SCI selects Havyard 841 AHTS designVessel & ROV News // October 26, 2007
Bharati is to build four Havyard 841 AHTS for SCI.
Havyard Group in Norway has confirmed that Shipping Corporation of India has selected Bharati Shipyard Ltd to build four new anchor handlers based on the Havyard 841 design.
"When the SCI tender was issued, Bharati chose to offer a Havyard 841 design and succeeded in securing the contract in competition with other Indian and foreign shipyards," said Havyard Group in a statement, noting that in the Havyard 841 it believes it has succeeded in combining its expertise in North Sea technology with development of simpler solutions satisfying demand from the Asian market.
"The Havyard 841 design won in competition with well known design companies from Norway and Asia. In addition to being competitive on price due to building-friendly design, the Havyard 841 proved to be superior with regards to fuel economy and operating costs," said Havyard Group.
There are now over 30 Havyard design under construction worldwide.
The Havyard 841 is 64.80m long and has a breadth of 15.70m and bollard pull of 80 tonnes.