RYSCO Delivers First Of Two Cementing Vessels To Halliburton

Rockport Yacht & Supply Company, Inc., Rockport, Texas, recently delivered the first of two 130-foot cementing vessels to Halliburton Services.

The Halliburton 224 operates out of Harvey, La., and incorporates Halliburton's latest pumping machinery and five P-tanks inserted in the main deck. The vessel has an overall length of 130 feet 7 inches, beam of 33 feet, and depth of 7 feet.

Propulsion is provided by two Caterpillar D-353 diesel engines with continuous output of 415 bhp each, Twin Disc MG521, 4:1 reverse/reduction gears, turning two fourblade propellers on stainless-steel shafts.

The specialized pumping machinery is located on the main deck forward and in a machinery space below the main deck. The vessel is ABS classed A-l, AMS, Inland and Coastwise Service.

The Halliburton 225, the second vessel, will join the fleet in October this year.

Rockport Yacht & Supply Co., Inc. and its associate shipyard, RYSCO Shipyard, Inc. of Blountstown, Fla., are subsidiaries of Luling Oil & Gas Company of San Antonio, Texas.

The RYSCO shipyards are quality builders of supply boats, utility vessels, and tugs. The RYSCO group is known internationally for its powerful, seaworthy shrimp and fishing trawlers.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 42,  Oct 1980 John P. Sullivan

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