STX Europe to build LNG PSV for OlympicYard News // September 10, 2010
Olympic's new PSV will be delivered in the first quarter of 2012.
STX Norway Offshore has won a contract from Olympic Shipping to build a PSV 06 LNG PSV powered by LNG. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2012.
The new vessel was designed by STX Norway Offshore Design in Ålesund. The hull is to be built at Tulcea, Romania, and the vessel will be outfitted at Aukra. The vessel will be built according to the IMO's SPS regulations.
STX Norway Offshore has already delivered six LNG-powered vessels and now has five LNG powered vessels under construction.
The new vessel will be 95m overall with a deadweight of approximately 5,000 tonnes.