Submitted by Tug on 26. September 2009 - 17:15
The vessel is a dynamically positioned multi role offshore support vessel and for this duty has rapid and efficient handling characteristics. She is capable of supporting a wide range of offshore support activities, including diving support, rov support, survey support, cable lay and offshore construction and maintenance. The vessel is of all welded mild steel construction with a flared bulbous bow, transom type stern and round bilge hull form. A moonpool (6.0m x 4.8m) is provided near midships in the main deck and equipped with a bottom closure door and top closure plate that when fitted will maintain the uniform deck loading. The moonpool is double skinned. Propulsion is by twin azimuth propeller units at the stern, each driven by a marine diesel Engine. Transverse thrust is provided by the twin azimuth units and three transverse thruster units installed at the bow. Accommodation is arranged in the forward superstructure and in deckhouses above the forecastle deck, surmounted by a maximum all round vision bridge. The vessel is equipped with a dual redundant dynamic positioning system configured to and suitable for the support activities. Additional to standard radio facilities, a dedicated 24/7 internet and voip international Telephone access network is provided by a telenor ku-band vsat terminal offering 128 kbps data throughput. Bandwidth can be increased up to 512 kbps based on charterer requirements.