Marcon International, Inc.
Sales Report 2002
The U.S. flag, ABS classed, 254’ x 44’ x 16’, U.S. flag supply boat “Seacor Clipper” (ex-Nicor Clipper) has been sold by Seacor Marine of Houston, Texas to Aries Marine of Lafayette,
Louisiana. Service, Inc.
The vessel was built 1983 for Nicor Marine of New Orleans by Moss Point Marine, Inc. and
supplier, but before she was lengthened 40’ and horsepower
completed, the was reduced to
Command in Florida. When one of the largest offshore
launched, she was believed to be supply vessels ever built in the
States. Her high and large engine
fuel capacity, oversize Falk reduction room layout remain from her initial design.
deadweight capacity 236,444 gallons fuel.
of abt. She is
1,697 tons carrying 1,000 long tons powered by a pair of EMD 12-567’s
of deck cargo on a 177’ x 32’ deck and providing a total of 2700BHP. The vessel
will be re-named the fore and aft, in order
“Elsa Leigh” after one of the Owner’s daughters, and will be reconfigured with thrusters to accommodate a DP function. In addition, tankage capacity will be increased to allow
the vessel act in the capacity of an offshore supply vessel. is the fourth supply vessel Marcon has sold to Aries Marine
Marcon acted as the sole broker and the fifth vessel we have sold
in the sale. This from Seacor.
Marcon is pleased to announce that it has arranged a 3 month charter (with options) for the 215’ x 45’ DP Class II Vessel ‘Argo II’ (ex-Augustea Otto, ex- Maersk Plotter) powered with twin MAK diesels providing 3,000BHP plus bow & stern thrusters. Vessel was built in 1978 BV Schp. Waterhuizen and converted to current configuration in 2000. The vessel is now engaged in underwater support in the Mediterranean region, and will become available again towards the end of 2002. Call Marcon for details and charter inquiries.
Granite Construction Inc. of Watsonville, CA has taken delivery of a newbuilding 160’ x 50’ x 8’ Spud Barge from Eagle Marine Industries of Sauget, Illinois. She was classed ABS +A1 River Service with limited loadline, outfitted with four square spud wells, two 60’ square spuds and painted inside and outside. The barge has been purchased for a two year long bridge replacement contract and recently transported to the project job site in Panama City, Florida.
An Ex-Danish coastal patrol vessel has been sold via Marcon to the Russian Far East for service as a coastal patrol vessel. The 160 ton displacement, all welded steel vessel was originally built in 1963 by the Royal Naval Shipyard and had been upgraded by the Danish Navy in 1989. The vessel measures 121’ x 22’. She is powered by 2 x Mercedes Diesel diesels with total 3600BHP which allowed the vessel to reach cruising speeds of region 22-24 knots.
Details believed correct, not guaranteed. Offered subject to prior sale of charter.