Davie Quebec starts construction of first Cecon vesselYard News // August 29, 2007
On July 30th Davie Québec shipyard in Canada started cutting steel for the first of three Cecon vessels of the design VS-4220.
The VS4220 vessels will be 130m in length with a beam of 28m and have a crew capacity of 100.
More than 900 workers will be engaged in project during peak period at the end of 2008.
The three ships will be built in succession, with some operations conducted concurrently.
The first ship will be delivered in April 2009, the second in August the same year, and the third in December 2009.
Davie Québec retains signed options on three other similar ships. Cecon AS has until February 15th 2008 to exercise the options.
"This is a milestone in the history of Davie Quebec", said Gilles Gagné, CEO at Davie Quebec. "These three Cecon vessel fit our profile and expertise very well and we will deliver top modern and fully equipped Vik Sandvik VS4220 Offshore Construction Vessels."