First steel cutting takes place at Mangalia shipyard of Debmarine Namibia vessel
Date Posted: 20 May 2019Damen Shipyards Group and Debmarine Namibia participated in a special steel cutting ceremony
to mark the beginning of construction on a new offshore vessel.
At 177 metres (577 feet) long, the new vessel will be slightly larger than the current largest vessel in
the Debmarine Namibia fleet, Mafuta. Constructed from a Marin Teknikk design, the MT 6027
will be the most technologically advanced marine diamond recovery vessel in the world. On-board
features include a dynamic positioning system (DP2) based on a seven-thruster propulsion system
powered by six generators of 3230 eKW each. Click here