Nakilat Damen to Build 11 Tugs for New Doha Port

Oct 24, 2019 lpxpninp

first_imgzoom Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has signed an agreement with Qatar’s New Port Project (NPP)  to construct 11 workboats for use at the port.NDSQ will build four 29m-long Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tug boats, three 16m-long mooring boats and four 15m-long glass reinforced plastic (GRP) pilot boats. The 11 vessels will be built entirely at Qatar’s Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard in Ras Laffan for delivery in 2016. The vessels will be engaged in service at NPP performing a variety of marine support services to vessels visiting the port.The new Doha port is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Qatar, located on 26 square kilometers along the main port centers, with a cost around QAR 27 billion (USD 7.42bn). The new port will consist of a container terminal, general cargo berth, imported cars, imported cattle and grain, and support vessels station, coastguard vessels station and marine support unit and support ships.last_img

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