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

Built 2011

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.

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