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    Grandweld to build two 33.5m crewboats for Fujairah National Group

    Yard News // July 9, 2012

    Grandweld Shipyards recently signed a contract to design, build and deliver two 33.5m fast aluminum crewboats for Fujairah National Group.

    The contract was signed by H H Sheikh Mohammed Saleh Al Sharqi, on behalf of Fujairah National Group, and Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards.

    The 33.5m fast crewboats will be powered by three high-speed diesel engines driving a trio of fixed pitch propellers to produce a speed in excess of 25 knots.

    The vessels will be certified for unrestricted navigation and will be utilized to transport personnel and support offshore oil and gas operations.

    According to the contract, the delivery of the two vessels is expected in the second quarter of 2013.


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