C&C Marine delivers triple-screw towboat to Hines Furlong Line

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(BELLE CHASSE, La.) — C&C Marine and Repair has delivered Scarlett Rose Furlong to Hines Furlong Line Inc., the first in a three-boat series from the builder for the Nashville, Tenn.-based company.

The triple-screw, 6,600-hp towboat measures 170 feet by 50 feet with the pilothouse eyeline measuring 39 feet 3 inches. Scarlett Rose Furlong was designed by CT Marine LLC based in Portland, Maine. The vessel features three Cummins QSK60-M main engines provided by Cummins Mid-South. They are paired with three Reintjes WAF 1173 H/V reduction gears provided by Karl Senner LLC. Service power is provided by three Cummins QSM11-DM 275-kW generators, and the conventional steering system HPU was provided by EMI Marine.

The towboat is outfitted with three 100-inch-diameter, stainless-steel fixed-pitch propellers provided by Sound Propeller Systems. It also features double steering rudders.

Accommodations include 12 beds (11 crew, plus one guest), and the vessel’s design includes a floating spring-mounted superstructure for additional crew comfort.

C&C Marine and Repair was established in 1997 and is located in Belle Chasse, La., on 80 acres along the Intracoastal Waterway. The company designs and builds towboats, dredges, barges, offshore supply vessels, along with a variety of other marine vessels. The company’s facilities are designed to perform all new construction under roof, with multiple projects under construction at the same time.

– C&C Marine and Repair

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By Professional Mariner Staff