LIGHTNING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LIGHTNING
    • Operator : FOSS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Other Barge
    • Vessel Type : RO-RO Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2436
    • Full Load Capacity : 7164 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 397.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 64.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 397.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 64.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 20 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 46 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1991
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 973127

FOSS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALASKAN WATERS - COOK INLET AND SOUTH PACIFIC COAST, INCLUDING PUGET SOUND TO LONG BEACH, CA; FROM U. S. PACIFIC COAST TO HAWAIIAN AND MARSHALL ISLANDS; FOREIGN PORTS; GULF AND EAST COASTS OF U. S. INTERNATIONAL SAILING
  • Principal Commodity : OCEAN TOWING

BARBARA FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORBIN FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAUREN FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDRA FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STACEY FOSS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STRONG

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THUNDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN TRADER

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AQUATRAIN

  • Type : Carfloat (Railroad Car Barge)
  • Construction : Steel

KIVALINA

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARINER

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NOATAK

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TUUQ

  • Type : RO-RO Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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New Indictments in Table Rock Duck Boat Sinking

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