Marin Teknikk AS has entered into a contract with BAE Systems for delivery of design & engineering of a Subsea Support & Construction Vessel to Oceaneering International Inc.
The vessel is to be built by BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard in Alabama, USA, and will be ready for delivery by the end of the first quarter of 2016. The vessel will be U.S. flagged and documented with a coastwise endorsement by the U.S. Coast Guard.
The vessel will be used to augment Oceaneering’s ability to provide subsea intervention services in the ultra-deep waters of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM). These services are required to perform inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) projects and hardware installations.
MT6022 MSSCV is an advanced Subsea Support & Construction Vessel developed for demanding operations worldwide. The vessel will have a length of 107 meters and a breadth of 22 meters, accommodation for 110 persons, a 250 T offshore crane, in addition to arrangement for 2 WROV’s (unmanned submarines) for operations down to 4000 meters depth.
The contract will be a solid contribution to the order book for Marin Teknikk.
In close cooperation with the customer Marin Teknikk has designed a functional vessel with high focus on safety, which also follows up the new generation of environment-friendly, modern and advanced multifunctional offshore construction vessels.
The design emphasizes the reduced fuel consumption together with latest environmentally diesel electric technology with reduced exhaust emission, and large cargo capacity on and below deck (1170 sqm). The vessel will be built according to ABS class with the new SPS code, ICE Class D0, Well-Stimulation (WS-ready), ENVIRO, Clean Design etc.
Press Release, October 21, 2013