UGH THE TUG

  • General
    • Vessel Name : UGH THE TUG
    • Operator : PADELFORD PACKET BOAT CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 450
  • Location
    • City : ST. PAUL
    • STATE : MN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 26
  • Size
    • Register length : 46 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 46 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 543171

PADELFORD PACKET BOAT CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI, MINNESOTA AND ST. CROIX RIVERS BETWEEN MINNEAPOLIS, MN AND NEW ORLEANS, LA; FLORIDA KEYS (WINTER)
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ANSON NORTHRUP

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

JONATHAN PADELFORD

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

BETSEY NORTHRUP

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

On Board the eWolf: The First Electric Tugboat in the US

On Board the eWolf: The First Electric Tugboat in the US

Crowley Maritime Corporation has owned and operated a lot of vessels since its founding in 1892. But the latest vessel to join its fleet is unlike any other that has come before it.Crowley’s new harbor tug, eWolf, is unique in that it runs 100% powered by batteries, not diesel engines, meaning it produces zero emissions and nearly no noise.

Trapped Vessels Start to Move Out of Baltimore Following Bridge Disaster

Trapped Vessels Start to Move Out of Baltimore Following Bridge Disaster

The U.S. state of Maryland has opened a temporary channel on the northbound side of the collapsed Baltimore bridge, allowing limited tug and barge traffic around the container ship stuck at the disaster site, Governor Wes Moore said on Monday."It will help us to get more vessels in the water around the site of the collapse," Moore told a news conference.

SAAM Towage’s First Electric Tugs Arrive in Canada

SAAM Towage’s First Electric Tugs Arrive in Canada

The first electric tugs of the SAAM Towage's fleet, built by SANMAR Shipyards, have reached the Port of Vancouver in Canada. The vessels are named Saam Volta and Chief Dan George."We continue to make progress on this milestone for SAAM Towage, which is part of our strategy to drive innovation and development for increasingly sustainable operations.

Trinidad Government Hires Salvors to Recover Sunken Oil Barge

Trinidad Government Hires Salvors to Recover Sunken Oil Barge

Trinidad and Tobago has hired two remediation and salvage firms to help clean up an ongoing oil spill off Tobago and salvage the leaking barge, the country's Ministry of Energy said on Tuesday.It has been almost two weeks since the oil spill was first discovered off Tobago's Atlantic coast after a barge ran aground on a reef.

Crowley's All-electric Harbor Tug eWolf Delivered

Crowley's All-electric Harbor Tug eWolf Delivered

Crowley on Wednesday announced it has taken delivery of its groundbreaking vessel eWolf, the first all-electric, ship assist harbor tugboat in the United States.The 82-foot tug, designed by Crowley’s engineering services team and built by Coden, Ala. shipbuilder Master Boat Builders

Bulk Carrier Hits Mine in Black Sea, Two People Injured

Bulk Carrier Hits Mine in Black Sea, Two People Injured

A Panama-flagged bulk carrier that was headed to a River Danube port to load grain has hit a mine in the Black Sea, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday.It was the latest incident of a civilian vessel hitting an explosive in the Black Sea in what Kyiv says is stepped-up Russian attacks on shipping and port infrastructure.

Crowley's All-electric Tug eWolf Starts Sea Trials

Crowley's All-electric Tug eWolf Starts Sea Trials

The first all-electric tugboat built in the United States, Crowley's eWolf, has started sea trials along the U.S. Gulf Coast.The 82-foot ship assist tug, built by Coden, Ala. shipbuilder Master Boat Builders, is expected to enter service at the Port of San Diego in 2024. Video footage of the vessel on sea trials was shared by Crowley on social media.

Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in the Detroit River

Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in the Detroit River

A Portuguese-registered bulk carrier ran aground outside Belle Isle Anchorage in the Detroit River, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The 623-foot freighter Barbro G reportedly went soft aground at 7:37 a.m. on Monday. The vessel is said to be carrying 21,000 tons of wheat to Italy.No pollution, damage, injuries or impact to commercial traffic have been reported.

Insights: Frank Manning, President & COO, Diversified Marine, Inc.

Insights: Frank Manning, President & COO, Diversified Marine, Inc.

Frank Manning has quickly risen through the ranks during his eight years in the shipyard business, today serving as president and COO at Diversified Marine, Inc. (DMI) in Portland, Ore. Crucial along the way has been a passion for the business itself and the people that make it all possible.“The first day I walked in a shipyard I knew that I was in the right industry,” Manning said.

Sanmar Delivers Second Electric Tug for Western Canada

Sanmar Delivers Second Electric Tug for Western Canada

Turkey's Sanmar Shipyards announced it has delivered a second electric-powered tug to HaiSea Marine in Canada.The newly built HaiSea Wee’git and its sister HaiSea Wamis, delivered earlier this year, will provide harbor and escort tugboat services to tankers calling at LNG Canada’s new export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia.

Three Bulk Carriers Robbed in Singapore Strait

Three Bulk Carriers Robbed in Singapore Strait

Three bulk carriers were robbed in the Singapore Strait earlier this week, a Singapore-based regional maritime security centre on Friday. One of the busiest commercial waterways in the world has seen a spike in piracy in recent years. The incidents of "petty crime" happened between Aug 8-9, when the ships were in the Phillip Channel in the Singapore Strait, said the Information Fusion Centre

Canada's First Fully Electric Tug Arrives in Vancouver

Canada's First Fully Electric Tug Arrives in Vancouver

This week, Canada welcomed the arrival of the its first fully electric tugboat, HaiSea Wamis.Built by Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey, the vessel is the first in a series of three Robert Allan Ltd. designed ElectRA 2800 battery electric harbor tugs being constructed for HaiSea Marine, a joint venture partnership between the Haisla First Nation and Seaspan ULC.