Sinopacific snares five

Sinopacific Shipbuilding has netted its first domestic order for offshore support vessels.

Huawei Offshore has penned three new anchor handlers and a pair of platform supply vessels at its Zhejiang Shipbuilding yard, a statement said.

Delivery of the SPA85L design anchor handlers and the PSV SPP35ML duo is scheduled by February 2016.

Shanghai Salvage Company division Huawei Offshore will employ the ships in the South China Sea.

Simon Liang led Sinopacific presently has an orderbook of offshore and merchant ships for companies including Bourbon, Deep Sea Supply. Target Marine and Capital Maritime.