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    Drydocks World delivers construction vessel Goliath

    Vessel & ROV News // April 23, 2009

    OSA Goliath is one of the largest vessels of its type.

    Drydocks World, the global maritime arm of Dubai World, has announced the delivery of OSA Goliath, one of the world’s largest multipurpose offshore construction vessels (OCVs) at its Drydocks World – Pertama yard.

    OSA Goliath was built for Coastline Maritime, a well known Singapore-based group with a 30-year history of vessel ownership design, construction and operation.

    With dimensions of 180m x 32m  x 12m and 22,000 dwt, the vessel is undoubtedly one of the largest vessels in its class, and is equipped with DP3 and a 2,000 tonne crane to install offshore platforms and pipelines in deep waters.

    In addition to OSA Goliath, Coastline has a similar vessel, Sampson, currently under construction at the same shipyard, scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2010.

    Terry Highlands, CEO of Coastline Maritime, said: “Our ships, constructed at Drydocks World – Pertama yard are the world’s largest multi-purpose offshore construction vessels. The projects could not have been realized without the focus on high safety standards, technical expertise and teamwork evident at the yard.”

    Denis Welch, CEO of Drydocks World – Southeast Asia, said: "OSA Goliath is a valuable testimony to our flexible, well-equipped ISO certified shipbuilding facilities at the Drydocks World - Pertama yard, which can only be achieved through adherence to the highest technical international standards and strong technical capabilities."

    "Going forward, we will continue to deliver high quality newbuilding projects and meet our customers’ expectations.”

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