shallow-draft coastal vessel

VESSELS

HIGH-SPEED TRANSPORT

In addition to our primary vessels, Bowhead Transport also has a fleet of smaller, specialized shallow-draft coastal and river lighterage vessels available. The M/V Doctor Island and M/V Crescent Island are designed to meet our customers’ unique marine needs.

M/V Doctor Island

The M/V Doctor Island is a specialized shallow-draft coastal and lighterage vessel. This high-speed landing craft is designed to provide transport, accommodate guests in an enclosed heated cabin, and carry small cargo up to 4,000 lbs. It features twin Volvo engines and can cruise at speeds over 30 knots.

SPECIFICATIONS

32’ Munson landing craft with twin, 330hp Volvo diesels

Current Location: Barrow, Alaska

Available Deck Space: 140 square feet

Fuel Capacity: 250 gallons

Range: 300 nautical miles

Cruise: 30 kn

Communications: Equipped with compass, marine band VHF, Raymarine radar/video plotter/sounder, and GPS

Additional equipment: Utility davit rated up to 400 lbs, dynamic load, drop bow, fire suppression system, cabin heater, and Munson Packman trailer

Capabilities

Personnel Transport

Small to mid-size cargo transport

River and ocean transportation

Near Coastal Operation

Stats

LENGTH: 32′

BEAM: 12′

Depth: 5.2′

M/V Crescent Island

Like the M/V Doctor Island, the M/V Crescent Island is a specialized shallow-draft river and coastal lighterage vessel. This high-speed landing craft is designed to provide cargo transport or accommodate guests in an enclosed heated cabin, and can carry small cargo up to 2,500 lbs. It features twin Volvo engines and can cruise at speeds over 30 knots.

SPECIFICATIONS

26’ Munson landing craft with twin, 225hp Volvo diesels

Current Location: Whittier, Alaska

Available Deck Space: 90 square feet

Fuel capacity: 150 gallons

Range: 250 Nautical Miles

Communications: Equipped with compass, marine band VHF, Raymarine radar/video plotter/sounder, and GPS

Additional equipment: Utility davit rated up to 400 lbs, dynamic load, drop bow, fire suppression system, cabin heater, and Munson Packman trailer

Capabilities

Personnel Transport

Small to mid size cargo transport

River and Ocean transportation

Boom deployment

Near Coastal Operation

Stats

Length: 26′

Beam: 10′

Depth: 4′

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