MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MISSISSIPPI ENTERPRISE
    • Operator : U. S. UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 12000
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 11952
    • Full Load Capacity : 41000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 587 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 93.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 615.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 93.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 35 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 150 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP2 : CRANES, 25MT CAP
    • EQUIP1 : 4-360 ROTATIONAL
    • Coast Guard Number : 1108140

U. S. UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, LLC

  • Area of Operation : GULF COAST AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER; U. S. EAST COAST; WORLDWIDE GRAIN TRANSPORTATION, INCLUDING LOADING PORTS ON U. S. WEST COAST; ALL CONTINENTS TO U. S. PORTS
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, PHOSPHATE ROCK AND ALL BULK CARGO, INCLUDING GRAIN, PET COKE, SCRAP STEEL, SLAG, ETC.

TEXAS ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

COASTAL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAIDA RAMIL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROSIE PARIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALABAMA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FLORIDA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANA ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PEGGY PALMER

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

ULA Orders Rocket Transport Ship from Bollinger

ULA Orders Rocket Transport Ship from Bollinger

American aerospace manufacturer ULA on Wednesday announced it has ordered a new ship to transport rockets from its factory in Decatur, Ala. to launch sites at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida and Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.ULA said it awarded a contract to build the 356-foot-long roll-on/roll-off vessel to Bollinger Shipyards

US Riles China with Shipbuilding Probe

US Riles China with Shipbuilding Probe

The United States has launched an investigation into alleged unfair practices within China's shipbuilding and maritime industries, drawing ire from Chinese officials.The probe was launched Wednesday by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai in response to a petition filed by five national labor unions accusing China of using "non-market policies that are far more aggressive and interventionist

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

First Tow Through Lock 2 Kicks Off Navigation Season on the Mississippi

The first towboat of 2024 passed through Lock and Dam 2, in Hastings, Minn. on Sunday, signaling the start of this year's navigation season on the Mississippi River.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' St. Paul District said it considers the first tow to arrive at Lock and Dam 2 as the unofficial start of the Mississippi River navigation season

China Aims to Build More than Half the World's Cleaner-fuel Ships by 2025

China Aims to Build More than Half the World's Cleaner-fuel Ships by 2025

China has set itself the goal of producing more than half of the world's ships powered by cleaner fuels by 2025, in guidelines published by the industry ministry on Thursday.It did not give any estimates of the number of ships involved. But the guidelines said China would build more vessels powered by lower-carbon fuels such as methanol and liquefied natural gas

US Gulf of Mexico oil Auction is Largest Since 2015

US Gulf of Mexico oil Auction is Largest Since 2015

A Biden administration auction of Gulf of Mexico drilling rights raised $382 million on Wednesday as oil companies claimed offshore acreage for what is set to be the last time until 2025.The auction total was the highest of any federal offshore oil and gas lease sale since 2015, according to a Reuters tally.

SEACOR Sells Its Inland River Business to Ingram

SEACOR Sells Its Inland River Business to Ingram

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. based SEACOR Holdings Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its inland river transportation and logistics business to Ingram Barge Company LLC, a division of Nashville-based Ingram Marine Group.Part of the SEACOR family of businesses for over two decades, Inland River Transport Holdings LLC (SCF) includes more than 1,000 covered dry cargo hopper barges

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

A key stretch of the lower Mississippi River dropped this week to within inches of its lowest-ever level and is expected to remain near historic lows just as the busiest U.S. grain export season gets underway, according to the National Weather Service.Low water has slowed hauling of export-bound corn and soybean barges over recent weeks as shippers lightened loads to prevent vessels from running

Russia Hits Ukrainian Port Facilities

Russia Hits Ukrainian Port Facilities

Ukrainian officials said Russia struck Ukrainian port infrastructure and grain storage facilities on Tuesday, but also reported some progress on the front lines in the three-month old counteroffensive by its forces.President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke of "good details" from the front without further explanation and said Ukraine clearly understood where to apply pressure to make it felt in Moscow.

Battle Heats Up for Hamburg Port Operator as MSC Makes $1.4 Billion Offer

Battle Heats Up for Hamburg Port Operator as MSC Makes $1.4 Billion Offer

Swiss-based MSC, the world's biggest container shipping company, has offered to buy almost half of the main operator of Hamburg port in a deal that could be worth nearly 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion), setting the stage for a potential bidding war.Shares in HHLA, which runs Germany's biggest port

Maritime Partners Buys AMSC's Jones Act Tanker Fleet

Maritime Partners Buys AMSC's Jones Act Tanker Fleet

New Orleans-based Maritime Partners has reached a deal to acquire AMSC subsidiary American Tanker Holding Company, which owns a fleet of 10 Jones Act tankers.Maritime Partners' newly formed Project Merchant Acquisition arm signed a share purchase agreement with Oslo-listed AMSC to acquire AHTC for an enterprise value of $746.7 million. AMSC will receive $249.

Future Proof Shipping Converting Second Vessel to Run on Hydrogen

Future Proof Shipping Converting Second Vessel to Run on Hydrogen

Future Proof Shipping's inland container vessel FPS Waal has arrived at Holland Shipyards Group's yard in Werkendam, the Netherlands for the start of its conversion to enable operations on zero-emissions hydrogen power.Building upon the foundation laid by Future Proof Shipping's previously converted FPS Maas—now H2 Barge 1—all the vessel’s internal combustion engines will be removed and a new

Three Dead After Shipyard Shooting in Louisiana

Three Dead After Shipyard Shooting in Louisiana

Three people are dead following a shooting incident at a shipyard in Harvey, La., near New Orleans.The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a double homicide at the FMT Shipyard & Repair facility on the West bank of the Mississippi River, and that a suspect was later killed after a shootout with deputies.Around 1 p.m.