FIRST COAST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FIRST COAST
    • Operator : DANN MARINE TOWING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
    • City : CHESAPEAKE
    • STATE : MD
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 101
  • Size
    • Register length : 82.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 27.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 82.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 27.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 12 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 44 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 515695

DANN MARINE TOWING

  • Area of Operation : ATLANTIC OCEAN, GULF OF MEXICO AND LAKES

ATLANTIC COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CALUSA COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHESAPEAKE COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORAL COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CRYSTAL COAST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DISCOVERY COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMERALD COAST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOLD COAST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GULF COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

IVORY COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEW ENGLAND COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PALM COAST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEA COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUN COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TREASURE COAST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ZEUS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CEMENT TRANSPORTER

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

China passed a law on Friday that for the first time explicitly allows its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels, a move that could make the contested waters around China more choppy.China has maritime sovereignty disputes with Japan in the East China Sea and with several Southeast Asian countries in the South China Sea.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Plans First Jones Act Rock Installation Vessel

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Plans First Jones Act Rock Installation Vessel

U.S.-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is developing a first-of-its-kind vessel to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry.The nation's largest dredging services provider announced Thursday it is working with Ulstein Design and Solutions B.V. to design and develop the first U.S.-flagged Jones Act compliant, inclined fallpipe vessel for subsea rock installation.

Ingalls Delivers National Security Cutter Stone

Ingalls Delivers National Security Cutter Stone

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered National Security Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) to the U.S. Coast Guard.Documents signed Monday mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Coast Guard. Stone is scheduled to sail away from the Pascagoula, Miss. shipyard at the end of this year to its homeport in Charleston, S.C.

Cracked Containership No Longer Leaking Oil in NY Harbor

Cracked Containership No Longer Leaking Oil in NY Harbor

Oil is no longer leaking from the cracked hull of a containership moored in the Port of New Yok and New Jersey, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday.A sheen around the Danaos-owned YM Mandate was first reported to the Coast Guard on Monday after the ship arrived at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne, N.J., from Halifax, N.S.

US Icebreaker Suffers Fire, Engine Failure

US Icebreaker Suffers Fire, Engine Failure

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20) is making an early return to its Seattle homeport, and its future Arctic operations have been canceled after the 21-year-old medium icebreaker suffered a fire in one of its main propulsion motors last week.The electrical fire was reported at 9:30 p.m.

Two Dead, Two Missing in Corpus Christi Dredge Fire

Two Dead, Two Missing in Corpus Christi Dredge Fire

The bodies of two of four workers missing after a dredging vessel caught fire and sank in Corpus Christi, Texas, were recovered on Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Four personnel working on the dredger Waymon L Boyd went missing and six were sent to the hospital on Friday after the vessel caught fire in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel.

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Oliver Henry

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Oliver Henry

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Oliver Henry to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Fla. This is the 163rd vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35-year period and the 40th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) delivered under the current program.The new cutter is the second of three FRCs to be homeported in Apra Harbor, Guam, increasing the presence for the U.S.

Video: Seaspan Shipyards Launches CCGS John Cabot

Video: Seaspan Shipyards Launches CCGS John Cabot

Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan Shipyards on Friday launched the final ship in a series of three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV) for the Canadian Coast Guard.The 63.4-meter CCGS John Cabot will next undergo sea trials before its delivery to the Coast Guard later this summer. The vessel will be based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

First Major US Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Permitting Milestone

First Major US Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Permitting Milestone

The first major U.S. offshore wind farm, planned for the Massachusetts coast, reached a key permitting milestone on Tuesday with the release of a long-awaited federal environmental study that considers the project's impacts on fisheries and navigation.Publication of the document marks a step forward for the Vineyard Wind project

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

Cellphones Are Helping the USCG Locate Distressed Mariners

First Coast Guard District command center crews, from Maine to Northern New Jersey, have a new tool to help distressed mariners come home to their families after being out to sea.The i911 program allows for watchstanders to use a mariner’s cellphone number to assist in finding their location for Coast Guard rescue crews to locate them faster.

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Lays Keel for OPC USCGC Argus

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s first-of-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Argus (WMSM-915) was held on April 28, 2020 at Eastern’s Nelson Street facility in Panama City, Fla. USCGC Argus is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

USCG Polar Security Cutters: The History and Future

USCG Polar Security Cutters: The History and Future

The good news is that work has commenced on the first new heavy polar icebreaker for the United States Coast Guard in 43 years. The bad news is that when it enters service, projected to occur in FY2024, it will be the first new heavy polar icebreaker for the USCG in 47 years.Meanwhile, Russia has approximately 30 active polar icebreakers, including four that are nuclear powered.