Zakher signs deal for construction of PSVs and accommodation unitsVessel & ROV News // October 3, 2013
Quality Marine Services (QMS), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi based Zakher Marine International (ZMI), has signed deals worth US$350 million for the construction of four platform supply vessels (PSV) and two accommodation jack-ups at Chinese yards.
Contracts for a further two jack-up accommodation units are expected to be signed within 24 hours with an Abu Dhabi-based shipyard – worth more than US$150 million.
The contracts are speculative builds with designs tailored for specific markets in the Middle East, Far East and Africa, and are due for delivery in 2015.
The orders add to QMS' existing orderbook of six DP2 OSVs under construction at various yards, including the Sea Conquest, a 4,000hp DP2, FiFi1 OSV due for delivery next week.