Jaya Scoops US$ 20m Con­tract in East Africa

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Jaya Hold­ings has signed a two year con­tract, worth in ex­cess of US$ 20 mil­lion, to char­ter its DP2 plat­form sup­ply ves­sel ‘ Jaya Vig­i­lant’ for op­er­a­tion in the In­dian Ocean, off­shore Mozam­bique. Jaya Vig­i­lant is cur­rently be­ing up­graded with ad­di­tional equip­ment in­clud­ing an in­ter­net café for pas­sen­gers and crew. It is due for de­liv­ery end Septem­ber 2013. The com­pany now has seven new builds re­main­ing in its cur­rent ship­yard or­der book. Two of these ves­sels, due for de­liv­ery from Jaya’s yard in Batam, are pur­pose built ROV ( Re­motely Op­er­ated Ves­sel) sup­port. “In­ter­na­tional oil com­pa­nies need in­creas­ingly ver­sa­tile off­shore sup­port ves­sels to per­form mul­ti­ple tasks, es­pe­cially in re­mote, fron­tier lo­ca­tions like East Africa, where there is no spot- mar­ket and only lim­ited shore sup­port,” said Jaya Hold­ings’ CEO, Venka­tra­man She­shashayee.

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