Tidewater outlines newbuild plans

Company News - August 25, 2000

| More
Tidewater says its much heralded new construction programme could cost in the order of $200-300 million.

Tidewater says it plans to acquire 4-6 new anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTS), each capable of handling 200 tonne anchors; plus a similar number of AHTS vessels with a 150-tonne anchor handling capacity; and up to six 4,000dwt supply vessels.

Tidewater says it will have the first of the new AHTS designs built in the US because they are intended for operation in US waters, but the smaller vessels and supply vessels will probably be built outside the US.

Several shipyards in Korea, China and Japan are believed to be bidding for the work.

In recent months, the company has also acquired two UT755 platform supply vessels (PSVs) that are under construction at yards in Norway with scheduled delivery dates of December 2000 and May 2001. The aggregate price for the newbuilds is $26.4 million.

More articles from this category

More news

Categories

Product Guide

News Letter

Fill in your name, company and e-mail address below for our bi-weekly newsletter.

Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Clarksons

Powered by MARIS.

Subscribe to Offshore Shipping News Online RSS

Follow Offshore Shipping News Online on Twitter

Subscribe to email updates

Sponsors

sponsorsponsorsponsor

Events

Offshore Investment Congress Myanmar 2014
18-19 December 2014
Myanmar, Yangon.

GEO India 2015
12-14 January 2015
India, New Delhi.

Fibre Rope for Subsea Construction
21-22 January 2015
United kingdom, London.

Raffles Convention Centre, Singapore
27-29 January 2015
Singapore, Singapore.

OSV Chartering Contract Management Middle East
09-10 February 2015
United arab emirates, Dubai.

More events