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Bollinger Delivers Fourth Ocean-Class Tug for Crowley

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June 24, 2013

Photo Caption: Ocean Sky the fourth Ocean Class tug built at Bollinger for Crowley, taking on stores at Port Fourchon preparing for a evening departure. Image: Bollinger

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the DP 2-classed Ocean Sky today, the fourth Ocean Class tugs for Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation.

The first two Ocean Class vessels, the Ocean Wave and Ocean Wind, were delivered in Q4 2012 and the third, the Ocean Sun, was delivered in May.

At 156 feet in length, the Ocean Sky and her sister vessel, Ocean Sun, are 10 feet longer than the first two vessels and are rated at 10,880 HP. The vessels are outfitted for long-range, high-capacity ocean towing, rig moves, platform and floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit tows, emergency response and firefighting.

All four vessels were built at Bollinger Marine Fabricators, LLC in Amelia, La.

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