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Singapore, 13 June 2024 – Following the recent successful delivery of two Supa Swath Vessels to the established UK based operator Mainprize Offshore, Strategic Marine is proud to announce that we have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of six state-of-the-art Supa Swath vessels, with an option for an additional six vessels. This strategic agreement looks to further enhance their fleet capabilities and expand their operational excellence.


The entering of this MoU was done by Mr Chan Eng Yew, Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Marine together with Mr Bob Mainprize, Managing Director / Owner of Mainprize Offshore, in a ceremony onboard Strategic Marine’s multi-award winning StratCat 27 Crew Transfer Vessel held at Europe’s largest on-water commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork. The Supa Swath vessels, known for their superior stability, efficiency, and advanced technology, will play a crucial role in supporting operations across the offshore wind sector.


Key Features of the SUPA Swath Vessels:

Enhanced Stability: The unique design of the SUPA Swath vessels ensures unparalleled stability, making them ideal for operations in demanding environments.

Fuel Efficiency: Equipped with cutting-edge propulsion systems, these vessels offer significant fuel savings, thereby creating a smaller carbon footprint and contributing to sustainability goals.

Advanced Technology: The integration of the latest navigation and communication technologies ensures safer and more efficient maritime operations.

Versatility: These vessels are designed to support a wide range of maritime activities, including transportation, offshore support, and research.


“We are thrilled to enter into this agreement, which aligns with our vision of advancing maritime technology and expanding our operational capabilities,” said Mainprize Offshore’s Managing Director, Mr Bob Mainprize. “The SUPA Swath vessels represent a significant investment in the future of our fleet, offering superior performance and versatility.”


Strategic Marine’s CEO, Mr Chan Eng Yew commented, “This MoU underscores the strong partnership between our companies. We are confident that the SUPA Swath vessels will greatly enhance Mainprize Offshore’s fleet and contribute to their continued success in the maritime industry.”


About Strategic Marine:

Strategic Marine Group is a full-capacity global shipbuilder with a focus on speciality aluminium craft construction and fabrication. It has a shipyard in Singapore, and presence in Australia, Europe and the Middle East. It operates principally in five key market segments, producing high-quality vessels for Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Ferries &Transportation, Defence and Paramilitary and Port / Pilot Services.

Strategic Marine Group has built and delivered more than 600 vessels made of both aluminium and steel for a variety of clients in the maritime, offshore and defence sectors.

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About Mainprize Offshore:

Founded in 1979, Mainprize Offshore is a market-leading designer, proprietor, and operator of crew transfer vessels, servicing offshore wind farms throughout the UK and Europe. The company operates vessels that serve leading global offshore wind players including Vestas, Vattenfall, Orsted and RWE.

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