Intermarine, LLC Adds Ecolift F900’s To Fleet Of The Future
Intermarine’s Fleet of the Future gets six more Ecolift F900 vessels. Earlier this year, Intermarine kickstarted the renewal program for Fleet of the Future by ordering 15 Ecolift F500’s, for which delivery begins in the second quarter of 2016.
- The six Ecolift F900s complement the 15 Ecolift F500s already on order
- The vessels are an efficient upgrade to the existing bridge-forward F-Class ships
- Vessel provides better stability, larger holds, improved cranes and reduced consumption
- Intermarine is broadening its service offerings to efficiently support clients’ cargo and trade requirements
- Intermarine has dedicated a great deal of time and resources to ensure that the company has secured the sufficient tonnage that matches clients’ evolving needs
- Fleet of the Future is set to meet the current and future environmental standards
Delivery of the vessels from the Hudong and Wenchong shipyards in China, will begin in the summer of 2017 and continue throughout 2018. They will increase the number of vessels in the Intermarine fleet with more than 800 metric tons lifting capacity from six to 12.
“The six Ecolift F900s complement the 15 Ecolift F500s already on order,” said Al Stanley, President and CEO. “Given the increased environmental regulations, we focused on developing a Fleet of the Future that meets the current and future standards, while providing a stable level of capacity for our clients – the Ecolift F900 meets those goals.”
Intermarine is the global leader in the transport of project, breakbulk and heavylift cargo. Founded in 1990, the company, through its subsidiaries and worldwide network of 20 offices, controls an international fleet of more than 50 vessels with lifting capacity up to 900 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 busiest project cargo terminal in the United States. For more information please visit www.intermarine.com.