January 9, 1982 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

Halter To Build Four 192-Foot Supply Boats For Petromar

Halter Marine Inc. of New Orleans, La., has received an order from Petromar, Inc., of Rockport, Texas, to construct four new supply boats.

The contract was signed by Halter president R.J. Shopf and Charley Hall of Halter's sales division, and by Charles LeBlanc of Petromar.

The new vessels will be 192.5 feet long, with a 40-foot beam and 15-foot depth. Each will be powered by two EMD 12-645- E7BA diesel engines developing 2,305 hp each at 900 rpm. Two of the boats will be built at Halter's New Orleans division and two will be built at the company's Chickasaw, Ala., division. All will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 1982.

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