Marin Teknikk AS has entered into a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., for design & engineering delivery of a large Diving & Construction Vessel to Kreuz Subsea Marine Pte Ltd. in Singapore. The vessel will be to the MT6024 DSCV design with an 18 men double diving bell saturation system for operations down to 300 meters.
MT6024 DSCV is an advanced Diving & Construction Vessel developed for demanding operations worldwide. The vessel will have a length of 120 meters and a breadth of 25 meters, accommodation for 130 persons, a 140 T offshore crane, in addition to arrangement for 2 ROV’s (unmanned submarines) for operations down to 3000 meters depth.
“We are very pleased to sign this contract”, states Sales Director of Marin Teknikk Richard K. Gjerde. “This is a project we have been working with since early 2011, and clearly shows that we are among the world’s leading designers of advanced diving & construction vessels. Marin Teknikk has signed several new contracts recently, and this contract will be a solid contribution to ensure amount of work the coming months.
The vessel is to be built by China Merchants Heavy Industry (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd. in China, and will be ready for delivery 2nd quarter 2015.
In close cooperation with the customer Marin Teknikk has designed a functional vessel with high focus on safety, which also follows up the new generation of environment-friendly, modern and advanced multifunctional offshore construction vessels.
The design emphasizes the reduced fuel consumption together with latest environmentally diesel electric technology with reduced exhaust emission, and large cargo capacity on deck (1300 sqm) and below deck. The vessel will be built according to Det Norske Veritas class with the new SPS code, COMF-V(3) and Clean Class.
The contract includes an option for one vessel of the same type.
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