Conrad Industries, Inc. signed contracts during
the second quarter of 2006 for the construction of fourteen vessels
totaling $28.8 million and the delivery of nine vessels in recent
Offshore Marine Contractors has executed contracts for two 175 foot
class 110’x 64.5’x 9’ liftboats and for a 200 foot class
111’x66.5’x10’liftboat. These add to the other three 175 foot class
liftboats in progress previously announced by Conrad.
Conrad has executed multiple contracts with various customers for deck
barges, spud barges, unloading barges, an anchor scow and a crane barge
that range in size from 120’x30’x7’ to 200’x40’x7’.
Conrad also announced the recent delivery of its first offshore tank
barge in June. The 300’ x 60’ x 24’ double skin tank barge was
delivered to Penn Maritime of New York
. The barge has a capacity of
35,000 bbls. of asphalt. The barge is ABS Classed and equipped with
deepwell pumps, a hot oil heater
and accommodations for the barge
In addition, Conrad has delivered two of its standard 120 foot deck
barges, one to Inland Barge Rental and one to Traylor Brothers. W.C.
Fore and T&T Marine, both repeat customers have each taken delivery of
140’ deck barges.
Four specialty deck barges designed and constructed for ferry landing
service have been delivered to Global Marine Construction, Plainview,
NY. Two of the barges are 90’x 35’x 9’, one 80’x 20’x 9’ and one 50’x
35’x 9’. These barges are equipped with special fendering systems,
mooring attachments, gangways and handrail arrangements that are
necessary to accommodate the end use.
The Fish Stocking Vessel, “Spencer F. Baird
”, was delivered at end of
June to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The 95’x 30’x 12’9” vessel
will be used to stock yearling lake trout and to assess the health of
the fish stocks in Lake Michigan
and Lake Huron
. The vessel is designed
to operate year round in the Great Lakes
and is ABS Classed Maltese
Cross A1, AMS, Survey/Fishing Vessel. Rated at 1600 HP, it has
accommodations for 3 crew members and 5 scientists.