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Shandong Offshore orders three decommissioning vessels at CIMC Raffles

Shandong Offshore subsidiary Shandong Twin Marine has signed shipbuilding contracts with CIMC Raffles for the construction of three semi-submersible vessels.

Two of three vessels, which are equipped with a heavy lift capability of 34,000 ton each, will be used for offshore decommissioning work and one of the vessels will be used for transportation of disassembled parts.

The vessels will be deloyed in the British North Sea region upon completion.

According to Shandong Offshore, the company has seen huge business opportunities from the offshore decommissioning market amid the current low usage rate of offshore platforms.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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