Focal Marine & Offshore, a Singapore / Shanghai based OSV designer, has got a significant order for their 65m AHTS (FOCAL 680) design, with quantity up to 8 ships which are to be built in Yuexin Ocean Engineering, for PT Wintermar and Martens Marine.
Delivery of the vessels are scheduled from late 2014 to 2015.
FOCAL 680 AHTS design is with 6,000 hp CPP propulsion / 80t bollard pull , 435 m2 deck cargo area, complement of 50 men and carriage of multi cargoes of fuel oil, base oil, fresh water, mud / brine and dry bulk. In addition to anchor handling and supply function, the design also has oil recovery notation without limitation on the flash point of recovered oil.
The design complies with latest regulations including SPS 2008 and MLC 2006.
During past years Focal Marine & Offshore has developed a complete series of AHTS design of 62m / 65t, 65m / 80t, 70m / 100t, 73m / 125t, 76m / 150t and 85m / 210t bollard pull with Hybrid propulsion. More than 30 deliveries are being operated worldwide for various oil companies.
Press Release, June 12, 2013