MPI orders more windfarm service vesselsVessel & ROV News // June 13, 2011
MPI Workboats has placed an order for two additional windfarm service vessels. The two vessels will be built at the South Boats Medina Shipyard on the Isle of Wight, UK and, when delivered next year, will bring the total number of vessels in the MPI Workboat Fleet to eight.
At present, five vessels are in service and a sixth (MPI Dulcinea) is scheduled for delivery later this month.
Designed specifically for MPI Workboats, the South Catamaran 17m LS can fulfill a multiplicity of roles demanded by wind farm site owners and operators.
The vessel has an overall length of 17.5ms, 6.4m beam and draft of 1m.