Floatel orders another accommodation unitVessel & ROV News // September 12, 2013
Keppel FELS Ltd has been awarded a US$280 million contract by Floatel International Ltd for construction of a fifth semi-submersible accommodation unit.
Keppel FELS delivered the accommodation semis Floatel Superior and Floatel Reliance in 2010, and is currently building two more: Floatel Victory and Floatel Endurance.
The latest semi to have been ordered is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2015, and she will be a sister vessel to Floatel Victory.
Broker Seabrokers said the new unit will be built to Keppel’s proprietary SSAU 5000NG design with DP3 capability, giving her a total accommodation capacity for 500 persons in a combination of one and two-man cabins