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  • 2015 May 8 10:25

    VT Halter Marine delivers new Con-Ro vessel to Pasha Hawaii

    VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems has delivered the MV Marjorie C, a combination Container and Roll-on/Roll-off Car Truck Carrier (ConRo), to longstanding customer Pasha Hawaii, the shipbuilding company said.

    The MV Marjorie C is the second U.S. Flag, Jones Act-qualified vessel built for Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii and will join her sister ship, the MV Jean Anne, providing additional service to Hawaii via the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane.

    The 692 feet long MV Marjorie C has a vehicle shipping capacity of 1,100 units, the ability to carry 1,400 TEUs above and under deck, and over-high/over-wide cargoes on ten workable decks. The vessel's design incorporates the highest level of operating efficiencies as well as reduced environmental impacts. The sister vessel, Jean Anne, was Pasha Hawaii's first Jones Act vessel and has been serving the Hawaii/Mainland trade since March 2005. The vessel and her crew have been recognized by the Chamber of Shipping of America with outstanding safety and environmental achievements awards.

    These ships will allow Pasha Hawaii to provide its customers with a wider offering of high-quality, scheduled shipping and logistics services for containers, refrigerated containers, and a variety of roll-on/roll-off cargoes.

    The Pasha Group (established in 1947) is a family-owned diversified global logistics and transportation services company. The Pasha Group’s Mission is to be a leader in providing customized, cost-effective and profitable value-added services to the automotive, maritime, and relocation industries through the integration of Pasha’s network of global logistics entities and strategic partners.

    VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VTHM) is a shipbuilding subsidiary of VT Systems (VTS). The shipyards specialize in ship design, construction, and repair, including commercial, logistic support, and surveillance and rescue vessels, defense and coastal craft, vehicles and/or passenger vessels. The vessels are built to the requirements of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, American Bureau of Shipping, Lloyds, Det Norske Veritas, IMO and other regulatory bodies and classification societies.


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