Boustead Naval Shipyard Gets Contract
Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Tanjung Offshore Bhd's unit Tanjung Kapal Services Sdn Bhd has awarded a shipbuilding contract to Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd for an anchor-handling tug and supply vessel.
It said on that the construction of the vessel would be financed by internal funds and borrowings. Completion of the vessel is expected to be the third quarter of 2008.
The company said the 60-metre vessel would be able to perform as a safety vessel for offshore drilling and workover rigs on 24 hours a day basis.
Tanjung said the vessel could also be used for fire fighting, provision of supply and transportation of equipment and cargo between offshore facilities and platforms.
Source: The Edge