MarineCo UK has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for a Multi Cat 2712. The vessel will be delivered in April 2015. Mr. Mike Conafray, Managing Director at MarineCo stated that, after a long evaluation, with alternative builders, Damen came through with the right vessel at the right cost,
the new vessel will comfortably sit alongside our existing all-Damen Fleet. Marineco UK is one of the few UK operators with an all-Damen fleet. The new vessel is to be named Marineco Havanah, after the arrival of Mike and Kaye’s twin granddaughters Ava and Hannah.
The Multi Cat 2712 is the second contract for this new type in the Damen Multi Cat Series, It measures 27 metres in length and 12 metres in width. The vessel is equipped with two engines and has a maximum bollard pull of 35 tonnes.