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    Vroon takes delivery of newbuilds

    Vessel & ROV News // September 29, 2008

    Vroon Offshore has recently taken delivery of five new additions to its offshore fleet.

    The first, VOS Atlantico, an anchor handling tug supply vessel, was recently delivered in Italy.  She will be operated by Vroon Offshore Italia Srl and be employed in the spot market in the Mediterranean.

    Base Express, a PSV built at Damen Shipyard in Romania, was delivered on 12th September in Romania.

    VOS Energy, a PSV built at Eastern Marine Shipyard in Malaysia, was delivered on 5th September in Sibu. VOS Energy will be operated by Vroon Offshore Services Pty Ltd in Singapore. She sailed for Singapore on 6th September, where she spent a few days loading before going on hire to Chevron for a short-term period.

    VOS Pioneer, a new field support vessel, built at Astilleros Zamakona Shipyard in Bilbao, Spain was delivered on 3rd September, and will be operated by Vroon Offshore Services Ltd in Aberdeen. The vessel set sail for Aberdeen on 4th September, and on arrival there spent a few days carrying out several audits and some spot work, before commencing a medium term contract with Total UK on the Alwyn/Dunbar platforms in the UK sector.

    VOS Tramontana, a newbuilding SV/oil recovery vessel was recently delivered in Italy, and was christened in Ancona in week 37, after which she was due to commence a long-term charter with the API oil refinery in Ancona.



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