Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has delivered five vessels as part of an 11-vessel order for New Port Project (NPP).
The delivery included two pilot boats and three mooring boats.
Measuring 15.4 metres long with a beam of five metres and a speed of 25 knots, the two Damen Stan Pilot 1505 pilot boats ‘Um Alhoul 1’ and ‘Um Alhoul 2’ will be used to carry out pilot duties and the transportation of personnel.
The three Damen Stan Tug 1606 mooring boats, ‘Mwani 1’, ‘Mwani 2’ and ‘Mwani 3’, measure 16.7 metres long with a beam of 5.9 metres and have a bollard pull capacity of 13.7 tonnes. These vessels will be used to assist ships entering and departing the port.
Built at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard in Ras Laffan Industrial City, the vessels were launched and delivered to NPP after successful completion of their sea trials.