SAFETY FIRST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAFETY FIRST
    • 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 : 2006
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1193706

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 CHALLENGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY CRUSADER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAFETY EXPLORER

  • 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

International Day of the Seafarer Spotlights Safety

International Day of the Seafarer Spotlights Safety

On June 25, the International Day of the Seafarer, IMO Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez pays tribute to the two million seafarers who keep global markets functioning and supply chains going.In a video message to seafarers, Dominguez said: “Seafarers have been sorely tested in recent years – facing hostile acts from piracy or in conflict zones.

'Tug Drone': KOTUG Pilots Innovative Line Transfer Solution

'Tug Drone': KOTUG Pilots Innovative Line Transfer Solution

The Netherlands based marine towage provider KOTUG announced it has successfully piloted its innovative Tug Drone technology, performing a line transfer using an aerial drone.KOTUG said it worked with another Dutch company, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experts SKEYE, to perform a line transfer over 400 meters from a tugboat to the helideck of Heerema’s crane vessel Thialf.

Containership Lost Power Several Times Before Striking Bridge in Baltimore

Containership Lost Power Several Times Before Striking Bridge in Baltimore

The cargo ship Dali lost electrical power several times before it crashed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge in March, killing six people and paralyzing a major transportation artery for the U.S, Northeast, federal investigators said on Tuesday.The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a preliminary report that about 10 hours before leaving Baltimore the Dali experienced a blackout

BHP Aims to Receive First Ammonia-fueled Bulk Carrier in 2026

BHP Aims to Receive First Ammonia-fueled Bulk Carrier in 2026

Australia's BHP Group is planning to receive its first ammonia-fueled bulk carrier in 2026 as part of the company's plans to cut shipping emissions, a senior executive said.The global mining giant has shortlisted eight companies for the building, operation and fuel supply for at least one such vessel, Rashpal Singh Bhatti

Wärtsilä to Deliver Its First Ammonia Ship Engine in Early 2025

Wärtsilä to Deliver Its First Ammonia Ship Engine in Early 2025

Ship engine manufacturer Wärtsilä expects to deliver its first ammonia-fueled engine on a new vessel in early 2025, with more widespread sales expected in the 2030s, a company executive told Reuters.Ammonia is among several alternative fuels that shippers are exploring to reduce carbon emissions.

Norway's Oil Industry Resumes Helicopter Flights After Deadly Crash

Norway's Oil Industry Resumes Helicopter Flights After Deadly Crash

Norwegian oil companies resumed helicopter flights to offshore oil and gas fields on Friday following Wednesday's deadly crash off the country's west coast, operator Equinor and airports said on Friday.On Thursday helicopter traffic was halted to oil and gas platforms following the crash in which one person died and five were injured.

Many Different Vessels but One Goal – Passenger Safety

Many Different Vessels but One Goal – Passenger Safety

Because there are so many different kinds of passenger vessels, the critical topic of passenger safety can sometimes appear as a set of niche topics, each one just distantly connected to another. After all, passengers aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean face safety issues that are much different than a commuter going from Jersey City to Manhattan or a tourist crossing from the Mukilteo, Wash.

First Ship to Use Ukraine's Corridor Arrives in Istanbul

First Ship to Use Ukraine's Corridor Arrives in Istanbul

The first vessel that used Ukraine's Black Sea corridor is crossing through Turkey's Bosphorus Strait, a Reuters witness said on Friday.The Hong-Kong-flagged Joseph Schulte container ship that left the Russian-blocked Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odesa earlier this week had been in the port since Feb. 23, 2022, the day before the start of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

Maersk Ordered to Pay Seaman it Fired for Reporting Safety Issues

Maersk Line Limited has been ordered to pay more than $700,000 and reinstate a seafarer it fired for reporting safety concerns about a company vessel to the U.S. Coast Guard.A federal whistleblower investigation determined that the company—a U.S. subsidiary of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller - Maersk—illegally suspended and terminated a seafarer who reported safety concerns about the U.S.

Australia Bans Cargo Ship Over Safety Issues

Australia Bans Cargo Ship Over Safety Issues

An Antigua Barbuda-flagged general cargo ship has been banned from Australian waters over serious safety deficiencies. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said it issued a 180-day ban on the Briese Heavylift GmbH & Co vessel BBC Pearl as the agency works to crack down on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels.

Coast Guard and Local Authorities Join Forces in Response to Port Newark Vessel Fire

Coast Guard and Local Authorities Join Forces in Response to Port Newark Vessel Fire

A Unified Command has been established to continue response to the fire aboard Grimaldi cargo vessel Grande Costa D’Avorio, which caught fire Wednesday night around 9:30 PM at the Port of Newark, an incident in which two firefighters died Thursday.The U.S. Coast Guard, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Newark Fire Department

Experts Raised Safety Concerns About Missing Titanic Submersible in 2018

Experts Raised Safety Concerns About Missing Titanic Submersible in 2018

Experts raised safety concerns in 2018 about the submersible vessel that has been missing since Sunday, when it descended with tourists on a deep ocean journey to view the wreckage of the Titanic.The pilot and four passengers are aboard and the available oxygen on the vehicle has been forecast to run out by Thursday morning.The Titan submersible is a 22-foot (6.