VIDEO: MV Lewek Inspector’s Hull Launched at Cemre Shipyard (Turkey)
Forland Shipping launched its new Diving Support Vessel MV Lewek Inspector at the Cemre Shipyard in Altinova in Turkey 13th of April 2013.
At exactly 11:00 am, Managing Director Arne Magnus Johnsen split the silk ribbon with an axe, the champagne was released.
“One of our best, if not the best launching ever” said Site Manager Reidar Storli from Havyard.
“Forland Shipping is grateful to Cemre Shipyard and its workers that have delivered according to our expectations and in time. This is a great and moving moment for all of us,” said Arne Magnus Johnsen.
The ship will be towed to Sogn in Norway for fitting out and finishing. The scheduled time of arrival is in mid-May.
The 110.00 m long and 22.00 m wide vessel will, after the outfitting is completed, start its contract with Singapore’s EMAS AMC. The five-year long contract is expected to start in August 2013. The estimated value of the contract is $120 million.
Forland Shipping, April 23, 2013