Drydocks World delivers recordbreaking AHTS to EMAS MarineVessel & ROV News // April 27, 2011
Lewek Fulmar now holds the world bollard pull record for an AHTS.
Drydocks World has delivered Lewek Fulmar, the world’s first UT788 CD Multi-functional ultra deepwater anchor handler.
The vessel was built at Drydocks World’s Singapore facility and has broken the world bollard pull record by an AHTS at 402.4 tonnes, surpassing the previous record of 397 tonnes.
“We have now built four such vessels at our facility in Nanindah and a sixth vessel is under construction in Singapore. As a result of our proven experience and diverse capabilities in building work boats and support vessels, we have built up a strong international clientele accumulated over the past decades of operation. Our new building programme has achieved a great impetus recently and we are pushing towards operational excellence through lean management and improving efficiency at all levels. We are emphasising on providing value added services to our customers,” said Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World.
Lionel Lee, Group Managing Director of EMAS said: “We are delighted to have achieved this world record for an AHTS. Lewek Fulmar is one of our four new state-of-the-art vessels which will significantly add to the Group’s expansion into ultradeepwater territory. We are continually expanding the capabilities of our vessels so as to provide a diverse offering across the offshore oil and gas industry.”