WASHINGTON EXPRESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WASHINGTON EXPRESS
    • Operator : HAPA-LLOYD USA LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Containership (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Containership
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 39200
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 18097
    • Full Load Capacity : 40478 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 787.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 105.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 798.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 105.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 36.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13.1 Feet
    • Height : 166.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2003
    • EQUIP1 : CRANES
    • Coast Guard Number : 1191634

HAPA-LLOYD USA LLC

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO & EAST COAST PORTS TO NORTH EUROPE & UK
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL CARGO IN CONTAINERS

CHARLESTON EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

PHILADELPHIA EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

ST. LOUIS EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

YORKTOWN EXPRESS

  • Type : Containership
  • Construction : Steel

News

Long Beach, Oakland Port Bosses Seek Help

Long Beach, Oakland Port Bosses Seek Help

Mario Cordero, Chris Lytle want policy and funding for clean air, infrastructure.   Two of this nation’s highest-ranking port executives want continued government support for maritime industry clean air efforts and infrastructure development.  They made that pitch this week in Oakland to an audience of 100 at the Pacific Transportation Association.

China's Export Growth Steady, Import Growth Faster

China's Export Growth Steady, Import Growth Faster

China maintained solid export growth of 12.6 percent in May, slightly slower than in April, but still providing good news for Beijing's policymakers as they deal with tough trade negotiations with Washington.Imports also rose more than anticipated in May and at the fastest pace since January

Mattis Says US Will Continue Operations in South China Sea

Mattis Says US Will Continue Operations in South China Sea

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday that the United States would continue to confront what Washington sees as China's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, despite drawing condemnation from Beijing for an operation in the region over the weekend.Reuters first reported that two U.S.

Container Shipping: ONE Begins

Container Shipping: ONE Begins

Japan's Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced the commencement of container shipping businesses on April 1, 2018. ONE is the result of an integration of the container operations of three Japanese shipping carriers, namely, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd ("K" Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd (MOL) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).

Trump Tariffs: EU Seeks Permanent Exemption

Trump Tariffs: EU Seeks Permanent Exemption

European Union leaders called on Friday for a temporary exemption from U.S. import duties on steel and aluminium to be made permanent, saying they reserved the right to respond in an "in a proportionate manner" to protect the bloc's interests.   The 40-day exemption granted by Washington was like U.S. President Donald Trump "putting a gun to our head", Belgium's prime minister complained.

US Prepares High-seas Crackdown on N.Korea Sanctions Evaders

US Prepares High-seas Crackdown on N.Korea Sanctions Evaders

The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said. Washington has been talking to regional partners, including Japan, South Korea, Australia and Singapore

Wyoming, Utah Mull Funding Legal Challenges to West Coast Coal Policies

Wyoming, Utah Mull Funding Legal Challenges to West Coast Coal Policies

Lawmakers in coal-producing Utah and Wyoming, faced by a shrinking market for the fuel, this week introduced laws to fund legal challenges in California and Washington of policies that they believe hurt coal sales.   A Utah lawmaker on Monday proposed allocating $2 million to cover legal fees to private attorneys that would challenge a California surcharge on Utah coal

US Coal Firms Plead for West Coast Export Terminals

US Coal Firms Plead for West Coast Export Terminals

The ailing U.S. coal industry is ramping up its political and legal offensive to win approval for West Coast export terminals that could provide a lifeline to lucrative Asia markets.   Coal producers filed two recent lawsuits against governments in Washington state and California challenging local decisions to block port projects on environmental grounds.

Washington State Christens New Ferry Suquamish

Washington State Christens New Ferry Suquamish

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) christened Suquamish, its fourth Olympic Class auto/passenger ferry, to serve passengers on the Mukilteo/Clinton route beginning in 2019.   The christening ceremony was held at Vigor's Harbor Island Shipyard in Seattle, where the new 144-car ferry has entered the final stages of construction and preparation ahead of sea trials starting in

CSA Honors Environmental Achievement Award Winners

CSA Honors Environmental Achievement Award Winners

The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) this week announced the 2017 Environmewntal Achievement Award Winners.   At a dinner ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC on November 8, 2017, CSA awarded Certificates of Environmental Achievement to 1,810 ships owned by seventy-two companies with a total of 15,307 years of environmental excellence.

Metal Shark Delivers Potomac Riverboat Passenger Vessels

Metal Shark Delivers Potomac Riverboat Passenger Vessels

The first two passenger vessels built by Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark for Entertainment Cruises’ Potomac Riverboat Company division have been delivered to Washington, D.C. and are now in service.   The  two 88’, 149-passenger high speed aluminum catamaran vessels “Potomac Taxi I” and “Potomac Taxi II” departed Metal Shark’s Franklin, Louisiana shipyard in mid-September

Transocean Retires Six Floaters

Transocean Retires Six Floaters

Transocean announced its intent to retire the ultra-deepwater floaters GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas.    The rigs will be classified as held for sale and will be recycled in an environmentally responsible manner. All six rigs were previously cold stacked.