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    Contract awarded for FRDC for Simon Mokster standby vessel

    Vessel & ROV News // March 14, 2003
    Langsten Shipyard (part of the Aker shipyards group) has awarded a contract to Maritime Partner in Norway for a Fast Rescue Daughter Craft (FRDC), a rescue boat and a tug to tow offshore oil booms for Simon Mokster's new safety standby vessel, which willbe chartered to Statoil for the Haltenbanken area to perform standby duties.

    The craft selected is a MP-1111 WJ FRDC, a waterjet driven daughter craft, along with a MP-741 Springer fast rescue boat and one Weedo 710 tug. The FRDC is a highly specified version of the MP-1111/1211 family.

    The newbuild for Mokster is due to be handed over in mid-2003.

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