Eversendai Offshore has been awarded contracts for the construction of 2 units of GustoMSC NG-2500X liftboats at a combined value of US$180 million from Vahana Offshore (S) Pte. Ltd.
The contracts are for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) 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.
Eversendai Offshore has a team of qualified and experienced personnel with vast expertise in the Oil & Gas offshore and marine fabrication industry. With its finest selection of credible and capable individuals, Eversendai Offshore is confident of its ability to execute its maiden marine project by subscribing to Eversendai's core values of safety, quality, on-time delivery and within the target costs.
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 maximum of 70 metres. The liftboat's primary operating capabilities will include a 300 tonnes crane, accommodation for a minimum of 150 personnel and is propelled by its own thrusters to a speed of 5 knots and Dynamic Positioning (DP-2).