S Walsh and Sons orders Damen multi-purpose workboat

UK-based construction services provider S Walsh and Sons has ordered a 19-metre-long multi-purpose workboat from Damen Shipyards Group.

Damen will deliver the vessel 10 weeks after receiving the order.

The workboat will be used as a tug for pushing and pulling barges loaded with construction materials and as a crane vessel for loading steel or placing cable.

The 714kW vessel will have a bollard pull of 12 tonnes and a speed of nine knots.

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