Ashton Marine takes delivery of deck barge from Louisiana builder

Conrad Shipyard of Louisiana has handed over a new deck barge to Ashton Marine, a marine transportation company based in Muskegon, Michigan.

Named AM 3600, the 73- by 18- by 4.2-metre vessel will be used to transport up to 3,600 tonnes of bulk materials and project cargo throughout the Great Lakes area.

The barge is also equipped with two spud well pockets to enable easy conversion into a spud barge.

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