Palfinger Marine Receives New Nexans Aurora Order

Ulstein Verft has selected Palfinger Marine to deliver a new major deck equipment package for the DP3 cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora.

The order consists of cranes, winches and lifesaving appliances, including two LBT 935 lifeboats with the belonging davits and one life raft davit on each side of the vessel.

According to Palfinger, the lifeboats are arranged to each accommodate 64 persons, said to make the vessel prepared for different regulations, and the life raft davits can handle up to 25 persons.

The company is also in charge of delivering the abandon and recovery winches, A-Frame, knuckle boom cranes and overhead traveling gantry cranes to the vessel.

The delivery of the equipment is expected during the spring of 2020.

Ulstein began the construction of Nexans Aurora this February, while the keel laying ceremony was recently held. The company plans to launch the 150m vessel in 2021.

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