BAYOU BUS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BAYOU BUS
    • Operator : ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 280
  • Location
    • City : TAMPA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 3
    • Passenger Capacity : 9
  • Size
    • Register length : 26.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 10 Feet
    • Overall Length : 26.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 10 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.4 Feet
    • Height : 9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 650847

ORION MARINE CONSTRUCTION, INC.

  • Area of Operation : FLORIDA GULF COAST - BROWNSVILLE, TX; FLORIDA EAST COAST; GA, SC, NC, EAST COAST & BAHAMAS TO NORFOLK; HOUSTON TO SAN JUAN, PR; TAMPA TO BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, C. A.; TAMPA TO U. S. VIRGIN ISL.; DOMINICAN W.I.; GRENADINE ISL. & HAITI
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

BLACKFISH

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

YOS

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

AMY LAQUAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BANDIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BEAST

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BEAVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BRONCO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BRUTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BULL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAYOU BUTTHEAD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS GINNY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS KRISSY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEA DOZER I

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEA DOZER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WHIPLASH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MB

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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