Nam Cheong's NCA80E proves popularYard News // October 20, 2014
Nam Cheong†has†secured letters of intent from five customers worth approximately US$186 million, with a mix of sale and charter of 12 newly-launched NCA80E diesel-electric, 80 tonnes bollard pull AHTS vessels. The group has also secured options for the sale of eight additional NCA80E vessels.
The five customers are Bumi Armada Berhad, Geo Offshore Pte Ltd, Opstad Group, Sofield Marine & Offshore Sdn Bhd as well as Vega Offshore Group.
Ultimately, this could result in the sale of 20 vessels. The NCA80E vessels are being constructed as part of Nam Cheongís built-to-stock series at the groupís Miri shipyard in Sarawak, East Malaysia and at subcontracted yards in China.