MM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MM
    • Operator : VICKSBURG PLANT FOOD
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : VICKSBURG
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1698
    • Full Load Capacity : 3570 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 290 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54 Feet
    • Overall Length : 290 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : DIESEL PUMP
    • Coast Guard Number : 550824

VICKSBURG PLANT FOOD

  • Area of Operation : YAZOO, LOWER MISSISSIPPI, TENNESSEE, RED AND BLACK RIVERS; ICWW EAST AND WEST; OHIO AND ILLINOIS
  • Principal Commodity : LIQUID FERTILIZER

WL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AO

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

CHEM

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

GPC

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

HBL

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

NMS

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

TT

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

VPF

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

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