BUFFALO GIRL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BUFFALO GIRL
    • Operator : BATON ROUGE HARBOR SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 72
  • Size
    • Register length : 68.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 75 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 509901

BATON ROUGE HARBOR SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL CANAL AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER BELOW VICKSBURG
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

EGRET

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLICKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATCO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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A New York State of Mind

A New York State of Mind

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UK Invests in ‘Maritime and Me’ Diversity Program

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Crowley Promotes King and Stewart

Crowley Promotes King and Stewart

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Bouchard Barge Gets Major Overhaul

Bouchard Barge Gets Major Overhaul

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Toddler Falls to Death from RCCL Cruise Ship

According to multiple media reports including CNN, an 18-month-old toddler fell 150 ft. to her death from the deck of Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas while the ship was docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico.CNN, which cited comments from the local port authority spokesperson, reported that the incident occurred in a dining hall on deck 11 of the ship when the toddler's grandfather sat the girl

New Kotug Smit Tug Named Buffalo

New Kotug Smit Tug Named Buffalo

On May 15, 2019, the naming ceremony of the new Damen-built tug ‘Buffalo’ took place in the Port of Southampton, UK.Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbor towage activities, in 2017 and 2018. The latest of this quartet, the ‘Buffalo’ is currently operating in the Port of Southampton.The ‘Buffalo’ is an ATD Tug 2412 Twin Fin.

Australia Leads FPSO Deployment in AsiaPac

Australia Leads FPSO Deployment in AsiaPac

A total of 67 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSOs) vessels are expected to start operations globally by 2025, with Australia leading the Asia-Pacific region.Globally, 67 planned and announced FPSOs are expected to start operations between 2019 and 2025, revealed the report 'Q1 2019 Global FPSO Industry' by GlobalData.

WMU on Women Empowerment in Maritime Community

WMU on Women Empowerment in Maritime Community

World Maritime University (WMU) International Women’s Conference, Empowering Women in the Maritime Community was held in Malmö, Sweden (4-5 April), reflecting this year’s World Maritime Day theme.Remove structural barriers, build good networks and support quality education to ensure no woman, no girl is left behind in the maritime sector - where women remain significantly under-represented.

IMO Addresses Gender Issue

IMO Addresses Gender Issue

International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Women in Maritime programme and this year's World Maritime Day theme were giving increased visibility at the Houses of Parliament, London, UK (4 March 2019), during a session on Women, Peace and Conflict Resolution.The UN body said in a press note that information was provided on the strategic approach IMO has taken towards enhancing the contribution

IMO Provides Fellowships for Women in Ports

IMO Provides Fellowships for Women in Ports

International Maritime Organization (IMO)  has provided fellowships to ten female officials attending a Port Senior Management Programme held at the Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI) in Nahalal, Israel, (14 -27 November).  "A successful and well-run port contributes to the sustainable economic development of its region. But what is also an economic no-brainer is female empowerment.

IMO to Empower Port Women

IMO to Empower Port Women

International Maritime Organization (IMO) is supporting a training course aimed at female officials from maritime and port authorities entitled to encourage more women to join the maritime ranks in many aspect of the industry.Twenty-seven women from 18 developing countries are taking part in the two-week "Women in Port Management" course, hosted in Le Havre, France (12 – 23 November).