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Built in 2017, by the Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Corporation of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin (hull #786) as the Millville for the WaWa Corporation of Media, Pennsylvania.

The Keystone Shipping Company of Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania was contracted to manage, man, and operate the vessel.

Powered by two, Tier IV compliant, turbocharged, twelve cylinder, General Electric 12V250MDC8 diesel engines. With Reintjes GMBH WAF 4555 reduction gears, at ratio of 5,091:1. Turning two, four bladed, 130(in), Nibral Nautican, bronze, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in stainless steel kort nozzles. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 8,000 horsepower.

Her electrical service is provided by three, 150kW, John Deere 6068AFM85 generator sets. The generators are skid mounted on vibration isolators. The tug's capacities are 154,355 gallons of fuel, 1,003 gallons of hydraulic oil, 5,098 gallons of lube oil, 1.500 gallons of generator lube oil, 1,500 gallons of gear oil, 20,077 gallons of water, and 82,157 gallons of ballast.

Outfitted with an INTERcon lightening coupler system, with 50(in) pins. The tug is "married" with the 578(ft), by 78(ft), by 42(ft), 180,000(bbls) barge, the 1964. Which was constructed simultaneously as the tug, by the Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Corporation for the WaWa Corporation. And is also manned, operated, and managed by the Keystone Corporation.

  • Vessel Name: MILLVILLE
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1281260
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 9831397
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDJ7781
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 786
  • Ship Builder: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding
  • Year Built: 2017
  • Length: 129.9
  • Hailing Port: WILMINGTON, DE.
  • Hull Depth: 22.9
  • Hull Breadth: 41.9
  • Gross Tonnage: 296
  • Net Tonnage: 201
  • Owner:

    WILMINGTON, DE, 19890-0001
  • Previous Vessel Owners: