Todd W i l l Deliver 2 4 0 0 ' Barges To M o n t a uk Oil T r a n s p o r t a t i o n Corp.

The Galveston Division of Todd Shipyards C o r p o r a t i o n is expected to deliver the first of two petroleum product barges, under c o n s t r u c t i o n f o r Montauk Oil Transportation Corp., early in 1980. The 400-foot by 78-foot by 31-foot barge, to be named Cibro Norfolk, has a capacity of 135,000 barrels.

The barge will be equipped with a two-pipeline system for carriage of multiple-grade petroleum products.

Three deep-well pumps will discharge the cargo at a rate of 15,000 barrels per hour. The ABSclassed A-l manned Cibro Norfolk will have accommodations for a crew of four. It will have a loaded speed of 7 knots with a 6,000-hp tug and 10 knots light.

Montauk Oil Transportation Corp., a division of Cibro Petroleum, is constantly adding to its fleet of barges for their inland and offshore work. Todd Galveston is expected to deliver the second barge, the Cibro Savannah, in September of 1980. Three other barges, Cibro Philadelphia, Cibro Albany, and Cibro New York, were recently c o n s t r u c t e d at Todd's Houston Division and are currently in service.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 17,  Jan 1980 John J. Hef

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