January 8, 2015
Detyens Shipyards launched a new 10,000 barrel fuel barge at Jeffboat located in Jeffersonville, IN. In response to the Oil Pollution Act passed in 1990 (OPA 90), the FB 2015 is a double hulled fuel barge and will replace the single hull fuel barge that DSI had in service prior to the end of 2014.
Loy Jr., Loy III and John Allen Stewart cut the ropes and launched her into the Ohio river on the frigid morning of January 8, 2015. The barge will under go additional testing and a final coat of deck paint before she is towed to Charleston.
- Date January 29, 2015
- Tags Barge, Containers, Conversions, Cruise Ships, Detyens Equipment, Dredge, MSC/MARAD/Government/FMS, Offshore, Tankers