More details on Waveney newbuildsVessel & ROV News // January 4, 2002
The yard notes that provide design services and equipment worth approximately NOK 30 million. The hull will be built in Romania and the completed vessel is scheduled for delivery in April 2003.
The contract is for UT 755 L PSV developed by Rolls-Royce Marine.
Aker Brattvaag group and the Brevik group have built 22 vessels of this type and have a further 16 vessels under construction and on order.
The vessel will be an enlarged version of the well-known UT 755 design for satisfying the general demands of the offshore industry, such as transport of pipes, cement, different types of fluid and equipment and cargo to and from pipe-laying barges, drilling platforms and production platforms.
Waveney Shipping Ltd manages and operates two UT 755 vessels already, and contracted its first UT 755 from the Aker Brattvaag Group. Søviknes Verft AS built this vessel in 1996.
The new brokered by R S Platou in Norway and JB Offshore in the UK.