Malaysia’s Jasa Merin Sdn Bhd been awarded contracts extension by ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. for the provision of two 60MT Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels.
The contracts extension, which will begin in early February, are for a one year period. The deal in total is estimated to be around RM 23.287 million ($7.1 million).
Jasa Merin Sdn Bhd last year awarded three shipbuilding contracts to Muhibbah Marine Engineering Sdn Bhd, for the construction of two 62-metre Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels and one 70-metre AHTS. The move was explained as being in line with the company’s on-going fleet-renewal and expansion initiative.