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    Tidewater takes delivery of first of new type of Fast Supply Vessel

    Vessel & ROV News // February 14, 2003
    Tidewater in the US has taken delivery of the Vickie Tide, a new 175ft fast supply vessel.

    Vickie Tide, constructed by C&G Shipyard of Mobile, Alabama is the first of a new class of vessel designed by Tidewater that can carry liquid mud below deck, dry bulk and cargo on deck while traveling at speeds in excess of 20 knots.

    Vickie Tide has four Cummins KTA-50 engines and is fitted with dynamic positioning technology. The vessel's clear deck space is 29 feet wide and 100 feet long and can carry up to 36 passengers.

    Three more sister vessels are currently under construction at C&G with planned deliveries throughout the remainder of 2003.

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