ALFRED WALKER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALFRED WALKER
    • Operator : BLAHA TOWING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 128
  • Size
    • Register length : 88.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 36.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 88.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 36.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1952
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 263382

BLAHA TOWING

  • Area of Operation : HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA - SHIP DOCKING HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA TO NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, JAMES RIVER, AND BARGING
  • Principal Commodity : BULK BARGING OF FERTILIZER DRY

HILL CARTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BCT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Maritime Groups Pleased with WRDA 2020

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