Gulmar newbuilds "on schedule"Vessel & ROV News // February 18, 2009
Gulmar Offshore Group says the newbuild DSVs it has under construction at Hanjin shipyard in Korea are confirmed for delivery as per schedule.
Said the company: "These latest generation multi-purpose Dive Support Vessels of MT-6022-XL design, Gulmar Atlantis, and Gulmar Da Vinci, will be delivered during the fourth quarter of 2009."
Gulmar Atlantis and Gulmar Da Vinci of 115m x 22m x 7m, are equipped with 18 man built-in saturation system, 2 x 3-man diving bells, 2 x 18-man hyperbaric life boats, a subsea crane of 140 tonnes AHC with 2,000m cable, a subsea crane of 40 tonnes and accommodation for 120 persons. The vessels are DNV classed with the following notation: DNV +1A1 SF- EO, DYNPOS-AUTR-DK(+), HELDK-SH, CLEAN COMF-V(3),FiFi2- DSV-SAT.
"Our group strategy today is to support our technical know-how as a subsea contractor by investing in new technologies and expanding our fleet of construction support vessels meeting the requirements of challenging operations in deeper and deeper waters," said the President of Gulmar Offshore Group, Jean-Michel Tissier.
In this context, Gulmar has also announced an additional order for newbuild DP2 DSV of MT-6024S design under construction at Sekwang shipyard in Korea.