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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

First Two Mooring Boats Launched for Port of Ras Laffan

August 20, 2014

  • Photo courtesy of Nakilat Damen Shipyards
  • Photo courtesy of Nakilat Damen Shipyards
  • Photo courtesy of Nakilat Damen Shipyards
  • Photo courtesy of Nakilat Damen Shipyards

Nakilat has celebrated the delivery of two 16-meter mooring boats built by shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar for towage operator Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller. The built-in-Qatar vessels will be operated at the Port of Ras Laffan.

The two Stan Tug 1606 mooring boats, named Ras Al Allaj Qatar and Al Esaiwed, are the first of a seven-vessel order that Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar is currently working on for Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller.

The vessels will work on a long-term charter to Qatar Petroleum and will be part of the growing fleet of Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller vessels in the Port of Ras Laffan.

Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller already operates a fleet of 25 vessels at Ras Laffan and a further five vessels at Halul Island, performing about 12,500 tug jobs per year in the Port of Ras Laffan.

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