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New Orleans, LA, USA, July 23, 2012 – RESOLVE Engineering Group, LLC has announced the launch of two of the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering firm’s latest design and construction support jobs.
The American Phoenix, a 616′ x 105′ chemical tanker was built by BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards, Alabama for owner Mid-Ocean Tanker Company LLC of South Norwalk, CT. RESOLVE provided construction support for the owner during final outfitting and completion of the American Phoenix 49,000 DWT Tanker which is the largest vessel ever built in Alabama.
The RMG-1000 barge is an ABS class deck barge built for parent company RESOLVE Marine Group, Inc. to support a +1000-ton heavy lift crane. RESOLVE’s Project Engineer Sam Charters said, “This is a versatile 300′ x 100′ sea-going barge designed specifically for marine salvage, wreck removal and heavy lift operations in the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. waters. With a deck strength of 3500 psf, it is ideal for the larger, heavy lift jobs; it is available for charter for assignments in the Gulf initially while the heavy lift crane is in construction. RESOLVE’s nine-acre Theodore (Mobile ), AL port facility is home port for the RMG-1000.
Michael Walker, Director of New Orleans-based RESOLVE Engineering Group, LLC said, “With the completion of the American Phoenix and RMG-1000, our teams continue to focus on the re-emerging oil & gas support work in the Gulf of Mexico for both support vessels and product transportation vessels. After some softening in the market it appears that — and I say this with cautious optimism — the Gulf of Mexico O &G business is reviving.”
RESOLVE Engineering Group, LLC provides new design, salvage engineering, modifications, feasibility studies, stability analysis, forensic engineering, incident response and damage stability plan development among other services for vessel owners and operators in the public and private sectors, as well as shipyards throughout the U.S. and worldwide. RESOLVE Engineering Group, LLC and parent company RESOLVE Marine Group, Inc. are located at One Canal Place, 365 Canal Street, Suite 1550, New Orleans, LA 70130.
RESOLVE Marine Group, Inc. is a multi-faceted marine services group providing Marine Salvage, Firefighting, Wreck Removal, Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering and Marine Services as well as Maritime Safety Training. RESOLVE maintains a headquarters, operations base and training facility in Fort Lauderdale, FL; a nine-acre, Gulf of Mexico port facility / operations base in the Mobile, AL area; operations bases in Singapore, India and the UK; and the oil spill response joint venture Shanghai Resolve-Shengmin OSRO Company (SRSOC) in China. Dedicated to the protection of life, property and the marine environment, RESOLVE has been providing marine services to the global maritime and offshore industries for more than 30 years. More information about RESOLVE, an ISO9001 certified company can be found at www.resolvemarine.com