July 5, 2018 | Workboat.com
New Orleans-based Bisso Towboat Inc., has awarded a contract to boatbuilder Main Iron Works, Houma, La., to build a new 100′, 6,008-hp Tier 4-compliant ASD tractor tug. Construction is scheduled to begin later this summer, with a delivery in the fall of 2019.
“It will be very similar structurally and from a profile to our last newbuild, Liz Healy, as the vast majority of the changes will be in the engine room for the SCR system and larger Z-drives and a larger bow winch and bow staple to accommodate the increased horsepower/bollard pull,” Scott Slatten, Bisso’s president, said in an email.
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January 5, 2016 | MarineLink.com
Recently, Cenac Towing acquired Main Iron Works, a tug construction company, and this week, Cenac Towing will christen its brand new 2000 Hp Twin Screw Conventional Tug, The Jean Pierre Cenac. The innovative marine transportation company, run by industry veteran Arlen “Benny” Cenac, attributes the growth to continued innovation, quality service and the unique familial culture that is experienced not only by employees but also by customers and partners.
MAIN IRON WORKS | HOUMA, LOUISIANA