Conrad Shipyard Inks Harley Marine Tug Contract
Conrad Shipyard of Morgan City, Louisiana has signed a contract with Harley Marine Services of Seattle, Washington to build two (2) 4,560HP ATB Tugs. The announcement was made by Conrad President and CEO Johnny Conrad:
"It is always gratifying to get new business from a valued long-time customer," he said. "It is validation of our commitment to quality, craftsmanship, integrity and service, and a compliment to the exceptional talents of our shipbuilding team."
The two new vessels will be 116-feet in length, will be powered by G.E. 6L250 Tier Four diesel engines rated at 2,280 BHP engines, and were designed by naval architects Entech Design of New Orleans. Both vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2017.
Harley Marine Services provides marine transportation services in every major U.S. West Coast port as well as in Alaska, New York and the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, the company provides tank storage and product transfer, ship assist, rescue and general towing services. Conrad has previously delivered two tugs to Harley and currently has two more under construction. Harley Franco, Chairman and CEO of Harley Marine Services commented on the nature of the relationship between the companies:
"We strive every day to exceed our customer's expectations and to improve the communities in which we live and operate," he said. "Conrad Shipyard has the same philosophy as it relates to customer service and in giving back. It's a good match and we value our relationship."
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