October 11, 2007
Bharati Shipyard gets AHTS order
India's Bharati Shipyard Ltd reports that it is to build four Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels for the Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
The price of each vessel is $22.32 million, totaling $89.28 million for the four. The contract signing ceremony will be held on October 15, 2007.
The vessels will be the first to be built in India to a Havyard Design that is said to allow higher DWT and higher cargo carrying capacity compared to other 80 tons AHTS of similar dimensions.