Construction of latest CSS making good progressVessel & ROV News // September 25, 2014
Marine Assets Corporation (MAC) has confirmed the undocking at Fujian Mawei shipyard in China of its fourth Compact SemiSub (CSS), which will be named Themis, following on from Olympia and Venus.
The vessel will proceed to the jetty for final outfitting and commencement ofcommissioning, prior to sailing for sea trials towards the end of December.
CSS Venus, the third CSS in the production schedule, recently departed for sea trials.
Overall MAC has a build programme for seven CSS, with Olympia already delivered and working in Brazil. Venus and Themis will be delivered on December 14th 2014 and February 15th 2015. The remaining vessels are due to be completed in September 2015, September 2016 and May 2017, respectively.
MAC says it is finalising orders for more CSS vessels.