Ro-Pax New Building Supevision
10th Sep 2018
Alger, 10 September 2018: Algérie Ferries (ENTMV - Entreprise Nationale de Transport Maritime de Voyageurs) has appointed SeaQuest for the new building project management of a RoPax Car-Ferry vessel contracted at Guangzhou Shipyard International in China.
SeaQuest mission covers the engineering and plan approval phases and the construction supervision, including all trials and commissioning until the delivery of the vessel to ENTMV. SeaQuest will provide its support also during the vessel’s warranty period, in case needed.
The SeaQuest project management and supervision team is formed by multinational specialists in machinery, hull, coating, automation/electric & HSE and typical passenger vessels' inspectors in charge of HVAC, Hotel/Catering, Accommodation & Interior Decoration.
The vessel has a capacity of 1,800 passengers and 600 vehicles (about 3,250 lane meters); all passengers’ common, individual spaces and other facilities shall be of the European standard, luxurious, and shall include very high-quality equipment, accessories and materials.
The delivery is scheduled around mid-2020.
Aframax Crude Oil Tankers Delivered
26th Jul 2018
The delivery of two Aframax crude oil tankers built under SeaQuest supervision was successfully completed at DAEHAN Shipbuilding yard on 26 July 2018.
The owners, Metrostar Corporation, have two more LR2 product carriers under construction at the same yard and again supervised by SeaQuest.
So far Metrostar has appointed SeaQuest for the supervision of more than 30 new buildings, including VLCCs, Suezmax and Aframax oil tankers, Handy and Capesize bulk carriers.
Some of those vessels have been resold while under construction: SeaQuest supervision played a crucial role in the smooth novation of the ship building contract and in all cases the company has been re-confirmed by the new owners to complete the construction supervision.
Mincaper Steel Cutting
28th May 2018
The steel cutting ceremony of the two Polar Code / Ice Class “mincape” bulk carriers took place in the workshop of Shanghai Shipyard on 28 May 2018.
The ceremony was attended by SeaQuest project manager on behalf of the owners, DNV-GL and shipyard representatives.
SeaQuest has been in charge of the project management since the early stages, providing a crucial contribution to the finalization of the shipbuilding specifications and makers' list and executing the plan approval. The deployment of the SeaQuest site team will be completed in the next months.