Basra Oil Company has ordered a multipurpose vessel and heavy-lift barge that will be fitted with heavy lifting equipment
Under construction at ENM Korea & Pro DGS’ shipyard facilities in Turkey, a new multipurpose vessel and heavy-lift barge are scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2020.
Both vessels will be supplied with lifting equipment by crane specialist Liebherr. The heavy-lift barge will be equipped with an RL 1500 ram-luffing crane and a BOS 14000 board offshore crane. The multipurpose vessel will be equipped with an RL 1500 crane for supply and maintenance.
Liebherr area sales manager for offshore cranes Armin Seidel said: “This project is a milestone for us since it is the first offshore crane order in Turkey and we provide all cranes for this project”.
Basra Oil Company is a state-owned company responsible for Iraq’s southern oilfields.
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