Havila Pheonix enters serviceVessel & ROV News // February 12, 2009
Havyard Leirvik yard in Norway has delivered the subsea construction vessel Havila Phoenix, which is undergoing final sea trials and the installation of a 250 tonne heave compensated crane prior to commencing a 10-year charter to Phoenix International.
The charter was fixed back in the summer of 2007 with original
expectation of delivery in mid-2008.
Broker Seabrokers notes that despite later than anticipated delivery the charter remains intact with Phoenix exploring long term opportunities worldwide as well as in the Gulf of Mexico which was the vesselís intended market.
The vessel is a Havyard 858 design with an LOA of 110m, beam of 23m and accommodation for 140 persons.