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    Chinese yard launches another PSV for Tidewater

    Yard News // July 2, 2015

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang shipyard in China launched the sixth Vard PSV 08 it is building for Tidewater Company on 13 June.

    The yard delivered Breaux Tide, the third of the six newbuilds earlier this year.

    The fifth vessel in the series was also launched at Jiangsu Zhenjiang in March.

    The electrically–driven PSVs have a length of 83.8m, deadweight of more than 4,000 tonnes and a deck area of 870m². The vessels also come with DP2 and FiFi Class 1, and are equipped with Siemens' Blue Drive Plus C power-supply system which offers a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

     

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