Craig Group to expand emergency response fleet

Scottish shipping and energy services firm Craig Group has contracted Spain’s Balenciaga Shipyard to build six new vessels at a cost of about $109 million.

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ABERDEEN, UK – Scottish shipping and energy services firm Craig Group has contracted Spain’s Balenciaga Shipyard to build six new vessels at a cost of about $109 million.

The order includes four D class IMT 950 and two F class IMT 958 emergency response and rescue vessels, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2014.

The D class vessels will be 50 m (164 ft) in length and will be outfitted with at least one daughter craft and fast rescue craft. The F class vessels, at 58 m (190 ft) in length, will also have limited cargo storage capacity.

09/05/2013

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