Dockwise to manage and market COOEC semi submersible heavy lifterVessel & ROV News // December 5, 2011
Dockwise Ltd has announced that it has reached agreement with Offshore Oil Engineering Co Ltd (COOEC) to act as manager of COOEC's newbuild Type 1 marine transportation vessel for all third party projects.
The new vessel, a semi-submersible, currently under construction at China Merchants Yard in Shenzhen, is due for delivery by the end of March 2012. At 222m in length and with a deadweight of 53,500 tonnes, the vessel will be capable of carrying loads of up to 50,000 tonnes.
Dockwise will operate the vessel under a management contract in close cooperation with COOEC as part of the total Dockwise fleet of semi submersible vessels.
Dockwise will be responsible for marketing the vessel and will be training the permanent crew.