FOCAL 528, another large PSV design by Focal Marine & Offshore, has been selected for West African operation, for building of a pair in Yuexin Ocean Engineering.
FOCAL 528 is a multi-purpose PSV design with 86m LOA / 5,000 ton deadweight, 1,000 m2 deck cargo area, complement of 80 men and carriage of multi cargoes of fuel oil, base oil, fresh water, mud / brine, dry bulk and methanol.
In addition to supply function, the design also has oil recovery notation without limitation on flash point of recovered oil, and safety standby / rescue notation by ABS. The design is also made ready for installation of AHC crane and helideck, plus a built-in moonpool, enabling the vessel to be operated as subsea support vessel if there is demand.
The design complies with latest regulations including SPS 2008 and MLC 2006.
Press Release, January 07, 2014