COSL signs deal for second ST-327L seismic vesselVessel & ROV News // May 9, 2013
China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) recently signed a contract with Shanghai Shipyard Co Ltd for construction of a second 12-streamer seismic vessel of ST-327L CD design.
The vessel will be named HYSY 721, and follows HYSY 720, which was commissioned from Shanghai Shipyard in 2011.
"Since entering operation in spring 2011, HYSY 720 has proven to be a very effective
and reliable vessel; qualities that COSL want to bring forward in the new ship," said designer Skipstennisk.
HYSY 721 is scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2014 and will mainly operate in the South China Sea.
HYSY 721 will be the sixth seismic vessel based on the ST-327 design.