AO B

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AO B
    • Operator : O-KAN MARINE REPAIR, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NASHVILLE
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 615
    • Full Load Capacity : 1425 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 2001
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : CG000497
    • REBLT : *

O-KAN MARINE REPAIR, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING COMPANY

LILLI MARLENE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PENNY P

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

A

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

H

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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US Navy Takes Delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)

US Navy Takes Delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)

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From Surface to Subsea to Space: U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Outlook 2022

From Surface to Subsea to Space: U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Outlook 2022

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Intelatus Formed Through WER-IMA Merger

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Keeping the Inland Waterways Open: Balancing Maintenance and Operational Requirements

Keeping the Inland Waterways Open: Balancing Maintenance and Operational Requirements

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NASSCO Awarded $1.4 Billion to Build US Navy Ships

NASSCO Awarded $1.4 Billion to Build US Navy Ships

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NASSCO Wins LLT Contracts for Three US Navy Ships

NASSCO Wins LLT Contracts for Three US Navy Ships

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Interview: Richard Balzano, Dredging Contractors of America

Interview: Richard Balzano, Dredging Contractors of America

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Resolve Marine Announces Leadership Transition

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Austal Delivers First Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boat to Australian Navy

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Shipbuilding: Leadership Transition at Bay Ship & Yacht

Shipbuilding: Leadership Transition at Bay Ship & Yacht

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