DDW SEA secures order for another construction vessel for CoastlineYard News // January 22, 2010
Drydocks World - Southeast Asia Pte Limited (DDW-SEA), the Southeast Asian subsidiary of Drydocks World, has secured a newbuilding contract with Scottish Highlands International, a subsidiary of Coastline Maritime Pte Ltd, to build a 210m ulltra large multi-purpose Offshore Construction Vessel (OCV).
DDW-SEA operates four shipyards in Singapore and on Batam Island Indonesia providing offshore rig construction, volume shipbuilding and ship repair and conversion services. It currently has fourteen offshore supply vessels under construction.
The new vessel, designed by Coastline Maritime, will be larger than earlier vessels built by the yard for Coastline, and with a beam of 36m is sized to transit the Panama Canal following the planned widening of its lock gates.
Like the OSA Goliath and OSA Sampson the new vessel will be Caterpillar diesel-electric powered with a total of seven thrusters providing full DP3 capabilities. She will also be equipped with 4,000 tonnes crane capacity, doubling the capacity of the existing vessels. Accommodation is provided for 400 crew on seven decks.