DonJon and Seacor Complete Tug Ken Boothe, Sr.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Photo courtesy Donjon Marine Co.

Donjon Marine Co., Inc., along with partner Seacor Holdings Inc.  announced the completion of the tugboat, Ken Boothe, Sr.  The 10,700 hp tug will work as an Articulated Tug/Barge ( ATB) in conjunction with a 34,000 ton capacity self unloading bulk cargo barge. The tugboat was constructed in the Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair facility over the last 14 months. The still-to-be-named cargo barge is scheduled to be delivered in early Spring of 2012.

 
"We are very pleased to see the completion of this state-of-the-art towing vessel, and to share in the success with our partner Seacor. This represents a new and exciting chapter in our companies' stories," said J. Arnold Witte, President and CEO, Donjon Marine Co., Inc.
 
Ken Boothe, Sr. Specifications:
ABS Great Lakes Load Line
Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair Hull #108
Length, o.a. 135’ 4”
Beam 50 ft
Depth 26 ft
Draft, design, d.w.l 18 ft
Speed 16 knots
Horsepower 10,700
GRT 1,250
NRT 832
Connection System Hydraconn
 
Unmanned Self-Unloading Dry Cargo Barge:
ABS Great Lakes Load Line
Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair Hull #115
Length, o.a. 740 ft
Beam 78 ft
Depth 45 ft
Draft, deel, d.w.l. 27.5 ft
Cargo 33,892 lt
Unload rate 6,000 tons per hour
Most common cargos Iron ore, coal, stone
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