C&C Marine completes twin-skin tank barge


The following is the text of a news release from The Shearer Group Inc. (TSGI):

(SEABROOK, Texas) — The Shearer Group Inc. has announced the completion of a 200-by-35-by-12-foot double-skin tank barge by C&C Marine and Repair LLC. TSGI was contracted to provide contract design services.

The barge is the first of a series of double-skin tank barges that will be built by C&C Marine. It is a flush deck barge with externally framed tanks and classed as a Subchapter O, U.S. Coast Guard, acid barge.

C&C Marine and Repair offers a full range of marine fabrication and repair services at its 30-acre facility on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, minutes from downtown New Orleans, La., with over 230,000 square feet in full-enclosed shop area. TSGI is a global leader for design of inland towboats and barges.

By Professional Mariner Staff