Eastern Delivers Four ABS Class Inland River Towboats to IWL River

Eastern & Impala

By The Maritime Executive 06-29-2017 04:00:05

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the delivery of four (4) ABS Class Inland River Towboats IWL River, Inc. The IMPALA SOLEDAD (HULL #243), IMPALA SALGAR (HULL #244), IMPALA MOMPOX (HULL #245), and the IMPALA CANTAGALLO (HULL #246). This series of CT Marine designed 134 ft. ABS Classed Inland River Service Towboats are Triple Screw with Retractable Pilothouses. All four towboats were constructed, outfitted and delivered at Eastern’s Allanton Facility.

The Inland River Triple Screw Retractable Towboat series features the following construction dates and design characteristics:

ESG Hull #243-246: Series of 4 Vessels

                                                     Launch Date   Delivery Date

IMPALA SOLEDAD (243):              06/10/2016    11/11/2016

IMPALA SALGAR (244):                 08/02/2016    12/29/2016

IMPALA MOMPOX (245):               10/24/2016     03/24/2017

IMPALA CANTAGALLO (246):       12/14/2016     05/24/2017

Length (LOA): 134’-0”

Breadth: 42’-0”

Depth: 9’-0”

Minimal Operational Draft: 6’-0”

Pilothouse Eyelevel (above waterline): 37’-6” Pilothouse Eyelevel (above waterline) retracted: 25’-4” Minimum Bridge Clearance @ 6’ Draft: 30’ -0”

Flag: Republic of Columbia

Classification: ABS A1, Towing Vessel, River Service, AMS, ABCU


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