Grandweld to design and build crewboats for FNSAYard News // October 7, 2014
Grandweld has won a contract to design and build two 42m crewboats for Fujairah National Shipping Agency (FNSA). The contract was signed on September 24th 2014.
Grandweld’s 42m crewboat is fitted with IMO Tier 2 compliant main engines and advanced navigation and communication equipment. Designed to meet the client’s specific needs, the vessels can exceed a speed of 26 knots.
Grandweld said FNSA’s boats will benefit from luxury seating, VIP accommodation, large deck space and enhanced comfort for the crew. The crewboats can seat 31 offshore personnel, and have a 100m2 cargo area for over 70 tonnes of deck cargo.
The vessels will be built at Grandweld’s yard in Dubai Maritime City, and will be capable of executing several missions such as security duties, fast transportation of offshore personal and cargo, supply of fuel and fresh water.