Bollinger Delivers Another Tank Barge to Bouchard

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Bollinger Marine Fabricators (BMF), a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has delivered B. No. 233, the second of two double hull, 35,000 barrel (BBL) oil tank barge units built to meet the requirements of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA’90), to Bouchard Ocean Services, Melville, N.Y.  

The B. No. 233 is a manned, clean oil, oceans tank barge measuring 300-feet long, with a 64-foot beam and a depth of 21-feet.   The barge has ten cargo tanks, with Byron Jackson cargo pumps, driven by John Deere engines.  The barge has accommodations with full galley for four, and is classed ABS, +A1 Oil Tank Barge, .

BMF delivered the sister ship, B. No. 231 in July of 2007.   BMF is building the B. No. 262 and the B. No. 264, both 60,000 BBL OPA’90 tank barges that are scheduled for delivery during the first quarter of 2009 and first quarter of 2010.   Bollinger will also deliver the B. No. 260, a 60,000 BBL OPA’90 tank barge, in the third quarter 2008, and the B. No. 284, an 80,000 BBL OPA’90 tank barge, during the second quarter of 2009 from the Bollinger Gretna facility for Bouchard.

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