Technip charters ‘Polar Onyx’ for Angola ops

first_imgGC Rieber Shipping has secured a time charter agreement with Technip Angola for the SURF vessel Polar Onyx. The vessel will conduct SURF and construction duties in Angola. The charter starts prompt and lasts for up to two months.GC Rieber noted that the charter is in direct continuation from the previous charter in UK sector where the vessel worked for the marine solutions and specialist engineering service provider James Fisher Marine Services.“This is an interesting contract for us where the operational capabilities of the vessel and her equipment get fully utilized. Technip’s strong presence in West Africa makes the contract strategically important to us, and we look forward to cooperating with them also in this region,” says CEO Irene Waage Basili.The SX121 designed offshore construction vessel Polar Onyx was delivered in March 2014 from Ulstein Verft. The vessel is designed to operate in the SURF/Construction/IRM markets, with high capacity for flexible pipe loads.last_img read more

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New Wallenius Wilhelmsen ship named

first_imgBuilt at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard in Korea for owner Wilh. Wilhelmsen, Tijuca is able to carry up to 8,000 cars or a combination of 3,486 cars and 466 trucks/buses. It has reinforced and moveable vehicle decks, as well as an extra wide and strong 320-ton capacity stern ramp.The new ship will replace an older and smaller vessel in the WWL Australia service, which provides six sailings per month from Europe, including four direct from North America.Yijuca offers increased capacity for high and heavy rolling cargoes such as agricultural, mining and construction machinery, as well as non-containerised and static cargoes such as power generation and mining equipment.last_img

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