Crowley has taken supply of Athena, its fourth and strongest Tier IV ship help and harbor escort tugboat.
The 77-foot Athena gives the agility of its compact measurement with out the sacrifice of energy – providing essentially the most bollard pull for a tug beneath 80 ft available in the market. The vessel operates on a pair of Caterpillar Marine 3516 Tier IV-compliant engines, leading to decrease greenhouse fuel emissions whereas reaching an influence output of almost 6,800 horsepower and 96 tons of bollard pull.
“We’re proud so as to add one other highly effective vessel to our Tier IV fleet,” mentioned Paul Manzi, vp, Crowley Delivery. “Becoming a member of sister Tier IV tugs Hercules and Apollo in addition to our tug Valor, Athena additional exemplifies Crowley’s dedication to sustainable efficiency for purchasers, advancing our progress to decreased emissions and a smaller carbon footprint.”
Serving the Pacific Northwest out of Puget Sound, Washington, Athena, constructed by Diversified Marine Inc. and chartered from Brusco Tug & Barge, complies with U.S. EPA Tier IV air pollution management know-how standards. The vessel is outfitted with distant monitoring for elevated vessel effectivity and information interchange.
“We’re happy to have constructed one other record-setting tug for Crowley’s fleet. Athena goes to be a head turner within the Puget Sound,” mentioned Frank Manning, vp, enterprise improvement and operations, Diversified Marine. “We respect the partnership between Brusco Tug & Barge and Crowley and stay up for persevering with to maneuver the needle in tug efficiency, know-how and sustainability.”