Strategic Marine, a specialist shipbuilder for the oil and gas industry, has announced that it will deliver an ‘exclusive luxury crewboat’ in November this year as a part of the first-ever collaboration with PT. Pelayaran Tanjung Kumawa.
According to Strategic Marine’s statement on Tuesday, the vessel is currently under construction at Strategic Marine’s facility in Vietnam.
Rob Boersma, Senior Business Development Manager of Strategic Marine, said: “This 24-metre luxury catamaran, with capacity for 72 passengers, will be built to the highest industry standard with sixty reclining seats on the main deck and a lounge area on its upper deck.”
The crewboat will transfer crews from shore to LNG and natural gas processing plants in Indonesia. Strategic Marine said that it is working closely with Incat Crowther, the naval architect company appointed, to ensure that the designs meet all specific requirements.
Boersma added: “This is Strategic’s first collaboration with PT. Pelayaran Tanjung Kumawa and we are honored to be awarded the project as it is a clear testament to our competitive solutions.”
The company added that, as of the first quarter of 2016, current orders received for aluminum vessels reached 14, ranging between 24 to 70 meters.