Vane Brothers welcomes second pushboat in series

Vane Brothers has taken delivery of Annapolis, the second of a planned series of four inland pushboats ordered from Chesapeake Shipbuilding.

The newbuild has a length of 28.6 metres, a beam of 10.3 metres, a working draught of 2.5 metres, and two Caterpillar 3512 EPA Tier III 1,118kW engines.

All four pushboats in the series will be named after cities in Maryland, where Vane Brothers is headquartered. Annapolis is named after the state’s capital.

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