SUNFLOWER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUNFLOWER
    • Operator : DUBUQUE BARGE & FLEETING SVC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 330
  • Location
    • City : DUBUQUE
    • STATE : IA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 10
  • Size
    • Register length : 36.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13 Feet
    • Overall Length : 36.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.8 Feet
    • Height : 14.8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP2 : BOOM
    • EQUIP1 : 5 TON HYDRAULIC
    • Coast Guard Number : 628785

DUBUQUE BARGE & FLEETING SVC.

  • Operating Name : NEWT MARINE SERVICE CO.
  • Area of Operation : WESTERN RIVERES
  • Principal Commodity : MARINE CONSTRUCTION SAND, ROCK & EQUIPMENT

BURL JOE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. NEWT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLEVA LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DARCEE LANE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELLEN MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FRED R. MCKENZIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES FARIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LADY POTASA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEBRASKA CITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIGRE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CMT

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NMS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

UN Expects 'Big Uptick' in Ships Wanting to Export Ukraine Grain

UN Expects 'Big Uptick' in Ships Wanting to Export Ukraine Grain

The United Nations expects a "big uptick" in ships wanting to export Ukraine grain through the Black Sea after transit procedures were agreed and a goal of 2-5 million tonnes a month is "achievable," a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday.Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations agreed transit procedures on Monday for a deal struck in July to resume Ukraine Black Sea grain and fertilizer

Russia, Ukraine Agree to Protect Ukraine Grain Shipping Channel

Russia, Ukraine Agree to Protect Ukraine Grain Shipping Channel

Ships exporting Ukraine grain through the Black Sea will be protected by a 10 nautical mile buffer zone, according to long-awaited procedures agreed by Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations on Monday and seen by Reuters.The United Nations and Turkey brokered a deal last month after Russia's Feb.

Ukraine, Russia Sign Deal to Reopen Grain Export Ports

Ukraine, Russia Sign Deal to Reopen Grain Export Ports

Russia and Ukraine signed a landmark deal on Friday to reopen Ukrainian Black Sea ports for grain exports, raising hopes that an international food crisis aggravated by the Russian invasion can be eased.The accord crowned two months of talks brokered by the United Nations and Turkey

Russia Ready to Set Up Corridor for Ships Leaving Ukraine, With Conditions

Russia Ready to Set Up Corridor for Ships Leaving Ukraine, With Conditions

Russia is ready to provide a humanitarian corridor for vessels carrying food to leave Ukraine, in return for the lifting of some sanctions, the Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko as saying on Wednesday.Ukraine's Black Sea ports have been blocked since Russia sent thousands of troops into Ukraine on February 24 and more than 20 million tonnes of grain are

World’s Biggest Port is Returning to Normal, but Supply Chains Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

World’s Biggest Port is Returning to Normal, but Supply Chains Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

Shanghai is slowly emerging from a grueling COVID lockdown that has all but immobilized the city since March. Although Shanghai’s port, which handles one-fifth of China’s shipping volumes, has been operating throughout, it has been running at severely reduced capacity. Many shipments have either been canceled, postponed, or rerouted to other Chinese mega-ports such as Ningbo-Zhousan.

Ukraine Seeking Ways to Get its Grain Out

Ukraine Seeking Ways to Get its Grain Out

Ukraine is seeking ways to get grain and vegetable oils out of the country by breaking a months-long blockade of the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea by the Russian navy and moving more by land.The war, together with Western sanctions against Russia, have sent the price of grain, cooking oil, fertilizer, and energy soaring.

Opening Ukraine's Black Sea Ports Would Need Review of Sanctions on Russia, Moscow Says

Opening Ukraine's Black Sea Ports Would Need Review of Sanctions on Russia, Moscow Says

Moscow said on Thursday that sanctions on Russia would have to be reviewed if it were to heed a U.N. appeal to open access to Ukraine's Black Sea ports so that grain could be exported, according to an Interfax news agency report. Read full storyUkraine, one of the world's biggest grain producers, used to export most of its goods through its seaports, but since Russia sent troops into Ukraine

Ukraine Shuts Ports as Conflict Threatens Grain Supplies

Ukraine Shuts Ports as Conflict Threatens Grain Supplies

Ukraine's military has suspended commercial shipping at its ports after Russian forces invaded the country, an adviser to the Ukrainian president's chief of staff said, stoking fear of supply disruption from the leading grain and oilseeds exporters.Russia earlier suspended the movement of commercial vessels in the Azov Sea until further notice

Russian Naval Drills Obstruct Black Sea Shipping

Russian Naval Drills Obstruct Black Sea Shipping

Ukraine criticized Russian naval exercises near its southern coast on Thursday, saying the presence of warships were part of a "hybrid war" that had made navigation in the Black Sea and Azov Sea virtually impossible.In a statement by the foreign ministry, Ukraine said Russia's actions "show blatant disregard for the rules and principles of international law" and that Kyiv would work together

Four Cargo Ships Sail from Ukraine

Four Cargo Ships Sail from Ukraine

Four ships carrying Ukrainian foodstuffs sailed from Ukrainian Black Sea ports on Sunday as part of a deal to unblock the country's sea exports, Ukrainian and Turkish officials said.The four bulk carriers were loaded with almost 170,000 tonnes of corn and other foodstuffs, Ukraine's sea ports authority said on Facebook.

EU Moves to Help Ukraine Export Grain as Russia Blocks Sea Routes

EU Moves to Help Ukraine Export Grain as Russia Blocks Sea Routes

The European Commission said on Thursday it would work with EU governments to help Ukraine export millions of tonnes of grain stuck in the country because the Russian navy is blocking Ukrainian ports.Ukraine was the world’s fourth-largest grain exporter in the 2020/21 season, International Grains Council data shows, selling 44.7 million tonnes abroad, mainly to China, Africa and Europe.

Sunflower Kurenai: MOL Names Japan’s 1st LNG-fueled Ferry

Sunflower Kurenai: MOL Names Japan’s 1st LNG-fueled Ferry

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) on Thursday held a naming and launching ceremony for the first of Japan’s first two LNG-fueled ferries.The ceremony was held at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works Enoura Plant, and the newbuilding ferry was named “Sunflower Kurenai” by the mayor of Beppu City Yasuhiro Nagano.