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    North Sea Shipping takes delivery of multipurpose construction vessel

    Vessel & ROV News // April 6, 2011

    Norway's North Sea Shipping AS has taken delivery of the newbuild North Sea Giant from the Metalships in Vigo, Spain.

    The DP 3 vessel was designed by Sawicon and is fitted with five Voith Schneider propellers resulting, in unique station-keeping capabilities along with low fuel consumption.

    Broker Seabrokers said the vessel is currently in Kristiansand for outfitting of two large offshore cranes, and will be available for charter from the end of April.

    The multipurpose vessel is capable of construction, cable lay, pipelay, ROV support/survey, well intervention, module handling, coiled tube intervention, deepwater drilling and heavy lift.

     

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