Qatar contractor orders more support vessels from L&T

Offshore staff

MUMBAI, India – Larsen & Toubro Shipbuilding has won orders for six offshore vessels from Halul Offshore Services Co. W.L.L., Qatar.

The $154-million contract covers design, construction, trials, and commissioning of four platform supply vessels (PSVs) and two anchor handling towing, supply, and standby vessels (AHTSSVs) with 150-metric ton (165-ton) bollard pull.

All the vessels will be equipped with DP-2 dynamic positioning with equipment for fire-fighting, emergency response, rescue and standby, offshore supply, oil recovery, and other duties.

The PSVs, due to be delivered in 1Q 2015, will feature diesel-electric propulsion. The AHTSSVs, incorporating diesel-hybrid, should be delivered in 4Q 2015.

Last year Halul ordered four additional PSVs and AHTSSVs from Larsen & Toubro.

01/03/2014

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