Norshore Atlantic begins sea trialsVessel & ROV News // September 23, 2013
Norshore in Norway has confirmed that on 2 September 2013, Norshore Atlantic started with sea trials and equipment testing.
Norshore Atlantic, which has been much delayed, is described as "an efficient and environmental friendly multipurpose drilling vessel" primarily designed for riserless operation utilizing known and field proven technology.
The MT 6022XL riserless drilling vessel was built at Batamec (BMC) in Indonesia. The vessel is also equipped for performing light well intervention, riserless well completion, P&A and subsea construction work in shallow and deep water.
In addition the vessel is prepared for the installation of riser tensioning system, enabling the vessel to perform slender well drilling and well intervention with riser.