BIG BILL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG BILL
    • Operator : BISSO TOWBOAT CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1108
    • Full Load Capacity : 2600 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 200 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54 Feet
    • Overall Length : 200 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 11.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 16 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 547800

BISSO TOWBOAT CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF NEW ORLEANS- MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND FREIGHT

ALLISON S

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALMA S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BECKY S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BILLY SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CECILIA B SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANE S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIZ ALMA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ISABELLA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOTT T SLATTEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM S.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

B

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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