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    Deltamarin wins heavy lift vessel design contract from COOEC in China

    Vessel & ROV News // February 27, 2009

    China Offshore Oil Engineering Co Ltd (COOEC) has awarded the Finnish engineering company Deltamarin Ltd a contract for basic design and engineering for a 50,000dwt semi-submersible self-propelled heavy lift vessel.

    The contract includes both concept design fevelopment and basic design, including classification documentation.

    "Deltamarin won this contract due to our extensive references and experience. One of the most recent similar references is under construction in China. Further, we have very good relation with COOEC," said Deltamarinís Sales Director Offshore Timo Granberg, who has been involved in the project and contract negotiations from the very beginning.

    COOEC project manager Li Zhilei said: "Deltamarin is aspiring to co-operate with COOEC and we believe they will be doing their best for this project. We believe that we will have more common projects via this co-operation."

    The new vessel is a self-propelled, DP2 semi-submersible, which will work mainly in the offshore oil and gas market.

    The vesselís approximate main dimensions are a length overall of 219m, moulded breadth of 42m, moulded depth of 13m and a draft draft of 10m.

    The design and construction of the vessel will meet China Classification Society rules and regulations as well as the latest requirements of SOLAS and IMO.


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