Vroon, a Dutch shipping company, has announced through social media that the steel-cutting ceremony of NB Hull No. DN65M-V-1 took place at Fujian Southeast Shipyard yesterday morning.
The vessel, a 65 metres anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel, is scheduled for delivery to Vroon Offshore Services in 2015.
The AHTS will have a length overall of 65m, its deadweight will be 1700 tonnes, and will be capable of accommodating 39 people.
Vroon Offshore operates worldwide and has a fleet of around 160 vessels transporting dry cargo, containers and clean and dirty oil products, as well as a large fleet of offshore-support vessels.