PaxOcean Hands Over WID Giovanni Venturi to Jan De Nul

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PaxOcean Shipyard Singapore has successfully redelivered the Water Injection Dredger Giovanni Venturi to Jan De Nul Group safely and on schedule.

Giovanni Venturi was converted from an Offshore Supply Vessel and undergone removal, conversion and repair works while in the shipyard.

The newly converted vessel will be capable of a maximum operating depth of 27.5m and water jet pump flow rate of 16,000m³/hr.

We are pleased to deliver the first conversion for Jan De Nul Group to their satisfaction,” Tan Thai Yong, CEO of PaxOcean Holdings, said. “This project is a great example of excellent teamwork and cooperation between PaxOcean Shipyard and Jan De Nul Group.”

Frederik Deroo, Director Technical Division at Jan De Nul Group: “The conversion of the first Offshore Supply Vessel to a Water Injection Dredger has been a complex and challenging project for both shipyard and owner. Through mutual assistance and fruitful cooperation, we can celebrate a successful completion.

We look forward to the delivery of the two sister vessels. With the addition of these state of the art Water Injection Dredgers, to its fleet, Jan De Nul Group positions itself even more as a leader on the international dredging market,” added Frederik Deroo.

The second and third WIDs that PaxOcean Shipyard Singapore is converting for Jan De Nul Group, Henry Darcy and Henri Pitot, are on schedule for redelivery in 2Q 2019.


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