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VT Halter Launches Second ConRo for Pasha

August 15, 2014

MV Marjorie C launched from VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula.

MV Marjorie C launched from VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula.

VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), launched MV Marjorie C, a container and roll-on/roll-off car truck carrier (ConRo) at its Pascagoula facilities on August 8. MV Marjorie C is the second vessel built for Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii.

MV Marjorie C has the ability to carry 1,500 TEUs, above and under deck, as well as vehicles and over-high and over-wide cargoes on 10 workable decks. The 692-foot long vessel, with a vehicle shipping capacity of 2,750 units, is the largest vessel ever built by VT Halter Marine. The stern quarter ramp measures 39.4’ wide and 20.7’ high, with a rated capacity at up to 250 metric tons. The vessel’s design incorporates the highest level of operating efficiencies as well as reduced environmental impacts.

Pasha’s first vessel, MV Jean Anne, also built by VT Halter Marine, was put into service in March 2005. MV Marjorie C is the second U.S. flag vessel to join Pasha Hawaii’s fleet. She will sail opposite MV Jean Anne, enabling Pasha to provide weekly service to Hawaii.

Bill Skinner, Chief Executive Officer, VT Halter Marine, said, “This is a great accomplishment for VT Halter Marine. We are very much appreciative of this opportunity to build such a magnificent ship for such a great company as Pasha Hawaii.”

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