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Dockwise launches White Marlin heavy transport vessel from Chinese yard

12th February 2015

Royal Boskalis Westminster has announced that the Dockwise vessel White Marlin was named and christened during a festive ceremony in Guangzhou, China

Royal Boskalis Westminster has announced that the Dockwise vessel White Marlin was named and christened during a festive ceremony in Guangzhou, China
The vessel's overall length is 216 metres with a beam of 63 metres. Picture courtesy: Royal Boskalis

Following the ceremony, the semi-submersible heavy transport vessel will be mobilised to Singapore for its maiden transport of two drilling rigs for discharge in Abu Dhabi.

The vessel's overall length is 216 metres with a beam of 63 metres. With a deadweight of 72,000 metric tons, the White Marlin type I vessel strengthens the leading position Dockwise has in the top end of the heavy marine dry transport market.

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