‘Island Crown’ PSV hits the water

The hull of the Island Offshore-owned Island Condor platform supply vessel yesterday hit water for the first time.

Island Crown (4)

Island Offshore, the Norwegian owner of offshore supply vessels shared a couple of photos of the Rolls-Royce UT 755 CD design on their Facebook page.

The vessel plunged into the water yesterday in the Braila shipyard in Romania.  Island Condor will be ready for delivery from VARD Brevik yard in October this year.

Island Condor is a medium size platform supply vessel (PSV) with a deck area of approximately 650 sq.m. According to Rolls-Royce, the UT 755 is one of the most popular PSVs ever constructed, and more than 200 vessels of this model have been built or are under construction.

The CD version is delivered with a diesel electric machinery system and Azipull or US thrusters or as a diesel mechanic version with conventional shaftlines.

Offshore Energy Today Staff, March 24, 2014; Images: Island Offshore
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