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STX Marine to design Eastern Shipbuilding newbuilds

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SV290microSTX Marine reports that it will be providing the designs for two new contracts recently secured by Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Fla.

The first contract is for a 310 ft multi-purpose light construction vessel for Harvey Gulf International LLC. The new LCV300, to be named Harvey Deep-Sea, will be an enhanced version of the STX Marine’s SV300 currently being constructed for Harvey Gulf Marine at Eastern Shipbuilding and will include accommodations for 71 persons; a 165 tonne AHC deck crane; moonpool; stern roller; helideck; fifi ll and ROV hangar.

The second contract is for the design of five platform supply vessels for Boldini S.A in Brazil, that are being built with the support of a $241 million Title XI shipbuilding loan guarantee from MARAD. The SV290 will have a deadweight of approximately 4500 tonnes and has been specifically tailored to meet the current Petrobras requirements.


STX Marine, with offices located in Vancouver, British Columbia and Houston, Texas, is a consulting naval architecture and marine engineering company established in 1983 and is a leading designer of offshore support vessels for the North American and International markets.

June 5, 2011

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