LIGHTNING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LIGHTNING
    • Operator : FOSS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Other Barge
    • Vessel Type : RO-RO Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2436
    • Full Load Capacity : 7164 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 397.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 64.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 397.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 64.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 20 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 46 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1991
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 973127

FOSS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALASKAN WATERS - COOK INLET AND SOUTH PACIFIC COAST, INCLUDING PUGET SOUND TO LONG BEACH, CA; FROM U. S. PACIFIC COAST TO HAWAIIAN AND MARSHALL ISLANDS; FOREIGN PORTS; GULF AND EAST COASTS OF U. S. INTERNATIONAL SAILING
  • Principal Commodity : OCEAN TOWING

BARBARA FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORBIN FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAUREN FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDRA FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STACEY FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STRONG

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THUNDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN TRADER

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AQUATRAIN

  • Type : Carfloat (Railroad Car Barge)
  • Construction : Steel

KIVALINA

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARINER

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NOATAK

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TUUQ

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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HII to Build Two Carriers for US Navy

The United States Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding a contract for two aircraft carriers, the first of its kind since the 1980s.A notification from the office of the navy chief of information said that the contract for the construction of CVN 80 and CVN 81 was awarded to Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS).

DSS Honors Retlif

DSS Honors Retlif

Retlif Testing Laboratories, the provider of EMC/EMI, lightning and Environmental Simulation testing and engineering services for maritime, has received the prestigious Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from the Defense Security Service (DSS).According to a press release from USA's  internationally recognized strategic compliance organization

Spanish Rescue Ship Stranded off Italy

Spanish Rescue Ship Stranded off Italy

The leader of a Spanish rescue mission said on Sunday that Italian authorities had refused to grant port access to its Open Arms ship, leaving the vessel stranded in rough conditions in the Mediterranean with more than 70 African migrants on board.The 73 migrants were picked up from a packed rubber dinghy drifting about 50 miles off Libya on Wednesday night.

IMO2020: Market Uncertainty Brings More Fuel Oil Price Volatility

IMO2020: Market Uncertainty Brings More Fuel Oil Price Volatility

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W. Africa Crude-Freight costs ease, especially for VLCCs

W. Africa Crude-Freight costs ease, especially for VLCCs

Freight rates eased further on Friday, especially for the largest oil tankers, promising some recovery for West African oil prices which had touched multi-year lows.   VLCC freight costs eased more rapidly than smaller Suezmaxes, making it less advantageous to ship on the latter. Prices for Suezmaxes were estimated around world scale 190-200

New Indictments in Table Rock Duck Boat Sinking

New Indictments in Table Rock Duck Boat Sinking

Two more employees of Ripley Entertainment, Inc. – the company that operated duck boat rides in Branson, Missouri – along with the captain of the duck boat that sank at Table Rock Lake last summer, resulting in the deaths of 17 people, have been indicted by a federal grand jury.Curtis P. Lanham, 36, of Galena, Missouri, and Charles V.