Steel Cutting for Jackson Offshore’s New PSVs (USA)

A steel cutting ceremony for two new platform supply vessels yesterday took place at BAE Systems’ Heckscher Drive shipyard in Jacksonville, Florida, Jacksonville Business Journal has reported.

The vessels, that will serve offshore drilling operations, are being built for Jackson Offshore Operators. Also, Jackson Offshore Operators has an option to order two additional PSVs in the future.

The GPA 675J PSV design will be provided by Guido Perla & Associates, Inc. of Seattle, Washington. The vessels will include an integrated Rolls-Royce ship systems package inclusive of low-voltage active front end diesel electric system and a complete Rolls-Royce propulsion package with Azipull propulsion thrusters.

BAE Systems currently employs 630 people in Jacksonville and expects to hire an additional 250 workers there by mid-2013.

Offshore Energy Today Staff, March 8, 2013

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Oct 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
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

Executive Oil Conference & Expo 2019

Executive Oil Conference and Exhibition is a unique opportunity to meet with all of the region’s…

read more >

Oil & Gas Vietnam 2019

Oil & Gas Vietnam (OGAV) 2019 is the only specialized oil & gas event in Vietnam that brings together an international congregation of both upstream and downstream oil and gas companies and also its supporting industries gathered in the heart of Vietnam’s oil and gas industry in Vung Tau, to showcase the latest developments in the oil and gas industry.

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