Middle East

Al Jaber acquires unique vessel

Dubai: Abu Dhabi’s Al Jaber Shipping Agency and Marine Works has just acquired the Al Jaber 72, a landing craft cum container carrier, which it claims is unique among Middle East owners.

The state-of-the-art vessel is a low draught, oil field compliant multipurpose landing craft which will be employed for oil field construction support, rig moves and has additional capability for container transportation. Fitted with two Mitsubishi engines, the 76 m-long, 18 m-beam vessel can reach speeds of up to 12 knots in fair weather conditions.  [03/03/14]

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