New Multi Purpose Support Vessel launched in Norway
Norwegian Simek shipyard has informed that the hull of Yard no. 127 vessel was successfully launched at Angholmen last weekend. After being launched, two tug boats towed the ship to Simek.
At Simek, the ship will be further outfitted and completed before its sea trials and delivery in May 2014 to Krúnborg Offshore.
The vessel is an 85.45 m long subsea vessel of MM 85 MSV design. The contract provides work for Simek and Flekkefjord Elektro until delivery in May 2014.
The vessel designed by Multi Maritime AS in Førde is specially designed for ROV work, survey, diving and light construction work. In addition, the vessel will be able to provide services to windmill construction works.
The new building will have a diesel-electric propulsion system of 4 generators with approximately 6.490 kW. These supply power to two electric-powered propellers each of 1,600 kW aft. Estimated speed is approximately 14,5 knots. In addition, the ship is equipped with one bow thruster and two azimuth thrusters.
The accommodation is designed for a total of 90 people, divided into 20 single and 35 double cabins, all with shower and toilet.