Another AHTS for Med Offshore

Friday, August 17, 2007
Med Offshore ordered an AHTS 6615 of the Damen Offshore series. This is the second time Med Offshore orders an anchor handling tug supply vessel from Damen, following the AHTS 6114, Med Otto, which was elivered to Med Offshore in September 2006. Med Offshore, the Italian shipping company owned by the Garolla Family, operates a fleet of supply boats and anchor handlers while the holding company Sarda Bunkers operates a fleet of tankers for the transportation of bunkers and oil products. The newly ordered vessel will form part of the fleet renewal program which started with the acquisition of the AHTS 6114, Med Otto. It is designed and equipped for worldwide services.

The AHTS 6615 is one of the latest designs from the Damen Offshore Series. The Offshore Series includes both AHTS and PSV type of vessels covering a bollard pull range from 80 to 160 tons and a deadweight range varying from 2000 to 4500 ton PSV.

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