G.L. OSTRANDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : G.L. OSTRANDER
    • Operator : LAFARGE NORTH AMERICA
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 6750
  • Location
    • City : ALPENA
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 138
  • Size
    • Register length : 136 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 149.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 19 Feet
    • Light Draft : 15.6 Feet
    • Height : 60 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 571493

LAFARGE NORTH AMERICA

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI AND IT'S TRIBUTARIES; AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS (EAST & WEST)
  • Principal Commodity : CEMENT, FLY ASH, RAW SLAG AND NEWCEM (GROUND SLAG)

MPC

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITADEL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

INNOVATION

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

INTEGRITY

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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VIDEO: Floating Offshore Wind: Opportunities & Challenges

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DNV GL Suspends Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Work for Fear of U.S. Sanctions

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DNV GL Awards AIP to KSOE for Wing Sail Propulsion

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