Donna J./Kim M. Bouchard specifications

Owner/Operator: Tug Donna J. Bouchard Corp./Tug Kim M. Bouchard Corp./Bouchard Transportation Co.
Builder: VT Halter Marine
Designer: Guarino & Cox
Dimensions: 150’ x 50’ x 25’
Mission: Pushing the 628-foot barges B. No. 272 and B. No. 270, respectively
Crew size: Up to 15


Engines: (2) EMD 20-710 G7C T3, 5,000 hp each
Vessel speed: 13 knots
Propellers: (2) 148”x 178” 4-blade
Gearbox: (2) Lufkin RS4100 HG
Auxiliary generators: (3) John Deere 6090AFM75, (1) John Deere 6068AFM85

Deck equipment: 

Capstan: (2) Intercontinental deck capstans, 1 bow, 1 stern

Navigation gear:

Radar: (2) Furuno 2117 RPU-013
Electronic chart display: Kongsberg MP8300 ECDIS
Compass: (1) Ritchie YB-600 compass and (1) Sperry Navigat gyrocompass
DGPS: (2) Furuno GP-170


Radio: (2) Furuno FM-8900S VHF; (2) Standard Horizon 6X200 UHF
Satellite connection: Iridium RST 100


Fuel: 293,000 gal.
Water: 11,718 gal.
Lube oil: 5,295 gal.
Gear oil: 729 gal.
Hydraulic oil: 415 gal.


Monitors: FSS with Aurora 421 pump rated at 1300 gpm
Onboard fire suppressions systems: Hiller

By Professional Mariner Staff