DIRK TAYLOR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DIRK TAYLOR
    • Operator : S.M.I. MARINE TRANSPORTATION, L.P.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1020
  • Location
    • City : BELPRE
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 80
  • Size
    • Register length : 56.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.4 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 608017

S.M.I. MARINE TRANSPORTATION, L.P.

  • Area of Operation : MILE 233.8 OHIO RIVER; RACINE, OH AND OHIO RIVER SYSTEM
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

ELGERCLIFF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES MURPHY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMOTHY "BO" TAYLOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

R

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RESERVE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SMI

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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Fuel, Propulsion, Emissions & the Decision to Scrap or Refit

Fuel, Propulsion, Emissions & the Decision to Scrap or Refit

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Timeline:  Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline's Difficult Birth

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Stena Bulk Completes Biofuel Trial

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Nakashima Propeller Takes Majority Stake in Becker Marine Systems

Nakashima Propeller Takes Majority Stake in Becker Marine Systems

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First Ever Electric Voith Schneider Propellers Ready to Be Installed

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Tech File: COBRA Battery System Receives Class Certification

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Pair of Damen-build Boluda tugs Arrive in Zeebrugge

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Ocean Explorer Finds WWII Submarine off Hawaii

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Thyssenkrupp, Union Call for Further Shipbuilding Consolidation

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Thyssenkrupp and Germany's largest union IG Metall on Thursday called for further consolidation of the country's warship sector, saying a tie-up of rivals Luerssen and German Naval Yards (GNYK) did not go far enough.Late on Wednesday, Luerssen and GNYK announced they would combine their defense divisions to create a national champion, a move that has backing from the German government.