Swire Pacific Offshore launches Pacific Dragon AHTS

Shipowner and operator, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd (SPO) celebrated the launch of its new D-Class vessel, Pacific Dragon on Good Friday.

The launch and naming ceremony of Pacific Dragon was held at close to midnight on 17 April at ST Marine shipyard, Singapore. The event was graced by Lady Sponsor, Camille Gribble and attended by more than 160 working partners, employees and family members of ST Marine and SPO. Camille Gribble is the wife of the Finance Director of SPO, Nigel Gribble. The launch of Pacific Dragon marked the completion of the eight vessel D-Class series of 240T bollard pull, flexible and environmentally-friendly anchor handling tug supply vessels.

“The D-Class vessels represent a significant investment for SPO, forming a central part of our fleet expansion, re-balance and renewal strategy to meet the growing demand for large, modern, high specification, deep water offshore support vessels. We are very pleased with their range of operational capabilities and safety and technical performance in serving the needs of our customers around the world,” says Managing Director of SPO, Neil Glenn.

Vessels in the D-Class series delivered to date include Pacific Defiance (28 February 2013), Pacific Diligence (3 April 2013), Pacific Dolphin (15 August 2013), Pacific Dove (3 January 2014), Pacific Discovery (3 March 2014), Pacific Duchess (6 March 2014). Pacific Dispatch is scheduled to be delivered in mid June 2014. Pacific Dragon is the last of a series of six D-Class vessels that are built by ST Marine for SPO and will be delivered by the second half of this year.

“ST Marine is pleased to be the builder of six of the eight highly sophisticated D-Class AHTS for Swire Pacific Offshore. The journey is a wonderful one for us and we look forward to a continued successful partnership with Swire on their growth story,” says President of ST Marine, Ng Sing Chan.

Press Release, April 21, 2014

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