Bisso Towboat Company Inc, Luling, La., has actually authorized a contract with Main Iron Works LLC, Houma, La., to start building of an additional brand-new 6,008 BHP Tier 4 certified, USCG-inspected ASD tractor pull.
The pull will certainly include double Caterpillar 3516E Tier 4F primary propulsion engines producing 3,004 BHP each at 1,800 RPM. The engines will certainly drive 2 Schottel SRP 460 FP azimuthing thrusters with 98.4 inch size stainless-steel props in stainless-steel nozzles. Estimated bollard pull will certainly be 78 bunches.
Auxiliary tools will certainly consist of a JonRie Series 240 Escort Winch, Caterpillar C4.4 118 kW generator collections and also a complete enhance of security, surveillance and also digital tools.
Tankage consists of abilities for 30,162 gallons of gasoline, 1,442 gallons of lube oil, 1,442 gallons of hydraulic oil, 2,000 gallons of DEF and also 9,538 gallons of drinkable water.
The brand-new pull will certainly be the 5th ASD tractor pull created by the Main Iron Works shipyard for Bisso in the previous 6 years and also more reinforces Bisso’s placement of running the biggest fleet of ASD tractor pulls offering the Mississippi River ship-assist profession.
Construction is arranged to start in August 2020 with shipment anticipated in the very early loss.