STX Europe to build PSV for Simon Møkster RederiYard 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.