Category Archives: new boats

Fort McHenry

The latest in a line of 3000 HP¬†Sassafras class tugboats was recently delivered to Vane Brothers in New York. I was lucky enough to have a good vantage point for the first time she was put to work, were the … Continue reading

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New boats on the Bayou

There has been a mess of new boats to show up in Fourchon the last few months. Several yards pumped out new boats all within a few weeks of each other. I’m missing photos of quite a few, HOS Crockett … Continue reading

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Shootin’ the Breeze

The first new PSV for Jackson Offshore, the MV Breeze. Recently launched by BAE and newly arrived in Fourchon. Very similar to Mr. Rigdon’s vessels at his last venture Rigdon Offshore. 252’x 60′ she definitely appears to have more accommodations … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

No not the book, but the boat, featured in an earlier post here She is a pure fuel carrier OSV operated by Stone Fuel, capacity of 1.5 million gallons. Not a bad looking rig in my book and probably not … Continue reading

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New becomes old

It is surprising in life how fast something that is new, a car, a camera, a pair of boots, quickly become just another dismissible item pushed into the background of our consciousness. Especially when this thing is at first unique, … Continue reading

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Great Expectations, Torrens Tide, Maverick

Two new boats I got a look at on my way down the houma nav a week or so ago. First is a new PSV for Tidewater from Leevac, the Torrens Tide. Another nice looking modern design and I am … Continue reading

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C-Installer

A couple more shots I had forgetton to put up of the new C-Installer. I snapped these as she came inbound flotation canal a few weeks back. She certainly is a good looking rig.

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