UNCLE GEORGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : UNCLE GEORGE
    • Operator : MARINE FUELING SERVICE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : PORT ARTHUR
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 99
  • Size
    • Register length : 53.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 63.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 558222

MARINE FUELING SERVICE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : SABINE NECHES WATERWAY; GIWW - NEW ORLEANS TO BROWNSVILLE; LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - BATON ROUGE TO NEW ORLEANS
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR SHIFTING AND FLEETING SERVICE, FUEL, OIL, WATER AND OPEN HOPPER BARGE CLEANING/MINOR TOPSIDE REPAIRING AND TERMINAL OPERATIONS; DECK CRANE AND SLOP OIL BARGES

APACHE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COMANCHE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PINTO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHIFTER I

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHIFTER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STAR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MF

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

News

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FAT Testing Complete for M/V George III Main Engines

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GSL Acquires Three Boxships

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Keel Laying for Ohana Class Containerships

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