Maersk Orders Largest Stern Rollers from HATLAPA

By Curious

Maersk Supply Service has ordered 2 big stern rollers from the German company HATLAPA to be used in the 2 ships constructed at the Asenav shipyard in Chile. The tug vessel are going to be constructed for worldwide use in the oil and gas industry. The 1st of 2 orders was delivered in early 2013, with the 2nd to be finished by March 2014, stated Marcus Wolter, Sales Engineer in the company.
With this order, HATLAPA, the Uetersen, Germany-based marine equipment producer has continued to reinforce its position as a leading producer of offshore specific marine equipment. The company’s Offshore Power product portfolio comprehend a diversity of deck machinery and associated marine equipment made specifically for the enduring conditions faced in the offshore sector.
At a size of three by six meters and a safe working load (SWL) of 1000-tons each, these are the largest stern rollers HATLAPA has ever produced. The company hopes that this order is going to showcase the quality of their products and thus result in more orders and more visibility within the South American market. Naturally, HATLAPA is also envisaging a long term working relationship with Maersk Supply Service and their fleet of 60 offshore ships.