New derrick barge for Superior Energy ServicesVessel & ROV News // February 11, 2009
Superior Energy Services has taken delivery of its latest vessel, the derrick barge Superior Pride.
Superior Pride is 400ft long, with a breadth of 100ft and features a 880 tonne crane manufactured by Husiman. It has a full galley and accommodations for 360 people. The accommodation includes portable units installed by HB Rentals, a Superior Energy Services company, which provide 60 additional bunks and 16 offices offering 34 work stations.
The vessel was recently delivered to Superior in Xiamen, China, where it was loaded onto a Dockwise submersible ship, Trustee, for a 30-day voyage to West Africa. There it will be employed under a long-term contract.