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Laborde Products Successfully Completes Mitsubishi Repower of Canal Barge Company’s M/V Integrity

Laborde Products is excited to announce the successful replacement of twin KTA38 engines with Mitsubishi S12R Tier 3 engines in the M/V Integrity. These new units, delivering an impressive 1100hp at 1800rpm, significantly enhance both the performance and efficiency of the vessel.

"We are thrilled about the enhanced efficiency and performance that the Mitsubishi S12R engines will provide,” said Trace Laborde, Vice President of Sales at Laborde Products. “This repower project showcases our unwavering commitment to equipping marine operators with the best solutions available in the market."

David Lane, Senior VP of Marketing at Canal Barge Company, also expressed his satisfaction with the upgrade and noted that it exceeded the company’s expectations.

“The increased power and simplicity has greatly benefitted M/V Integrity in both its maneuverability and maintainability,” said Lane. “We value our partnership with Laborde and look forward to our next repower being available for service in June 2024."

The project, which showcases a strategic and major boost to the vessel, also benefited from exceptional support from the Canal Barge M/V Integrity team. This successful collaboration underscores the seamless integration of Mitsubishi’s mechanical advantage and expert industry knowledge, setting standards in marine propulsion.

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.