Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has been awarded a contract by NorthStar Midstream to construct a 5,400-cubic-metre LNG bunkering barge with options for two more.
The barge will form part of an articulated tug and barge (ATB) unit that will provide LNG bunkering services for NorthStar’s customers along the US East Coast.
The ABS-classed vessel will have an LOA of 340 feet (103.6 metres), a beam of 66 feet (20 metres), and four 1,350-cubic-metre CBM IMO Type C cargo tanks.
Baird Maritime is one of the world's premier maritime publishing houses with headquarters in Melbourne, Australia and a publishing subsidiary in Hong Kong. The group produces two monthly magazines, Ausmarine and Work Boat World and a number of annual publications all focusing on various aspects of the commercial, government and military marine industries. It also presents this maritime portal.