Boskalis names newbuild heavy transport vessel

Offshore staff

PAPENDRECHT, the Netherlands – The Royal Boskalis Westminster NV vessel White Marlin was named and christened in Guangzhou, China.

Following the ceremony, the semisubmersible heavy transport and hopper dredger vessel will be mobilized to Singapore for its maiden transport of two drilling rigs for discharge in Abu Dhabi.

The vessel’s overall length is 216 m (709 ft) with a beam of 63 m (207 ft), and a deadweight of 72,000 metric tons (79,366 tons).

02/13/2015

White Marlin heavy transport vessel

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