STONE EXPLORER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : STONE EXPLORER
    • Operator : STONE, JOHN W., OIL DISTRIBUTOR, L.L.C.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 67
  • Size
    • Register length : 94 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 94 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Height : 51 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 619166

STONE, JOHN W., OIL DISTRIBUTOR, L.L.C.

  • Area of Operation : NEW ORLEANS AREA
  • Principal Commodity : DIESEL FUEL AND #6 OIL

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

  • Type : Liquid Bulk Tanker
  • Construction : Steel

STONE BUCCANEER

  • Type : Liquid Bulk Tanker
  • Construction : Steel

BUNKER KING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUSTOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FUEL LEADER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FUEL RUNNER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HIAWATHA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JENNIFER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN W STONE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MADISON STONE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MOOSE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OLGA G STONE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PRESAGER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHELL FUELER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEPHANIE STONE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STONE FUELER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STONE POWER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AGT

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

S

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

STONE NAVIGATOR

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

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