Coastal Tanker Work Drives MMS Business

Friday, July 16, 2004
The coastal tanker industry has been one of MMS Shiprepair’s (Hull) largest contributors during recent weeks, ships including Everard’s 3,778 dwt Asperity, and 3,778 dwt Audacity. The offshore industry has also been a contributor - the 3,115 dwt Safe Truck, this is owned by Sea Truck Ltd, Sutton UK and the 1,336 dwt Toisa Crest, owned by Toisa Ltd, in Hamilton. Also recently at the yard is the 1,308 dwt salvage tug Anglian Monarch this vessel is owned by Klyne Marine Services Ltd, Lowestoft and two dredgers - the 5,872 dwt Arco Beck, owned by Hanson Civil & Marine Ltd, Southampton and the 197 grt Sea Horse, which is owned by Crowley Marine Services Inc, Seattle. Recent projects have involved the 1,370 dwt Trobo, which is owned by Paul Wilson & Co. A/S in Haugesund, and the 1,315 dwt Islay Trader, owned by Faversham Ships Ltd, Faversham. Ships in the yard at present are the 1,036 dwt Tanker Rix Hawk, owned by Rix Hawk Shipping, the 1,479 dwt, salvage tug Anglian Prince, owned by Klyne Marine Services Ltd, Lowestoft, and the 5,916 dwt Dredger Sand Heron, owned by South Coast Shipping Co. Ltd in Southampton. Ships due include the 335 dwt Woolwich ferry Ernest Bevin, the 5,658 dwt dredger Arco Bourne, owned by Hanson Civil & Marine Ltd, Southampton, and the 2,562 dwt Tanker Whitmariner, owned by John. H Whitaker Ltd, Hull.

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