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    Topaz launches 30m crewboat

    Vessel & ROV News // June 10, 2009

    Kanoo 40 was built for Kanoo Shipping.

    Topaz Energy and Marine Ltd, through its subsidiary Nico Craft has launched a 30.2m crewboat named Kanoo 40 for Kanoo Shipping.

    The 30.2m crewboat was designed by Technicraft, New Zealand and all the engineering and construction work was undertaken by Nico Craft in Fujairah. Nico Craft forms a part of Topaz Engineering, the newly formed engineering division of Topaz Energy and Marine.

    Kanoo 40 is a medium speed catamaran vessel designed to service vessels within a distance of 50 nautical miles from port.  The boat is constructed using welded seawater resistant aluminium alloy and the hull is a semi-planning type. The overall length is 30.2m on a moulded beam of 10m and a draught of 1.2m.

    The crewboat has a deck cargo capacity of 35 square metres and can carry a crew of five and upto 35 passengers at a speed of 27 knots. The vessel has been built under the Bureau Veritas Certification.


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