Conrad Shipyard delivers Harley Marine Services ATB; Crowley to acquire three SeaRiver tankers, charter them back

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Conrad Shipyard delivers Harley Marine Services ATB
November 2, 2017 — Morgan City, LA, headquartered Conrad Shipyard has conducted sea trials on the Harley Marine Services tug OneCure and the 80,000 BBL, double hull, oceangoing barge Edward Itta as a combined articulated barge unit (ATB). The trials were conducted October 26, ten miles south of Port Fourchon, LA, and the vessels have been accepted for delivery.

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