Incat to build fast crew boat for AzerbaijanYard News // August 5, 2013
Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd has secured a contract for the construction of a fast 70m crew support vessel for operation in the Caspian Sea oil industry in Azerbaijan.
The contract was signed yesterday in Baku Azerbaijan by Incat Chairman Robert Clifford and representatives of Caspian Marine Services.
Incat Chairman Robert Clifford said: “At 70m length and with a speed of 30 knots we expect this will be the largest fast crew transport vessel operating in the global oil industry and Incat envisage an expanding market for this type of vessel.”
Delivery will be at the end of September 2014, hence design work is well advanced, ordering of materials and equipment is underway and construction of the ship will commence later this month.
The vessel will be delivered via the Volga-Don Canal to the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan.