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Combi Lift handles anchor handling tug supply vessels

May 31 - Two anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels are currently being discharged in Lagos, Nigeria from Combi Lift's multipurpose vessel, Combi Lift IV, having been safely transported from Singapore.

In an official statement, the company says it will start with a fleet of 17 ships with an average age of less than two years, with a further seven vessels under construction, and due for delivery before the beginning of 2012.

Roger Iliffe , CEO of Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH says: "Our ships are designed as high-performance, multi-purpose heavy lift freighters with adjustable tweendecks and crane capacities of up to 1,400 tonnes. The worldwide market prognosis for 'super heavy lift´ and 'heavy lift´ is quite promising, as seen on a medium-term basis.

In addition to its headquarters in Bremen, the company has a newly founded branch office in Singapore. In the coming weeks, these locations will be supplemented by a further branch office in Houston, with a global agency network also now in place.

The new company's current fleet list includes:

Five vessels of 19,100 GRT with a teu capacity of 1,100, launched in 2009 and 2010 

Six vessels of 20,000 GRT with a teu capacity of 974, launched in 2009, 2010 and 2011. 

Six vessels of 12,744 GRT with a teu capacity of 673, launched between 2007 and 2011 

Ships currently under construction include one vessel with a GRT of 19,100 and teu capacity of 1,011 due for delivery this year; four vessels of 20,000 GRT with a teu capacity of 974, due for delivery this year and in 2012; and two vessels of 12,744 GRT with a teu capacity of 673 to be delivered this year.

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