CAPTAIN D

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPTAIN D
    • Operator : NORFOLK TUG CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 198
  • Size
    • Register length : 90 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 90.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : TOWING WINCH
    • Coast Guard Number : 554079

NORFOLK TUG CO.

  • Area of Operation : NORFOLK HARBOR AND INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : PUSH BARGES

ELLIE J

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACK HOLLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JULIE ANNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LORETTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCKY D

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATHFINDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT BURTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TAFT BEACH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BERKLEY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GILMERTON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NTC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Deteriorated Bollard Caused Drillship Breakaway and Collision

Deteriorated Bollard Caused Drillship Breakaway and Collision

A deteriorated bollard led to a Valaris drillship breaking away and colliding with a bulk carrier in Pascagoula, Miss. last year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Thursday.On March 12, 2022, the mobile offshore drilling unit Valaris DS-16 was in the process of being reactivated at the ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore Shipyard (STEHMO) when it broke away from the dock

Philippine Legislator Proposes Law to Keep Chinese Boats in Check

Philippine Legislator Proposes Law to Keep Chinese Boats in Check

A lawmaker in the Philippines has reintroduced legislation to prevent maritime and airspace encroachment by Chinese vessels, by restricting them to designated sea lanes and air routes and prescribing jail time for captains or vessel owners.The Philippines has complained repeatedly about Chinese activities in its 200 mile (322 km) exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

At Least 12 Sailors Die of Suspected Food Poisoning on Ship off Vietnam

At Least 12 Sailors Die of Suspected Food Poisoning on Ship off Vietnam

At least 12 sailors on a Chinese-flagged cargo ship have died of suspected food poisoning off Vietnam's southern coast, a government official said on Friday.After receiving distress calls from the ship's captain, authorities in the island district of Con Dao deployed helicopters to bring the victims and nine other sailors to a hospital onshore, according to Huynh Trung Son

Ship Captains Held by Indonesian Navy Decry Bribes and Betrayal

Ship Captains Held by Indonesian Navy Decry Bribes and Betrayal

Plagued by mosquitoes at night and marauding monkeys by day, ship captain Glenn Madoginog was held for months at an Indonesian naval base before ending up in a cramped prison cell, sleeping alongside convicted murderers and child rapists.The Filipino father of four was one of dozens of captains held at the Batam naval base after being arrested for anchoring in Indonesian waters without a permit

First Crew Member from Greek Tankers Seized by Iran Returns Home

First Crew Member from Greek Tankers Seized by Iran Returns Home

The first crew member from one of the two Greek tankers seized by Iranian authorities in May arrived safely in Athens on Tuesday, Greek officials said.Iran has agreed to release the crews of the MT Prudent Warrior and Delta Poseidon, which it seized in May in response to the confiscation of oil by the United States from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greece.

Judge Throws out Indictment of Captain in 2019 Fatal Dive Boat Fire

Judge Throws out Indictment of Captain in 2019 Fatal Dive Boat Fire

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Friday dismissed the criminal indictment against a dive boat captain charged with manslaughter in the deaths of 34 people when the vessel caught fire and sank off the California coast three years ago.The 75-foot (23-meter) Conception caught fire while most of those onboard were sleeping, killing 33 passengers and a crew member.

Bulk Carrier Aground After Collision with LNG Carrier in Gibraltar

Bulk Carrier Aground After Collision with LNG Carrier in Gibraltar

An LNG tanker and a bulk carrier have collided off Gibraltar, leaving the latter beached, authorities in the British overseas territory on the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula said on Tuesday.The collision forced the closure of the port for four hours, but it has fully reopened, authorities said, while booms were being deployed around the beached vessel to prevent any potential fuel spill.

Passenger Jumps from San Francisco Bay Ferry

Passenger Jumps from San Francisco Bay Ferry

A passenger is missing after reportedly jumping from a ferry that was underway in the Oakland Estuary on Sunday afternoon.A witness alerted the captain of the 400-passenger ferry Carina, who immediately turned the vessel around to initiate rescue procedures, San Francisco Bay Area's Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) said.

Passenger Vessels Collide Near Rotterdam's Erasmus Bridge

Passenger Vessels Collide Near Rotterdam's Erasmus Bridge

A sightseeing boat and a water taxi collided on Thursday near Rotterdam's iconic Erasmus Bridge, local emergency services said, and six people were "helped out of the water".Images of the incident on social media showed the collision between the two vessels, with the smaller water taxi being pushed under water of the Nieuwe Maas river.

Indonesia Jails Captain of Tanker Arrested for Illegal anchorage

Indonesia Jails Captain of Tanker Arrested for Illegal anchorage

The captain of a fuel tanker arrested by the Indonesian navy in May on suspicion of illegally anchoring in its waters has been jailed for 15 days and fined 200 million rupiah ($13,350), a navy spokesman said on Wednesday.The Nord Joy, a Panama-flagged oil products tanker, was detained on May 30 whilst anchored in Indonesian waters to the east of the Singapore Strait

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Capt. Brian McAllister, a prominent member of the American maritime industry and a true New York area maritime industry icon, has passed away.The following was posted on the mcallistertowing.com website:"It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Captain.  Brian, who changed the future of McAllister Towing when he bought the company with his brothers and cousins

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.