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    Lamprell to build self-propelled jack-up for Seajacks

    Yard News // June 25, 2010

    Lamprell has been awarded a contract from Seajacks for the design, construction and delivery of a Gusto MSC NG-5500 design self-elevating and self-propelled offshore wind turbine installation vessel.

    Seajacks Zaratan will be constructed at Lamprellís Hamriyah facility and is due to be delivered in 2012.

    The design weight of this class leading and state of the art jack-up vessel exceeds 10,000 tonnes. The vessel is equipped with dynamic positioning, high speed jacking systems, an 800 tonnee crane and a propulsion system that is designed to allow the vessel to sail at a speed of 9 knots.

    The unit includes accommodation for 90 personnel and has a payload capacity of
    2850Te.

    As part of the contract, Seajacks has an option for Lamprell to build a second vessel.

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