Keppel FELS Brasil delivers first of new PSVs for MaerskYard News // February 9, 2006
Keppel FELS Brasil shipyard in Brazil has delivered the first of a pair of new PSVs for Maersk.
The naming ceremony for Maersk Vega and Maersk Ventura took place towards the end of November, and both vessels will support oil and gas fields in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.
According to Maersk Offshore Supply, the newbuilds are both UT745Ls, designed by Rolls-Royce.
With a length of 89.40m, breadth of 18.8m, and deadweight of 4,000 tonnes, the new vessels have a deck capacity of 2,600 tonnes, and a 940m2 deck. They are able to transport 396m3 of dry bulk, 1,530m3 of fuel oil, 1,450m3 of drill water, 1,120m3 of fresh water, 520m3 of liquid mud,180m3 of base oil, 1,100m3 of brine, and are DP1 class vessels with 5,222bhp main engines.