DAVID VITTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DAVID VITTER
    • Operator : BLESSEY MARINE SERVICES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1700
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 119
  • Size
    • Register length : 70 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 48 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2010
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1226470

BLESSEY MARINE SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (TEXAS TO FLORIDA); LOWER AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI, OHIO, ILLINOIS, RED, TENN-TOM, CUMBERLAND RIVERS; LIMITED LAKE MICHIGAN, ATCHAFALAYA, BLACK WARRIOR AND ALABAMA
  • Principal Commodity : PETRO CHEMICALS, DIRTY OILS, LUBE OILS AND ASPHALT

WEB

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

ALTON ST. AMANT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BEAU BLESSEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BEN STRAFUSS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BENNIE DUPNIK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETH WILSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL MCNEAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOB SHEA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRENDA ANN CACIOPPO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT GARY E MOSS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT NILES SHOEMAKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT PAUL E LORD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT RODNEY ADAMS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT TOM BROWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. ALLEN BILLIOT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BILLY J. VERDIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. J. A. MORGAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JACK GREEN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JONATHAN H. BROWN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. LANCE DRAGON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. ROGER D. ADAMS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. SHAWN MARTINEZ

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAROL M OTT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATHERINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES E. MARTIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES W. CLARK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE MELANCON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLARK TODD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLAUDIA HAROLD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLELAND POWELL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANE F. MORGAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DAVID F. STONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DOUG BARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DREAMA KLAIBER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EDWARD JONES JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERIC BUNCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERIN C. GRENON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE ALLEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GERTUDE V. CREEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GOVERNOR MIKE HUCKABEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HUGH S MONSTED

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HULL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACK HASKELL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES L. OBERSTAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANE ANN BLESSEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JERRY "DOG" MCLAIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JERRY W. TICHENOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOE RAY BEAUBOUEF

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN BOOZMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN DEMPSEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPH F. MORRISON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUDY S. FRIED

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHY SWANGO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEN WEWA STRICKLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LANEY BLESSEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAURA ANN BLESSEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEISA GAIL STRAFUSS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LINDSEY GRAHAM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUKE BRYAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARTHA OLIVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY BURKE LILES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY T. COLLINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MEG KENNEDY MOORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MELVIN R. TODD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL A DUHON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEAL J SEAGO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAT VOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY J. ADAMS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY MARTIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICHARD TOLAR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RICK PUMPHREY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT J SHEA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROGER F. WICKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RUSTY HILL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOTT R. WILSON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SQUEAK CARPENTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STACY SHELBY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEVE SCALISE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS E ROLLINS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIM SCOTT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM COTTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VINCENT W SAPP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WALTER E BLESSEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WALTER E. BLESSEY, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WAYNE T. MOSLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HFL

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

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US Senate Approves Bill to Ease Export Shipping Backlogs

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