CAPE LAURA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPE LAURA
    • Operator : SIMS METAL EAST, LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : JERSEY CITY
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 886
    • Full Load Capacity : 2200 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 146 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 38 Feet
    • Overall Length : 146 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 38 Feet
    • Load draft : 15.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.6 Feet
    • Height : 19 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1948
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 254588

SIMS METAL EAST, LLC

  • Area of Operation : NEW YORK HARBOR, CONNECTICUT VIA LONG ISLAND SOUND TO STAMFORD AND BRIDGEPORT
  • Principal Commodity : SCRAP IRON AND STEEL

ATLAS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE BURLINGTON

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE HARRISON

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE HEANEY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE LUCY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE PATRICIA

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE SALLY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE WENDY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

D.S.

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DB

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HNSE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LEE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

METRO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

REC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

US Coast Guard Vessel Capsizes

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Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

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Hurricane Dorian Update

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Women on the Water

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