Seafast Marine and Damen Unveil New Renewables Service Vessel
Seafast Marine has named its new renewables service vessel (RSV) Isle of Jura at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands.
Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld Director Jos van Woerkum handed over Isle of Jura to Seafast Marine at the naming ceremony held on 18 October.
The newbuild, which is the second vessel built to a new Damen RSV design, will be used for the offshore and onshore wind energy industries.
“This is a special vessel for a special client, and we’re proud of our relationship with Seafast Marine and of the journey we’ve all taken to get the vessel to this stage,” said Arjen van Elk, Damen Sales Manager UK.
“Isle of Jura is like a Swiss army knife: so multi-functional for such a small vessel. We wish Seafast Marine every success with their future plans for the vessel.”
The Damen RSV 3315, evolved from the Multi Cat, is a multi-purpose working vessel, designed to work in shallow and deeper waters. It features four azimuth thrusters, a DP2 4-point mooring system, two large cranes, hydraulic shark jaws and an AHT winch, Damen said.
According to the company, its versatility allows it to be used for a range of activities such as anchor handling, dredging, towing and walk-to-work functions. The vessel can accommodate 15 persons.