February 25, 2008
Yantai Raffles delivers accommodation barge
Singapore-headquartered Yantai Raffles Shipyard reports that its Yantai, Shandong Province, China, yard has delivered a 350-man Work Accommodation Barge, to Norway-based Marine Subsea AS ("Marine Subsea").
Intended for the support of offshore activities, the barge is built to ABS Class + A1 requirements. With an overall length of 102 m and overall width of 30 m, the barge, named African Caribe, is equipped with a 150 metric ton crawler crane.
Yantai Raffles is expected to deliver a second unit for up to 400 persons to Marine Subsea before the end of 2008.