Offshore Shipping Online

A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkson Research

  • Offshore Intelligence Monthly
  • Menu

    Zakher signs deal for construction of PSVs and accommodation units

    Vessel & ROV News // October 3, 2013

    Quality Marine Services (QMS), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi based Zakher Marine International (ZMI), hassigneddeals worthUS$350 million for theconstruction 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.

    More articles from this category

    More news