Fifth Starfish anchor handler joins Maersk fleet

The fifth Starfish-series vessel Maersk Mobiliser was delivered to Maersk Supply Service on Wednesday, October 31.

Maersk Mobiliser; Source: Kleven

Norway’s Kleven shipyard said on Thursday that the vessel was the fifth in a series of six anchor handlers for Maersk Supply Service. The Maersk Mobiliser was christened during a naming ceremony at Kleven yard with Trine Munch Agerskov as the sponsor.

The vessel will leave Kleven this week to mobilize for future engagement with an unnamed major Canadian operator for drilling support and ice management duties.

Maersk Mobiliser’s four sister vessels, Maersk Master, Maersk Mariner, Maersk Mover, and Maersk Minder went straight to work after delivery from Kleven. The vessels carry out services such as decommissioning, towing and installation as well as supply and anchor handling duties.

The vessel has a 260-tonne bollard pull, an 822-square meter deck area, and a 450-tonne anchor handling winch.

The Starfish series is of the Salt 200 AHTS design by Salt Ship Design. The entire series will be identical with 95 meters in length, 25 meters in width, an ROV garage for one ROV Launch and Recovery System (LARS) with a built-in ROV control room as well as accommodation for 52 persons.

The delivery of the Starfish vessels began with the Maersk Master which was delivered and named at Kleven Shipyards in March 2017. According to the company, the last vessel in the series will be delivered from Kleven at the end of January 2019.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Dec 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

Africa Oil Week 2020

For over 25 years Africa Oil Week has been the meeting place for Africa’s most senior E&P stakeholders.

read more >

CERAWeek 2020

 Each year, CERA clients gathered for a few days in Houston…

read more >

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2020

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) showcases leading-edge technology for offshore drilling, exploration…

read more >

2020 EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION STANDARDS CONFERENCE ON OILFIELD EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

The development of consensus standards is one of API’s oldest and most successful programs.

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply