West African Owner Chooses Focal Marine & Offshore PSV Design
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FOCAL 528, a large PSV design by Focal Marine & Offshore, has been selected for construction of a pair in Yuexin Ocean Engineering, their final destination being operation in West Africa.
FOCAL 528 is a multi-purpose PSV design with 86m LOA / 5,000 ton deadweight, 1,000 m2 deck cargo area, complement of 80 men and carriage of multi cargoes of fuel oil, base oil, fresh water, mud / brine, dry bulk and methanol.
In addition to supply function, the design also has oil recovery notation without limitation on flash point of recovered oil, and safety standby / rescue notation by ABS. The design is also made ready for installation of an AHC crane and helideck, plus a built-in moonpool, enabling the vessel to be operated as a subsea support vessel if there is demand.
The design complies with the latest regulations including SPS 2008 and MLC 2006.
FOCAL, January 7, 2014