Nakilat delivers new Qatari-built vessel

 12 Jan 2016 - 1:49

Nakilat delivers new Qatari-built vessel
The new vessel Abu Hadeedah.


DOHA: After a successful performance during sea trials, Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) has delivered one new Qatari-built support vessel to Qatar. The new vessel Abu Hadeedah is based on the standard Damen Stan tender 2606 design.
Abdullah Al Sulaiti, Nakilat Managing Director, said: “As a Qatari ship building company, we are honoured in celebrating the successful delivery of Abu Hadeedah. Nakilat and its joint ventures continues to play a substantial role in the marine industry. This project is a reflection of hard work incorporated with vision that has worked well on all levels: a build for a local client at Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard, based on a proven design.” 
“With this partnership, we will provide solutions and services in the maritime industry and we will be able to offer competitive products for this business that will in turn contribute to the achievements of Qatar National vision 2030,” he said.
The 26 metres long boat, with a beam of 6 metres, has the capacity to carry four crew and more of eight personnel, cargo of 15 tonnes and has a maximum speed of 21.5 knots with an additional crane on deck for logistics purposes. 
The vessel’s main purpose is to support day to day operations. Abu Hadeedah is the 27th successfully delivered vessel by NDSQ.
The layout provides passengers and crew with great comfort during passage and ensures maximum safety during support operations. Withal, the vessel has all-round visibility for passengers, a powerful air conditioning system, and is equipped with an extra freezer and refrigerator capacity on board. The design has been optimised to achieve the highest performance and durability.
Nakilat is a Qatari LNG transport company providing an essential transportation link in the Qatar’s LNG supply chain. Its LNG shipping fleet is the largest in the world, comprising of 63 LNG vessels. 
Nakilat also manages and operates four large LPG carriers. Nakilat operates the ship repair and construction facilities at Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard in Ras Laffan Industrial City via two strategic joint ventures: N-KOM and NDSQ. Nakilat also offers a full range of marine support services to vessels operating in Qatari waters

The Peninsula