SAMANTHA ANN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAMANTHA ANN
    • Operator : KNIGHT MANUFACTURING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ROSICLARE
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 77
    • Full Load Capacity : 99999 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 55.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.3 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2014
    • Coast Guard Number : 1253471

KNIGHT MANUFACTURING

  • Area of Operation : MILE 896 OHIO, MILE 136 UMR
  • Principal Commodity : ROCK

EDWARD RAINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IDA L

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATI M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAVERICK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS JAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. VANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAMANTHA E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SISCO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAUREN RAE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KM

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

News

Maritime Employers: Working to Find Workers

Maritime Employers: Working to Find Workers

“Each Career Connect Washington program is codeveloped with businesses and educators, so each program we build or expand meets the needs of industry and students.” -Andrew Clemons, Grant Administrator, State of Washington.In March, the U.S. Joint Office of Energy and Transportation announced a new workforce development webpage – for electric vehicle job opportunities.

Help Wanted: US Maritime Industry Struggles to Fill Key Gaps

Help Wanted: US Maritime Industry Struggles to Fill Key Gaps

A shortage of U.S. mariners presents a major threat to the United States’ national and economic security, and the problem is growing day by day.According to a 2017 study prepared by the Maritime Workforce Working Group and released by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), the estimated pool of U.S. mariners actively sailing with unlimited tonnage credentials was comprised of 11,768 mariners.

US Bolsters Its Sealift and Tanker Support Fleets

The United States has bolstered its fleet of U.S.-flagged sustainment sealift vessels and product tankers to support the Department of Defense (DoD) during times of armed conflict or national emergency.The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) in recent months has been building up fleets of commercial vessels under its Maritime Security Program (MSP) and Tanker

Inland Waterways: US Making Progress on Infrastructure

Inland Waterways: US Making Progress on Infrastructure

The United States’ vast network of navigable inland rivers is vital to the nation’s economy, serving as an aquatic superhighway for the efficient shipment of critical commodities like agricultural goods, energy products, building materials and industrial chemicals to destinations within the U.S. and to deepwater ports for export. The Waterways Council, Inc.

US Government Boosts Oil Tanker Fleet in National Shipping Overhaul

The United States is boosting access to commercial products tankers as part of a security drive to safeguard oil shipping for its armed forces in times of crisis, a top Department of Transportation (DOT) official said.The U.S. flagged commercial fleet comprises a few dozen tankers with the majority involved in domestic trade and there has been concern over possible disruptions to the U.S.

Biden’s Offshore Wind Target Slipping Out of Reach as Projects Struggle

Biden’s Offshore Wind Target Slipping Out of Reach as Projects Struggle

President Joe Biden’s goal to deploy 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind along U.S. coastlines this decade to fight climate change may be unattainable due to soaring costs and supply chain delays, according to forecasters and industry insiders.The 2030 target, unveiled shortly after Biden took office, is central to Biden's broader plan to decarbonize the U.S. economy by 2050.

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.

Bulk Carrier Crew Rescues Sailors Stranded in Rough Seas

Bulk Carrier Crew Rescues Sailors Stranded in Rough Seas

A Panamanian registered bulk carrier came to the aid of a sailboat that was stranded in heavy seas 250 nautical miles off the U.S. East Coast.On April 24, 2024, the crew of CSL's self-unloader Sheila Ann received a mayday call from a sailboat stranded 16 nautical miles away in rough seas and strong winds. The ship's master and crew relayed the distress call to the U.S.

ARC Adds Ninth US-flag RoRo Vessel to Its Fleet

ARC Adds Ninth US-flag RoRo Vessel to Its Fleet

American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Group Inc. (ARC) added ARC Honor as the ninth American flag roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel to its fleet.“This tremendously capable and flexible U.S.-flag ship is crewed by American merchant mariners and now operates in ARC’s global network supporting America’s national defense and economic security through trade,” said Eric Ebeling, ARC President & CEO.

US Awards More than $653 Million for Port Projects

US Awards More than $653 Million for Port Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced over $653 million to fund 41 port improvement projects across the nation under the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP).The investments—part of the largest dedicated funding for ports and waterways in history

Using AI To Advance Engineering Analysis: Not More Data, More Physics

Using AI To Advance Engineering Analysis: Not More Data, More Physics

The goal of engineering analysis is to use models of the real world to simulate and predict the performance of a design with confidence, explore design modifications, and inform downstream stakeholders—the owners, builders, operators, and passengers—with knowledge that the design works as intended before it is built. To do so, we need models that characterize the physical world.

TotalEnergies Commissions FSRU in Port of Le Havre

TotalEnergies Commissions FSRU in Port of Le Havre

French oil major TotalEnergies on Thursday announced the commissioning of the Cape Ann, its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) located in the port of Le Havre. The terminal injected its first megawatt-hours (MWh) of gas into the grid operated by GRTgaz, using LNG from Norway.