Another Skipsteknisk design for FugroVessel & ROV News // July 5, 2006
Geo Caribbean is of the ST-327 design.
Norwegian naval architects Skipsteknisk have confirmed that Bergen Mekaniske Verksted AS in Bergen, Norway, has signed contract with Fugro Geoteam in Oslo for a sister vessel to the seismic research vessel Geo Celtic.
The contract for Geo Celtic was signed with E Forland last year and the vessel is Skipsteknisk ST-327 design with a length of 100.8m and a beam of 24m. The sister vessel will be named Geo Caribbean.
Geo Celtic is due to be delivered in May 2007 with Geo Caribbean in October 2008.
In the meantime, the yard is also due to deliver a 111m ROV/construction vessel also designed by Skipsteknisk AS for the same owner. This ship is also chartered by Fugro, in the form of Fugro Survey in Aberdeen.