Conrad Shipyard Delivers Liftboat to Alliance
Conrad Shipyard, L.L.C., a Conrad Industries, Inc. company, has delivered the M/V J.B. Moffett to Alliance Offshore of Larose, La.
The J.B. Moffett is a 200’ class liftboat equipped with CAT C18 main propulsion coupled with Twin Disc MGX516 gears delivering 600HP, each at 1,800 RPM. There are eight Braden C400 gearboxes per leg being driven by auxiliary Cat C18’s. The Gensets are CAT C9 175 Kw. The lifting devices are by TechCrane International. There is one F60 fixed boom and an L200 125 ton lattice boom. The interior accommodates 43 with mess seating for 24. The boat is propelled by two 60 x 50” Troost four-blade Propellers.
Kelly B. Steele Sr., President of Alliance, indicated expectations are to add at least two newly built vessels to their fleet every year over the next 10 years.
Conrad Shipyard in Morgan City is currently working on the sister vessel, M/V Miss Lynne, for delivery later in Q4 2013.