Atlantic Towing Expands Fleet

Thursday, August 11, 2011

St. John’s NL - Atlantic Towing Limited (ATL), a global marine service provider based in Atlantic Canada, has announced the addition of the Atlantic Raven – a 14,400 hp UT 722 Offshore Supply Vessel. The Raven is the second offshore supply vessel to be added to the ATL fleet this year. The 75m x 18m vessel, with four diesel engines and an oil recovery system will further support ATL’s existing and future contracts for customers in the offshore exploration and production industry.

“Our customer base is growing and this acquisition is part of our strategy to grow with them,” said Wayne Power, Vice President of Irving Transportation Services. The vessel will arrive in St. John’s Newfoundland on August 5th to begin work in the North Atlantic. “The Atlantic Raven is a perfect fit with our state of the art, modern fleet which consistently delivers what our customers need and where they need it, safely, securely and on time” Power said.

“We are proud to have this new vessel join our fleet. With our unconditional commitment to safety and in-depth training programs, we are able to immediately offer our customers a modern and flexible vessel to service their increasing requirements,” said Sean Leet, General Manager Atlantic Towing Limited.

The fleet’s operating area is worldwide including the North Sea, the Caribbean and the Arctic.

Atlantic Towing Limited is an Irving Transportation Services company offering a range of marine services including Barge Charter, Bulk and Project Cargo Shipping, Harbour and Coastal Towage, Offshore Support Services, and Rescue Towing and Salvage Service.

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