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L&T Shipbuilding bags Qatar firm order for Rs 943 cr

L&T Shipbuilding bags Qatar firm order for Rs 943 cr

Larsen & Toubro’s subsidiary, L&T Shipbuilding on December 12 said it has received a repeat order for six specialised commercial vessels valued at USD154 million (Rs 943 crore), from a Qatar-based firm.

In a statement the company said taht the order from Halul Offshore Services Company, Qatar, is for design, construction, trial and commissioning of four platform supply vessels (PSVs) and two anchor handling towing, supply and standby vessels (AHTSSVs) with 150 MT bollard pull.

The statement added that these orders, received in the third quarter of current fiscal, are in addition to the order received last year from Halul Offshore Services Company for two PSVs and 2 AHTSSVs. L&T said the shipsÂ’ design would comply with the latest marine environment and crew accommodation regulations.

The ships will be equipped with dynamic positioning capability and will be suitable for fire-fighting, emergency response, rescue and standby, offshore supply, oil recovery and related duties, the statement added.

The platform supply vessels are to be delivered in the first quarter of 2015 and AHTSSVs in the last quarter. The platform supply vessels are designed for carriage of hazardous cargo like methanol.

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