China: Yuexin Shipbuilding Secures Contract to Build 10 AHTS Vessels


Yuexin Shipbuilding Secures Contract to Build 10 AHTS Vessels

Yuexin Shipbuilding has recently signed an agreement to construct 10 AHTS units with the option of 10 more vessels for Martens Group of companies (Martens).

These vessels will be built in accordance with ABS Class standards and include following notations: “OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSEL, AH, TOWING VESSEL, FIRE FIGHTING VESSEL CLASS 1”,AMS,and DPS-1.

Yuexin Shipbuilding Company Limited, established in the year 2000, located in the south gate of China. The predecessor of the company was Guangzhou Panyu Tanzhou dockyard which boasted the history of more than 30 years in shipbuilding. Yuexin Shipbuilding covers a total area about 100,000 square meters. It possesses 2 semi-enclosed slipways, 4 slipways with tracks, 2 dry docks with shelter and 3 floating docks. Besides, it also possesses steel plate pretreatment production line, workshops of steel structure fabrication, block fabrication, piping and machinery as well as other equipments including automatic welding, CNC cutting, plate-bending machine, frame-bending machine, plate-shearing machine, shop blasting device, etc. Yuexin Shipbuilding is an enterprise of Class Three National Qualifications, Class A Design Qualification of the shipbuilding business in Guangdong Province. So far, Yuexin has delivered more than 60 vessels since it was founded. The company specializes in building series offshore work vessels from 4000 to 16000 horsepower, including DP2 Support/Maintenance Vessel, Multi-purpose Utility Vessels,Anchor Handling Tug/Supply Vessel,ASD Tug and etc.


Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, March 6, 2012; Image: yuexinship