Images of Tug ‘Bouchard Girls’, coupled with Tank Barge ‘B. No 295’

Pusher Tug ‘Bouchard Girls’, married to Black Oil Tank Barge ‘B. No 295’
Tug 6,000 HP built in 1989 at Halter (Lockport) 

TUG DESCRIPTION: Call Sign WAG9386, IMO Number 8835102, Hull Number 1167. Built at Moss Point Marine (now part of VT Halter group) delivered in Dec 1989, United States Flagged, ABS Classed, Length Overall of 38.71 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 38.71 m., Draught of 5.92 m., Moulded Depth of 6.40 m.,, Beam of 11.28 m., Gross Tonnage of 592, Tonnage of 177 International Net and 1,215 Dwt (long). INTERcon coupler system.

VESSELS’ OWNERS: Bouchard Transportation Co Inc, Melville, New York, United States. Technical Manager: Bouchard Transportation Co Inc, Melville, New York, United States. Operator: Bouchard Transportation Co Inc, Melville, New York, United States. Registered Owner: BOUCHARD TRANSPORTATION CO. INC. – MELVILLE.

MAIN ENGINE: 2 x Diesel – Gen. Motors EMD 16-645-F7B – 2-stroke 16-cyl. 230mm x254mm bore/stroke 4,413mkW total at 900rpm. Marine Diesel Oil (MDO).
PROPULSOR: 2 x FP Propeller (Aft) (mechanical). Speed of 12.00 kts,
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 2 x Screw Shaft.

TANK BARGE B No 295 INFORMATION                                                                      Vessel name B. No. 295
Year Built 2006
Capacity 158,128 BBLs
Service Black Oil
Pumps 4
Specifications Download

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295‘ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Originally built in 1989 and double-hulled in 2006, black oil tank barge ‘B. No 295’ (155,000 bbl) is seen here married to pusher tug ‘Bouchard Girls’ (6,000 hp, built in 1989), while at anchor in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Panamax Vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ Sailing Upstream in the Mississippi River

Images of MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ in the Mississippi River
Panamax Drybulk 77,000 DWT, Built in 2014 at Imabari SB

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION / DESCRIPTION: Launch Name was Sun Excelsior. Panamax Bulker, Call Sign 3EUF9, IMO Number 9691515, Hull Number 1665. Built at Imabari SB Marugame delivered in Jun 2014, Panama Flagged, NKK Classed, P&I insurance with Japan P&I, Length Overall of 224.98 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 218.00 m., Draught of 14.45 m., Moulded Depth of 19.90 m., Beam of 32.24 m., 67.60 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 40,944, Tonnage of 25,984 International Net and 75,941 Dwt (long)., Design IS 77K by Imabari Shipbuilding, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 16.70 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil (IFO 380), Horsepower of 13,270, Bunker Capacity of 3,512 IFO 380, Power Type: Diesel 2-Stroke, BWTS (Fitted).

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Technical Manager: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Operator: Misuga Kaiun Co Ltd, Japan. Registered Owner: South Devon Maritime SA.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Grain Capacity of 91,140 cu.m., 7 Holds, 7 Hatches, Strengthened for Heavy Cargo.

PROPULSION & POWER:
MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6S60MC-C7.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 600mm x2400mm bore/stroke 9,760mkW total at 88rpm.
AUXILIARY: 3 x Aux. Diesel Gen. – Yanmar 6EY18ALW – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 180mm x 280mm bore/stroke 2,400mkW total at 900rpm driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.
PROPULSOR: 1 x FP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 88rpm.
OTHER ENGINE EQUIPMENT: 1 x Screw Shaft, at Ø550.00mm.
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIPMENT 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-1000 – Electro-Cleen™ at 1000cu.m/hr. 1 x BWTS – Ballast Water Treatment System – TechCross ECS-450 – Electro-Cleen™ at 450cu.m/hr.
EMERGENCY 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Doosan Infracore AD086TIS – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 111mm x 139mm bore/stroke 186mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz. 1 x Emergency Diesel Gen. – Doosan Infracore AD136TIS – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 111mm x 139mm bore/stroke 138mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Built in 2014 at Imabari SB, panamax drybulk vessel MV ‘Sun Excelsior’ pictured sailing upstream in the Mississippi River at Port Sulphur in early December 2019. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: The purpose of this blog is for entertainment and information purposes. Vessel description(s), if any, is/are provided in good faith and believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Any vessel description(s) is/are provided for entertainment purposes only. We assume no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. To purchase rights or merchandise of high resolutions images and art presented here, please visit www.karatzas.nyc or email < info [at] BMKaratzas.com >. Thank you for the consideration.