Conrad Shipyard Delivers Ferry
Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) announced the delivery of an aluminum passenger vessel for Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority (PRMTA). The Cayo Blanco can carry 600 passengers on two decks. She measures 160 ft x 32 ft x 13 ft and the vessel route is from Fajardo to Vieques and Culebra in Puerto Rico. She is powered by four MTU 12V-4000 M60 main engines with MGX 6848 Twin Disc gears. The generators are John Deere and there is a 200 hp tunnel bow thruster. The delivery crew traveled from Morgan City to San Juan in five days and the vessel performed excellently.
Johnny Conrad, President and CEO of Conrad commented "We are pleased that PRMTA has chosen Conrad to participate in its fleet expansion and are proud to be a part of the team as a quality builder of ferries. Over the years, Conrad has developed a solid reputation as a builder of custom-designed ferries for governmental agencies.”