USA: Cummins Mid-South Presents BRAVANTE V Scale Model to Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Cummins Mid-South of Kenner, LA recently presented an exact vessel replica constructed by Skinner Models, Inc. of the BRAVANTE V (Hull 155) the first of five diesel electric Offshore Platform Supply Vessels under contract to Brian D’Isernia and Eastern Shipbuilding Group.

Cummins Mid-South Presents BRAVANTE V Scale Model to Eastern Shipbuilding Group

This model presentation is to allow us to express our appreciation to Eastern Shipbuilding for their partnership in securing this valued business. This is a first for a United States Shipyard to construct Platform Supply Vessels supporting the Brazilian Offshore Oil & Gas Drilling and Production Industry.” The company stated in press release.

These high-tech vessels feature four Cummins QSK-60DM 16-cylinder turbo-charged IMO Tier II diesel generator engines each rated at 1825 kW at 1,800 rpm. Cummins Mid-South also furnished the four Marathon Model 744 690VAC main generators. Also a Cummins KTA19 DM1, 425 KW is providing for emergency power.

Cummins Mid-South has been supporting Eastern’s proven “Tiger Shark Class” Series since the very beginning in 2008. Cummins Mid-South now has diesel electric generator packages on ten (10) of the Eastern Vessels of this Class.

The BRAVANTE V was delivered to the BRAVANTE Group on November 29, 2013. The remaining four vessels are under construction at Eastern with deliveries throughout 2014.

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Cummins Mid-South, February 14, 2014

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