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MV Brandon Bordelon

The MV Brandon Bordelon is a 260’ Class DP2 Ultra Brandon-Bordelon_Bordelon-MarineLight Intervention Vessel featuring a helideck, a 60-ton AHC crane, POB, and a mezzanine deck supporting two FMC Technologies Schilling HP 150 ROVs. This vessel is the latest design in the Stingray series constructed by Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied WEKA Boxcoolers for the project to cool the Cummins QSK60 Tier 3 main engines, Cummins QSK38 main generators, thrusters, and bulk mud compressor.

MV Michele Foss

Michele-Foss-Tug_Foss-MaritimeMichele Foss is the first of three Arctic Class tugs constructed by Foss Shipyard for Foss Maritime. The Michele Foss is ice class DO – designed to withstand the rigors of Arctic operations. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied GRIDCOOLER Keel Coolers for the project to cool the Caterpillar C280-8 main engines, Caterpillar C9 Tier 2 generator set, and John Deere 4045 AFM 85 Tier 3 winch engine.

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Foss christens first of three Arctic Class tugs, Marine Log, May 2015

MV Shelia Bordelon

The MV Shelia Bordelon is a 260′ DP2 Ultra Light Intervention Vessel. This is the second vessel from the new Stingray series constructed by Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied copper nickel WEKA Boxcoolers for the project to cool the Cummins QSK38 main generators.

Bordelon Marine is committed to a yearlong campaign to fight breast cancer and will be donating a portion of the profits from the MV Shelia Bordelon to the New Orleans affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

RV Arcticus

Arcticus_website_NEWThe Arcticus is a 78′ state-of-the art research vessel constructed by Burger Boat Company for the USGS Great Lake Science Center. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied GRIDCOOLER Keel Coolers for the project to cool the twin Caterpillar 454 BHP C12 C-Rating Tier 2 diesel engines and Caterpillar C4.4 generator sets.

Ocean Tundra

Ocean Tundra is “Canada’s most powerful harbor tug” constructed by Ocean Industries and built to Robert Allan’s ‘TundRA 100’ design. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied copper nickel WEKA Boxcoolers for the project to cool the MAK 9M25C main engines, Caterpillar C9 generator sets, towing winch, and auxiliary systems.  

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Ocean Tundra – Canada’s most powerful tug, Maritime Journal, January 2014 >
Ocean Tundra – Canada’s most powerful tug, Maritime Journal, January 2014

MV Wabanaki

MV-Wabanaki_1500x950The MV Wabanaki is a 399-passenger ferry constructed by Blount Boats, Inc. and delivered to Casco Bay Lines. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied GRIDCOOLER Keel Coolers for the project to cool the Caterpillar C18 propulsion engines and John Deere 4045 generator sets.

 

MV Connor Bordelon

MV-Conner-BordelonConnor Bordelon is the first Stingray 260 class multipurpose PSV constructed by Bordelon Marine. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied WEKA Boxcoolers for the project to cool the Cummins QSK-60 Tier 3 diesel engines, generator sets, Twin Disc MCD clutch, thrusters and bulk mud compressor.

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US owner likes to design and build its own vessels, Offshore Support Journal, October 2013
New design balances power, engineering and thought, International Tug & OSV Annual Review 2013

Harvey Deep Sea

Harvey Deep Sea is the fourth Tiger Shark Class offshore support vessel constructed by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. and delivered to Harvey Gulf International Marine, LLC. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied WEKA Boxcoolers for the project to cool the Caterpillar 3516 Tier 3 engines, diesel electric drive components, shaft generators, compressors, azimuth, and tunnel thrusters.

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Harvey Deep-Sea Specifications by WorkBoat Staff >
Floating Island by Max Hardberger >
Floating Island, WorkBoat Magazine, September 2013
Full of eastern promise and bound for Gulf of Mexico, International Tug & OSV Annual Review 2013

HOSMAX 300 Series

HOS Riverbend _News_Website 2Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. delivered the first of the HOSMAX 300 series, HOS Red Dawn, to Hornbeck Offshore Services in June 2013. The second vessel in the series, HOS Red Rock, was delivered in October. HOS Renaissance, the third vessel, was delivered in November. Eastern delivered the fourth vessel in the HOSMAX 300 series, HOS Riverbend, February 2014. R.W. Fernstrum & Company supplied WEKA Boxcoolers for the project to cool the Caterpillar 3516C Tier 3 engines, diesel electric drive components, generator, compressors, and thruster motors.

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Eastern delivers first of 10 OSVs for Hornbeck by WorkBoat Staff >

Bravante V & Bravante VI

News-BravanteEastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. launched Bravante VI and delivered the Bravante V to Brazil in August. R.W. Fernstrum & Company provided WEKA Boxcoolers for the project to cool the CUMMINS QSK 60-D(M) Tier 2 engines, diesel electric drive components, compressors, and propulsion generators.

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Eastern Shipbuilding Group launches and delivers PSVs for Brazil’s Boldini by Bruce Buls, WorkBoat >
First under contract for series of five PSVs in Brazil, International Tug & OSV Annual Review 2013

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VIDEO: A Tour of the New Boldini PSV by WorkBoat Staff >