GALVESTON BAY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GALVESTON BAY
    • Operator : MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY, LP
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3300
  • Location
    • City : ASHLAND
    • STATE : KY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 243
  • Size
    • Register length : 105.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 11 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11 Feet
    • Height : 41.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2010
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1225576

MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY, LP

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVER SYSTEMS
  • Principal Commodity : BULK PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

CANTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATLETTSBURG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CINCINNATI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DETROIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FINDLAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GARYVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KYOVA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAP RUNNER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARATHON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NASHVILLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OHIO VALLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL G. BLAZER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBINSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPEEDWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS CITY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AI

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

AO

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

CHEM

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

EBL

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

ES

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

HBL

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

HWS

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

LOGICON

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

MAP

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

MPC

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

RBT

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

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Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Cuts Steel for Crowley-ESVAGT Jones Act SOV

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Video: Overboard Tanker Crew Member Rescued in the Gulf of Mexico

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WETA's Bay Ferry 2050: Water Transit Reimagined

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Wreck Site Identified as WWII Carrier USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)

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