Morgan City, Louisiana -- New Industries, Inc., of Morgan City, LA completed the fabrication of two 18' diameter x 223'-9" long pressure vessels for Conrad Shipyard, LLC, also of Morgan City, LA. “These were the largest and heaviest tanks we have built to date,” stated James Stewart, New Industries’ Vice President, “Each tank weighed 430 tons.”

Yard Superintendent Raymond Leonard stated, “We successfully and safely installed these tanks into a customer furnished hopper barge. The keys to the successful installation were great teamwork and thorough planning.”

Andrew Mancuso, Project Manager, also commented on the crew’s performance stating, “The crew did an exceptional job fabricating and loading out this set of LPG tanks. The size and weight were not a problem for our experienced personnel, who were able to complete this set of tanks on time and without incident.”

New Industries, Inc. has fabricated 56 LPG tanks ranging in size from 14’ -10” diameter x 180’ long x 240 tons to 18’ diameter x 223’ long x 430 tons. Currently, New Industries’ backlog on LPG tanks stretches into the 2nd quarter of 2014.

Founded in 1986, New Industries, Inc. is a Morgan City, Louisiana based specialty steel fabricator serving the offshore oil and gas and marine industries. The company specializes in large diameter pressure vessels for transport and processing of petroleum products and chemicals. Other products include portable offshore structures and specialized subsea structures such as jumpers, PLETs, PLEMs, and manifolds. For more information on New Industries, Inc., please visit the company website or call 985-385-6789.