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Kotug adds to fleet with fifth infield support vessel

Wed 21 Jun 2017 by David Foxwell

Kotug adds to fleet with fifth infield support vessel
Coral Knight will be bareboat chartered to Australian Maritime Systems Limited

Kotug has acquired a fifth infield support vessel (ISV) for operations in Australia and East Timor as part of the groupís ongoing investment in offshore support.

This latest addition to the fleet, Coral Knight, will be bareboat chartered exclusively to Australian Maritime Systems Limited to provide emergency towage services and maintain aids to the navigation network on the Great Barrier Reef for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Kotug acquired Coral Knight with a view to further expand its offshore support services in the Australian region.

The vessel will continue to be operated out of Cairns, in Queensland, Australia to provide level 1 and 2 emergency response, entailing a dedicated 24/7 vessel and crew to provide emergency towage plus first strike emergency response.

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