Towage – RELIANCE towing BOABARGE 9 – Feb/March 2006

On Friday 10th March 2006 the 1979 built USA flag and owned tugboat RELIANCE was seen leaving Valletta, Malta towing the 1976 built CYM flag deck cargo pontoon BOABARGE 9 with 2 topsides on her deck.

RELIANCE was built in the USA by Main Iron Works at Houma, Los Angeles in 1979 with her homeport as Wilmington Del and built as a pusher tug infact she can work as Integrated Tug/Barge (ITB.

BOABARGE 9 was built in japan by MHI Nagasaki Shipyard & Engine Works at Nagasaki in 1976 with her homeport as George Towm (CYM) and she has a 14,894 tons Deadweight.

Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos –