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Ant.: FAR SAMSON
Geschrieben am: 23.07.2008 20:14 Aktualisiert: 23.07.2008 20:14
Mitglied seit: 01.01.1970
Far Samson tbn
UT 761 CD
Farstad Shipping signed in June 2006 a long-term service contract with Saipem UK Ltd. for a new offshore construction vessel. The service contract has a minimum period of 5 years, and Saipem can chose to change this firm period up to 10 years. In addition Saipem has options to extend the contract with 5 * 1 year beyond the firm period. Commencement of the contract is January 2009.
Farstad Shipping has in June 2006 signed an agreement with Aker Yards to build an anchor handling tug supply vessel of the UT 761 CD design. The newbuild will be outfitted at Aker Yard Langsten, and delivery is scheduled for December 2008.
The vessel's bollard pull will be more than 350 tons continous. It will be equipped for ploughing in deep water, and will be built according to DnV's strictest environmental class: "Clean Design". Furthermore, the vessel will have Ice- Class for operation in nothern waters and it will have the highest calss for dynamic positioning (DP- 3). The newbuild has been developed in close cooperation between Farstad Shipping, Saipem UK Ltd. and Rolls Royce.