Conrad delivers Vane Barge

Published 10:05 am Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Special to The Leader

Morgan City, LA — Conrad Shipyard recently delivered the DOUBLE SKIN 510A, a 55,000-BBL capacity asphalt barge, to the Vane Brothers Company of Baltimore, MD. In operation since 1898, the Vane Brothers Company is a multi-faceted marine transportation provider offering services along the east coast. The DOUBLE SKIN 510A was constructed at Conrad’s Deepwater South facility and will operate out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Conrad Shipyard Senior Vice President Dan Conrad stated, “We appreciate Vane Brother’s confidence in our shipyard, and it is a pleasure doing business with their management team. The 55,000-BBL asphalt barge is a beautiful vessel and is a testament to the exceptional skills of our workforce.”

Conrad Shipyard was established in 1948 and is headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana. The company designs, builds and overhauls tugboats, ferries, liftboats, barges, offshore supply vessels and other steel and aluminum products for both commercial and government markets. The company provides both repair and new construction services at its five Gulf Coast shipyards located in southern Louisiana and Texas.

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