Subsea/walk-to-work vessel VOS Stone launchedVessel & ROV News // June 22, 2016
VOS Stone was launched recently at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding Co Ltd in China. VOS Stone, and sister vessel VOS Start, are DP2 subsea support/walk-to-work vessels comissioned by Vroon to meet the increased demand for offshore accommodation and transfer solutions.
VOS Stone and VOS Start can carry a total of 87 persons, offering accommodation and work space for up to 60 client personnel. The vessels can be fitted with a walk-to-work system and offshore crane, enabling the provision of services such as offshore-wind-turbine, substation-support and mothership duties for crew-transfer vessels (CTV). The vessels can also be fitted with a davit-launched daughter craft.
The vessels are based on a KCM design and comply with latest SPS-code regulations.