Grandweld Shipyards has secured a contract to design, Construct and deliver four crew boats and six pilot boats for Kuwait Oil Company. The contract was signed in May 2017 by Mr. Ismail Abdulla, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Oil Company, and Mr. Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards.
The 25-meter long Aluminum fast crew boats, with a deck area of 40 square meters will be propelled by 2 propellers driven by high-speed marine diesel engines to produce a speed of 25 Knots. Each boat is with a capacity to seat 33 persons including passengers, pilots, and crew.
The 23-meter long steel Pilot boats will be powered by 2 high-speed marine diesel engines each driving fixed pitch propellers to reach a speed of 22 knots. Each of the pilot boats will accommodate 15 passengers and 3 crews.
About Grandweld Shipyards
Grandweld is a fully integrated shipyard providing shipbuilding, ship repair, and engineering solutions to serve the offshore and marine industry around the world. Established in 1984, Grandweld has developed as one of the region’s most established and versatile shipyards, providing both quality and value. For more information visit: www.grandweld.com.