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OSG VISION
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Built in 2009, by Bender Shipbuilding Incorporated of Mobile, Alabama (hull #7800) as the OSG Vision for the Overseas Shipholding Group America of New York, New York.

She was the first COSTWISE tug designed was by Robert P. Hill of Ocean Tug and Barge Engineering of Milford, Massachusetts for the Overseas Shipholding Group of New York, New York.

Outfitted with an INTERcon coupler system, equipped with 64(in) diameter pins. The tug is powered by two, Wartsila 9L32 diesel engines. The engines are designed to burn IFO380 fuel, as well as conventional marine diesel, depending on operating circumstances. Turning two, LIPS controllable pitch propellers mounted in high efficiency kort nozzles with triple shudder rudders. With independently steerable rudders, that have independent steering systems. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 12,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by three, 250kW Cummins generator sets. With one, additional 250kW Cummins emergency generator set. The tug's capacities are 214,000 gallons of Marine Heavy Fuel Oil, 60,500 gallons of conventional diesel fuel, and 33,000 gallons of water.

She is "married" with the 620.1(ft), by 105(ft), by 54.9(ft), 342,000(bbl), double hulled, crude oil lightering barge, the OSG 350. Which was constructed simultaneously at Bender Shipbuilding Incorporated for the Overseas Shipholding Group.


  • Vessel Name: OSG VISION
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1216365
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9436537
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDF 2493
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 7800
  • Ship Builder: BENDER SHIPBUILDING & REPAIR CO INC
  • Year Built: 2010
  • Length: 144.9
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 37.7
  • Hull Breadth: 51
  • Gross Tonnage: 997
  • Net Tonnage: 678
  • Owner:
    OSG DELAWARE BAY LIGHTERING LLC
    302 KNIGHTS RUN AVE.
    SUITE 1200
    TAMPA, FL 33602
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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