ACBL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ACBL
    • Operator : INDUSTRY TERMINAL & SALVAGE CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1024
    • Full Load Capacity : 1426 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.9 Feet
    • Height : 22 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 571946

INDUSTRY TERMINAL & SALVAGE CO.

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, MONONGAHELA AND OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : STEEL AND COAL

DARLANE B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS BROOKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS KATE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OLIVIA ROSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CCT

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DM

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DRAVO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ING

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ML

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SCNO

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VL

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KIRBY

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

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ACBL Orders 11,000 HP Towboat from C&C Marine and Repair

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