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    Vroon orders new subsea support vessel

    Vessel & ROV News // January 28, 2013

    Vroon Offshore Services has ordered a subsea support vessel (SSV) at Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China, with an option for a second vessel.

    The vessel follows the two SSVs built at the shipyard in 2012, VOS Shine and VOS Sweet.

    The company described the new vessel, to be named VOS Sugar, as "a modern SSV with retractable thruster and super silent tunnel thruster, providing a high standard of comfort for both passengers and crew."

    The vessel is scheduled for delivery in early 2015 and will be operated by Vroon Offshore Services BV in Den Helder.

    The vessel will have a length overall of 68m, beam of 14.95m and have the following class notations: (ABS) GREENPASSPORT, ENVIRO, SPS, MLC 2006, DP Class Class 2, ABS. The vessel will have accommodation for 50.


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