Dockwise Ltd : Dockwise Vanguard started maiden trip

Dockwise Ltd : Dockwise Vanguard started maiden trip 
BREDA, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 --  Following sea
trials during the past few weeks, Dockwise now confirms the delivery
of Dockwise Vanguard. The vessel
has left the yard of Hyundai Heavy
Industries ("HHI") this morning and started
its maiden trip. Dockwise
Vanguard will sail to the Samsung Heavy Industries
("SHI") yard in
Korea to pick up the giant hull of the Jack / St Malo
semi-submersible floating production facility for transportation to
the US Gulf of Mexico. 
"We are pleased to see Dockwise Vanguard leave the yard following a
without a single LTI (Lost Time Incident), on schedule for
its maiden trip for
one of our key customers. As said before, we are
confident that that the Vanguard will rapidly earn its place in the
market and has the potential to create a new market of its own",
comments Andre Goedee, Dockwise's CEO. 
About Dockwise Ltd. / Dockwise Group 
Dockwise Ltd., a Bermuda incorporated Company, has a workforce of
more than 1,300 people both offshore and onshore. The Company is the
leading marine contractor providing total transport services to the
offshore, onshore and yachting industries as well as installation
services of extremely heavy offshore
platforms. The Group is
headquartered in Breda, the Netherlands. The Group's
main commercial
offices are located in the Netherlands, the United States and
with sales offices in Korea, Australia, Brazil, Russia, Singapore,
Malaysia, Mexico and Nigeria. The Dockwise Yacht Transport business
unit is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale and has an office in Italy.
The Dockwise Shipping network is supported by agents in Norway,
Argentina and Italy. 
To support all of its services to customers, the group also has three
engineering centers in Houston, Breda and Shanghai,
manufactures specific motion
reduction equipment such as LMU (Leg
Mating Units) and DMU (Deck Mating Units)
and operates a fleet of 25
purpose built semi-submersible vessels (including
White Marlin). 
Dockwise shares are listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under ticker
DOCK and on
NYSE Euronext Amsterdam under ticker DOCKW. 
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Fons van Lith 
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