PRESTON N. SHUFORD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : PRESTON N. SHUFORD
    • Operator : HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 115
  • Size
    • Register length : 72 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 72 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.9 Feet
    • Height : 31 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2008
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1208314

HIGMAN BARGE LINES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : HOUSTON, GIWW, NEW ORLEANS AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : LUBE OIL AND PETRO CHEMICALS

HTCO

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

LOGICON

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

MMI

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

ABERDEEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALLIANCE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANNAPOLIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANTIETAM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARANSAS PASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARUNDEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BAFFIN BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BALTIMORE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BELLE CHASSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETHESDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOLIVAR POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CALCASIEU

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JACK HIGMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CECIL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHESAPEAKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLIFFORD L. CARRAWAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLT CLARY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COVE POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUMBERLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DECATUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DRUM POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMPIRE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERIK SALEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FREEPORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE H. THOMAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GORDON A. KEENAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GRETCHEN C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GUADALUPE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGH ISLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGMAN LEADER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIGMAN LEGACY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HORN ISLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

INGLESIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE B. GUNSTREAM, JR.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN T MCMAHAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KARL G. ANDREN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KYLE A SHAW

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAVACA BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK E. FLYNN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARRERO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MATAGORDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS CYNTHIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MARIANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS SARAH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ORANGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PALACIOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEDERNALES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PELICAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PIMLICO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT COMFORT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT ISABEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POINT MALLARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PORT NECHES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POTOMAC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED FISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RED RIVER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RIO GRANDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROCKFISH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SABINE PASS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAINT CHARLES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN ANTONIO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN BERNARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN MARCOS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN SABA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SANDY POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SEVERN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SKIPJACK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPINDLETOP

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ST ROSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SWEENEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THREE RIVERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TRINITY BAY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EBL

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

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