Marine Log

August 15, 2006

150,000 dwt Batam dry dock operational

Singapore's ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. says that a 150,000 dwt capacity graving dock at its Batam, Indonesia, shipyard has been completed and is operational.

The dry dock measures 260 m x 60 m x 11 m in size and can accommodating larger vessels up to Capesize, Aframax tankers, container ships and bulk carriers.

Mr Ang Kok Tian, Executive Chairman and Managing Director of ASL Marine said, "The completion of the 150,000dwt graving drydock has strengthened the ship repair capabilities of ASL Marine. With enhanced dock facilities, the Group will be able to undertake larger ship repair jobs such as tankers, bulk carriers, containerships, specialized work vessels, Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessels and oil rigs."