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    Marin Teknikk secures design contract for DSV/construction ships

    Vessel & ROV News // April 17, 2015

    Norwegian naval architect Marin Teknikk†has entered into a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (Shenzhen) Co Ltd (CMHI) for design and engineering delivery for a new type of†multipurpose diving support and construction vessel for†Ultra Deep Charter Ltd (UDS) in Singapore.

    The vessel will be of the MT6023 DSCV design, with an 18-man single bell saturation system for operations down to 300m.

    The MT6023 DSCV is an advanced diving and construction Vessel developed for†operations worldwide. The vessel will have a length of 111.58m and a breadth of 23m, what Marin Teknikk describes as "top class accommodation" for 120 persons, two cranes, a 150 tonne offshore crane with depth capability to 3,000m water depth, and one 10 tonne crane for operation down to 300m.

    In addition, the vessel will be arranged for two work-class†ROVs rated†for operations down to 3,000m.

    The vessels will†be built by†CMHI with the†first†ready for delivery in mid-2017, the second at the†end of 2017 and third in mid-2018. (The second and third†vessels are optional contracts).

    The vesselís 1,000m≤ open work deck area will have a†deck strength of 10 tonne/m≤ and a smaller storage area on top of dive hangar, creating a good platform for transport of equipment and tools.

    The vessel will be built according to Det Norske Veritas GL class; DNV GL + 1A1, EO, SPS, DYNPOS AUTR, DK(+), HELDK-SH, COMF-V(3), CLEAN DESIGN, DSV-SAT, DSV SURFACE, CRANE, ICE C, NAUT-OSV(A), BWM-T, REYCYCLABLE.

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