ISLAND TUG & BARGE CO.

  • Engineering District : Seattle
  • TSO Series Number : TS-5 Transportation Lines on the Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Coasts
  • Principal Commodity List : SAND AND GRAVEL; MARINE CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, SCRAP STEEL; BULK DRY CEMENT AND CONTAINERIZED CARGO
  • Area of Operation : EAGLE HARBOR, ELLIOT BAY, PUGET SOUND AND LAKE WASHINGTON; VICTORIA AND FRASER RIVER (CANADA); COASTAL - MEXICO TO ALASKA
  • Vessels
    • General Cargo Carrier : 1
    • Single Hull Tank Barge : 1
    • Pushboat : 3
    • Tugboat : 10
    • Double Hull Tank Barge : 1
    • Deck Barge : 12
    • Dry Covered Barge : 1
    • Other Tank Barge : 1
    • Vessels List : ALISON S, HELEN S, ISLAND CHAMPION, ISLAND CHIEF, ISLAND EAGLE, ISLAND MIST, ISLAND SCOUT, ISLAND SPIRIT, ISLAND STORM, ISLAND VIKING, ISLAND VOYAGER, ISLAND WIND, SIOUX, ITB, KILLER WHALE, BARGE
  • Address
    3546 W. MARGINAL WAY SW SEATTLE WA 98106
  • Contact
    • Phone : 206-938-0403
3546 W. MARGINAL WAY SW SEATTLE WA 98106

Managed Vessels

ALISON S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELEN S

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND CHAMPION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND CHIEF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND EAGLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND MIST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND SCOUT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND SPIRIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND STORM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND VIKING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND VOYAGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND WIND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIOUX

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ITB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KILLER WHALE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

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World's First LNG-hybrid Tug Will Run mtu Gas Engines

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Ports of Auckland’s Fully Electric Tug Launched in Vietnam

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