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    Fairstar to take delivery of heavy lifter Forte in May

    Vessel & ROV News // January 26, 2012

    Fairstar Heavy Transport says it is to take delivery of the 50,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Forte, which is under construction at Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) in China, on May 23rd 2012.

    Willem Out, Chief Operating Officer of Fairstar, said: "GSI has done an exceptional job. We have agreed to take delivery of Forte on May 23. The quality of the construction and the performance features of this ship have impressed us from the beginning of our collaboration with GSI.

    Mr Out said Forte will sail straight away to a module fabrication yard in Asia to load her first cargo for the Gorgon LNG Project and is already under contract for a period of 26 months.

     

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