US Fab Delivers Barge to Georgia Pacific

press release
Monday, May 07, 2012

US Fab delivers covered paper barge to Georgia Pacific.


US Fab LLC, a Vigor Industrial subsidiary, is proud to announce the delivery of a 180’ x 52’ x 10’ covered paper barge to Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP. “We have worked closely with Georgia Pacific on this project to provide them with a high quality barge that is built to last” said Chris Morgan, Vice President of US Fab. “This vessel marks Hull #14 for our Swan Island facility in Portland, OR.”
 

“We are pleased to work with a local shipbuilder who has delivered a first-rate barge on time and on budget,” said John Briggs of Georgia Pacific. He also noted, “This barge will help Georgia Pacific continue to provide low-cost shipping for finished product from along the lower Columbia River to its warehouse in Portland, OR.” The design for this state-of-the-art barge was provided by Associated Marine Systems from Corbett, OR and the details drawing was done by Elliot Bay Design Group in Seattle, WA.


US Fab is the Pacific Northwest new-build subsidiary of Vigor Industrial LLC, a leader in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry. US Fab specializes in the construction of all types of vessels. From barges to workboats to passenger vessels and more, at US Fab “We Build Success”.

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