The yard will spearhead the makeover of Asuka II – Japan’s largest cruise ship – for NYK Cruises. To be executed over 45 days at the Admiralty Yard from January 2020, the project includes installing a sulphur oxide (SOx) scrubber unit on the vessel to comply with new environmental regulations effective next year.
Key customer wins
Sembcorp Marine head of repairs & upgrades Alvin Gan said: ‘We are attracting major projects from new customers such as NYK Cruises. Refitting its showpiece Asuka II cruise ship is an extensive makeover within a short time frame. We are confident of completing the work on time and within budget.’