October 1 2015
On the 9th September 2015, Grandweld Shipyards accomplished a significant milestone by signing a contract with International Naval Works to design, build and deliver three 21.3 M Aluminum Crew Boats. The 21.3 M vessels will be powered by 2 high speed marine diesel engines; each driving fixed pitch propellers through a reverse-reduction gearbox to produce a speed in excess of 21knots.. The vessels will be used for offshore transportation purposes and incorporates seating capacity for 18 offshore personnel with excellent seakeeping characteristics giving the personnel on board the vessel good comfort during transportation. Delivery of the three vessels will be in early 2016.