MINERAL CREEK

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MINERAL CREEK
    • Operator : PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND OIL SPILL RESPONSE CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : VALDEZ
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9360
    • Full Load Capacity : 21430 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 460.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 84.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 460.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 84.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 30 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 45 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP2 : WELL PUMPS/COIL
    • EQUIP1 : 3 DIESEL DEEP
    • Coast Guard Number : 550927

PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND OIL SPILL RESPONSE CORP.

  • Area of Operation : PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, AK BETWEEN PORT VALDEZ AND HINCHENBROOK ENTRANCE
  • Principal Commodity : CRUDE OIL

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USCG PSC Equals meaningful Polar Presence

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Uncertainty Mounts in Dry Bulk Shipping

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INSIGHTS: Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

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Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated near Virginia

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated near Virginia

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NPD Completes Seabed Minerals Expedition

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Robert Allan to Design Canadian Navy Tugs

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S'hail Shipping Adds Two Vessels to Fleet

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Indonesia Okays Empyrean Plan for Mako Gas

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