Eleventh Tug Sold By Marcon International This Year

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Constellation Maritime of Boston, MA sold the 2250 bhp twin screw tug Scorpius"(ex - Joseph T, Olympic, Georgeann) to Donjon Marine Co., Inc. of New Jersey fors ervice in their  fleet supporting dredging, marine construction and salvage operations.  The tug, renamed "Meagan Ann" by her new Owners, was built in 1975 by Marine Power & Equipment; .  She regularly towed for companies such as Baggen Tug & Barge, Sampson Tug & Barge, Knappton and Foss Maritime throughout the Pacific Northwest and before being transferred to Constellation Maritime on the East Coast. =20

The 81.7 x 28.7 x 11 ft. tug has tankage for abt. 25,000 gallons of fuel and is driven by twin CATD399TA diesels producing a total of 2250BHP through CAT 4.22:1 reduction gears to 88 x 85 in. fixed pitch four-blade stainless steel propellers.  She has a raised sheer forward for good seakeeping ability, but is compact, has a low profile and reported to be maneuverable in tight spaces.  Meagan Ann is fitted with 50T Beebe winches for her face wires and a double drum hydraulic towing winch aft with capacity for about 1,800' of 1.75" wire per drum.  The tug has quarters for 7 crew, and is equipped with full electronics, safety and FiFi systems in compliance with service.

Marcon acted as sole broker in the sale.  This is the fourth sale from Foss Maritime, or affiliated company, and the eleventh tug sale concluded by Marcon so far this year.

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