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    Subsea mining vessel taking shape in China

    Vessel & ROV News // September 14, 2016

    Marine Assets Corporation (MAC) says the production support vessel that it is building at Fujian Mawwei Shipbuilding in China is proggressing well.

    "With the installation of the bow block, which is made up of three separate blocks, weighing 480 tonnes in total, the main hull section is nearing completion," said MAC.

    On completion in the firtst quarter of 2018, the vessel will commence a five-year time charter with Nautilus Minerals and become the first ever deepsea mining support vessel.

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