Zamil Offshore Orders Crew Boats from Grandweld

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
In yet another sign that the offshore oil and gas business in the Middle East continues to grow at breakneck speed, Grandweld Shipyards won a contract to design, build, and deliver three 33.5M Fast Aluminum Crew Boats for Zamil Offshore. The contract was signed by Sufyan Al Zamil, President of Zamil Offshore (pictured left) and Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards.
The 33.5M fast crew boats will be powered by 3 high speed diesel engines driving 3 fixed pitch propellers to produce a speed of 26 Knots and continued service speed of 24 Knots. The vessels will be designed and built according to the classification rules and requirements of Bureau Veritas for Aluminum vessels. The vessels will be chartered by Saudi Aramco, and will be utilized to transport personnel and support offshore oil & gas operations. The first vessel is scheduled for delivery in November 2012, second vessel in December 2012, and third vessel in January 2013.
Grandweld Shipyards is the largest shipbuilder in Al Jadaf and Dubai Maritime City specializing in the construction of offshore vessels of both steel and aluminum, and has emerged as one of the most prominent names in building high speed, light weight aluminum crew boats in the offshore industry. The company is currently undertaking the construction of more than 20 vessels including hybrid seismic support vessels, Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels with DP2 capability, Dive maintenance and support vessels among others.
 
33.5 Main Particulars
LOA 33.5M
Breadth 6.70M
Complement 11 Crew + 35 Passengers
Speed 26 Knots
Deck Area 80 sqm
Hull Aluminum
 
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