Damen to build Twin Axe turbine support vessels for SeaZipYard News // December 1, 2011
SeaZip's turbine support ships will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore.
Damen Shipyards and SeaZip Offshore Service have signed acontract for the construction of two Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) of the Damen 2610 design. The vessels are based on Damen's 'Twin Axe' hullform.
The first ever FCS 2610 was delivered early 2011 and offers reduced peak accelerations of up to 75 per cent, reduced added resistance in waves of up to 60 per cent and has already transferred maintenance crew to turbines in wave heights of 1.9m.
The vessels will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore and delivery is set for the third quarter of 2012.