Dockwise takes delivery of new semi-submersible heavy transport vessel

Dutch company Boskalis has informed that the Dockwise vessel White Marlin was named and christened during a festive ceremony in Guangzhou, China.

Following the ceremony, the semi-submersible heavy transport vessel will be mobilized to Singapore for its maiden transport of two drilling rigs for discharge in Abu Dhabi.

The vessel’s overall length is 216 meters with a beam of 63 meters.

“With a deadweight of 72,000 metric tons, the White Marlin type I vessel strengthens the leading position Dockwise has in the top end of the heavy marine dry transport market,” Boskalis, Dockwise’s parent company, said in a statement