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ESG Hosts Steel Cutting Ceremony with NYCDOT Staten Island Ferry Division in Eastern’s steel processing and pre-fabrication building at its Allanton facility in Panama City, Florida. This in- door facility supports both of Eastern’s new construction facilities with state of the art numerically controlled equip- ment, and a highly skilled workforce. The project engi- neering staff from the ? rms of Elliott Bay Design Group and Glosten Associates were also in attendance. Eastern selected Guido Perla & Associates to produce the detailed design work. Eastern will construct and deliver three (3) new Staten Island Ollis Class Ferries to NYCDOT and the Staten Island Ferry Division. The three (3) Ollis Class double-ended 4500 passenger ferries, are from a prelimi-

Eastern Shipbuilding and the City of New York Depart- nary design provided by Elliot Bay Design Group, with ment of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry each ferry featuring four (4) Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD)

Division and Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) cut 12-710 Tier 4 compliant propulsion engines with two (2) steel in late August, starting the construction of the ? rst engines powering one (1) Reintjes DUP 3000 P combin- of three new Staten Island Ollis Class Ferries. The steel ing reduction gears and one (1) 36 RV6 ECS/285-2 Voith cutting ceremony of the 320’ Ollis Class Ferry took place Schneider Propellers at each end of the vessel.

The Ollis Class Ferries at a glance …

Length Overall: 320' Minimum Seating Capacity 2 Draft to DLWL: 13'-0"

Beam, Molded: 70' Maximum Passenger Capacity: 4 Installed Horsepower: 9,980 HP

Beam over Guards: 70' Fuel Oil Capacity: 30,000 gallons Propellers: Voith Schneider

Light Ship Weight: 2 Displacement Subdivision 3: 380 LT Crew: 16

Gross Tonnage: 4 Depth at Main Deck at Side: 21'-6 Class: ABS / Subchapter H

Bollinger Delivers 25th FRC

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Jacob

Poroo, the 25th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S.

Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery on the 5th of

September 2017 in Key West, Florida. The vessel’s com- missioning is scheduled for the 8th of November in New

Orleans, Louisiana. The 154 foot patrol craft USCGC

JACOB POROO is the 25th vessel in the Coast Guard’s

Sentinel-class FRC program. The FRC has been described as an operational “game changer,” by senior Coast Guard of? cials. Bollinger used a proven, in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708. It has a ? ank speed of 28 knots, state of the art command, control, communications and computer technology, and a stern launch system for the vessel’s 26 foot cutter boat. 49 MN

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