New Crowley Tugboat & Barge Christened

GulfLive
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Legacy-class Articulated Tugboat: Photo courtesy of Dakota Creek Industries

VT Halter Marine, Crowley Maritime and Marathon Petroleum dignatories gather to christen the tug 'Liberty' and its barge.

The Liberty is the third in its class of 16,000 horsepower tugs, and all three were built by Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes, Wash.

The 750-3 barge is the third in the 750-Class built by VT Halter. The vessel has a capacity of 330,000 barrels of petroleum and is of 45,000 dwt.

Wendy McDonald, Crowley's Vice President for Procurement, christened the Liberty with the traditional breaking of a bottle of champagne across the bow. Marathon representative Kathleen Peiffer did the honors for the 750-3.

Source: GulfLive

 

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