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Strategic Marine Kicks-off First Collaboration With Pelayaran Tanjung Kumawa to Launch Luxury Crew Boat


MAY 31, 2016

Jakarta. Strategic Marine, a shipbuilder specialist, has announced its first collaboration with Pelayaran Tanjung Kumawa, a subsidiary of Bumagroup, a shipping company that provides services for off shore marine and mining companies, in delivering an exclusive luxury crew boat in November this year, a senior official said on Tuesday (31/05).

“The vessel is currently under construction at Strategic Marine’s facility in Vietnam,” said Rob Boersma, senior business development manager of Strategic Marine.

The 24-metre catamaran or a watercraft with two parallel hulls of equal size will be built in, adhering to the highest industry standard, with 60 reclining seats on main deck and a lounge area on its upper deck, he said.

The crew boat fits 72 passengers and will transfer crews from shore to Indonesia's LNG and natural gas processing plant. The Strategic Marine is working closely with Incat Crowther, the naval architect company appointed to ensure the boat designs could meet all the requirements.

“This is Strategic’s first collaboration with Pelayaran Tanjung Kumawa and we are honored to be awarded the project,” Boersma added.

Strategic Marine currently operates in Singapore, Western Australia and Vietnam, and is the shipbuilding specialist for fabrication and engineering companies.

As of the first quarter of 2016, the company's has been received 14 orders for aluminum vessels, ranging between 24 to 70 meters. It also has built and delivered over 600 vessels for a variety of clients in the maritime, offshore and naval defense sectors.

Strategic operates principally in five key sectors, producing high quality crew boats, wind farm service vessels, passenger ferries, patrol boats and modular steel product for global infrastructure, renewable and mining markets.

Meanwhile, Pelayaran Tanjung Kumawa was founded in 1998 by the Bumagroup, a family business which runs the manpower services and seismic equipment, drilling exploration in oil and gas companies and general trade for communities in Papua.