Spain: Astilleros Zamakona Shipyard Delivers VOS Valiant
Vroon announces the delivery and naming of VOS Valiant. The vessel was christened in a ceremony held at the Astilleros Zamakona Shipyard in Pasaia, Spain. Godmother was Mrs. Eva Maria Móreno, wife of Mr. Jesús Villacañas, General Manager, Astilleros Zamakona Shipyard, Pasaia.
VOS Valiant is a field-support vessel and the last in a series constructed for Vroon at the Astilleros Zamakona Shipyard. She is the latest addition to Vroon’s fleet of modern vessels, providing a range of emergency response and cargo-support services to the offshore industry.
Following her departure from the Shipyard, the vessel will proceed to the United Kingdom for a short term charter with British Gas.
Length o.a. 60.00 m
Beam 12.70 m
Rescue draft 4.50 m
GT/NT 1,734 / 520
Main engine 2,920 kW (2x 910, 2x 550 kW) diesel electric propulsion system
2 x 800 kW Azimuth twin propeller
Rescue Equipment 1x 15-man daughter craft, 1x 15-man fast-rescue craft
Additional Capabilities Clear Deck Area – 253 m2
Water Capacity – 580 cubic metres
Fuel Capacity – 600 cubic metres
Source: Vroon, October 16, 2011.