Harvey Gulf International Marine, LLC, the first U.S. vessel operator to contract for construction of vessels capable of operating exclusively on natural gas, has accepted delivery of its fourth LNG-powered Offshore Supply Vessel. The M/V Harvey Freedom will be based out of Port Fourchon, LA and will immediately begin a five-year charter with a major oil and gas company.
The vessel, built at Gulf Coast Shipyard Group in Gulfport, MS is 310’ x 64’ x 24.5’, U.S. Flagged Subchapter I and L, SOLAS compliant and capable of carrying 253,000 USG of Fuel Oil, 18,000 Bbls of Liquid Mud, 1,600 Bbls of Methanol, 10,250ft3 of Dry Cement and 78,000 USG of LNG fuel.
Mr. Shane Guidry, Chairman and CEO of Harvey Gulf, commented “The delivery of the Harvey Freedom and commencement of her five-year charter shows Harvey Gulf’s continued commitment to the environment and the success of LNG power in our industry.”
(Source: Harvey Gulf International Marine)