First CSS to undertake final sea trials and be delivered in DecemberVessel & ROV News // November 6, 2013
CSS Olympia, the first of a new class of Compact Semi-Submersible (CSS) offshore accommodation units has completed an initial series of trials and is due to undertake a final period of trials in December. During trials CSS Olympia exceeded her design speed of 10.5 knots.
The final trials are due to start on 6 December; the vessel is due to be delivered on 20 December 2013.
The new unit was built by Liya Pingtan Shipyard, a yard under the management of Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding in Fujian Province, China. The contract for the unit was signed in April 2010.