Havila orders sophisticated dive support vesselVessel & ROV News // June 14, 2007
Havila Shipping has ordered a Dive Support Vessel of Havyard 858 DSV design at Havyard Leirvik.
The vessel is scheduled for delivery in February 2010 and will immediately enter into a 10 year firm bareboat contract with further option periods.
The new vessel will be 120m overall with a 21m beam and have a 250 tonne crane with accommodation for 120 people.
With an ice class hull and Class 3 dynamic positioning, the vessel will be in compliance with the most demanding maritime and environmental regulations worldwide.
It will have a 24-man saturation diving system fitted with twin heave-compensated diving bells certified for Norwegian regulations.
The vessel will be jointly owned by Havila Shipping ASA and a North Sea-based contractor who will operate her.