SAFETY CHALLENGER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAFETY CHALLENGER
    • Operator : FLOWERS, J. RUSSELL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1550
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 126
  • Size
    • Register length : 70 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2011
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1217360

FLOWERS, J. RUSSELL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

PGM

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RF

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AEP

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

FMT

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

HB

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

IN

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JPF

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MEM

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLOTTE ROUSH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOE B. WARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAURA RODGERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MATT LAGARDE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY CRUSADER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY EXPLORER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY FIRST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY FOREVER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY GLORY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY GOAL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY GUIDE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY JOURNEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY LEGEND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY PRIDE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY PRIORITY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY QUEST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY RUNNER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY SPIRIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY STAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY TEAM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY VOYAGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ACL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

B

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BV

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ES

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FMTA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FRI

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

ABS Launches Guide for Wind-assisted Propulsion Systems

ABS Launches Guide for Wind-assisted Propulsion Systems

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ABS’ Wiernicki: “COVID-19 will function as threat, a disruptor and catalyst for change”

ABS’ Wiernicki: “COVID-19 will function as threat, a disruptor and catalyst for change”

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COVID-19: Maritime and Coastguard Agency Issues "Unprecedented Exemption" for Car Ferry

COVID-19: Maritime and Coastguard Agency Issues "Unprecedented Exemption" for Car Ferry

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Coast Guard Pursues Enforcement Action against Bouchard

Coast Guard Pursues Enforcement Action against Bouchard

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MSC Awarded DNV GL Containership Fire Safety Notation

MSC Awarded DNV GL Containership Fire Safety Notation

Classification society DNV GL had awarded a new class notation to mitigate fire risks on containerships to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The notation, announced by DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen in London, has been implemented on the largest containerships in the world, the 23,000+ TEU MSC Gülsün class.The new FCS notation is targeted exclusively towards containerships.

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.

Vessel Safety: US House Subcommittee Seeks Faster Implementation

Vessel Safety: US House Subcommittee Seeks Faster Implementation

In November the U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee held a hearing on “Commercial and Passenger Vessel Safety: Challenges and Opportunities.” Testimony covered a range of issues, from recent tragedies such as the Conception dive-boat disaster to antiquated maritime laws.

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Trieste: 60th Anniversary of Deepest Dive

Plunging into the deep, dark abyss of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh and Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard heard a loud cracking sound in their vessel—the bathyscaphe Trieste, which the Office of Naval Research (ONR) purchased for scientific observations.Already 30,000 feet below sea level

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

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Most NY Waterway Ferries Back in Service

Most NY Waterway Ferries Back in Service

The majority of NY Waterway ferries taken out of service for safety violations last month have returned to regular operations, the U.S. Coast Guard said.On November 24, the Coast Guard revealed that Sector New York marine inspectors determined that 23 of NY Waterway's 32 ferries had damage or discrepancies significant enough to warrant a suspension of service.

NTSB Issues Duck Boat Safety Recommendations

NTSB Issues Duck Boat Safety Recommendations

U.S. federal officials are calling for new safety rules following the fatal sinking of a Missouri amphibious passenger vessel in July 2018.Seventeen of the 31 people aboard the modified WWII DUKW amphibious passenger vessel, or "duck boat", Stretch Duck 7 died, when the vessel sank during a rapidly developing high-wind storm on Table Rock Lake near Branson, Mo.

NYK to Improve Dry Bulk Fleet Safety

NYK to Improve Dry Bulk Fleet Safety

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) held its annual Dry Bulk Safety Conference at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo to share safety awareness and review trouble response for dry bulk vessels.A total of 75 participants from 41 Japanese shipowners and ship-management companies attended.