Incat to Build 70 m Crew Vessel for Caspian Sea Oil Industry
Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd has secured a contract for the construction of a fast 70 metre crew support vessel for operations in the Caspian Sea oil industry in Azerbaijan.
The contract was signed yesterday (Thursday 1st August) in Baku Azerbaijan by Incat Chairman Robert Clifford and representatives of Caspian Marine Services.
Incat Chairman Robert Clifford said: “At 70 metres length and 30 knot speed we expect this will be the largest fast crew transport vessel operating in the global oil industry and Incat envisage an expanding market for this type of vessel.”
Delivery will be mid September 2014 hence design work is well advanced, ordering of materials and equipment is underway and construction of the ship will commence later this month.
The vessel will be delivered via the Volga-Don Canal to the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan.
Press Release, August 5, 2013