‘Frederick E. Bouchard’ tug delivered

VT Halter Marine has delivered an ATB tug, the ‘Frederick E. Bouchard’, to Bouchard Transportation from its Pascagoula Shipyard Facility in Mississippi, USA

The delivery culminates a two-vessel contract awarded in August 2014.

The ‘Frederick E. Bouchard’ will join the first vessel of the contract, ‘Morton S. Bouchard Jr.’,  which was delivered to Bouchard Transportation in February this year.

Both of the tugs are equipped with an Intercon coupler system, measure 40 metres by 11.5 metres, and are classed by ABS as A1 Ocean Towing, Dual Mode ATB, USCG Subchapter C.