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    Seven Havila formally named

    Vessel & ROV News // March 21, 2011

    The formal name-giving for Seven Havila took place on 17 March.

    Subsea 7, Havila Shipping and Havyard Design & Engineering held an official naming ceremony for the newbuild diving support vessel, Seven Havila, in Stavanger on Thursday 17 March 2011.

    The vessel, one of the most sophisticated of its kind, is 120m long with 1,050m2 of deck space and has a transit speed of 17 knots.

    Owned through a Joint Venture with Havila Shipping and Subsea 7, she is a DP Class III vessel, equipped with fully computerised diving systems  and a 250 tonnes heave-compensated main offshore crane.

    Designed by Havyard Design and Engineering, Norway and built by Havyard Ship Technology (previously Havyard Leirvik), the ship  is classed for operations in ice and is fully NORSOK compliant. 

    Accommodating a crew of 120, the vessel will operate with up to 24 divers.

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