OSG INDEPENDENCE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OSG INDEPENDENCE
    • Operator : OSG SHIP MANAGEMENT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6000
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 120
  • Size
    • Register length : 131 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 37 Feet
    • Overall Length : 136.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 37 Feet
    • Load draft : 19.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16 Feet
    • Height : 64 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 620723

OSG SHIP MANAGEMENT

  • Area of Operation : U. S. GULF; U. S. EAST COAST; U. S. WEST COAST
  • Principal Commodity : REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

OVERSEAS ANACORTES

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS BOSTON

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS CASCADE

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS HOUSTON

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS LONG BEACH

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS LOS ANGELES

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS MARTINEZ

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS MYKONOS

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS NEW YORK

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS NIKISKI

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS SANTORINI

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OVERSEAS TEXAS CITY

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

OSG COLUMBIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OSG COURAGEOUS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OSG ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OSG HONOUR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OSG INTREPID

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OSG NAVIGATOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OSG

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

China Presses Iran to Rein in Houthi Attacks in Red Sea

China Presses Iran to Rein in Houthi Attacks in Red Sea

Chinese officials have asked their Iranian counterparts to help rein in attacks on ships in the Red Sea by the Iran-backed Houthis, or risk harming business relations with Beijing, four Iranian sources and a diplomat familiar with the matter said.The discussions about the attacks and trade between China and Iran took place at several recent meetings in Beijing and Tehran, the Iranian sources said

US Plans Sharp Reduction in Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

US Plans Sharp Reduction in Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

The Biden administration on Friday unveiled a plan to phase down oil and gas auctions in federal waters with the release of a long-awaited leasing schedule that includes a maximum of three sales in the Gulf of Mexico through 2029.The Interior Department's plan includes by far the lowest number of sales since the agency began producing Congressionally-mandated five-year oil and gas leasing

MARAD Announces First Ships Enrolled in the Tanker Security Program

MARAD Announces First Ships Enrolled in the Tanker Security Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced on Tuesday that nine ships have been enrolled in the Tanker Security Program (TSP), a newly created public-private partnership program that makes U.S.-flag commercial product tankers available to support U.S. armed forces and national economic security.

US Commissions First Navy Warship in Foreign Port

US Commissions First Navy Warship in Foreign Port

The United States commissioned a warship in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, the first time a U.S. Navy vessel joined active service at a foreign port, as the two close allies step up their military ties in response to China's expanding regional reach.The Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Canberra (LCS-30)—named after a Royal Australian Navy cruiser that was sunk while supporting the U.S.

First US-Built Offshore Wind Substation Sets Sail

First US-Built Offshore Wind Substation Sets Sail

Offshore wind developers Ørsted and Eversource marked the sailaway of the first U.S.-built offshore wind substation, which departed a Texas fabrication facility Wednesday. The substation is transiting across the Gulf of Mexico and then up the East Coast for installation at the South Fork Wind project site in a few weeks.Kiewit Offshore Services, Ltd.

Austal USA Awarded US Navy TAGOS-25 Contract

Austal USA Awarded US Navy TAGOS-25 Contract

Mobile, Ala. shipbuilder Austal USA announced it has been awarded a contract potentially worth more than $3 billion for the detail design and construction of new TAGOS-25 class ocean surveillance ships for the U.S. Navy.The $113.9 million fixed-price incentive (firm target) and firm-fixed-price contract includes options for detail design and construction of up to seven T-AGOS 25 class ships which

Saltchuk Takes Anther Run at OSG Takeover

Saltchuk Takes Anther Run at OSG Takeover

Seattle-headquartered Saltchuk Holdings has renewed its bid to take over Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG), a New York-listed marine transportation company based in Tampa, Fla.Privately-held Saltchuk—OSG’s largest shareholder—had previously offered to acquire OSG in June 2021 but suspended those discussions several months later, citing pandemic-related market uncertainties.OSG, which operates U.S.

Structural Safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation Proceedings

Structural Safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation Proceedings

This article examines 10 structural safeguards in Coast Guard Suspension and Revocation (S&R) Proceedings that ensure Coast Guard Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) decisional independence.  These safeguards separate potential agency influences from the ALJ decision making process and are critical to mariner due process and fundamental fairness.

OSG Buys Laid Up Jones Act Tanker from BP

U.S. shipping company Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG) on Thursday announced it has reached an agreement with BP Oil Shipping Company to purchase the Jones Act compliant crude oil tanker Alaskan Frontier.Built by General Dynamics NASSCO in 2004, the 1.3-million-barrel capacity tanker is a sister to three other Alaskan Class vessels operated by OSG’s wholly owned subsidiary

Littoral Combat Ship USS Milwaukee Decommissioned

Littoral Combat Ship USS Milwaukee Decommissioned

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) has been decommissioned after less than eight years of naval service.The U.S. Navy has been scrapping its fleet of littoral combat ships—including both its Freedom and Independence variants. The latest to get the axe, USS Milwaukee, was decommissioned in Mayport, Fla. on September 8.During the ceremony guest speaker, Vice Adm.

Keel Laid for Future USS Pierre (LCS 38)

Keel Laid for Future USS Pierre (LCS 38)

Austal USA hosted a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Pierre (LCS 38) Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship at the company’s Gulf Coast shipyard.  Ship sponsor Larissa Thune Hargens, with the assistance of Hon Tran – a 13-year Austal USA veteran A-class welder, authenticated the keel by welding her initials into a keel plate that will be welded to the hull of the ship.

OSG Crews Make Two At-sea Rescues in 18-hour Span

OSG Crews Make Two At-sea Rescues in 18-hour Span

U.S. based shipping company Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) said crews aboard two of its vessels rescued a total of six individuals in two separate incidents occurring within 18 hours of each other.On the evening of May 30, 2023, the crew of the Overseas Santorini, as well as two other vessels, were notified by U.S.