Kreuz Subsea turns to Vard for DSCVYard News // June 9, 2015
Vard Holdings Limited has secured a contract for the design and construction of a diving support and construction vessel (DSCV) for Singapore-based Kreuz Subsea group.
The vessel will be of VARD 3 17 design, with a total length of 91.2m and a beam of 21.5m and has been developed especially for diving support and subsea construction duties.
Designed by Vard Design in Ålesund, Norway, and with hull construction to be carried out at Vard Tulcea in Romania, delivery is scheduled from Vard Søviknes in Norway in the second quarter of 2017.
The DP2 class vessel will have a 100 tonne active heave-compensated offshore crane, and is prepared for ROVs.
The diving system features a single bell system for a maximum of 12 divers, and can operate in water depths of up to 300m with a surface diving spread suitable for air diving in up to 50m of water.
The diving accommodation is divided into three saturation living chambers. The vessel will be built according to latest SPS regulations, and can accommodate up to 105 persons.