Mermaid Sapphire launchedVessel & ROV News // September 3, 2009
Mermaid Offshore Services in Thailand has announced that its newbuild DP2 vessel Mermaid Sapphire was successfully launched on 7 August 2009 at Jaya Shipbuilding & Engineering Pte Ltd's shipyard in Batam, Indonesia.
The launch represents a significant step towards the completion of the vessel scheduled for delivery to Mermaid within the fourth calendar quarter of 2009.
Mermaid Sapphire is a 63m DP2 vessel to be equipped with a full suite of remote intervention equipment for subsea and ROV survey.
Mermaid had previously announced the purchase of the vessel in December 2007.