Alabama State Port Authority, USA
On Thursday around 0600 - 0700lt hrs on the 29th of April, will be a dead ship tow of the hull of the Tension Leg Platform (TLP) MORPETH (215’ wide) commencing. The MORPETH will be towed to Modern American Recycling & Repair Services of Alabama, LLC (M.A.R.R.S) Shipyard from the sea buoy using the tug OCEAN SKY with assist tugs provided by Crescent Towing. The contact person for Heerema Marine Contractors is Captain Frans Lichtenbeld and can be reached at (281) 755-4965.
The OCEAN SKY will have Mobile Bar Pilots onboard for the entire operation and will be standing by on VHF/FM channels 13 and 16. The transit will be made in daylight hours and should take approximately 8 hours necessitating one-way traffic for that time.
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