Ocean Mainport orders multipurpose vesselVessel & ROV News // March 10, 2006
Ocean Europe is due to be delivered in May next year.
Offshore Shipbrokers Ltd (OSL) in the UK says Ocean Mainport Offshore Limited has placed an order for a multipurpose vessel.
OSL said the vessel to be named Ocean Europe, is being built against along term contract with Shell, and is for delivery May 2007.
In a statement, Ocean Mainport said the Ocean Mainport Offshore Ltd (OMOL, c/o Sartor ShippingA/S) had ordered the ship from Solstrand shipyard in Tomrefjord Norway.
OMOL is owned by a parnership of Sartor Shipping A/S and Irish Mainport.
The vessel will be 64m in length and designed for a crew of 18. It will work as a combined support/rescue/oil recovery vessel and will also be equipped for tanker assistance.
The ship will also be one of the first that will be approved for operation in the Norwegian/UK/Dutch/Danish sectors.