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”.

Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

That’s Not Coming on Board!

There’s hardly anything that can’t be shipped in a container. However, for ethical reasons, Hapag-Lloyd refuses to transport certain goods.   Anyone who regularly transports goods for third parties,

US Navy Awards $22mln Waterfront Inspection Deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded a five-year, $22 million contract to Appledore Marine Engineering, a specialist focusing exclusively on the inspection and design of marine infrastructure,

Offshore Operators Can Simplify Safety Equipment Logistics

Safety equipment manufacturer VIKING Life-Saving Equipment said its Offshore Safety Agreements are providing relief for offshore operators seeking to ensure compliance

Shipbuilding

Keppel Delivers Jackup to UMW-OG

Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has delivered UMW Naga 8, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to Malaysia’s UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad (UMW-OG).

Rolls-Royce to Design, Equip Canadian Stern Trawler

The shipbuilding company VARD Group AS in Norway has received an order from a Canadian company for a shrimp stern trawler to be designed and equipped by Rolls-Royce,

Rapid Oil Spill Response Vessel Launched

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) launched their newest oil spill response vessel in Burrard Inlet. The boat, named after former employee George Penman,

Barges

Runaway Crane Barge Sinks on the Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard is working with a team of responders to recover a runaway crane barge that sunk near Convent on the Mississippi River.   The crane barge

MN: Foss Maritime Company

The Company: Foss Maritime Company is wholly owned by Saltchuk Resources, a privately owned family investment company formed in 1982 and based in the Pacific Northwest.

Alaska Marine Lines Reduces Fuel Surcharge

Alaska Marine Lines, a marine transportation company providing barge service to and from Alaska and Hawaii, informs it has filed with the U.S. Surface Transportation

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.4580 sec (2 req/sec)