Ceona Amazon takes to the waterVessel & ROV News // May 7, 2014
Ceona has announced that its fully-owned pipelay and heavy subsea construction vessel – Ceona Amazon – was successfully floated out at Crist yard in Poland on 25 April.
The vessel is currently being towed to the Lloyd Werft yard in Bremerhaven (Germany) for extensive outfitting.
The flooding of the dry-dock facility was completed overnight and preparations for the tow continued the following day. On 27 April the vessel was at quay side. With all of the engines, thrusters, winches and other major equipment below her large underdeck now in place, work will continue apace on arrival in Germany.
Ceona Amazon is a 199m versatile deepwater field development asset able to offer one-stop-shop offshore trips for clients’ projects.
The vessel has a large product carrying capacity (5,000 tonnes of flexible or 8,500 tonnes of rigid pipe) stored on, a 4,600m˛ deck, twin 400 tonne AHC masthead cranes capable of working in tandem lifting mode and innovative on-vessel pipeline fabrication (welding, NDT and FJC) capability.
Ceona Amazon will - after completion of the outfitting in Germany - sail to the Huisman yard in Schiedam, The Netherlands, for installation of a 570 tonne pipelay tower and 400 tonne cranes. She will enter operation early 2015.