CHEC awards Tyne Gangway contract for dredging vessel

Ship access equipment manufacturer Tyne Gangway has signed a contract with contractor China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) after exhibiting at China’s largest maritime trade exhibition, Marintec.

CHEC has commissioned Tyne Gangway to manufacture a gangway for the dredging vessel Chang Jiang Kou 01, with further opportunities to service its fleet of vessels in the coming year.

According to Tyne Gangway, China has become one of the most powerful players in the international shipping industry with the highest volume of cargo and containers in the world passing through its harbours over the last five years.

Sensing large potential in the Chinese market, Tyne Gangway has made export to China a major part of its strategy for 2012.