Bouchard Ocean Receives Oil Tank Barge

10 August 2009 (Last Updated August 10th, 2009 18:30)

US-based Bouchard Ocean Services has received a double hull, 80,000bbl oil tank barge from Bollinger Gretna. Barge B No 284 is the second of three barges to be delivered from Bollinger to Bouchard. The vessel is 399ft long and 28ft deep and has a 74ft beam. The ba

US-based Bouchard Ocean Services has received a double hull, 80,000bbl oil tank barge from Bollinger Gretna.

Barge B No 284 is the second of three barges to be delivered from Bollinger to Bouchard.

The vessel is 399ft long and 28ft deep and has a 74ft beam.

The barge is certified by the American Bureau of Shipping and US Coast Guard and has three separate pumping systems and 12 cargo compartments.