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NORMANDY
Photo by: Benjamin Moll

Built in 2007, by Lockport Fabrication Incorporated of Lockport, Louisiana (hull #6) as the Karen Koby LA Carriers Transportation Service Incorporated of Cut Off, Louisiana

In 2010, the tug was acquired by Vale Coal Limited of Barranquilla, Columbia. Where the tug retained her name.

In 2015, the tug was acquired by Metropolitan Marine Transportation Incorporated of Staten Island, New York. Where she was renamed as the Normandy.

She is a triple screw tug, rated at 1,900 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: NORMANDY
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1198836
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8735235
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDD7394
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 6
  • Ship Builder: LOCKPORT FABRICATION INC
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Length: 79
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY.
  • Hull Depth: 11.5
  • Hull Breadth: 27
  • Gross Tonnage: 90
  • Net Tonnage: 73
  • Owner:
    METROPOLITAN MARINE TRANSPORTATION INC
    48 FOXHOLM STREET
    STATEN ISLAND, NY 10306
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    MV KAREN KOBY
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
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