New tug-barge delivered

The new articulated tug-barge (ATB) unit Evening Breeze/B. No. 252 has been delivered to Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc. in Melville, N.Y. It was built by VT Halter Marine and Bollinger Shipyard. The 112-foot 4,000-hp tug Evening Breeze left VT Halter Marine's Pascagoula, Miss., facility March 12 to pair up with the 317-foot 55,000-bbl. B. No. 252 built at Bollinger’s Lockport, La., facility. The vessels got underway to join Bouchard’s fleet service in New York. The new ATB will transport clean petroleum products in the Jones Act market. (Source: Work Boat, 03/14/19)

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