Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers Towboat to Setton Towing

press release
Monday, January 02, 2012

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Finishes Up 2011 With Another 96 ft. Towboat Delivery for Settoon Towing, LLC., the JAMES J PERERA.
 

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is pleased to announce another on-time delivery for the third 2,600 HP Canal Class Inland Towboat, the JAMES J. PERERA, for Settoon Towing, LLC., of Pierre Part, LA. This towboat is the third in a series of a four vessel contract with Settoon, another repeat customer for Eastern Shipbuilding Group. The towboat measures 96’ X 34’ x 10’ and is identical to the two previously built boats at ESG currently in their fleet; the AUSTIN C SETTOON and the PARKER A SETTOON. The propulsion system consists of two (2) Caterpillar 3512C electronic marine diesel engines EPA Tier II, rated for 1,300 HP @ 1200 RPM, driving two Twin Disc MGX-5600 direct coupled reverse reduction gears.


The electric power is provided by twin John Deere Tier II 6068AFM76, 99 kW Electronic-Governor Marine Diesel Generators. Steering is accomplished with the installation of two main steering rudders and four flanking rudders, all controlled by an electro-hydraulic control system from Hydra Force, LLC. The fourth vessel, AMELIA L. SETTOON, was launched last week and is scheduled to be delivered by February 2012. The JAMES J PERERA is the fifty-eighth towboat built and delivered at Eastern since 2006.


Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. of Panama City, Florida has been in business since 1976 building, converting and repairing vessels in steel and aluminum of all types including tugs, barges, offshore support vessels, firefighting, crew vessels, barges, ferries, fishing vessels and towboats.

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