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Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping inks contract for three vessels from Damen Shipyards

Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping (JAK) has inked a contract with Damen Shipyards for three new vessels at Seatrade Maritime Middle East in Dubai.

JAK has contracted for a 53-metre FCS 5009 fast crew boat to at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey with delivery in early 2017. The company also buying two ASD Tugs 3213 being constructed at Damen Shipyards Song Cam in Vietnam. The tugs are designed VLCCs at offshore terminals and are ready to be delivered after commissioning.

“The acquisition of these new vessels reaffirms Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping LLC’s fullest commitment, confidence and determination to continue supporting the offshore oil and gas industry in the forthcoming years,” stated Baydaq Al Jazaeri, chairman of JAK.

JAK operates the fleet of tugs and support vessels that support the Al Basra (ABOT) and Khor Al Amaya (KAAOT) oil terminals that, between them, handle more than 90% of Iraq’s crude oil exports.

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