SIGNET FREEDOM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SIGNET FREEDOM
    • Operator : SIGNET MARITIME CORPORATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1280
  • Location
    • City : INGLESIDE
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 83
    • Full Load Capacity : 104 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 62 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36 Feet
    • Overall Length : 62 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1997
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1051793

SIGNET MARITIME CORPORATION

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS
  • Principal Commodity : OCEAN AND COAST-WISE ENERGY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND PLATFORMS

SIGNET TROJAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET VALIANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET VICTORY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET VIGILANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET VOLUNTEER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET WAR HORSE I

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET WAR HORSE II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET WAR HORSE III

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET WEATHERLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET ATLAS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

EXPEDITOR

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

RIVER CONVEYOR

  • Type : Petroleum / Chemical Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC STAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET ARCTURUS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET COLUMBIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET CONSTELLATION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET COURAGEOUS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET DEFENDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET ENTERPRISE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET INTREPID

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET INTRUDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET LEGEND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET LIGHTING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET MAGIC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET POLARIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET PURITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET RANGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET RELIANCE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET RESOLUTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET SPIRIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET STARS & STRIPES

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET THUNDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIGNET TITAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

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U.S. Navy Asserts “Freedom of Navigation” in the South China Sea

U.S. Navy Asserts “Freedom of Navigation” in the South China Sea

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Reflections on the Trends That Have Shaped the Maritime Industry

Reflections on the Trends That Have Shaped the Maritime Industry

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Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

Divers Find Deepest Known Shipwreck USS Johnston

A privately funded mission has found, surveyed and filmed the USS Johnston, the world’s deepest known shipwreck, offshore Samar Island in the Philippines Sea.The expedition was backed by Victor Vescovo, is an entrepreneur, explorer and retired U.S. Navy Commander who personally piloted his submersible DSV Limiting Factor down to the wreck during two separate, eight-hour dives 21,180 feet (6

Leidos to Acquire Gibbs & Cox

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US Navy Seizes Weapons from Dhows off Somalia

US Navy Seizes Weapons from Dhows off Somalia

The U.S. Navy seized thousands of weapons from two stateless dhows during a maritime security operation off the coast of Somalia last week.A boarding team from guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill’s (DDG 81) discovered the illicit cargo during a flag verification boarding in international waters, and the confiscation took place February 11 and 12.

Electric Propulsion: The Dawn of a New Generation of Marine Power?

Electric Propulsion: The Dawn of a New Generation of Marine Power?

Technological advancement is opening new doors for hybrid and fully electric vessels.In mid-2020, the U.S. Navy accepted the delivery of the USS Zumwalt, the Navy’s first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant. The ship’s new electric propulsion plant provides favorable efficiency coupled with a reduced total cost of ownership.

US Blacklists Tankers, Oil Traders Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

US Blacklists Tankers, Oil Traders Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

The United States on Tuesday sanctioned a network of oil trading firms, individuals and vessels that have helped Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA sell crude mainly to Asia despite Washington's sanctions on the South American nation.The measure targets a network that the U.S. Treasury Department says helped the administration of President Nicolas Maduro

South Korean-flagged Tanker Seized by Iran

South Korean-flagged Tanker Seized by Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters and detained its crew, Iranian media said on Monday, amid tensions between Tehran and Seoul over Iranian funds frozen in South Korean banks due to U.S. sanctions.Seoul confirmed the seizure of a South Korean chemical tanker by Iranian authorities in the waters off Oman, and demanded its immediate release.

Ships Swap: Genco Trades Six Older Vessels for Three Ultramaxes

Ships Swap: Genco Trades Six Older Vessels for Three Ultramaxes

Genco Shipping & Trading has entered into an agreement to acquire three modern, eco Ultramax bulk carriers in exchange for six older Handysize vessels, the largest U.S. headquartered dry bulk shipowner announced Monday. The transaction with an unnamed trading partner is structured as an asset swap without monetary consideration or additional capital required.

Interview: Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, US Navy

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