Marin Teknikk to design well intervention vessel for NorshoreVessel & ROV News // January 20, 2014
Marin Teknikk in Norway has entered into a contract with Yantai Raffles Offshore Limited (CIMC Raffles) for design and engineering delivery of a large well intervention vessel for Norshore. The vessel will be of MT6028 design.
The MT6028 is a compact drillship design originally developed for top-hole drilling, subsea construction and installation.
The vessel will have a length of 156.6m and a breadth of 28m, accommodation for 110 persons, a drilling rig with lifting capacity for more than 600 tonnes plus arrangement for operation of two ROVs, for operations down to 3,000m.
The vessel will be built by Yantai Raffles Offshore Limited in China and will be ready for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2016. The yard has previous delivered several semi-submersibles for Norwegian owners.
Marin Teknikk has cooperated closely with Norshore to create a functional, safe ship. The design emphasizes reduced fuel consumption together with latest environmentally friendly diesel-electric technology with reduced exhaust emissions and large cargo capacity on deck and below deck. The vessel will be built according to DNV class 1A1 – Ship-Shaped Drilling Unit (N).
The contract includes an option for three vessels of the same type.