Crowley Marine Services Receives Papu Sur

Thursday, July 29, 1999
Crowley Marine Services Paraguay has accepted delivery of Papu Sur, the second of two new Papu-Class river push boats to be deployed in its Mercosur barge feeder service. With a fleet that includes two additional ocean tugs, Papu Viento and Papu Mar, Papu Sur will broaden the feeder service's daily sailings between Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Asuncion and other ports situated along the Parana, Paraguay and Uruguay river system. Four flat-deck ocean and river barges are also part of the new group of Sur vessels. Measuring 112 ft. in length, Papu Sur, along with sister vessel Papu Norte were designed and constructed for Crowley Marine's subsidiary, Vessel Management Services. Both vessels will be owned and operated for the Mercosur trades by Crowley's Paraguay S.R.L.

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