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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MT ‘AEGEAN VIII’

Images of Bunkering Tanker MT ‘AEGEAN VIII’ (Ex: Alacrity)
2,973 DWT, Product Carrier, Built 1990

IDENTIFICATION: Ex-name is Alacrity. Call Sign SXKO, IMO Number 8817576. DIMENSIONS/TONNAGES: Moulded Depth of 6.61 m., Lightship air draft of 20.10 m., Keel to mast air draft of 23.90 m., Tonnage of 927 International Net and 2,926 Dwt (long). Built at Richards S.B., Greece Flagged, BV Classed, Length Overall of 79.95 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 74.90 m., Draught of 5.61 m., Beam of 14.57 m., 9.26 Tonnes per Centimetre Immersion, Gross Tonnage of 1,930. ENGINE DETAILS: Engine Description 4 S.A. 6-cyl., Engine Model 6RK270, 1 Variable pitch Propellor, Bow Thruster. Ruston Engine, Speed of 12.50 kts, Marine Diesel Oil, Horsepower of 2000, Bunker Capacity of 115 tonnes.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Aegean Bunkering Services Inc; Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (AMPNI).

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Cargo Capacities of 3,261 cu.m. and 20,000 Barrels, Segregated Ballast Tanks, 5 Pumps with a total Capacity of 1,750 cu.m., Epoxy Tank Coating, Heat Exchangers, Heating Coils, Maximum heating capacity of 60 degrees Celsius. 5 Cargo Separations, 10 Wing Tanks with a capacity of 3,261 cu.m., 5 Cargo Manifolds, Stern Discharge, Closed Loading System, Cargo connections have diameters of 8 inches, Manifold height above deck of 1.30 m., Distance from bow to centre manifold is 35.00 m., 5 Deepwell Pump(s), Maximum operating capacity of cargo pumps is 1,750 t/hr, S/Steel cargo lines. Ballast Capacity of 1,239 tonnes, Marpol Certificate, Solas Certificate, High Level Alarms, Automatic Ullaging, Vapour Return Ashore.


 

MT AEGEAN VIII_1

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_2

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_3

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_4

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_5

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_6

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_7

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_8

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_9

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_10

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_11

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Karatzas Photographie Maritime

MT AEGEAN VIII_12 w COSTA PACIFICA

3,000 deadweight bunkering tanker built in 1990 at Richards Shipbuilders Ltd in the UK (shipbuilder now out of business) MT ‘Aegean VIII’; Port of Piraeus, October 2014. Here, bunkering the cruiseship MV ‘Costa Pacifica’. Karatzas Photographie Maritime


 

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