OCEAN TOWER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : OCEAN TOWER
    • Operator : DANN OCEAN TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 118
  • Size
    • Register length : 115 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 115 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 15 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 45 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 590099

DANN OCEAN TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MEXICO, MISSISSIPPI RIVER, MOBILE, AL; VARIOUS PORTS ALONG THE GULF, EAST AND CARIBBEAN COASTS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ALLIE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN DANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLONEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COMET

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEPTUNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RUBY M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH DANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHANNON DANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEPHANIE DANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS DANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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Firefighters Evacuated from Listing USS Bonhomme Richard

Firefighters Evacuated from Listing USS Bonhomme Richard

The U.S. Navy said it has cleared the burning USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and its adjacent San Diego pier of all personnel due to a shift in the vessel's list. The warship has been ablaze since Sunday morning."Out of an abundance of caution the pier and ship were cleared of personnel due to an initial shift in the ship’s list. Personnel are now pier side.

Video: USS Bonhomme Richard Blaze Continues

Video: USS Bonhomme Richard Blaze Continues

Hundreds of firefighters battled through a second day from the air, land and water on Monday to save a U.S. war vessel swept by flames while moored at a San Diego shipyard, as the number of sailors and civilians injured in the blaze rose to nearly 60.The USS Bonhomme Richard, an amphibious assault ship whose size ranks second in the U.S.

OVI: 103 Tons of Garbage Removed From North Pacific Gyre

OVI: 103 Tons of Garbage Removed From North Pacific Gyre

Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V KWAI, docked at the port of Honolulu at the end of June after a 48-day expedition successfully removing 103 tons (206,000 lbs.) of fishing nets and consumer plastics from the North Pacific Subtropical Convergence Zone (more commonly known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch or Gyre).

Tech Talk: Algorithm Aims to Assist Ocean Search and Rescue

Tech Talk: Algorithm Aims to Assist Ocean Search and Rescue

Search & Rescue algorithm identify hidden “traps” in ocean waters, helping to more quickly identify regions where objects — and missing people — may have converged.The ocean is a messy and turbulent space, where winds and weather kick up waves in all directions. When an object or person goes missing at sea, the complex

Siemens Gamesa Launches 14MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Siemens Gamesa Launches 14MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has unveiled a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind turbine with 14-megawatt (MW) capacity.The capacity can reach up to 15 MW using the company’s Power Boost function, a 222-meter diameter rotor, 108-meter long blades, and a 39,000 m2 swept area.

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

USS Nevada Shipwreck Located

The wreck of one of the U.S. Navy's longest serving battleships has been found 15,400 feet beneath the surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, researchers said Monday.The USS Nevada (BB-36), which served in two world wars over the course of a career that spanned more than three and a half decades, was discovered by underwater and terrestrial archaeology firm SEARCH, Inc.

SCIENCE: Seafloor Microplastic Hotspots Controlled by Deep-sea Currents

SCIENCE: Seafloor Microplastic Hotspots Controlled by Deep-sea Currents

New research has revealed the highest levels of microplastic yet recorded on the seafloor, with up to 1.9 million pieces in an area of just one square metre.Published this week in the journal Science, this study shows how deep-sea currents act as conveyor belts, transporting tiny plastic fragments and fibers across the seafloor.

Willis Towers Watson Launches New Cyber Insurance, CyNav for Ship Owners

Willis Towers Watson Launches New Cyber Insurance, CyNav for Ship Owners

Willis Towers Watson unveiled a new type of cyber insurance product for shipowners that redesigns standard cyber policies to better navigate the risks for ship operators in the digital era.The solution, CyNav, addresses cyber threats in the broadest sense, including losses that occur from cyber-related business interruptions

Drillship to Be Converted for Subsea Mining

Drillship to Be Converted for Subsea Mining

Swiss-based offshore contractor Allseas said it has acquired an ultra-deepwater drillship for conversion to a polymetallic nodule collection vessel.In partnership with deep sea mining company DeepGreen Metals Inc., Allseas is developing a deep-sea mineral collection system to recover polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor and transfer them to the surface for transportation to shore.

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Measuring the Hostile Ocean Beneath Hurricanes

Unmanned Vehicles Collect Data for Improving Storm ForecastsThe influences of ocean conditions and currents on living environments are now more widely appreciated—from the Earth’s climate and severe weather conditions to fisheries and biodiversity. Sustained and widespread measurements are needed to provide essential clues for understanding the oceans

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

Storm Beaches Merchant Ship in Israel

A cargo ship drifted onto a beach in southern Israel on Thursday after heavy winds and stormy weather forced the vessel away from its anchor point near the port of Ashdod.The 90 meter-long Zelek Star was carrying cement and other goods from Greece to Israel when it was swept away and approached Oranim Beach, officials said.

First Manned Dive to the Titanic in 14 Years

First Manned Dive to the Titanic in 14 Years

A groundbreaking expedition in early August led a team of experts and scientists 3,810 meters below the ocean's surface to the Titanic's final resting place at the murky depths of the North Atlantic Ocean.The series of five dives over eight days aboard a high-tech Triton 36,000/2 manned submersible Limiting Factor were the first to carry humans to the historic wreck site in 14 years.