SAM II

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAM II
    • Operator : DUROCHER MARINE, A DIVISION OF KOKOSING CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Other Barge
    • Vessel Type : Other
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : CHEBOYGAN
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 297
    • Full Load Capacity : 800 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 90 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 90 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 14 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : DIESEL DERRICK
    • Coast Guard Number : 279148

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

RAY DUROCHER

  • 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

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Tesla, Volvo Car Pause Output as Red Sea Shipping Crisis Deepens

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Tacoma, Seattle Ports Ink Deals for Navigation Improvement Projects

Tacoma, Seattle Ports Ink Deals for Navigation Improvement Projects

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Australian Climate Change Activists Disrupt Shipping at Coal Port

Australian Climate Change Activists Disrupt Shipping at Coal Port

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Turkish Ship Hits Mine in Black Sea, Sustains Minor Damage

A Turkish-flagged general cargo ship hit a mine on Thursday in the Black Sea off the coast of Romania and sustained minor damage but the crew was safe, maritime and security sources said.British maritime security company Ambrey, citing information it received, said the ship struck a sea mine 11 nautical miles north of Sulina in Romania, near the entrance to the Sulina Canal.

US Commissions First Navy Warship in Foreign Port

US Commissions First Navy Warship in Foreign Port

The United States commissioned a warship in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, the first time a U.S. Navy vessel joined active service at a foreign port, as the two close allies step up their military ties in response to China's expanding regional reach.The Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Canberra (LCS-30)—named after a Royal Australian Navy cruiser that was sunk while supporting the U.S.

Nigeria Will Destroy a Vessel it Intercepted Carrying Stolen Crude

Nigeria Will Destroy a Vessel it Intercepted Carrying Stolen Crude

Nigeria's state-owned oil firm NNPC Ltd said on Monday an 800,000-liter (211,338-U.S. gallon) vessel carrying stolen crude had been intercepted offshore while heading to Cameroon and would be destroyed as a deterrent to oil theft.Crude theft from pipelines and wells in the Niger Delta has hobbled the country's output in recent years and is one of the biggest challenges to confront new President

WW2 Shipwreck Found 81 Years After Tragic Sinking

WW2 Shipwreck Found 81 Years After Tragic Sinking

Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles said on Saturday that the wreck of a Japanese merchant ship, sunk in World War Two with 864 Australian soldiers on board, had been found in the South China Sea, ending a tragic chapter of the country's history.Marles said the SS Montevideo Maru, an unmarked prisoner of war transport vessel missing since being sunk off the Philippines' coast in July 1942

MARAD Approves First Ships for Its Tanker Security Program

MARAD Approves First Ships for Its Tanker Security Program

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has approved the first vessels for participation in its Tanker Security Program (TSP), a newly created public-private partnership program that makes U.S.-flag commercial product tankers available to support U.S. armed forces.Modeled from MARAD's Maritime Security Program (MSP), the TSP assures the Department of Defense has access to U.S.

Rotterdam Container Terminal Set for €1 Billion Expansion

Rotterdam Container Terminal Set for €1 Billion Expansion

A.P. Moller - Maersk's container terminal operating arm APM Terminals announced the expansion of its Maasvlakte II terminal in Rotterdam, increasing the terminal's capacity by approx. 2 million TEU The project involves a site of approximately 47.5 hectares with 1,000 meters of deep-sea quay.

WSF Invites Bids to Convert Its Largest Ferries to Hybrid-electric Propulsion

WSF Invites Bids to Convert Its Largest Ferries to Hybrid-electric Propulsion

Washington State Ferries (WSF) this week launched an invitation for bid to convert its three largest vessels to hybrid-electric propulsion.The conversion will remove two diesel generator sets from each of WSF's Jumbo Mark II ferries and replace them with batteries and associated support systems.

Steps To Take Now For New Maritime Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

Steps To Take Now For New Maritime Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

Much has been said both in Congress and by the current administration of the need to restore and enhance our nation’s transportation infrastructure, including its maritime transportation infrastructure. Recent legislation, such as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law), the Inflation Reduction Act

Australia Bans MSC Containership Over Safety Deficiencies

A Liberian-flagged containership operated by MSC Shipmanagement Ltd (MSC) has been banned from Australian ports for 90 days over a long list of safety failures and deficiencies, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.AMSA said it issued a refusal of access direction notice to the MSC Kymea II following months of sub-standard performance from the ship’s operator