NMD to Supply Deck Equipment for VARD’s Newbuild

Norwegian Deck Machinery (NDM) has signed a contract with VARD Søviknes for supply of a winch package to their NB 801, a Diving Support and Construction Vessel being built for Harkand Group.

NMD to Supply Deck Equipment for VARD's Newbuild

The vessel is of VARD 3 03 design, specially designed and equipped for diving and subsea operation duties with a high focus on good sea-keeping abilities, excellent station keeping performances and low fuel consumption.

The vessel will be fitted with a 250 ton offshore crane, a ROV hangar, and a Twin Bell 18 Man Saturation Diving System, supporting split level.

The following equipment will be delivered:

  •  Two combined windlass/mooring winches
  • Two chain stoppers
  • Two capstans

The winches will be delivered with electrical drive, frequency controlled.

Press Release, March 7, 2014

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