Island Offshore has taken supply of the brand new offshore set up vessel Island Victory – Christened throughout a reputation giving ceremony at VARD Langsten. Island Victory is a vessel of mighty capacities and might be heading straight into operation after supply. At first a few weeks within the spot market, earlier than commencing a collection of awarded contracts securing work for the vessel doubtlessly all through October this 12 months. The capacities of the vessel has already secured jobs within the Barents Sea in addition to within the Gulf of Mexico.
“We expertise nice curiosity for this vessel. Having jobs lined up in coming months, confirms this and is extremely appreciated. We anticipate that the curiosity and work alternatives will improve as we enter into operation and show the vessel and crew capabilities,” says Managing Director of Island Offshore Management AS, Tommy Walaunet.
Island Victory beat all information throughout bollard pull exams final fall, with a traction of 477 tons. In addition to heavy tows and set up duties she will be able to additionally maintain two entire anchor spreads on deck, which few different vessels can match.
The towering vessel with yard quantity 831, was constructed by VARD, and has breadth of 25 metres, a size of 123 metres and a deck house of 1.200m2.
“Island Victory is constructed on sturdy relations between colleagues in Island Offshore, Kongsberg and VARD, with a standard drive to create one thing new and totally different collectively. Over a number of many years, our fellowship has resulted in various new improvements, and Island Victory is one other distinctive vessel we’re introducing to the market. I want to thank for the nice and answer oriented cooperation, and categorical my gratitude to all concerned on this challenge,” says Erik Haakonsholm, General Manager of Offshore and Specialized vessel in VARD.
Island Victory is designed by Kongsberg Maritime, sort UT 797 CX. The vessel is supplied with a 250 tonnes offshore crane, two ROVs and a big moon pool, making it appropriate for each pre-lay of anchor methods, set up of subsea gear on the seabed, upkeep of oil wells, common anchor dealing with in addition to set up of offshore windmills. The spacious lodging has room for 110 individuals, making it a attainable to perform as an lodging vessel as effectively.
(Source and picture: Island Offshore)
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