Conrad delivers deck barge to Ashton Marine

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(MORGAN CITY, La.) — Conrad Shipyard has delivered an ABS deck barge to Ashton Marine LLC, a marine transportation company based in Muskegon, Mich. The 240-by-60-by-14-foot AM 3600 will carry 3,600 tons of bulk materials and project cargo throughout the Great Lakes area. The deck barge is equipped with two 50-inch spud well pockets for an easy conversion into a spud barge. Delivery of the barge took place in early March.

Ashton Marine has one of the newest fleets on the Great Lakes, with two oceangoing tugs and two ABS hopper barges rated for a combined capacity of 3,800 tons. “We are continuing to build new vessels to meet the expectations of our clients. Our team was extremely happy to partner with Conrad Shipyard on this project for the AM 3600. Their reputation in the industry speaks for itself.” said Vice President Seth Andrie.

“We appreciated the opportunity to work with Ashton on this project,” said Conrad CEO Johnny Conrad. “We are two customer-driven companies with dedicated workforces, delivering first-class services and equipment to our customers. We appreciate this opportunity, and we look forward to many more with Ashton.”

– Conrad Shipyard

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By Professional Mariner Staff