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Singapore-based Sam Pan Marine Holdings Pte Ltd has ordered six StratCat 27 (SC27) vessels from Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd, with an option to build and deliver six more vessels.

Sam Pan Marine Holdings has also appointed Strategic Marine Group as the exclusive commercial agent to provide commercial management services for the new crew transfer vessels, including marketing the vessels for bareboat charter or sale.

Strategic Marine’s recently launched SC27 crew transfer vessel (CTV) has been designed specifically for the offshore windfarm and renewables market, building on the company’s successful and best-selling Strat Cat 26 (SC26) design.

Strategic Marine’s CEO, Chan Eng Yew said: “We are justifiably proud of our SC27, and this order for six vessels and another six to follow is a clear endorsement of the vessels enhanced capabilities, its reduced environmental footprint and market leading hybrid drive options. These new orders will further add to Strategic Marine’s established track record of 25 units successfully delivered since 2010 with 2 units currently under construction in Singapore.”

“One of the clear benefits of working with Strategic Marine is our ability to offer a wide range of solutions covering everything from contract to financing, building, delivery and ship management, which combined offer a comprehensive, competitive and compelling end-to-end business proposition.”

The SC27, built in conjunction with design partner BMT has been designed with environmental and operational flexibility in mind. It can be fitted with a hybrid propulsion system to reduce main engine hours and maintenance, cut vessel noise and vibration and, depending on the vessel’s operational profile and charging facilities, may reduce the vessel’s carbon footprint. The CTV can be fitted with various engine and propulsion options and can reach speeds of more than 30 knots.

Mr Greg Daniel, Technical Manager of Strategic Marine Group adds: “The SC27 has an improved super-efficient hull design that maximises the waterline length, delivering a 2-2.5% increase in efficiency compared to the SC26, across a large range of loading conditions thereby reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

“By applying real life feedback from vessel operators, the internal arrangements have been optimized for improved comfort and workflow with ample storage space, comfortable sleeping areas and business class seating.”

“Furthermore, reflecting today’s health and environmental considerations, the SC27 has been designed to reduce the risk of infectious disease and can meet relevant Classification Society biosafety and environmentally friendly notations, including the Green Passport for ship recycling.”

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About Sam Pan Marine Holdings Pte Ltd:

Sam Pan Marine Holdings has been incorporated and headquartered in Singapore since 2018. It is an investment holding & marine leasing company with a focus on the investment and ownership of marine assets, in particular those which are dedicated for the offshore renewables and the energy sectors internationally.

About Strategic Marine:

Strategic Marine Group is a leading specialist shipbuilder with a yard in Singapore, with commercial presence in Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Germany and the United Kingdom. It operates principally in six key market segments, producing high quality vessels for Defence and Paramilitary, Ferries and Transportation, Fishing and Aquaculture, Oil and Gas, Ports and Infrastructure, and Renewable Energy.

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 naval defence sectors. Strategic Marine’s solid reputation is based on building high-performance Vessels on time and on budget.

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