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    Accommodation vessel on course for second quarter completion

    Vessel & ROV News // January 12, 2009

    Dan Swift is due to be completed in the second quarter of this year.

    Dan Swift, the DP 2 accommodation and support vessel under construction for J Lauritzen at Blohm & Voss in Germany is approaching completion.

    J Lauritzen says the vessel is due for completion in the second quarter of 2009.

    The vessel is expected to be one of the first conversions of its type on the accommodation and support vessel market.

    Dan Swift will provide high-end accommodation for 256 passengers, recreational facilities, offices and workshops.

    The vessel will furthermore, be equipped with a 100 tonne knuckle boom crane with active heave compensation to perform light construction work and maintenance offshore.

    J Lauritzen has purchased two telescopic gangways from Marine Aluminium in Norway to provide the maximum flexibility and modes of connection to either floating or fixed structures.
     

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