Vard to build ice-class construction/AHTS vessel for Rem OffshoreYard News // June 5, 2014
Rem Offshore's new vessel will be delivred in early 2016.
Vard Holdings Limited has secured a contract for the design and construction of an offshore construction/anchor handling vessel for Rem Offshore. The contract value is approximately NKr 800 million.
The vessel will be of VARD 2 06 design, developed by Vard Design in Ålesund, Norway.
Delivery is scheduled from Vard Brattvaag in Norway in the first quarter of 2016. The hull of the vessel will be delivered from Vard Tulcea in Romania.
The new vessel is designed to perform operations with the use of A-frame and winch system in parallel with an active heave compensated offshore crane capable of working at a depth of more than 3,000m. The crane will have a capacity of 150 tonnes.
With a bollard pull of approximately 400 tonnes, the vessel will be able to undertake demanding operations in the deep water segment.
The vessel will have accommodation for 90 plus several offices and workstations for managing complex projects.
With ICE 1-B and the winterization notation, the vessel is arranged for operations in northern waters and will be fitted with a launch and recovery system for ROVs.