Seventh D-class for Swire Pacific OffshoreVessel & ROV News // February 5, 2014
Swire Pacific Offshore has celebrated the launch and naming ceremony for its seventh D-Class AHTS vessel, Pacific Dispatch.
Broker Seabrokers said the unit is scheduled for delivery from the ST Marine Shipyard in Singapore in mid-2014.
Swire Pacific expects to have 100 vessels in its fleet by the end of 2015, including eight D-Class AHTS vessels.
Pacific Defiance, Diligence and Dolphin were delivered in 2013, with Pacific Dove, Duchess, Discovery, Dispatch and Dragon to be delivered this year.
The DP2 vessels come with a bollard pull of between 220 and 245 tonnes, and a clear deck area of 650mē