MEO's Thai JV takes delivery of newbuild PSV

MEO PSVDECEMBER 31, 2012 — MEO (Miclyn Express Offshore) Thai joint venture, Uniwise Offshore, has taken delivery of the UM Supporter, a 2,000 dwt PSV, from POET Shipbuilding & Engineering.

The vessel immediately entered into a three year firm contract, plus two one-year extension options, to provide coil tubing support services to a major O&G company's activities in Gulf of Thailand. This new contract is a continuation of a long standing relationship with the client in the region.

The fully SPS 2008 compliant vessel has total accommodations for 50 persons and 500 sq.m of clear deck area space. Combined with a service speed of 12 knots with twin 2,610 bhp main engines, it is also fitted with two 9 tonne bow thrusters and telescopic boom crane. Good capacity for dry bulk and bulk liquids (muds, brine, drill water, fuel, etc) with a dedicated integral tank of 150 cu.m for cement is also available.

Headquartered in Singapore and listed on Australia Securities Exchange, Miclyn Express Offshore group of companies is a leading provider of service vessels to the expanding offshore oil and gas industry, across South east asia, australia and the middle east.
the group charters a diverse range of osvs, crew/utility vessels, tugs, barges and coastal survey vessels to a wide range of customers operating across all phases of the offshore oil and gas cycle, namely exploration, development and production, as well as project transportation and the offshore civil construction industry.

Miclyn Express Offshore's Batam-based shipyard provides in-house vessel new building, conversion, repair, and maintenance services, as well as third party conversion, repair, and maintenance services.

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