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Towboats, Tugs & Barges

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Crescent River Port

Pilots Order Two Vessels boats for the Crescent River Port Pilots’ Association, based in Louisiana.

Designed by U.K.-based Camarc Design, the all-alumi- num vessels have a re? ned hull with enhanced fuel ef? cien- cies and reduced slamming accelerations, which provide excellent all-around seakeeping capabilities and a pilot spe- ci? c shape to facilitate safe boarding operations.

The vessels will be powered by twin Volvo Penta D13- 800 EPA Tier 3 marine diesel engines, twin Hamilton Jet

HJ403 waterjets with two station AVX express controls,

Snow & Company and Twin Disc MGX5136SC marine gears. This combina-

Seattle shipbuilder Snow & Company announced it has tion allows for high performance maneuverability with an been awarded a contract to build a pair of 50-foot pilot expected top speed of 35 knots, according to the builder. MN 41|

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