Dredging major, Jan de Nul Group (JDN), has appointed London-based ship brokerage, DSB Offshore Ltd (DSB), as exclusive brokers to dispose of some of its marine equipment worldwide. Whilst retaining its dredging and core assets, JDN will be selling off some of its auxiliary vessels and barges located in Europe, West Africa, the Arabian Gulf, SE Asia and Panama.
DSB Offshore Ltd, a family-run ship brokerage established in 1981, has over 35 years’ experience in sale and purchase and charter of floating plant for the marine civil construction, renewables and oil and gas sectors. Over the years DSB has been involved in the disposal of fleets for individual owners as well as marine spreads for construction companies and JVs at the completion of large marine civil construction projects. Last year, as exclusive brokers, DSB successfully sold A2SEA’s first generation jack-up wind installation vessels. At present DSB are completing their exclusivity for the disposal of vessels for FCBC (Forth Crossing Bridge Construction) in Edinburgh. This year these vessels became surplus to requirement when, on the 4th September, the new Forth Bridge was completed and officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen.
Jan de Nul Group vessels available for sale exclusively via DSB Offshore include a number of 2,000t, 3,000t and 8,000t flat-top barges, an accommodation barge, two splitbarges (1,100m3), various tugboats (10 - 40tbp), crew boats (12pax), survey launches and a multicat-type ‘Eurocarrier’.
Among the vessels based in the Arabian Gulf many worked on the construction of the Jebel Ali Palm Island, which involved dredging works and land reclamation, and rock revetment. Specific vessels available for sale there, are rock barges (3-8,000t), small tugs, crew launches, crane/positioning barges, spraying pontoons and bunker barges.
The auxiliary equipment for sale has worked alongside Jan de Nul Group’s TSHDs and CSDs to support dredging and marine civil construction projects, handling floating pipelines, performing towage, rock transport and land reclamation works worldwide.
Serious enquiries should be directed to DSB Offshore Ltd.