PHOTO: Grand Canyon III on Sea Trials

The offshore construction vessels (OCV) Grand Canyon III has been spotted during sea trials before it sails ready to its owner Volstad Maritime.

The vessel arrived to Myklebust Verft in November 2014 for outfitting. This is a sister ship of Grand Canyon, which has been in operation since 2012 and Grand Canyon II, named and delivered in March this year in Ålesund, Norway.

Volstad originally placed the orders with Bergen Group Fosen, but the projects were moved to Kleven in March 2014. The new building numbers assigned to these sister vessels are 376 and 377.

Both vessels are designed by Ålesund based design company Skipsteknisk (ST-259 CD).

The vessels are approximately 128 m long, and with accommodation for 104 persons.

The Grand Canyon III is scheduled for delivery in February 2016.

Subsea World News Staff