SOMERSET

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SOMERSET
    • Operator : MORAN DRY BULK CARRIERS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Covered Barge
    • Vessel Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW CANAAN
    • STATE : CT
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 3851
    • Full Load Capacity : 14700 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 418 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 75 Feet
    • Overall Length : 418 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 75 Feet
    • Load draft : 20.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 61.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1990
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 969703

MORAN DRY BULK CARRIERS

  • Area of Operation : U. S. EAST COAST, GULF AND INTERNATIONAL WATERS
  • Principal Commodity : BULK PRODUCTS - COAL, FERTILIZER, SCRAP METAL, ETC.

BRIDGEPORT

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAROLINA

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DS

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARYLAND

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MONTVILLE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PORTSMOUTH

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

George Raymond Duclos, age 86, died peacefully on February 15, 2020 surrounded by his family. The son of the late Raymond and Albertine (Bertha Chenard) Duclos.  Born in 1933 in Fall River, MA, George spent most of his life in Westport, MA spending summers on the Watuppa Pond and moving to the Pond permanently in the 1960's.

Maryland Pilots Order Launch from Gladding-Hearn

Maryland Pilots Order Launch from Gladding-Hearn

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation announced Friday it has secured an order to build a fourth Chesapeake Class launch  for the Association of Maryland Pilots, scheduled for delivery in December 2020.Since the Chesapeake Class pilot boat was introduced by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard in 2003, 21 have been delivered to 11 pilot associations throughout the U.S.

RI Operator Receives Second GH Ferry

RI Operator Receives Second GH Ferry

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has delivered a second high-speed passenger ferry for Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Inc., for service between Quonset Point, Rhode Island and Martha’s Vineyard, alongside Ava Pearl, the operator’s first high-speed catamaran built by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard in 2012.The new 320-passenger, all-aluminum catamaran, Julia Leigh, measures 113.5 feet (34.

PROPULSION: The OXE Diesel Outboard Arrives

PROPULSION: The OXE Diesel Outboard Arrives

Swedish manufacturer Cimco Marine has developed the world’s first 200hp diesel marine outboard – named the OXE Diesel – for maritime security agencies, yacht tenders, municipalities and military applications.As Trace Laborde, Marine Manager for Laborde Products, said, “The OXE diesel is the complete package, a true diesel engine.

Sixth High-Speed Launch for Delta Pilots

Sixth High-Speed Launch for Delta Pilots

Delta Launch Services has ordered a new pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. This is the sixth St. John’s Class launch built by the Somerset, Mass. shipyard. Delivery of the new 52-footer is scheduled for July 2020.The new launch measures of 52.6’ overall, with a beam of 16.11’ and a draft of 4.8’, the all-aluminum pilot boat features the Ray Hunt Designs Deep-V hull.

After 40 Years of Service, Ferry Completes Major Refit

After 40 Years of Service, Ferry Completes Major Refit

With thousands of miles under her keel ferrying passengers from Woods Hole, Mass., to the private island of Naushon, part of the Elizabethan Island chain south of Woods Hole, the Comorant just underwent a four-month refit at Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, which built the vessel in 1979. Pret Gladding, a co-founder of the Somerset, Mass.-based shipyard, designed the 56 ft.

Virginia Pilots Order Ninth Launch

Virginia Pilots Order Ninth Launch

The Virginia Pilot Association has ordered a Chesapeake-class launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, its ninth pilot boat built by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard since 1983.Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding said that its Somerset shipyard delivered 19 Chesapeake-class pilot boats  to 11 pilot associations throughout the United States.

Brayton Expands to Offshore Wind

Brayton Expands to Offshore Wind

North American brownfield redevelopment firm Commercial Development Co. Inc. (CDC) has announced an expanded port operations agreement at the Brayton Point Commerce Center, a former Massachusetts coal plant being redeveloped into an offshore wind hub. The port operations agreement further builds upon CDC’s vision to transform the former coal-fired power plant site into a world-class logistics