rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

Damen Delivers Stan Tug to Caspian Offshore

Photo: Damen

Posted by Michelle Howard

Caspian Offshore Construction has recently taken delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606 ICE class in Kazakhstan. The company turned to Damen when a contract they secured required fast delivery of a small ice class vessel.

Damen was able to have the vessel - named Caspian Flora - underway to the client just six weeks following contract signing.

The vessel was built at Damen Shipyards Changde in China, to a design that has proven enormously successful, with over 80 sold in the last fifteen years alone. Despite its standardization, Damen is able to customize the Stan Tug 1606 to its clients' requirements. Caspian Flora, for example, has been outfitted with extra air-conditioning capabilities, crane, capstan and a Geographical Satellite and Radio Communication System (GMDSS) A2. To facilitate the short lead time, Damen carried out the installation of some of these options in Kazakhstan, following delivery.

Caspian Flora's main duties will involve transportation of marine-related project equipment, though she will also perform other roles. These will include, but are not limited to personnel transportation, deployment and retrieval of navigational aids, performance of channel inspections and removal of obstacles as required.

Caspian Offshore Construction has been a client of Damen for some years now and counts a Multi Cat 1908SD, two FCS 3307 vessels and an FCS 1605 amongst its fleet.

Aug 12, 2019

 

People & Company News

Maritime 2050: Facing the Decarbonization Challenge

Source: DNV GL

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy signals a true game

HII Cuts Steel on USCG Cutter Calhoun

Photo by Derek Fountain/HII

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division started fabrication of

DP World, Namibia's Nara Namib Sign MoU

Photo: DP World

Dubai based logistics giant DP World has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a

Shipbuilding

HII Cuts Steel on USCG Cutter Calhoun

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division started fabrication of the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest Legend-class national security cutter (NSC) Calhoun

ALMACO Staterooms for Carnival Elation

Photo: ALMACO

After completing a new stateroom project onboard Carnival Elation during a dry dock in 2017 --

Taming Ferry Wakes and Reducing CO2

Image: Glosten

Will Moon was one of my very early engineering interns (and also helped me finish out the second

Maritime Apps