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    Otto Marine commemorates completion of Norshore Atlantic

    Yard 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.



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