BREAK OF DAWN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BREAK OF DAWN
    • Operator : BREAK OF DAWN, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 135
  • Size
    • Register length : 86.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 86.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 43 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 651071

BREAK OF DAWN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO - TEXAS TO FLORIDA; PUERTO RICO, JAMAICA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, EAST COAST - FLORIDA TO NEW JERSEY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING DERRICK, PIPELAY BARGES AND DREDGING

News

Charred Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Towed to Shipyard for Inspection

Charred Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Towed to Shipyard for Inspection

The fire-stricken passenger vessel Spirit of Norfolk was towed on Sunday to Colonna's Shipyard where U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board investigators will continue work to determine what ignited the blaze.The fire, which broke out aboard the 169-foot-long yacht style passenger vessel last Tuesday, was confirmed extinguished as of 9:58 a.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard said.

Workers Evacuated after Fire Breaks Out on North Sea FPSO

Workers Evacuated after Fire Breaks Out on North Sea FPSO

A fire broke out in a store room at the Petrojarl Foinaven, located at BP's Foinaven field, west of Shetland, on Saturday, prompting an evacuation of non-essential staff, BP has confirmed to Offshore Engineer."BP is working with [Petrojarl Foinaven] FPSO duty holder Altera Infrastructure after a fire was detected in a store room on board the vessel on Saturday," BP said in an email statement.

UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency Detains P&O Ferry Unready to Sail

UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency Detains P&O Ferry Unready to Sail

Britain's Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) on Friday detained a ferry operated by P&O in Northern Ireland because it was not ready to sail, the agency and P&O said.The British government has already said it will take legal action over P&O Ferries' decision to fire 800 staff earlier this month with immediate effect.

UK PM Johnson Says It Looks Like P&O Broke the Law

UK PM Johnson Says It Looks Like P&O Broke the Law

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he believed that P&O Ferries had broken the law by sacking 800 staff with immediate effect via video message and that the government would take legal action.P&O, which is owned by Dubai ports firm DP World, said last week it had lost 100 million pounds ($131 million) in the last year and that without changes its business was not sustainable.

Ships at Risk as Mines from Ukraine Drift into the Black Sea

Ships at Risk as Mines from Ukraine Drift into the Black Sea

Several hundred mines have drifted into the Black Sea after breaking off from cables near Ukrainian ports, Russia's main intelligence agency and shipping market participants said.The Black Sea is a major shipping artery for grain, oil, and oil products."Due to storm weather, the cables connecting the mines to anchors were broken," Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB)

Update: Valaris Drillship Collides with Bulk Carrier in Pascagoula, Mississippi

Update: Valaris Drillship Collides with Bulk Carrier in Pascagoula, Mississippi

A Valaris drillship hit the Akti bulk carrier ship on Saturday, after breaking free its moorings near the VT Halter Shipyards and Chevron docks in Pascagoula,  Mississippi. At around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the National Response Center of a collision between two vessels.

Uninsulated Exhaust Header Likely Ignited Towboat Fire -NTSB

Uninsulated Exhaust Header Likely Ignited Towboat Fire -NTSB

An engine room fire aboard a towing vessel was the result of spraying diesel fuel hitting an uninsulated section of the engine's exhaust system, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a marine investigation report released Tuesday.On March 17, 2021, the towing vessel Miss Dorothy was pushing 14 barges upbound on the Lower Mississippi River, north of Baton Rouge, La.

Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two people are trapped on a ferry that was engulfed in a blaze as it sailed from Greece to Italy early on Friday, the coastguard said, after scores of others passengers and crew members were rescued.A total of 239 passengers and 51 crew were onboard the Italian-flagged Euroferry Olympia when the fire broke out and rescue vessels had taken most of them to the island of Corfu where ambulances were

PHOTO & VIDEO: Johan Castberg FPSO Sets Off for Norway

PHOTO & VIDEO: Johan Castberg FPSO Sets Off for Norway

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine has delivered the Norwegian Barents Sea-bound Johan Castberg FPSO to Equinor. The FPSO has set off for Norway, loaded aboard Boskalis' Boka Vanguard semi-submersible heavy transportation vessel.Johan Castberg is Sembcorp Marine’s first EPC newbuild FPSO.

UK, France Trade Blame as 27 Migrants Die While Trying to Cross Channel to Britain

UK, France Trade Blame as 27 Migrants Die While Trying to Cross Channel to Britain

British and French officials traded blame on Wednesday after 27 migrants died when their dinghy deflated as they made a perilous crossing of the English Channel.The accident was the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the narrow seaway separating the two countries.The Channel is one of the world's busiest shipping lanes and currents are strong.

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

Towboat Fire Closes Portion of the Ohio River

A section of the Ohio River was closed to vessel traffic on Tuesday due to towboat fire near Belleview, Ky.The U.S. Coast Guard said it issued a waterway restriction between mile marker 499 and mile marker 501 on the Ohio River after a fire reportedly broke out in the engine room aboard the towing vessel Capt. Kirby Dupuis.

Fire Breaks Out on Containership off British Columbia

Fire Breaks Out on Containership off British Columbia

A container fire that broke out on Saturday on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia is smoldering and appears to be under control, Canadian Coast Guard officials said on Sunday.Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston on Saturday, while five remained onboard to fight the fire.