TT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : TT
    • Operator : VICKSBURG PLANT FOOD
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : VICKSBURG
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1288
    • Full Load Capacity : 2241 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 236 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 52.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 236 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 52.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 18.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : DIESEL PUMP
    • Coast Guard Number : 1186587

VICKSBURG PLANT FOOD

  • Area of Operation : YAZOO, LOWER MISSISSIPPI, TENNESSEE, RED AND BLACK RIVERS; ICWW EAST AND WEST; OHIO AND ILLINOIS
  • Principal Commodity : LIQUID FERTILIZER

WL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AO

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

CHEM

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

GPC

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

HBL

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

MM

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

NMS

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

VPF

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

News

Sweden Clearing Legal Path to Reexamine Estonia Wreck Site

Sweden Clearing Legal Path to Reexamine Estonia Wreck Site

A new examination of the wreck of the ferry Estonia, which sank in the Baltic in 1994 with the loss of 852 lives, will be possible from the summer when a change to Swedish law comes into force, news agency TT reported on Thursday.The official investigation concluded in 1997 that the roll-on, roll-off ferry’s bow shield had failed, damaging the bow ramp and flooding the car deck.

The Estonia Disaster: A Bottomless Source of Learning

The Estonia Disaster: A Bottomless Source of Learning

The sinking of the Estonia ro-ro passenger ferry stands out as one of the most disastrous accidents in modern times. The tragedy claimed 852 lives and the wreck was declared a marine graveyard. At first glance, the sinking seems to have been triggered by a single technical failure only minutes before the point of no return, with no warning signs.

Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Tackling the Scourge of Containership Fires

Top Maritime Trends of 2020: Tackling the Scourge of Containership Fires

The proliferation of serious fires onboard container ships in recent years has shocked the shipping industry. Here we examine the causes and impact of such fires and the urgent efforts being made by a wide variety of stakeholders to solve this seemingly intractable problem.Over the last decade there has been a 70% fall in ship total losses[1].

TT Line Puts RoPax Orders on Hold as it Looks to Build Locally

TT Line Puts RoPax Orders on Hold as it Looks to Build Locally

Australian ferry operator TT Line has withdrawn from a memorandum of understanding with Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions for the construction of two new car and passenger ferries as it investigates options to build the vessels domestically.The Tasmanian government-owned operator, also known as Spirit of Tasmania

Brittany Ferries Cancels Newbuild Order

Brittany Ferries Cancels Newbuild Order

French shipping company Brittany Ferries has terminated its contract with German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled RoPax ferry, the shipyard announced Thursday.Stefan Denkhaus, general representative of FSG, said, “We cannot understand the customer’s decision, and the termination came as a surprise.

Marine Electronics: New Display Aims to Simplify Ship Docking

Marine Electronics: New Display Aims to Simplify Ship Docking

Raytheon Anschütz is introducing a new “Docking Display” as an optional feature for the Conning NX navigational ship software.The Docking Display provides a navigator an overview of ship data at a glance and a chart window to facilitate docking. It is designed using Conning NX “widgets” that can be adapted and combined, as needed.

Insurers Discuss Container Casualty Causes

Insurers Discuss Container Casualty Causes

Handling of steel boxes throughout the shipping, ports and logistics supply chain has historically grown exponentially, putting strains on a range of operational procedures and the physical hardware employed to handle the steel boxes, particularly onboard ships. A recent webinar organized by the Thomas Miller managed insurance mutuals

RMC to Build Ferries for TT-Line

Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and Australian TT-Line Company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on two fast car and passenger ferries.The Project will have an impact on employment totalling around 3,500 person-years, and the construction work will start at the beginning of 2021, said a press release from the company specialized in constructing car ferries

TT-Line Cancels Order at FSG

German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard will not build TT-Line Company Pty Ltd's new Spirit of Tasmania vessels.The Australian shipping company TT-Line cancelled the order at FSG for the construction of two ferries, said a statement from the shipyard.The cancellation of the orders 778 and 779 for TT-Line is by mutual agreement after constructive and objective

Naval Fuel-related Assets Protected by Coatings and New Robust Standards

Naval Fuel-related Assets Protected by Coatings and New Robust Standards

The U.S. Navy has many assets other than its seaborn vessels to care for, and recently it adopted new standards to protect those that are fuel-related. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) contracted with Master Painter Institute (MPI) services to establish product standards for interior carbon-steel fuel pipes, interior welded fuel tanks

MAN Reenters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

MAN Reenters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the engines for a newbuild shuttle ferry for Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp. A diesel-electric plant comprising five MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel main engines – with liquefied natural gas (LNG) as primary fuel – will power the MyStar, which Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) will construct at its yard in Finland.

TT Club Warns of Stowaway Risks

TT Club Warns of Stowaway Risks

Clandestine migration has been a problem for the transport sector across Europe for some time now. While more stringent border crossing checks have been imposed due to the current COVID-19 crisis, the risk to operators is not diminished. Furthermore, as the restrictions on movement begin to ease migration activity could be set to escalate warns international freight insurer TT Club.