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    STX Europe to build PSV for Simon Møkster Rederi

    Yard News // May 14, 2010

    Simon Møkster Rederi now has two PSVs on order at STX Europe.

    STX Europe has entered into a contract with Simon Møkster Rederi for construction of a PSV 09L CD design PSV. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2012.

    Roy  Reite,  President  of  STX  Europe's  Offshore  &  Specialized  Vessels  business area,  said:  "I am very pleased that Simon Møkster Rederi again has placed a newbuilding contract with STX Europe. With this contract, we have two PSVs under construction for Simon Møkster Rederi."
     
    The new vessel is arranged for regular platform supply duties. In addition it will be arranged for winterized operations with de-icing system and ice class, and also for rescue- and oil recovery operations.

    Some of the vessels features include:

    • Oil Recovery in accordance with DNV and latest NOFO 2009 guidelines
    • Emergency towing arrangements.
    • Rescue of 300 persons in accordance with Norwegian Maritime Directorate (NMD)
    • Prepared for working in winterized areas.
    • Dynpos AUTR, dynamic positioning

    The vessel is also designed for environmental friendly operations with a focus on low fuel consumption, and in accordance with 'Clean Design' requirements. Selective catalytic reactors (SCRs) will be fitted to the exhaust system.

    "With an optimized  hullform  and  fore  ship  together  with  the  specified propulsion  configuration,  the  vessel  will  have  particularly  good  seakeeping ability, a fuel efficient transit mode and good stationkeeping performance," said the yard.
     
    The  hull  will  be  built  at  STX  Europe  in  Romania,  and  outfitted  at STX Europe's yard in Søviknes.
     

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