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Bollinger To Construct Pair of Vessels For Seacor Marine

March 21, 2001

Bollinger Shipyards has been granted a contract to build two 145.5 ft. (44.3 m) supply/utility vessels for Seacor Marine of Houston, Texas. Construction will commence at Bollinger's Lockport, La. facility in April and May with delivery of the vessels scheduled for November and December 2001. Yet-to-be-named, each vessel will measure 145.5 ft. (44.3 m), with a 36 ft. (10.9 m) beam and maximum drafts of 10 ft. (3 m). They will be powered by two Cummins (CMI) KTA-38MO diesel engines developing a total of 1,500 bhp at 1,600 rpm, driving Bollinger 72-in. x 57-in. stainless steel propellers through Twin Disc reverse/reduction gears. Two 99 kW Cummins generators driven by two Cummins diesels will produce electrical power in each. Two Quincy air compressors in each utility boat will start their engines, while a Schottel bowthruster driven by Cummins N-14 engine will provide additional maneuverability. Each vessel will boast 2,800 sq. ft. of aft deck space with a maximum deck load of 390 tons, as well as four mud tanks with a total capacity of 50,000 gallons of liquid drilling muds. Navigation and communications equipment onboard will be comprised of two JRC 48 mile radars; Fururno GPS; Comnav autopilot; Furuno radio; Standard Horizon Intrepid VHF radios with two remotes; and one Loudhailer with exterior hailer horns.


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