programs, we will focus on three: Venezuela (which can be thought of as quasi-comprehensive), Global Magnitsky (human rights) and Hong Kong.

New Workboat to Serve Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

New Workboat to Serve Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

A new utility/passenger vessel has been delivered and will soon go to work for the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) to serve Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.The all-steel newbuild, designed by New Orleans-based TAI Engineers, LLC, has been named Annie Moore after the first immigrant, a 15-year-old Irish girl, who signed the Ellis Island register.

Greensteam Acquires Assets of Enerforce

GreenSteam Vessel Optimization Ltd., developers of vessel performance optimisation solutions for a sustainable shipping industry, has acquired the assets of Greece-based maritime software specialist Enerforce Solutions and Consulting Ltd to diversify and enhance its product offering driven by Liberty, the most advanced noon reporting validation system.