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GE Shipping subsidiary boosts AHTS fleet

GE Shipping subsidiary boosts AHTS fleet

Mumbai: Greatship (India), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Great Eastern Shipping Company has taken delivery of Greatship Ahalya, an 80T Anchor Handling Tug cum supply vessel, writes newssite MyIris. The vessel has been built at Labroy Shipbuilding and Engineering (part of the Drydocks World Group) at their facilities in Batam, Indonesia.

Greatship Ahalya is a DP2, FiFi 1 full service vessel built to axacting specifications, and capable of supporting offshore exploration and production in various regions across the world. GIL and its subsidiaries currently own and/or operate six PSVs, six AHTSVs and one jack up rig.

GIL and its subsidiaries also have an order book of thirteen vessels and one rig under construction-one AHTSV in Batam, four MPSVs in Singapore, two MSVs in India, four ROVSVs in Sri Lanka, two 150 TBP AHTSVs in Batam, and a premium 350 jack up rig in Singapore. All Greatship's vessels are built to the highest standards of safety and operational efficiency and conform to existing and envisaged IMO and Class rules and are designed to operate in offshore waters across the world.  [26/06/09]