Cargotec wins further AHTS kit contract

Sinopacific Group has contracted Cargotec to supply a further16 sets of anchor-handling systems for newbuild anchor handling and tug supply vessels.

Offshore staff

HELSINKI, Finland – Sinopacific Group has contracted Cargotec to supply a further16 sets of anchor-handling systems for newbuild anchor handling and tug supply vessels. The equipment is due for delivery between April 2011 and February 2012.

In June Cargotec won an order for systems for four ships in the same series, the first set of which is scheduled for delivery in 1Q 2011. The vessels, based on an SPA80 design, are under construction at Zhejiang Shipyard for French offshore oil and gas services company Bourbon.

“The systems employ proven technologies already specified for 54 Bourbon Liberty 200 series AHTS vessels, of which more than 30 have been delivered so far,” said Francis Wong, Cargotec sales director for offshore load handling.

Equipment being supplied includes anchor windlass, anchor handling/towing winch, tugger winches, capstans, storage reel, power pack, and shark jaws/towing pins.

11/05/2010

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