Bollinger Delivers Double Barge Hull

Friday, November 04, 2005
Bollinger Gretna L.L.C., Harvey, La., has delivered GCS 238, an Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA ’90) double hull, ocean service, oil tank barge to Gellatly & Criscione Services of Point Pleasant, NJ. Bollinger and Gellatly & Criscione Services signed the contract for the new building program in October 2004 and the vessel was delivered at Bollinger’s Gretna facility in July of 2005. Bollinger Marine Fabricators, Amelia, La., fabricated panels for the new 300-ft. by 64-ft. by 21-ft., 35,000 BBL barge and shipped them to Bollinger Gretna, Harvey, La. for installation of piping and other systems and final assembly. “The GCS 238 is the first OPA ’90 new-build in our planned fleet expansion.” said Alexander “Alex” Gellatly, president of Gellatly & Criscione Services. “The new barge will enhance our dedication to our customers and expand our ability to maintain our services and flexibility in our day-to-day operations.” said Gellatly. GCS 238 is built to a new design provided by Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. The ocean service barge features equipment for bunkering services and is designed to carry Grade A oil and lower petroleum products subdivided into ten (10) tanks, complying with OPA’90 requirements. Two (2) Byron Jackson cargo pumps are driven by individual John Deere 6125A engines. The barge is outfitted with twenty (20) tank-cleaning hatches with raised coaming. An F25-65 TECHCRANE pedestal crane with 65-ft boom sits center line for hose handling operations. Additionally, the GCS 238 is equipped with steam heating for each of the 10 cargo tanks, along with a Bergan Guardlevel II type tank gauging and overfill system. GCS 238 is American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) class certificate +A1 Oil Tank Barge, ABS load line certificate - unmanned ocean service & manned special services, and U. S. Coast Guard sub-chapter D approved.
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