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Laborde Products Equips Chem Carriers’ M/V Jeff O. Norgress with Mitsubishi S6R2 Engines

Covington, LA — Laborde Products has successfully outfitted the newly constructed M/V Jeff O. Norgress, operated by Chem Carriers, with two Mitsubishi S6R2 engines. Each engine produces 803 horsepower at 1400 RPM, providing superior power and reliability for the vessel.

"Installing the Mitsubishi S6R2 engines in our new M/V Jeff O. Norgress has given our vessel top-notch performance," said Frank Banta, President of Chem Carriers. "These engines are key to meeting our performance standards, giving us the reliable power we need to stay competitive and efficient in this industry."

This initiative underscores Laborde Products' commitment to presenting top-quality engine solutions to the maritime industry.

"Providing Chem Carriers with these high-performance engines for the new M/V Jeff O. Norgress aligns with our mission to support our clients with superior products," commented Trace Laborde, Vice President of Sales at Laborde Products. "We are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their operational goals with the best solutions available."

Laborde Products is eager to maintain its role in bolstering Chem Carriers' capabilities and ensuring the maritime industry’s ongoing advancement.

About Chem Carriers
Chem Carriers, based in Sunshine, Louisiana, has been a prominent player in the inland marine liquid transportation industry since 1994. With a fleet of 15 towboats, 54 inland tank barges, and a 100-barge capacity fleeting service located at mile 207 on the Lower Mississippi River, the company excels in delivering quality, efficient, and honest services. Chem Carriers operates around the clock, leveraging a seasoned operations and logistics team that ensures any issues are promptly and expertly addressed.

About Laborde Products
Laborde Products is a renowned supplier of top-quality marine engines and cutting-edge power solutions. With a customer-centric approach and a wide range of products, the company has earned an exceptional reputation as a reliable and trusted partner in the maritime industry. With 25 years of experience, Laborde Products continues to lead the way in delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for marine applications throughout the inland waterways.