Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS), Sturgeon Bay, Wis., has launched the 340'x66'x32'10" LNG bunker barge Clean Canaveral built for Polaris New Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of NorthStar Terminals.
The 5,400 m3 barge is fitted with four 1,350 m3 IMO Type C tanks. It will utilize a cargo handling system designed and developed by Wärtsilä Gas Solutions. The vessel will be an ABS- classed bunker barge and is slated for delivery in Q4 2021.
The barge will operate as an articulated tug and barge unit that initially runs along the East Coast of the U.S., providing LNG bunkering solutions to NorthStar Midstream’s customers.