Otto Marine commemorates completion of Norshore AtlanticYard News // March 3, 2014
Otto Marine Limited held vessel naming ceremony for Norshore Atlantic at its Batam Shipyard, Indonesia, on 28 February 2014.
Norshore Atlantic is one the first vessels of its kind to be successfully constructed by an Asian yard. It is an efficient and environmental-friendly multi-purpose drilling vessel built to the MT6022XL Norwegian design.
The highly complex vessel classed by DNV is equipped with dynamic positioning 3 (DP3) capability, and is primarily designed for riserless operation utilizing known and field proven technology.
Norshore Atlantic is equipped to perform riserless drilling operations, plugging and abandonment of old wells, well completion work, well intervention and subsea construction work. It has an ROV system installed onboard, and is equipped with a 150 tonne AHC, offshore cranes, and a drilling derrick. The Norshore Atlantic is suitable for work in both shallow and deep water, ranging from 70-3,000m.
For its maiden project, the Norshore Atlantic is contracted in Asian waters. Subsequently, it will be engaged by an oil major on a three year programme and is expected to work globally.