SUN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUN
    • Operator : SUNFLOWER ENTERPRISES, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : DUBUQUE
    • STATE : IA
  • Capacity
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 52 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 52 Feet
    • Load draft : 12 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

SUNFLOWER ENTERPRISES, LLC

  • Area of Operation : WESTERN RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : MARINE CONSTRUCTION

ERNIE D

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATIE ANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KAW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCARLETT RIVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BH1

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILLY D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HMT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LUKE HAYES

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MSC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

N

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Methanol-Fueled Chem Tanker Delivered to NYK

Methanol-Fueled Chem Tanker Delivered to NYK

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Group) has taken delivery of Takaroa Sun, a methanol carrier equipped with two-stroke dual-fuel engine tech that allows the vessel to be powered by methanol. Built in South Korea at Hyundai MIPO Dockyard, the new ship was funded through NYK’s green financing initiative established to support environment-friendly projects.

Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors and Singapore's Sembcorp Marine, on Thursday, showed off the world's largest crane vessel that can be used for the setup and decommissioning of offshore oil and gas facilities.The semi-submersible vessel, which cost Heerema about $1.5 billion, is equipped with two cranes that can reach a height of 220 metres

Can the Cruise Shipping Boom Continue?

Can the Cruise Shipping Boom Continue?

As the global cruise industry enjoys it most robust period of growth ever, the question invariably becomes: How long can it last?Cruising, which is a blend of the hospitality and maritime businesses, continues to grow at a historic pace. The Cruise Trends & Industry Outlook publication from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) projects a passenger count of 30 million in 2019 – up nearly

Singapore Jails Tanker Captain in Shell Theft Case

Singapore Jails Tanker Captain in Shell Theft Case

The captain of a Vietnamese oil tanker has been jailed for over five years in Singapore for his role in a scheme that saw around $150 million of oil stolen from Shell's biggest refinery over several years.Doan Xuan Than, 47, was sentenced to 66 months in prison on Thursday, a spokesman for the State Courts of Singapore said

Study: Sunlight Degrades Polystyrene Faster than Expected

Study: Sunlight Degrades Polystyrene Faster than Expected

A study published by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) shows that polystyrene, one of the world’s most ubiquitous plastics, may degrade in decades or centuries when exposed to sunlight, rather than thousands of years as previously thought.  The study published October 10, 2019, in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters.

New China-Europe Intermodal Route Opened

New China-Europe Intermodal Route Opened

Marking the opening of a new China-Europe freight train route a freight train left Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, heading for Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan.According to a report in Xinhua, the train consists of 42 containers loaded with laptops, LED panels, green tea and other products manufactured in Hunan province.

SAFETY: Distractions Can Sink Careers

SAFETY: Distractions Can Sink Careers

Familiarity can and does breed contempt. You don’t need anything else added to that heavy burden.We live and work in a frenetic environment replete with a wide range of both human and technological distractions. When those two elements came together on the bridge of a towboat traveling downriver to pick up a load of empty barges, the result was career-changing for the vessel’s first mate

HMM Unveils New Corporate Identity

HMM Unveils New Corporate Identity

South Korean shipbuilding major Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has launched a new corporate identity (CI) in an effort to enhance its brand equity.According to the company, the CI reflects HMM’s “vision and ambition to take a leap forward to the bright future”."The new CI features a pride of Korea’s national flagship carrier as well as an intuitive grasp of shipping business.

US Oil Sees Growing Reach

US Oil Sees Growing Reach

Two cargoes of U.S. crude oil have been booked to sail to Australia, trade sources and data companies said, highlighting the increasing global reach of exports from the United States.Aframax tanker Esther Spirit loaded U.S. oil in early April at Enterprise Houston Terminal and is scheduled to discharge at Kwinana in Western Australia on May 20, ship-tracking data from Refinitiv and Vortexa showed.

HMD Delivers Newbuild Pair to OSG

HMD Delivers Newbuild Pair to OSG

Florida-based tanker shipping company Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has taken delivery of two 50,000 dwt class product and chemical tankers at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea.The tankers, named the Overseas Gulf Coast and Overseas Sun Coast, were built to comply with MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 13 Tier III standards regarding nitrogen oxide emissions within emission control areas.

Castor Maritime Buys Korean Built Panamax

Castor Maritime Buys Korean Built Panamax

Castor Maritime, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry-bulk vessels, announced that through one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, took delivery of the M/V Magic Sun, a 2001 Korean built Panamax dry bulk carrier, from an unaffiliated seller.The Cyprus-based company said in a press release that the vessel is expected to commence its initial charter with Oldendorff Carriers

Norwegian Sun Is Back to Port Canaveral

Norwegian Sun Is Back to Port Canaveral

Norwegian Cruise Line's ship Norwegian Sun has returned to call Port Canaveral its homeport for another year. Also returning are the popular all-inclusive cruises to Cuba.Starting today (April 15), the Norwegian Sun, which in 2018 became the first homeported cruise ship to sail from Port Canaveral to Cuba, will offer four-, five- and seven-day cruises to Havana, Cuba