Bollinger, Bouchard Contract for Tank Barges

Friday, May 20, 2011
Image courtesy Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.

Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., Amelia, La., a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has signed a contract for the new construction of a 55,000 barrel OPA’90 compliant tank barge with Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, N.Y. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

The announcement was made by Bollinger executive vice president of new construction, Chris Bollinger, “We are very pleased to announce the signing of the 55,000 BBL OPA’90 tank barge with Bouchard. Being a part of Bouchard’s continued growth as a leader in the tank barge market has been an important part of Bollinger’s success in building OPA’90 tank barges, and we look forward to future opportunities with the Bouchard organization and family.”
 
The 55,000 BBL tank barge is a manned ocean service, clean oil barge measuring 317.5-ft long, with a 70-ft beam and a depth of 28 ft.  Named the B. No. 250, the barge is a new design especially engineered for Bouchard, built and certified by American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The barge is designed to meet the requirements of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA’90), with twelve cargo compartments and two separate pumping systems, capable of transporting grade A and lower petroleum products.  B. No. 250 will be fitted with an Intercon coupling ladder system, dual pump ballast system, two Techcrane hose handling cranes, and Coastal marine anchor and mooring winches.
 
Morton S. Bouchard III, President/CEO of Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. stated, “Bouchard has entered into another construction phase for quality, flat deck double hull barges, which will support our company goal to supply our present and new customers with quality equipment.  I am once again pleased to have entered into this contract with Bollinger, who continues to supply Bouchard with quality workmanship and a product that meets our standards and expectations. Bouchard looks forward to additional new construction barges with Bollinger in the near future.”
Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Asia VLCC Rates Could Nudge Higher on Activity

Rates for very large crude carriers (VLCCs) on key Asian freight routes could hold steady or gain next week as charterers seek to complete their vessel chartering

Star Bulk Takes Delivery of First Capesize from JMU

Athens, Greece-headquartered Star Bulk Carriers says it has taken delivery of 'M/V Peloreus' a 182,000 dwt Capesize built by Japan Marine United (“JMU”) and the

Ardmore Shipping Secures Newbuilding Finance

Ardmore Shipping Corporation says it has signed agreements to upsize its existing senior loan facility with ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Nordea Bank Finland Plc, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB ("SEB").

Shipbuilding

Star Bulk Takes Delivery of First Capesize from JMU

Athens, Greece-headquartered Star Bulk Carriers says it has taken delivery of 'M/V Peloreus' a 182,000 dwt Capesize built by Japan Marine United (“JMU”) and the

Ardmore Shipping Secures Newbuilding Finance

Ardmore Shipping Corporation says it has signed agreements to upsize its existing senior loan facility with ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Nordea Bank Finland Plc, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB ("SEB").

Crowley Christens New DP2 Tugboat

Crowley Maritime Corp. said that the third of four tugboats in the Ocean-class series, Ocean Sky, has been christened in Houston. The ceremony served to formally

Barges

Samudra Containership Rationalisation Hits Revenues

Diversified Singapore-based containership owners Samudra Group reports registered revenue of USD 96.9 million for the second quarter ended 30 June 2014, a 7.6% decline from USD 104.

Nation’s Vessel Operators Join EPA as SmartWay Affiliate

The American Waterways Operators, a 350-member trade association representing the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, announced today that it joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership,

Phillips 66 Marine Fueling Facility Nears Completion

Phillips 66’s previously announced marine over-the-water fueling facility at its Richmond, Calif. terminal is nearing completion. The facility, located on Canal Boulevard, and known as Pier No.

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.3176 sec (3 req/sec)