Intermarine expands its fleet with 15 new vessels order
As part of its ongoing commitment to providing the highest level of service to its heavy lift and project cargo customers, Intermarine, LLC (Intermarine) is adding 15 new vessels to their fleet, the Company said in a press release.
“We are launching our fleet renewal program with long term charters on a series of new vessels from Sanfu Shipyard & Huanghai, two of the foremost builders of ships in China. These state-of-the-art, fuel-efficient, eco-friendly new builds further enhance and validate our commitment to being a high quality partner and operator in heavy lift/project transport. They also help us meet the rising demands of our valued customers,” said Frank Fischer, Managing Director Tonnage Procurement.
“As is our normal practice, we are partnering with excellent owners on this leg of our new build program,” added Alfred J.V. Stanley, President and CEO. “These mid-size new builds will form the core of our future fleet and provide an industry leading level of flexibility and efficiency. This is in line with our strategy of focusing on our customer’s cargo and providing the best available tonnage,” he continued.
“The new buildings are going to be the backbone of our Worldwide fleet in the future” Ask M. Munck, Managing Director Worldwide Chartering Services, reinforced.
Intermarine expects the first ship to enter service in 2015 and deliver over a two year period.
About Intermarine LLC:
Intermarine is a global leader in the transport of project and breakbulk cargoes. Founded in 1990, the company, through its subsidiaries and worldwide network of 18 offices, controls an international fleet of more than 45 vessels with lifting capacity up to 800 metric tons. Intermarine provides ocean transportation and marine logistics services with regular sailings in the Americas, West Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, plus inducement voyages to Australia and other international ports. The company operates the largest U.S. flag heavylift fleet and controls Industrial Terminals, the largest project cargo terminal in the United States.