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.
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