The following is the text of a press release issued by TY Offshore:
(GULFPORT, Miss.) — John Dane III is pleased to present TY Offshore to the maritime industries. The re-branding of the company from Trinity Offshore to TY Offshore is intended to provide clear market positioning for the leading Mississippi-based designer and builder of commercial tugs, offshore barges, oil spill response, patrol and oil field support vessels from 10 meters to 95 meters (33’ to 312’) in length. The name change is also intended to delineate the company from Dallas, Texas-based Trinity Industries, Inc.
Principals of TY Offshore include some of the most recognizable names in the maritime business: John Dane III, William S. Smith III, Wayne Bourgeois, Jimmy Rivers and Phil Nuss. By maximizing their vast knowledge of the market, their collective engineering and design acumen, and rich maritime legacy, the executive management of TY Offshore has an impressive list of vessels underway in only the past year.
Showing its diversity, TY Offshore is currently building four (4) Harvey Gulf International 302’ x 64’ (92m x 19.5m) Dual Fuel Supply Vessels and ten (10) 30,000 Barrel 297’6” x 54’ x 12’ (16.45m x 3.65m) Fuel Barges for FMT. In early 2012, TY Offshore delivered two (2) Signet Maritime Corporation 100’ (30.48m) RAstar 3100 Class Terminal Support/Escort Tugs. In 2011, TY Offshore delivered a 57’ (17.37m) MKII Very Shallow Draft Multi-System Skimmer (VSMSS) for Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC). Six (6) of a total order of ten (10) 90’ (27m ) MK V patrol boats are also under construction, four (4) having already been delivered.
About TY Offshore
TY Offshore, a Mississippi based company, is a leader in the design and construction of commercial tugs, offshore barges, oil spill response and patrol vessels—as well as oil field support vessels—in aluminum, steel and composite. Vessels range from 10 meters to 95 meters in length. TY Offshore’s in-house engineering and under-cover construction facilities ensure quality workmanship and on-time delivery. For more information on TY Offshore, please contact Jim Rivers at Riversj@TYOffshore.com or John Dane III at jdane3@TYOffshore.com and visit www.TYOffshore.com.