Havyard to build subsea vesselYard News // July 1, 2015
Havyard in Norway has signed contract for design and construction of a subsea vessel for an as ye unspecified international shipping company.
The vessel, a newly-developed Havyard 858 L WE design, is scheduled to be delivered second quarter 2017. The contract is valued at approximately NKr 700 million.
Havyard said it is experiencing "tough competition" in the market due to the situation in the oil industry. Despite this, Havyard’s shipyard in Norway has a relatively good orderbook, with eight vessels to be delivered by the summer of 2017.
After the purse seiner, to be delivered in July this year, the yard will deliver three icebreakers, a live fish carrier, a platform supply vessel and a windfarm service vessel, in addition to the new subsea vessel.
The new design was developed by Havyard Design & Solutions in Norway. The vessel will undertake IMR and light construction work on subsea installations.
The vessel will have DP3 and accommodate 140 people. The fore ship of the Havyard 858 L WE is designed for reduced fuel consumption and comfort for the crew both in all sea states.
The vessel will have a length of 121m, breadth of 24m, deck area of 1,500m2, two cranes, one of 250 tonnes and one of 30 tonnes, a moonpool and helicopter deck.