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    Focal Marine & Offshore ERRV design for Statoil field

    Vessel & ROV News // May 13, 2015

    A Focal 552, a 65m/DP2 emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) from Focal Marine & Offshore has been selected by UK operator Sentinel for a long term contract on Statoil's Mariner field in the North Sea.

    "The design is fully customized to Statoil's requirement. In addition to normal rescue functions, oil recovery and tanker assistance capability, the vessel has a full set of anchor handling/towing equipment and a bollard pull of 100 tonnes," said Focal Marine.

    A retractable bow thruster is installed for better stationkeeping and manoeuvrability. Accommodation is provided for 24.

    The design complies with SPS, MLC 2006 and UKOOA requirements. ABS crew habitability notation of HAB (WB) and environment-friendly notation ENVIRO are also included.

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