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    Swedish yard completes conversion of Far Saga

    Yard News // November 8, 2002
    Gotaverken Cityvarvet in Sweden has completed the conversion of Farstad Shipping's supplyvessel Far Saga to enable her to conduct subsea installation and service work. Far Saga is now capable of operating as a Multifunctional Platform Supply and Subsea Service Vessel.

    The Swedish yard said the work included 200t of new superstructure (including a control room, workshops, and a ROV hangar), extensive electrical installations for remote control andsignal/video distribution, additional hydraulic units and systems as well as other large pipe installations, installation of helideck and numerous other new equipment including A-frames, winches, ROVs, and relocation of cranes and the main mast, plus opening up a moonpool.

    On completing the conversion this summer, Far Saga sailed for the North Sea to start work in her new role on behalf of Norsk Hydro.

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