New offshore support vessel company to take delivery of first newbuildNews // September 6, 2010
Seabrokers has provided detaisl of a new offshore support vessel company, Varada Marine AS, which was established earlier this year with offices in Kristiansand, Norway.
The company’s main focus will be marketing and operation of modern anchor handling tug supply vessels and platform supply vessels.
Varada has a series of AHTS, AHTs and PSVs under construction at ABG Shipyard in India, including 4 x Havyard 842 design medium AHTS of 200 TBP, 6 x Seatech 729 small AHTS of 80+ TBP, and 6 x UT755 CD PSVs.
Varada will take delivery of their first vessel the AHTS King of Calabar (7400 bhp/90 TBP, FiFi 1, DP I) in October 2010 with several small AHTS (6,200 bhp/80+ TBP, FiFi I, DP II) vessels to follow thereafter.
The medium sized AHTS and PSVs will be delivered from the second half of 2011 onwards.