Costa Concordia to be scrapped in Genoa

 VT Halter Marine delivers ATB
 tug to Bouchard

May 30, 2014
—VT Halter Marine, Inc. delivered the ocean-going 112 foot Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tug Denise A. Bouchard to Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. Measuring 112 feet by 35 feet by 17 feet, the 4,000 hp tug is classed by ABS as A1 Towing Vessel, Dual Mode, and is equipped with an Intercon Coupler System. Construction of the vessel began in March 2013 and the tug was launched in February 2014, at VT Halter Marine’s Moss Point Marine shipyard in Escatawpa, MS.

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