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2,200-hp and a design speed of 14 knots, the vessels will boast an overall beam of 30 ft. (9.1 m) and a depth of 13 ft. (3.9 m). Designed to safely transport pilots to and from ships entering, departing or transiting the San Francisco
Bay waterways, the vessels will feature accommodations for eight pilots.
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Detyens Readies For Arzew
Detyens Shipyard has been granted the reactivation of Arzew by Argent
Marine Services. The vessel, which will be renamed Galeomma, will be char- tered to Shell Bermuda Overseas.
CSL Granted Offshore Contract
Cochin Shipyard has been awarded the contract for ONGC's "Clamp-On" project, which utilizes the facility for the drilling of nine additional oil wells in the Heera Field from three existing plat- forms. Upon completion, additional pro- duction from the Heera Fields will be possible. The project encompasses pre- engineering survey of selected existing platforms in the Heera Field, as well as design, engineering and fabrication of the complete structures and fabrication of conductor pipes, transportation from
Cochin to Bombay Offshore and instal- lation of structures in waters up 197 ft. (60 m) deep. Marine spread and onsite installation will be outsourced by
Cochin for a May 2000 completion.
Dockwise Awarded Hanjung
Dockwise's Dock Express 11
Heavy transport shipping specialist,
Dockwise, was granted a contract by
Hanjung Korea Heavy Industries &
Construction Co. Ltd. for the transporta- tion of four super post Panamax con- tainer cranes from Changwon, Korea to
Following the six-week voyage, the first shipment of two partly erected Han- jung cranes arrived at the Blount Island
Terminal located in the port of Jack- sonville on December 4, 1999. During the voyage, the vessel had to cross the
Bridge of Americas - which crosses the
Panama Canal. In order to accomplish this, the cranes' topsides and booms were lowered to a height of 154 ft. (47 m). The fully erected height of the cranes with the boom up is 295 ft. (90 m). Dock Express 11 is scheduled to perform its second voyage during the end of January - arriving at Jacksonville in early March.
South Korean January Ship
New orders received by South Korean shipbuilders in January totaled 1.06 mil- lion-gt, up 164.7 percent from the same month a year earlier, provisional figures from the Korea Shipbuilders' Associa- tion showed. South Korean shipbuilders received orders for 16 ships in January, the association said. Orders received in
January last year totaled 400,556-gt for four ships, while ships completed in
January were down from the same month a year earlier. Seventeen ships totaling 956,081-gt were finished, com- pared to 23 vessels at 1.22 million-gt.
South Korea's backlogged orders at the end of January amounted to 24.3 mil- lion-gt for 389 ships, against 20.3 mil- lion-gt for 314 ships a year earlier.
Ferries To Feature MacGregor
A pair of 28.275-gt vehicle/passenger ferries on order in Spain boast MacGre- gor RoRo Packages, totaling a value of more than $4 million including installa- tion. The group's RoRo division has
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