Spliethoff heads to Mawei for newbuilds

Spliethoff heads to Mawei for newbuilds

Dutch outfit Spliethoff has signed contracts with Mawei Shipyard for two versatile DP2 B-type vessels.

The B-Type vessels will combine the intake of a multi-purpose vessel with a DP2 making them ideal for supplying large volumes and heavy cargo directly offshore. They also have a removable, automated, pipe-handling gantry crane installed and are also equipped with two 500 mt heavy lift mast cranes, making them suitable for both heavy lift transportation and offshore installation. Each has 2,875 sq m of cargo deck space and 5,700 sq m of total deck space.

The vessels are scheduled for delivery in the autumn of 2021.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.

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