Dalby Charters Additional Vessels to Support Costa Concordia Removal Operation (Italy)
Dalby Offshore have chartered two further vessels to support the ASV Pioneer on grouting and general support/supply chain operations.
The 2012 built DP multi cat Voe Earl owned by Delta Marine Limited, a Scottish based Company, is supporting the operation and commenced duties on site in Early August.
The UT 755 Malaviya Twenty owned by GOL Offshore Ltd has been chartered by Dalby to support grouting operations and supply large quantities of cement to the ASV Pioneer.
Dalby have developed a partnership with leading British specialist in offshore grouting, Found Ocean, based in Marlow in the UK. They expect to place 30,000 tonnes of grout under the Costa Concordia to stabilise it in preparation for the final removal.
Both vessels mobilised from the North Sea at short notice and will remain on charter until well in to 2013.
Dalby Offshore, July 12, 2013