Chinese shipbuilder Cosco has delivered a newbuild platform supply vessel to Dutch shipping company Vroon.
The Chinese company said on Tuesday that the documents for the delivery of the platform supply vessel VOS Patience were signed on July 18.
VOS Patience, a PX121-type platform supply vessel, is the fifth of six such vessels being built at the Cosco Shipyard for the Dutch company, all featuring the Ulstein-patented X-BOW design.
The PSV complies with ABS class requirements for dynamic-positioning system Class II (DPS-2) and reduced noise and vibration to satisfy a Comfort-Class notation. With a length of 83.4 meters and a beam of 18 meters, the vessel provides 850 m2 of deck space and a load capacity of 4,200 tonnes (dwt).
The four already delivered vessels include VOS Pace, VOS Paradise, VOS Partner, VOS Passion. With the delivery of VOS Patience, this leaves one last vessel for delivery and that is the VOS Patriot.
Ulstein delivered ship design, power & control equipment and on-site follow-up services for all six vessels.
Offshore Energy Today Staff