G. SHELBY FRIEDRICHS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : G. SHELBY FRIEDRICHS
    • Operator : CRESCENT TOWING & SALVAGE CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3500
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 165
  • Size
    • Register length : 93.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 105.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11.9 Feet
    • Height : 31.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 280263

CRESCENT TOWING & SALVAGE CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MOBILE, AL - PORT OF MOBILE, INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY; NEW ORLEANS, LA - PORT OF NEW ORLEANS; MISSISSIPPI RIVER; INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY; SAVANNAH, GA - PORT OF SAVANNAH
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR TOWING

ERVIN S COOPER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLORIDA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEN. OGLETHORPE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. K. MCLEAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LISA COOPER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARDI GRAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARGARET F COOPER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIRIAM WALMSLEY COOPER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSISSIPPI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NED FERRY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEW ORLEANS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NOON WEDNESDAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT CLEAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PORT ALLEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PORT HUDSON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PROVIDENCE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAVANNAH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ADMIRAL JACKSON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALABAMA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANGUS R. COOPER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BULLDOG

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID J. COOPER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

The Unsung Benefits of the Inland Waterways

With developments in the current health crisis almost entirely consuming nearly all news reporting, one could be forgiven for thinking that the members of Congress are thinking about and working on little else, and that even if they were, the divisive partisanship of recent years would doom the prospects of much else getting done. Happily, that is not the case for the nation’s inland waterways.

Hydrographic Survey Vessel to be Converted for Unmanned Operations

Hydrographic Survey Vessel to be Converted for Unmanned Operations

A hydrographic survey vessel will operate in multiple areas of the Wadden Sea, commanded from shore by personnel in an office in Amersterdam.U.S.-based Sea Machines Robotics, a developer of autonomous command and advanced perception systems, said Thursday that Dutch company Deep BV will equip one of its vessels with a Sea Machines SM300 autonomous contril system to enable remote command of the

US to Deploy Hospital Ships for Coronavirus Response

US to Deploy Hospital Ships for Coronavirus Response

Two U.S. Navy hospital ships are being prepared to aid shoreside medical facilities that could become overrun by the coronavirus pandemic, the Pentagon's chief spokesman said.The USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy will be deployed "as needed to assist potentially overwhelmed counties with acute patient care" as part of the Defense Department's response to the pandemic, Jonathan Rath Hoffman

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Along the 1,600-mile, ice gray arch of the St Lawrence Seaway, the 2020 Great Lakes commercial shipping season will lurch back to life on March 25 when the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. reopen.The ceremonial opening signals a passage with passable ice and the 114th Great Lakes season for its fleet of 45 venerable lakers.

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Inland Dredging Company helps keep commerce flowing on America’s inland waterway system.Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Company completed dredging projects spanning eight states and across four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts. Beginning in July and finishing in December (2019), Inland Dredging crews dredged ports and harbors along the Mighty Mississippi River, Ouachita River

USCG, ABS Approve Wireless Helm System for ATBs

USCG, ABS Approve Wireless Helm System for ATBs

U.S.-based autonomous marine systems developer Sea Machines announced on Tuesday that it has received class and regulatory approval to install its commercial wireless helm system aboard a class of U.S.-flag tugboats that support articulated tug-barge (ATB) sets, marking an industry first in wireless vessel control.The U.S.

INSIGHTS: Michael G. Johnson

INSIGHTS: Michael G. Johnson

Sea Machines Robotics CEO & President.Michael Gordon Johnson is a marine engineer, an accomplished entrepreneur and sector leader with a primary goal of building progressive and sustainable innovation for modern society. He is the founder of Sea Machines, a Boston-based tech company that is a leading provider of autonomous control and intelligent perception systems for marine vessels.

Sea Machines Demonstrates Autonomous Spill-Response Vessel

Sea Machines Demonstrates Autonomous Spill-Response Vessel

As a part of its cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD), Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announces that it has successfully demonstrated its autonomous systems in action on board a Kvichak Marco skimmer boat during events held along the Portland harbor earlier today.

Patients on US Hospital Ships Test Positive for COVID-19

Patients on US Hospital Ships Test Positive for COVID-19

Some patients being treated for trauma aboard U.S. military hospital ships in New York and Los Angeles have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Pentagon said on Monday.“Have we had patients who ultimately were determined to have coronavirus on the hospital ships? Yes,” Brigadier General Paul Friedrichs, the joint staff surgeon, told a news conference.

Dredging at the Forefront of Corps' 2020 Work Plan

Dredging at the Forefront of Corps' 2020 Work Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' FY2020 Work Plan release on Monday places dredging at the forefront.“We welcome the FY 2020 Work Plan released by the Army Corps,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. “We’re ready – our dredging companies are hard at work on projects and continue to build new dredging ships for America’s ports, waterways and beaches.

LGL Announces Retirement of Robert G. Wellner

LGL Announces Retirement of Robert G. Wellner

Liberty Global Logistics LLC (LGL) announced today that Robert G. (Bob) Wellner, its current President, will retire effective December 31, 2019. Mr. Wellner is a widely respected industry veteran with more than 46 years of experience in the U.S.-flag shipping and logistics industry and was a key player in the formation and growth of LGL.Mr. Wellner joined forces with Philip J.

Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

July is Second Busiest Month in Port of Virginia’s History.The Port of Virginia in July processed 265,559 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in July, making it the second busiest month in the port’s history.The strong cargo performance was driven by an increase of more than 4 percent in loaded import containers, and a jump of nearly 18 percent in export empty containers