Tidewater Takes Delivery of M/V Vickie Tide
Monday, February 03, 2003
Tidewater Inc., has taken delivery of the M/V Vickie Tide, a 175-ft. fast supply vessel. The Vickie Tide, constructed by C&G Shipyard of Mobile, Ala., is the first of a new class of vessel designed by Tidewater that can carry liquid mud below deck, dry bulk and cargo on deck while traveling at speeds in excess of 20 knots. The Vickie Tide has four Cummins KTA-50 engines and is outfitted with a dynamic positioning technology. The vessel’s clear deck space is 20 ft. wide and 100 ft. long and carry up to 36 passengers.
Three more sister vessels are currently under construction at C&G with planned deliveries throughout the remainder of 2003.