SINGAPORE-CHINA: At a ceremony held at Fujian Mawei Shipyard in Fuzhou, China on the 25th August 2015, first steel was struck on the ‘Tasik Toba’ by John Giddens the founder and CEO of Tasik Subsea.
This is a significant milestone for the vessel and is ahead of schedule. The vessel is a 105m DP3 Subsea Operations Vessel with built in Saturation and Air diving with full dual ROV capability. The vessel will deliver in the first quarter of 2017.
John Giddens (third from right) with the Tasik Subsea newbuild team
Tasik Subsea CEO, John Giddens and Fujian Mawei Shipyard Chairman Mr Zhang Zhitong start the official cutting of first steel
Tasik Subsea was setup by John Giddens and Mike Meade to design, build and own specialist subsea vessels. More details can be found at http://www.tasiksubsea.com/