Lafayette, La., based Aries Marine Corporation is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary on February 11 with the addition of two new platform supply vessels from Eastern Shipbuilding. Both are 292 ft Tiger Shark Class vessels of STX US Marine Design.
The first, Dwight S. Ramsay, named for the company's founder, is now in service. The second, Betty Pfankuch, will shortly join the fleet. These technically advanced 292 ft diesel electric vessels feature Tier II Low Emissions, ABS DP 2, FiFi 1 Classed, Butterworth tank cleaning system and extra-large capacities. You can see the specs HERE
The addition of these two vessels brings the total number of liftboats and supply boats in the Aries Marine fleet to thirty.
January 24, 2011