W. PRESCOTT FOSTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : W. PRESCOTT FOSTER
    • Operator : LOUISIANA STATE OF TRANS. DEPT.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 165
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 11
  • Size
    • Register length : 41.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 41.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1947
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 258896

LOUISIANA STATE OF TRANS. DEPT.

  • Area of Operation : PLAQUEMINE LANDING FLEET
  • Principal Commodity : TOW FOR A TUG/BARGE FERRY OPERATION

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Maersk Names Second Large Methanol-fueled Containership

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Shipping Industry Calls for Release of Galaxy Leader Crew

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Offshore Wind: Newly Formed Consortium Orders Two CSOVs from VARD

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Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

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WETA's Bay Ferry 2050: Water Transit Reimagined

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Naming Ceremony Held for SUNY Maritime Training Ship Empire State

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White House Says West Coast Port Negotiations Show Some Progress

White House Says West Coast Port Negotiations Show Some Progress

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Euroports and BlueFloat Forge Strategic Offshore Wind Alliance

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US to Establish National Offshore Wind Center of Excellence

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India, Russia to Widen Maritime Cooperation

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