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    RUE provides details on newbuild project

    Vessel & ROV News // January 31, 2007

    RUE and Mokster have ordered this MM6 from Westcon.

    Riise Underwater Engineering (RUE) in Norway has announced that together with Simon Møkster Rederi, the company has ordered a 66m, DP-2 multipurpose offshore vessel to be built at Westcon in western Norway

    The subsea vessel will be delivered in the second quarter of 2009, and RUE and Simon Møkster Shipping will establish a joint company to own and operate the vessel. Møkster is handling the marine operations, while RUE is responsable for the marketing and operational running of the vessel.

    The vessel will be equipped with diving and ROV equipment. Kystdesign in Haugesund will deliver a Supporter ROV system in August 2007.

    The vessel will primarily be engaged in air-/nitrox diving and ROV support operations. All the diving and ROV-equipment will be located in a large hangar below deck. The vessel is also fitted with a 60t heave compensated offshore crane.

    Designed by Multi Maritime, the design is designated MM66.

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