Eastern Shipbuilding delivers first of two 24m tugs to Bisso Offshore

C D White

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered the first unit in a series of two tugs ordered from the company by E.N. Bisso and Son subsidiary Bisso Offshore.

The Robert Allan Ltd-designed tug has been named C.D. White. It measures 24 by 11.5 metres and is powered by two Caterpillar 3512C 1,900kW IMO Tier III-compliant engines.

The second tug in the series, A. Thomas Higgins, is currently under construction at Eastern Shipbuilding’s facilities in Florida.

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