Ulstein upgrades ‘Island Performer’ for U.S. gig
Ulstein has informed that the subsea vessel Island Performer has been upgraded for its next assignment in the U.S.
Ulstein Verft has installed cargo tanks and corresponding piping, a switchboard room for deck equipment and the sea fastening frame for stacks, as well as platforms for the tower winches.
Furthermore, the tower has been upgraded, and cables have been installed for future deck equipment. The vessel is now ready to load equipment for her U.S. assignment, and will be leaving Norway shortly, the company said in the press release.
To remind, the vessel will serve its first five years for FTO in the Gulf of Mexico.
RLWI/IMR vessel Island Performer
Island Performer is an SX121 subsea vessel design, specialized for RLWI/IMR work. The ship was designed and built by Ulstein. The naming ceremony was held in June 2014 and the vessel was delivered from UIstein Verft to Island Offshore in July 2014.
With a length overall of 130m, and width of 25m, the vessel can accommodate 130 people.