Eversendai Bags Liftboat Contracts

first_imgzoom Eversendai Corporation Berhad, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Eversendai Offshore RMC FZE, have been awarded contracts for the construction of 2 units of GustoMSC NG-2500X liftboats from Vahana Offshore (S) Pte. Ltd. at a combined value of approx $180 million.The contracts are for the engineering, procurement, construction and delivery of 2 units of fully equipped liftboats, Aryan and Arjun, in February and May 2016, respectively.Both units will be executed at Eversendai Offshore’s fabrication yard on a waterfront land measuring approximately 200,000 square metres with 550 metres of quayside in RAK Maritime City, Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates.Each unit will consist of a rectangular hull and four 95 metre truss type legs; each with an electric driven rack and pinion jacking system, which will allow the unit to jack up in water depths of up to a maximum of 70 metres.The liftboat’s primary operating capabilities will include a 300 tonnes crane, accommodation for a minimum of 150 personnel and propulsion by its own thrusters to a speed of 5 knots, as well as Dynamic Positioning (DP-2).Tan Sri A K Nathan, Executive Chairman and Group Managing Director of Eversendai Group said, “This is a breakthrough contract for Eversendai; one which will see us provide our proven skills in a brand new sector. With our tagline, ‘Towering – Powering – Energising – Innovating’, Eversendai is continuously looking at delving into new opportunities in inter-related industries.”May 28, 2014last_img read more