Eidesvik Offshore takes OCV Viking Neptun
Eidesvik Offshore has today taken delivery of the Offshore Construction Vessel (OCV) Viking Neptun from Kleven Verft AS.
According to Eidesvik Offshore, a long-term loan facility of $124 million has been drawn with Nordea and Eksportkreditt Norway/GIEK to finance the vessel.
The vessel will primo March start on a contract with Technip. To remind, Eidesvik Offshore and Reach Subsea together entered into contract with Technip for the supply of OCV. The vessel will be equipped with Reach ROVs and manned by Eidesvik marine personnel and Reach ROV personnel and engineers.
The vessel has a length of 145 m and a beam of 31 m. It is equipped with 2 offshore cranes on 400T and 100T respectively and a Carousel with a capsity of 4400T flexible pipes. The vessel has classification ICE 1B which means it is prepared for operation in arctic waters.