Mexican offshore company Naviera Integral and Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract for four more Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 5009 (FCS 5009). The first two vessels will be delivered from stock and will be handed over in Vietnam on April 16th of this year. The other two vessels will start construction soon, with their delivery planned for July 2015. All four vessels will operate in the Gulf of Mexico, under a direct contract from PEMEX, the Mexican state oil company.
The signing ceremony took place in the Head Offices of Damen in the Netherlands on March 7th, 2014 and was attended by the presidents of both companies, Lic. Juan Pablo Vega Arriaga of Naviera Integral and Kommer Damen.
The Damen FCS 5009 is an Axe-bow design. The Damen Sea Axe bow has proven itself time and again in offshore operations worldwide. With these four vessels, Naviera Integral will expand its fleet to 33 vessels, among which 14 Sea Axe vessels.
Naviera Integral specializes in the transport of personnel and goods from and to offshore platforms in the Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico.