Nakilat Damen Launches Two Mooring Boats

The built-in-Qatar vessels will be operated at the Port of Ras Laffan

By MarEx 2014-08-20 10:36:00

Nakilat, Qatar’s premier marine company, has celebrated the delivery of two 16-meter mooring boats built by shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar for towage operator Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller.

The two Stan Tug 1606 mooring boats — named Ras Al Allaj Qatar and Al Esaiwed — are the first of a seven-vessel order that Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar is currently working on for Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller.

The vessels will work on a long term charter to Qatar Petroleum and will be part of the growing fleet of Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller vessels in the Port of Ras Laffan.

Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller already operates a fleet of 25 vessels at Ras Laffan and a further five vessels at Halul Island, performing about 12,500 tug jobs per year in the Port of Ras Laffan.

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