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Shipyard Report: Construction & Repair

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The three new tugs will be de- signed to achieve in excess of 100 metric tons of bollard pull and will be used primarily to tow barges with oil Þ eld modules, rig topsides and proj- ect cargoes throughout the world. Machinery will include Caterpillar C280-8 main engines, which comply with the highest federal environmen- tal standards, and Reintjes reduction gears. Markey Machinery will supply the tow winch. Other environmental- ly focused designs and structural and technological upgrades include the elimination of ballast tanks, holding tanks for black and gray water to per-mit operations in no-discharge zones (such as parts of Alaska and Califor- nia), hydraulic oil systems compatible with biodegradable oil, Energy efÞ -cient LED lighting; and High-energy absorption Schuyler fendering.Download complete catalog Building an aluminum boat? Aluminum and Stainless, Inc. has all the metal.MARINE ALUMINUM5086 50835052 60615456Plate ? Sheet ? Rod ? BarPipe ? Tube ? Shapes Weld Wire ? Fittings STAINLESS STEEL 304L 316L 303 17-4BOAT SHAFTS 17-4 condition H1150Two locations: Lafayette, LA 800-252-9074New Orleans, LA 800-562-9022Aluminum and Stainless, Inc. Marine metals specialists since 1969.Lafayette New Orleans March 2013 MN March2013 Layout 32-49.indd 46MN March2013 Layout 32-49.indd 463/4/2013 2:13:00 PM3/4/2013 2:13:00 PM

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