VALERIE B

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VALERIE B
    • Operator : DUROCHER MARINE, A DIVISION OF KOKOSING CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : CHEBOYGAN
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 81
  • Size
    • Register length : 67.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 71 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 638560

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

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

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  • Construction : Steel

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  • Construction : Steel

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  • Construction : Steel

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  • Construction : Steel

TIMMY V

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  • Construction : Steel

BIG

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING 1

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  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING 2

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

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  • Construction : Steel

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  • Construction : Steel

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  • Construction : Steel

MM

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  • Construction : Steel

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News

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US Explores Wind Energy Potential in Gulf of Mexico

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US to Join Global Effort to Decarbonize Shipping Industry

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Biden to Review Future of Federal Oil Leasing Program

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US Vineyard Wind Project Clears Key Hurdle

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Biden Pauses Federal Oil & Gas Leasing, Eyes Offshore Wind Growth

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Biden to Target Drilling, Fossil Fuel Subsidies in New Climate Orders

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Biden Announces Return to Global Climate Accord, New Curbs on US Oil Industry

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U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced America's return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change, the centerpiece of a raft of day-one executive orders aimed at restoring U.S. leadership in combating global warming.The announcements also included a sweeping order to review all of former President Donald Trump's actions weakening climate change protections

Fitzgerald Honored as he Retires from the US Coast Guard Reserve

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Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP Partner Daniel Fitzgerald retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C., this summer.Rear Admiral Melissa Bert presided over the ceremony, which was attended by family, friends and Coast Guard colleagues who worked with Fitzgerald over the past 28 years.

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Names Vandroff CEO

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US to Review 16 Offshore Wind Project Plans, Advance New Lease Areas by 2025

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The Biden administration will seek to approve more than a dozen offshore wind projects in the next four years and open new areas for leasing off the coast of California as it seeks to supercharge development of the nascent U.S. industry, an Interior Department official said on Tuesday.The effort is part of the administration’s broader plan to fight climate change by decarbonizing the U.S.

Bucher Named CEO at Victaulic

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