HILL CARTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HILL CARTER
    • Operator : BLAHA TOWING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : HOPEWELL
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 31
  • Size
    • Register length : 65.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1942
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 241605

BLAHA TOWING

  • Area of Operation : HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA - SHIP DOCKING HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA TO NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, JAMES RIVER, AND BARGING
  • Principal Commodity : BULK BARGING OF FERTILIZER DRY

ALFRED WALKER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BCT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Insights: Jennifer Carpenter, AWO President & CEO

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Callan Marine Wins Corpus Christi Dredging Work

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