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Q-Ocean Service &

Q-LNG 4000 -LNG Transport’s new articulated tug barge unit tional support in close proximity of other vessels, adding ? ex- (ATB) is the ? rst of its kind. The barge Q-LNG ibility to deliver LNG fuel in open water and other conditions

Q 4000 and tug Q-Ocean Service, both built by Hal- that would be otherwise inaccessible. Shane Guidry, principle ter Marine in Pascagoula, Miss., form the ? rst ever lique- owner of Q-LNG, said, “We believe this vessel’s DPS-1+ no- ? ed natural gas (LNG) ATB built in the U.S. tation raises the bar in safety, ef? cienc, and compatibility in

The Jensen Maritime-designed tug is 128 by 42 feet with the LNG bunkering market.” he added, “This is a moment in a molded depth of 21 feet. It will operate while ? tted in maritime history we are proud to be part of.” the stern notch of the 324- by 64-foot, 4,000-cubic-meter- Shell has signed a long-term charter for Q-LNG 4000, capacity barge designed by Waller Marine. The barge has a which will operate out of Port Canaveral, Fla. Initial cli- molded depth of 32.5 feet. Both vessels’ detail design was ents for the new vessel will be Carnival Cruise Line’s two done by Halter Marine under mutual agreements. new dual-fuel ships and two dual-fuel Siem Car Carrier

The ATB is the ? rst to attain a DPS-1+ notation from ABS. ships under charter to the Volkswagen Group to transport

This rigorous review allows the vessel to operate without addi- vehicles from Europe to North America.

Aveogan &

Oliver Leavitt

Bollinger Shipyards Q-LNG Transport

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