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    Bordelon Marine christens utility boat

    Vessel & ROV News // May 18, 2001
    Bordelon Marine of Lockport Louisiana will take delivery of the first of three mini-supply boats that are being built at Bollinger Shipyards on 01 June.

    The delivery of the three boats will double the Bordelon fleet to six vessels.

    The new boats will carry a crew of five while providing accommodation for up to ten. Each boat will be 145ft by 36 feet with a maximum draft of 11.5ft. Normal operating draft will be 8ft.

    The three new boats will each be powered by a pair of Cummins KTA-38MO diesel engines rated at 750bhp at 1,600rpm. They will drive Bollinger four-bladed, stainless steel propellers through Twin Disc MG5301 gears with a 4.96:1 reduction ratio.

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