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    Havila orders sophisticated dive support vessel

    Vessel & 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. 

     

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