Marilyn M sets out

by Hans | May 18th, 2015

  Another new edition to fleet GSS Marine Services

GSS Marine Services, Maassluis, subsidiary of GSS Marine Services based in Scotland announced that their new Eurocarrier “Marlilyn M” has left the harbour of Maassluis to start on her first assignment. Immediately after delivery, the vessel departed for dredging support work on the Belgian coast. In recent years GSS Marine Services has experienced strong growth and the Marilyn M is the ninth new ship in five years to be put to use.

Director Jan Peute of GSS Marine Services Maassluis is very satisfied with the successful construction and commissioning of the Marilyn M. ‘Before the Marilyn M was delivered there was lot of interest in the ship. We note that the quality and knowledge within GSS Marine Services is highly appreciated by both our national and international customers. “

The 2611 Eurocarrier, was built by Neptune shipyards in Aalst. The 26.48 meter long and 11.00 m wide offshore construction vessel is propelled by two Caterpillar C32 main engines that together deliver 3120 hp. The vessel is equipped with two hydraulic deck cranes (Fwd. Crane 230t/m, Aft Crane 140t/m) and three winches (100t Double Drum Anchor Handling Winch, 50t Towing winch and a 15t Tugger winch). She is also equipped with hydraulic shark jaws and tow pins. The Marilyn M has a 30t Bollard Pull and is capable of a free sailing speed in excessive of 10knots

The company operates internationally in the civil marine construction industry, as well as in the growing offshore wind, wave and tidal energy industry. GSS Marine Services has offices in Scotland, Wales, England, the Netherlands and a partnership and office in Australia to offer additional back-up to an extensive fleet including shoalbusters, multicats and several other workboats. 

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