RAY DUROCHER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RAY DUROCHER
    • Operator : DUROCHER MARINE, A DIVISION OF KOKOSING CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 330
  • Location
    • City : CHEBOYGAN
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 14
  • Size
    • Register length : 42.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 45.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.8 Feet
    • Height : 18 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1943
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 284428

DUROCHER MARINE, A DIVISION OF KOKOSING CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES AND CONNECTING WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND MARINE CONSTRUCTION

CHAMPION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GENERAL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOE VAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY ANNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMMY V

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VALERIE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BIG

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING 1

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING 2

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING III

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING IV

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MM

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

SAM II

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Reviewing Possible 'Terrorist' Designations for Houthis Following Ship Seizure

US Reviewing Possible 'Terrorist' Designations for Houthis Following Ship Seizure

The United States is reviewing "potential terrorist designations" for Yemen's Houthi rebel group in response to its seizure of a cargo ship, White House national security spokesperson John Kirby said on Tuesday.Kirby's comment was significant because one of the Biden administration's first acts after taking office in January 2021 was revoking terrorist designations of the Houthis over fears the

Video: Houthis Seize Car Carrier in the Red Sea

Video: Houthis Seize Car Carrier in the Red Sea

Israel said on Sunday that Yemen's Houthis had seized a British-owned and Japanese-operated cargo ship in the southern Red Sea, describing the incident as an "Iranian act of terrorism" with consequences for international maritime security.The Houthis said they had seized a ship in that area but described it as Israeli.

Two Ships Divert Course Away from Red Sea After Vessel Seized by Houthis

Two Ships Divert Course Away from Red Sea After Vessel Seized by Houthis

Two commercial ships that diverted their course in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden were connected to the same maritime group whose vessel was seized by Yemen's Houthis, according to shipping data and British maritime security company Ambrey.Israel on Sunday said the Houthis had seized a British-owned, Japanese-operated cargo ship in the southern Red Sea

Wärtsilä Unveils New Ultra-Low Emissions Engine for Marine Industry

Wärtsilä Unveils New Ultra-Low Emissions Engine for Marine Industry

Finland-based marine engine maker Wärtsilä on Wednesday introduced a new ultra-low-emissions version of its Wärtsilä 31DF engine, which was first launched in 2015. According to Wärtsilä, while operating on LNG, this new version can further reduce methane emissions on a 50 percent load point by up to 56 percent and nitrogen oxide (NOx) by up to 86 percent.

Austal USA Cuts Aluminum on Final USN EPF

Austal USA Cuts Aluminum on Final USN EPF

Members of Austal USA’s EPF team and representatives of the Navy’s Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast were present in Austal’s module manufacturing facility to watch the router begin cutting aluminum for the U.S. Navy’s final Expeditionary Fast Transport, EPF 16.  This is the third EPF Flight II ship built by Austal USA in Mobile, and the 16th EPF contracted to Austal USA by the Navy.

Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates

Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates

There is little question that world militaries see the value of unmanned systems to complement their manned counterparts. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan accelerated the development of unmanned aerial systems and unmanned ground systems to meet urgent operational needs. Now, there is increasing interest in unmanned surface systems, resulting in their placement on an accelerated development path.

U.S. Navy: Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates

U.S. Navy: Unmanned Maritime Systems Development Accelerates

There is little question that world militaries see the value of unmanned systems to complement their manned counterparts. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan accelerated the development of unmanned aerial systems and unmanned ground systems to meet urgent operational needs. Now, there is increasing interest in unmanned surface systems, resulting in their placement on an accelerated development path.

Keel Laying for Future USNS Point Loma (EPF 15)

Keel Laying for Future USNS Point Loma (EPF 15)

Austal USA celebrated the official start of construction of the future USNS Point Loma (EPF 15) with a keel laying ceremony in its Mobile, Ala. shipyard.  Ship sponsor Mrs. Elizabeth Asher, with the assistance of Perry Sullivan, a 17-year Austal USA veteran A-class welder, authenticated the keel by welding her initials into a keel plate that will be welded to the hull of the ship.

Cluster of Chinese Vessels Spotted Near Russian Rig Off Vietnam

Cluster of Chinese Vessels Spotted Near Russian Rig Off Vietnam

A Chinese research vessel flanked by coast guard and nearly a dozen boats on Wednesday entered a gas block operated by Russian and Vietnamese state firms, two monitoring groups said, another potential flashpoint in the South China Sea.It follows a pattern of assertive moves of late by Beijing in its neighbors' exclusive economic zones (EEZ)

Protecting Offshore Energy Sources via USV

Protecting Offshore Energy Sources via USV

When most people discuss energy sources such as fossil fuel and green energy, it is from an “either-or” perspective. Some favor the former while others advocate for the latter. However, what is often lost in the arguments on both sides is that regardless of the type of energy being extracted or generated, those platforms that are offshore, especially oil rigs, oil and gas pipelines

EU Backs Project to Minimize Methane Slip from Marine Engines

EU Backs Project to Minimize Methane Slip from Marine Engines

A consortium has secured European Union funding to develop solutions minimizing methane slip from marine engines, advancing the environmental and climate benefits of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a ship fuel.Coordinated by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the Green Ray project brings together several companies from across the shipping value chain: shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique

USNS Cody, 14th EPF, Christened

USNS Cody, 14th EPF, Christened

Austal USA christened its 14th Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF), USNS Cody, during a ceremony at its manufacturing facility. Cody is the first EPF Flight II as well as the first Navy vessel to honor the city of Cody, Wyo.  The ceremony for the Navy’s first Flight II EPF was well attended by Navy leaders and elected officials.