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n August and September respec- draft of 8 ft. For ship’s service power the tively, Marquette Transportation towboat is out? tted with a pair of Kenne-
Co. took delivery of the fourth and dy Engine John Deere 4045AFM85 Tier
I? fth 2,000-hp Z-drive towboat from 3 generator drive engines each driving
Master Marine, Inc., Bayou La Batre, an 80-kW Marathon Mariner generators.
Ala. The 78 x 34 x11-ft. St. Peter was Cooling for all engines and z drives was designed by Frank Basile of Entech & provided by Eastpark Radiator Duraweld
Associates, Houma, La., for Marquette’s coolers. Doors and windows were pro-
Gulf-Inland division, based in Harahan, vided by Dales Welding & Fabrication, navitab.com
La. Master Marine is continuing to build LLC. Rubber bumper systems were
Z-Drive towboats, with more underway provided by Schuyler Companies. The for Marquette, said the yard’s president electronics was supplied by New World
Randy Orr. The steel-hulled St. Peter is Electronics and the Rio Marine supplied powered by a pair of Thompson Power the alarms and monitoring systems. To
Systems Caterpillar C32 Tier 3 1,000-hp secure barge tows, there’s a pair of Pat- engines at 1,800 rpm connected to ZF terson 40-ton deck winches supplied by
Marine ZF AT 5111WM-FP Z-drives with Donavan Marine. The St. Peter has tank- 1,650 mm (65-in.) four-bladed propellers age for 24,000 gallons of fuel; 6,550 gal- in nozzles. The package gives the boat a lons of potable water; and 17,560 gallons running speed of 10 knots with a loaded of ballast water.
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