New Anchor Handling Tug for Stanford Marine
Stanford Marine, a regional offshore marine business, announced today from its Dubai headquarters the delivery of the latest addition to its fleet.
Stanford Mustang, a 50m DP2 Anchor Handling Tug was specially designed to handle a specific charter in Qatar and was built at Fujian Mawei shipyard in Fuzhou, China. The vessel has a special low air draft to facilitate her ability to transit beneath the low bridges encountered at offshore facilities and has a Bollard Pull in excess of 60T, which makes her a valuable addition to the Stanford fleet.
Stanford Mustang is now on her way to Dubai, U.A.E. and will then head to Qatar to commence her employment on a five-year contract awarded by a leading regional oil company in 2012. While Stanford Mustang was being built, Stanford Pride was utilized as a front runner for this charter after it was completely rebuilt and upgraded to DP1.
Stanford Marine said it continues to expand and rejuvenate its fleet to service its clients in shallow as well as deep water basins in current and new territories.